Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Varanasi – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Varanasi – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER : IIT Kanpur – Aditya Yadav and Anshul Roy
  • RUNNER UP : IIT BHU – Adhithyan and Ashlesh

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Connect.

Ans. State Bank of Travancore

Q.2. This began as a display category within HANNOVER MESSE. It is today a global event for digital business. What?

Ans. CeBIT

Q.3. PT Tata Motors Distribusi _________ (TMDI) and state-owned land systems and weapons maker PT Pindad will team up to produce combat vehicles in which country?

Ans. Indonesia

Q.4. Why do JFK Airport keep falcons?

Ans. Combat Drones

Q.5. Which famous Indian award for corporate social responsibility is this ?

Ans. Golden Peacock

Q.6. Initially called the RE60, the Qute was designed for city driving. Which company is behind this quadricycle?

Ans. Bajaj

Q.7. Who is the author of this book?

Ans. Ronald Wayne

Q.8. What in the world of Tata’s was originally known as Little Woods?

Ans. Westside

Q.9. Connect. Which sports?

Ans. Chess

Q.10. Question on Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions book

Q.11. These two gentleman have been blamed widely for having started something. They crafted the Smoot–Hawley Tariff Act of 1930. It increased American Import duty by 900%. What did they trigger?

Great Depression

Ans. Great Depression

Q.12. How do we better know Empressa Brasileira de Aerona`utica?

Ans. Embraer

Q.13. Whose trademark is this?

Ans. Hooters

Q.14. Alexander Graham Bell hoped that people would answer phone calls with this word. That never happened though.

Ans. Ahoy

Q.15. Identify.

 

PewDiePie

Ans. PewDiePie

Q.16. Their first facility was located south of Seattle in the Heath Shipyard on the banks of the Duwamish River. Which aircraft manufacturer?

Ans. Boeing

Q.17. Id the logo.

Ans. Dodge

Q.18. Connect.

Ans. UC Browser

Q.19. To Infinity and Beyond, Wings & Pullstrings, Bring Me the of Buzz Lightyear, were some of the rejected names of what?

Ans. Toy Story

Q.20. Which brand?

Ans. KFC

Bonus Question:

Q.21. Given the locations of KFC in those days, who in 1930 offered to buy KFC?

Ans. Shell

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Varanasi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Varanasi – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER : IIT Kanpur – Aditya Yadav and Anshul Roy
  • RUNNER UP : IIT BHU – Adhithyan and Ashlesh

Regional Round Questions:

Wild Card Round:

Q.1. Which global company owns Maaza in India?

Ans. Coca Cola

Q.2. Who owns the highest number of shoes and dresses for a fictional character?

Ans. Barbie

Q.3. Schwarzkopf is a hair care range from which company?

Ans. Henkel

Q.4. Which famous person was the ambulance driver for Red Cross?

Ans. Walt Disney

Q.5. Hiroshi Okuda along with his friend created which famous automobile brand from Japan?

Ans. Toyota

Q.6. The Straits Times Index is an important index in Asia. Which country’s stock market Index is this?

Ans. Singapore

Q.7. The original name of the company was Noise & More. Which company?

Ans. Intel

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ghaziabad – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ghaziabad – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Shiv Nadar University – Siddharth Rao and Visrudh V.
  • RUNNER UP: IMT Ghaziabad – Abhilash and Pradyumna Bhat

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Identify the connect.

Ans. Arunachal Pradesh

 Q.2. The most common shape and size is the corona which is also called Parejo. What is being described?

Ans. Cigar

Q.3. Expand Q in Tata iQ, if ‘I’ stands for insights.

Ans. Quant

Q.4. In the 1960s he created a state run ice cream parlour that came to embody this country’s revolutionary ideas.Who?

Ans. Fidel Castro

Q.5. This is Sarah Suhaimi. She became the first lady in history to head which stock exchange?

Ans. Saudi Arabian Stock Exchange

Q.6. Author and Professor Adam Grant examines this book on how people can reject conformity and improve the status quo by generative creative ideas. What is this called?

Ans. Brain storming

Q.7. The Tata Trusts are now into the country’s most backward villages to uplift livelihood of tribal communities under its CInI program.Expand CInI.

Ans. Collective for Integrated Livelihood Initiatives

Q.8. Question on blizzard marketing.

Q.9. What popular 4 letter word in the world of internet came from this book?

Ans. Meme

Q.10. Identify the connect.

Ans. Punjab National Bank

Q.11. Name the company this man started which was a pioneer in IT industry of India.

Ans. Patni Computers

Q.12. Question on Konigsberg bridge city.

