Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Varanasi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Varanasi – Preliminary Round Questions


  • 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


  • 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 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chennai – Regional Round Questions


  • 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 – Chandigarh – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Chandigarh – Regional Round Questions


  • 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?


Ans. TrumpScript

Q.3. Connect.

Ans. IBM

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

Ans. Renault

Q.5. Identify the logo.


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 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER : LPU – Piyush Sahu and Sukhvinder Singh
  • RUNNER UP : Govt. College Ludhiana – Kamal and Shivam Malhotra

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Related to the Greek Drachma and denoting an Attic coin or weight, what is the currency common to U.A.E and Morocco?

Ans. Dirham

Q.2. Identify the company.


Ans. Mobikwik

Q.3. “Fly the new feeling”. Whose slogan is this?

Ans. Vistara

Q.4. Connect.

Ans. Future Group

Q.5. Desai Brothers Ltd ows and manages this brand of famous pickles.

Ans. Mother’s recipe

Q.6. Which airlines sponsors the teams Arsenal, Real Madrid and PSG to name a few?

Ans. Emirates

Q.7. Identify.

Ans. 50 Buck note from Monopoly

Q.8. Tata Steel signed an MoU with which institute in Madras to set up the Tata Steel Advanced Materials Research Centre (TSAMRC) at its research park?

Ans. IIT Madras

Q.9. Connect

Ans. Alibaba

Q.10. “Wake up to tooth sensitivity”. Whose initiative is it?

Ans. Sensodyne

Q.11. Identify the logo.

Ans. Trump Foundation 

Q.12. Which neighbour of India rejected the GDP as a measure of its progress but uses the GNH (Gross National Happiness) as its scale to know how happy its citizens are?

Ans. Bhutan

Q.13. Question on first electronic voting machine by Edison.

Electronic Voting Machine Edison

Q.14. He sowed the seeds for India’s participation in the Olympics when he sponsored Indian sportspersons for thee Antwerp Olympics in 1920 and the Paris Olympics in 1924.

Ans. Sir Dorabji Tata

Q.15. Connect.

Ans. OnePlus

Q.16. Which prominent tech personality is writing his first book titled ‘Hit Refresh’?

Ans. Satya Nadella

Q.17. What is this symbol is found on ISO format keyboards?

Ans. Escape

Q.18. It is a very popular trend to highlight phases of the moon using a specific cookie owned by Cadbury’s and is called the’ ______ ‘art.

Ans. Oreo

Q.19. Mikael and Niklas Hed, started this company which was initially called Relude. They created Angry Birds.

Ans. Rovio

Bonus Question:

Q.20. The government of Finland tied up with Rovio to teach a particular subject to high school students using Angry Birds. Which subject is it?

Ans. Physics

Q.21. Identify the logo.

Ans. Khan Academy 

Bonus Question:

Q.22. Which famous lady who is on the board of Environmental Defense Fund is the chairman of Khan Academy?

Ans. Ann Doerr

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Udaipur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Udaipur – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER:  National Law University, Jodhpur – Sanjay Krishna and Rajendra Dangwal
  • RUNNER UP: AIIMS Jodhpur – Anshul Sharma and Srijan Sinha

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What code named as ‘HD’ was produced at a facility in Mysore in November 2016?

Ans. High Denomination notes

Q.2. Identify.

Ans. National Health Services of UK

Q.3. Who is this?

Ans: T.V. Narendran of Tata Steel

Q.4. Connect question on DTDC Couriers

Q.5. Identify the company.

Ans. Emami

Q.6. Connect.

Ans. VIP Brand

 Q.7. Which famous eating outlet is behind this?

Ans. KFC

Q.8. Which famous Indian lady has authored this book?

Ans. Rashmi Bansal

Q.9. Which Tata company says they are ‘Serving Society through science’?

Ans. Tata Chemicals

Q.10. Which bank is this?

Ans. Bank of Rajasthan

Q.11. The name derives from the huge gypsum deposit in Montmarte, France. It was used to create some of the most important art works of the Renaissance period, including Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling, which was painted on a thin layer of this.

This has been illegally used by some boxers in their hand-wraps under their gloves to harden their punches. What?

Ans. Plaster of Paris

Q.12. Who is this?

Sachin Bansal- Flipkart

Ans. Sachin Bansal

Q.13. Tata Class Edge has an instructional framework called MLEx. Expand.

Ans. Multi Learning Experiences

Q.14. In 1834 inventor Joseph Morgan helped to further the modern day _______ industry by developing a machine that allowed for continuous production by using a cylinder with a moveable piston to eject the product as they solidified.

With the introduction of mechanised production. These became an easily affordable commodity for the masses. What are we talking about?

Ans. Candles

Q.15.Which brand?

Ans. Fitbit       

Q.16. Connect.

Ans. H & R Johnson Tiles

Q.17. Fill in the blank.

Ans. Bhujia

Q.18. Which company traces its roots to Chandini Chowk where Shyam Lal Gupta started this business to make educational content created by Indian authors affordable to students?

Ans. S. Chand Publishing

Q.19. Which airlines markets Q miles?

Ans. Qatar Airways

Bonus Question:

Q.20. Qatar Airlines is part of which global alliance?

Ans. One World Alliance

Q.21. Whose story did Anil Rai Gupta write about?

Ans. Qimat Rai Gupta ( Havells: The Untold Story of Qimat Rai Gupta )

Bonus Question:

Q.22. Many years ago, even before it became so popular in India, Havells introduced an initiative for its electricians, farmers and the like especially because medical care was not reaching rural areas. What idea introduced by Havells is a very popular concept in the medical healthcare business?

Ans. They were among the pioneers of mobile medical vans

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Sonepat – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Sonepat – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER : Ashoka University – Apuroop. S and Mayukh Nair
  • RUNNER UP : Ashoka University – Ms. Shivangi and Samridh

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Three travellers declared something unusual to customs at the Honolulu airport  in 1969. What did they declare?

Ans. Moon dust from the Apollo 11 mission consisting of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin

Q.2. Identify.

Ans. Godfrey Phillips

Q.3. Expand SRT (from a famous Indian trust).

Ans. Sir Ratan Tata Trust

Q.4. Connect qustion on Ponds

Q.5. In 1965 Pete’s Super Submarine opened in Connecticut selling 312 sandwiches. What did they become over a period of time?

Ans