Q.13. Tata group has joined hands with General Electric ventures, Microsoft ventures and others to set up a new technology incubator in this country. It will focus on IoT and IIoT. Which country?

Ans. Israel

Q.14. This term was coined by Ascher Opler in 1967 to refer to something that’s not ‘soft’ enough to be modified, but was still a functionality software and not ‘hardware’ either. What term?

Ans. Firmware

Q.15. Identify this man who gave the world ‘hygiene motivation theory.

Ans. Frederick Herzberg

Q.16. Identify the connect.

Ans. Apis Honey

Q.17. Which diabetes related company does this cricketer endorse?

Ans. Accu-Check

Q.18. Which legend had a plan, though unrealized, to build a ski resort, Mineral King Ski Resort?

Ans. Walt Disney

Bonus Question:

Q.19. Where did Walt Disney initially work?

Ans. Red Cross

Q.20. The brand Velar will be built exclusively at its flagship Solihull plant in the West Midlands region of England. Which automobile brand?

Ans. Jaguar Landrover-Tata

Q.21. Which brand trademarked this for the first time?

Ans. Britannia

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ghaziabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ghaziabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Shiv Nadar University – Siddharth Rao and Visrudh V.
  • RUNNER UP: IMT Ghaziabad – Abhilash and Pradyumna Bhat

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Len Bosack, Sandy Lerner and Richard Triano founded this company.

Ans. Cisco

Q.2. Dietmar Hopp, Hans-Werner, Klaus Tschira & Claus Wellenreuther founded this company 1972. (Hint: German company)

Ans. SAP Labs

Q.3. Bank aisa Dost jaisa says this bank. (Hint- For the development of industries).

Ans. IDBI

Q.4. Identify this brand which says Red is there colour.

Ans. Revlon 

Q.5. Women are equal halves says Benetton India in the latest campaign. Which sport is this company representing?

Ans. Grand Slam

Q.6. Aapka Bhala, Sabki Bhalai says this bank. (Hint- started banking in rural areas)

Ans. Bandhan Bank

Q.7. In _______ condition , used to describe items like Dolls, Toys, Stamps etc. to refer to collectibles in excellent quality like monetary unit. (Hint- four letter answer)

Ans. Mint

Q.8. This man is the CEO of J.S. Capital. What’s his name?

Ans. Jonathan Soros

Q.9. Who won bid for creation of Navi Mumbai airport edging out GMR?

Ans. GVK

Q.10. Frits and Ger, two Dutch economist student started this company.

Ans. Randstad

Q.11. TASL and a Massachussets based company entity had interest to produce stinger missile. Which company?

Ans. Raytheon

Q.12. Which brand?

Ans. Frito Lay

Q.13. The new 2017 campaign brands Moments showing Sergio Aguero, Alexis Sanchez and Vincent Kompany. Which beverage company?

Ans. Pepsi

Q.14. Question on Paris Hilton

Q.15. Expand COLA Index.

Ans. Cost of Living Adjustments

Q.16. Identify the CEO.

Ans. Chase Carey

Q.17. Who sold Ambassador to Peugeot?

Ans. Hindustan Motors.

Q.18. What is Peacock Network?

Ans. CNBC (logo)

Q.19. ID the company from Delhi- NCR famous for their Hot Chocolate Fudge.

Ans. Nirula’s

Knockout Round: 

Q.1. Why at a point of time did the Indian government bring back Re.1 notes instead of coins?

Ans. Lack of metal supply to produce coins

Q.2. Which important stock exchange would you associate Chitra Ramakrishna with?

Ans. NSE

Q.3. Anita Roddick accidentally wrote a few papers on chemicals and beauty products out of natural ingredients which led her to start his huge cosmetic brand. Which?

Ans. Bodyshop

Q.4. Maini Vehicles produced cars ahead of its time and later sold it to Mahindra company. Name the brand.

Ans. Reva

Q.5. HBX is an online platform for management lessons. It is powered by which famous entity?

Ans. Harvard Business School

Q.6. Who is the author of the book ‘Think Big’?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.7. Which media house runs the newspaper ‘Business Line’?

Ans. The Hindu

Q.8. Which famous sportsperson was the youngest ambassador for Band Aid?

Ans. Sachin Tendulkar

Questions contributed by Shivam Rai.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: IIT Madras – Varun Murthy and Rushabh Menon
  • RUNNER UP: Loyola College – Aditya G. and Aaron Saldanha

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. German Fighters in WWII carried out a raid during blackout under the cover of darkness. However, the British Fighters had developed a secret radar technology. Based on this premise, what was popularized.

Ans. Carrot improves eyesight

Q.2. TSEC is a Tata Venture. What does SE stand for?

Ans. Social Entrepreneurship

Q.3. Vic disliked changing the diapers of his grandchild. Therefore, he felt the need to come out with a line of diapers with extra-absorbent capacity. Which brand is this?

Ans. Pampers

Q.4. Who has Videocon partnered with ?

Ans. Netflix

Q.5. Connect

Ans. Eastern Condiments

Q.6. Identify the author

Ans. NN Taleb

Q.7. Identify the author

Ans. Shashi Tharoor

Q.8. Expand Tata YATS

Ans. Young Astronomers’ Talent Search

Q.9. What is Downtown Abbey Effect?

Ans. The interest in the fashion shown on the Drama and the subsequent increase in the sale of the fashion featured on the TV Series

Q.10. Connect

Ans. Lloyd Electricals

Q.11. What does this California Based company do?

Ans. Fitness trackers (Personalized fitness coaching based on remote) GoQii

Q.12. Whose idea is this? 8 steps of Change Process

Ans. Kotler

Q.13.  _______ Lift occurs when _______ invests in stock.

Ans. Icahn

Q.14. It came from Kito Katso and it is often sent to students in Japan before exams.

Ans. Kit Kat

Q.15. Identify the maker

Ans. Nintendo

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chennai – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: IIT Madras – Varun Murthy and Rushabh Menon
  • RUNNER UP: Loyola College – Aditya G. and Aaron Saldanha

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Who is this man who has a sporting area named after him?

Ans. MA Chidambaram

Q.2. Expand MDH.

Ans. Mahashian Di Hatti

Q.3. Identify

Ans. China Mobile

Q.4. Who lead an investment in “Measure” a drone startup?

Ans. Cognizant

Q.5. Expand ZIP.

Ans. Zone Improvization Plan

Q.6. Identify

Ans. Ram Charan

Q.7. How long is your break? Whose ad?

Ans. Kit Kat

Q.8. Sanjiv Puri is the head of which FMCG giant?

Ans. ITC

Q.9. What is project Nilgiri?

Ans. Free Wi-fi in Railways

Q.10. Expand IMO.

Ans. Instant Money Order

Q.11. After Paytm, Airtel, who has a payment service bank in India?

Ans. India Post

Q.12. Identify his bank

Ans. HDFC

Q.13. What was founded by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger?

Ans. Wikipedia

Q.14. What is Wipro’s AI platform called?

Ans. Holmes

Q.15. Identify

Ans. Brezza

Q.16. Safr is the  __________ for women.

Ans. Uber

Q.17. Expand EXIF

Ans. Exchangeable Image Format

Q.18. Who has acquired Masti Tickets?

Ans. Bookmyshow

Q.19. Identify

Ans. Varun Berry

Q.20. Identify

Ans. Ubuntu

Questions contributed by Samyuktha R.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: PES College – Akhil and Abaran
  • RUNNER UP: NMKRV College For Women – Vaishnavi and Medhashree J

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Question on the origin of the word Flagship. 

Q.2. Identify the logo of this fin tech company. BPCL has invested in this company.

Fino Paytech

Ans. Fino Paytech

Q.3. It is a joint venture promoted by Tata Steel, SKW Stahl-Metallurgie and TAI Industries. It was formerly known as Jamshedpur Injection Power. How do we know it better now?

Ans. JAMIPOL

Q.4. Connect question on Essar Group.

Q.5. Dobbie is the mascot of which agriculture company in India? It says ‘Bread hoon, product nahin’.

Harvest

Ans. Harvest Gold

Q.6. Inder Sharma founded a company named after a mythological lady, it was later acquired by Kuoni. Which company?

Ans. Sita Travels

Q.7. Muthuswamy Mudaliar decided to travel from Ooty to Brigade Road in 1936 and thus began the story the story of their growth. What did he start?

Ans. Nilgiris

Q.8. This is MM Kothari. He created a brand which is repositioned as a status symbol in India. What did he create?

Pan Parag

Ans. Pan Parag

Q.9. Ashirwad and Pravallika are brands from which Tata Company?

Ans. Rallis India

Q.10. Connect question on Aster Hospitals

Q.11. We believe every business idea deserves to be on the internet to grow. But very few can. We make it possible with technology, data, design and a little bit of magic. Who is this?

Ans. Instamojo

Q.12. This QSR business was founded in 1985 in Thailand. It is a huge brand in the world of chicken. What are we talking about?

Ans. 5 Star Chicken

Q.13. Identify the logo of this global shoe retailer.

Payless Shoes

Ans. Payless Shoes

Q.14. Who owns Plantation Trails?

Ans. Tata Coffee

Q.15. Connect question on Decathlon

Q.16. Question on King Power

Q.17. Identify the logo.

Areva

Ans. Areva

Q.18. This Caveman Island based company has agreed to fully  restructure its US Operations. And pay a 200 million fine. They have to scrap their incentives and rework their retail sales strategies.  Which company in the wellness category is from Caveman Islands?

Ans. Herbalife

Bonus Question:

Q.19. In April 2013, this entity resigned as auditors of Herbalife. They were replaced by PWC. Who resigned? or Who were the former auditors of Herbalife?

Ans. KPMG

Q.20. In the Simpsons’ episode, titled Pork and Burns, the year, make, and model of Homer’s car is finally revealed. It is a 1986 _______  Junkerolla. Fill in the blank.

Simpsons automobile

Ans. Plymouth

Q.21. Activia- The only yogurt with ActiRegularis. Which global giant produces it?

Ans. Danone

Q.22. Isaac Carasso launched a brand known as Donane in 1919. Why did this name come about?

Ans. Named after his son’s nickname

Tie Breaker Questions:

Q.1. Connect the following to an entity- Sun TV Group, Tata, Modiluft.

Ans. Spicejet

Q.2. Globosport is a company owned by which sportsperson?

Ans. Mahesh Bhupathi

Q.3. Earle Dickson’s wife Josephine frequently cut and burned herself while cooking. What did he invent as a solution to this problem?

Ans. Band Aid

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: PES College – Akhil and Abaran
  • RUNNER UP: NMKRV College For Women – Vaishnavi and Medhashree J

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which organisation got into trouble with The Khadi and Village Industries Commission for selling its cotton garments as Khadi products?

Ans. FabIndia

Q.2. Question on Urban Ladder. Hints given- Online Furniture company based in Bangalore, funded by Ratan Tata.

Q.3. The Human Side of Enterprise is a book written by which person? He is famous for his Theory X and Theory Y.

Ans. Douglas McGregor

Q.4. Reliance Capital sold its 1% stake in which Fintech company?

Ans. Paytm

Q.5. Aditya Puri is associated with which bank?

Ans. HDFC

Q.6. Pranay Chule is associated with which company? Hint- A word meaning faster.

Ans. Quikr

Q.7. Hoshangabad has a Paper Mill that strategically caters to the printing  and distribution of currency in India. It is in which state?

Ans. Madhya Pradesh

Q.8. Maple Leaf Investments are associated with which country?

Ans. Canada

Q.9. UD is a cosmetic brand. What does UD stand for?

Ans. Urban Decay

Q.10. Good Food, Good Life is the tagline of which giant?

Ans. Nestle

Q.11. What is Lockheed Martin’s Advanced Development Program called?

Ans. Skunk Works

Q.12. Identify her or the company that she heads.

Ans. Virginia Rometty, IBM

Q.13. Which entrepreneur is known as “Feng Qingyang” in China?

Ans. Jack Ma

Q.14. Dio is a two wheeler brand in India owned by which Japanese automobile giant?

Ans. Honda

Q.15. This is the logo of a company that was acquired by Oracle. Identify.

Oracle

Ans. Add This

Q.16. What one word term means “a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial activity are reduced, generally identified by a fall in GDP in two successive quarters ?”

Ans. Recession

Q.17. Question on loss of revenue in Tirumala Tirupati Temple due to high subsidy and free distribution of Laddu

Q.18. Identify this person who created a professional networking website.

Linkedin

Ans. Reid Hoffman

Q.19. Tom Anderson and Chris Deewolf are the founders of which social networking website?

Ans. MySpace

Q.20. Identify the logo.

Herbalife

Ans. Herbalife

Wild Card Round:

Q.1. Aerial ambassadors are associated with which company?

Ans. Goodyear

Q.2. In MAC Cosmetics, What does MA stand for? Hint: It stands for section of people who use it.

Ans. Make Up Artists

Q.3. Dow Chemicals is credited to have created this reusable bag. What are we talking about?

Ans. Ziplock Bags

Q.4. Question on Elon Musk and Boring Company

Q.5. Tata Adventure Academy is headed by which Indian?

Ans. Bachendri Pal

Q.6. Turnberry Golf Resorts are associated with which person?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.7. Which word comes from French for Purse? It means a a person who manages the financial affairs of a college or school.

Ans. Bursar

Cutoff : 14

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chandigarh – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chandigarh – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Universal Business School (UBS) – Ms. Aakriti Bhola and Ayush Awasthi
  • RUNNER UP: Thapar University – Abhishek Jain and Harjas Singh

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. “Fill it, Shut it, Forget it!”. Which brand has patented these words?

Ans. Hero Honda

Q.2. Identify this programming language?

TrumpScript

Ans. TrumpScript

Q.3. Connect.

Ans. IBM

Q.4. Connect Pulse, Scala and Lodgy to a company?

Ans. Renault

Q.5. Identify the logo.

LeEco

Ans. LeEco

Q.6. TPREL is a subsidiary of Tata Power. What does RE in TPREL stand for?

Ans. Renewable Energy

Q.7. Connect

Ans. Cristiano Ronaldo 

Q.8. Named after a waterbody, _____ Strategy is referred to a market of a product where there is little or no competition.

Ans. Blue Ocean Startegy

Bonus Question:

Q.9. Foxxcon, the world’s largest OEM manufacturer of iPhones and iPads was amongst the biggest adopters of the Blue Ocean Startegy and they called it De-Chineseization. What was their strategy?

Ans. They have decided to gradually move production from China to Southeast Asia and Latin American countries as they are facing problems in China

Q.10. Which online streaming company has launched these socks that can sense when you fall asleep and pause your TV show?

Netflix Socks

Ans. Netflix

Bonus Question:

Q.11. Which famous domain was blocked by Netflix after it acquired Quickstr ?

Ans. DVD.com

Q.12. How do we know the Motion Picture Production founded in 2009 by Saif Ali Khan and Dinesh Vijan?

Ans. Illuminati Films

Bonus Question:

Q.13. Which was the first release of Illuminati Films that ran into a problem when they created a short form for it as it denoted a value in economics and finance?

Ans. Love Aaj Kal

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chandigarh – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chandigarh – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Universal Business School (UBS) – Ms. Aakriti Bhola and Ayush Awasthi
  • RUNNER UP: Thapar University – Abhishek Jain and Harjas Singh

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Novi Digital Entertainment owns which very popular streaming service in India?

Ans. Hotstar

Q.2. Alexis Ohanian, the co-founder of Reddit is dating which person from the field of sports?

Ans. Serena Williams

Q.3. This is the image of Mr. Pawan Munjal. He has recently been appointed the CEO of which Indian company?

Hero Group

Ans. Hero Motocorp

Q.4. Aptamil is a nutrition brand from which company?

Ans. Danone

Q.5. Originally named as California Texas Oil Company, a JV between Texas Company and Standard Oil of California in 1936. What is its present name?

Ans. Caltex

Q.6. This is an initiative by whom? (Hint – Think very simple. Not complicated)

Fortis Hospitals

Ans. Fortis Hospitals

Q.7. Pampers is brand by which FMCG major?

Ans. Proctor and Gamble

Q.8. A _____ investor is an affluent individual who provides capital for a business startup, usually in exchange for convertible debts or ownership equity.The term originally comes from Broadway theatre, where such persons were referred to as _____ without whom many productions would have shut down.

Ans. Angel Investor

Q.9. These are offerings from which restaurant chain? (Hint – Extremely popular. Has many restaurants around India)

Barbeque Nation

Ans. Barbeque Nation

Q.10. This type of loan is a short term loan used until a person or company secures permanent financing or removes an existing obligation. Also known as swing loans, these bridge the gap during times when financing is needed but is not yet available.

Ans. Bridge Loans

Q.11. Supermarket Grocery Supplies Pvt Ltd is the company behind which grocery delivering startup? (Hint – A famous Bollywood star endorses it)

Ans. BigBasket

Q.12. Earl Silas _____ lend his name to which company? (Hint – Mothers love it in the kitchens)

Ans. Tupperware

Q.13. Which Indian state promotes itself as ‘the sweetest state of India’?

Ans. West Bengal

Q.14. This is the logo of which Indian group?

RPG Group

Ans. RPG Group

Q.15. Identify the brand from this logo.

Burberry

Ans. Burberry

Q.16. The Blue Film Festival is promoted by which Indian apparel brand?

Ans. Spykar Jeans

Q.17. Which company recently sold the Satellite Imaging Division of Terra Bella, which includes a group of SkySat Earth imaging satellites, to Planet Labs?

Ans. Google

Q.18. Identify the website he created?

Wikipedia

Ans. Wikipedia

Q.19. Either identify her or the company she heads.

Xerox

Ans. Ursula Burns / Xerox Corporation

Q.20. Question on Rolls Royce.

The cutoff for the knockout round was 14.

Questions contributed by Soham Banerjee, Ritu Raj and Rohit Mishra.

Soham Banerjee is a first year student of Thapar University, Patiala [B.Tech] and qualified for the finals along with Ms. Rajenki Das [M.Sc first year]. They stood third among the teams.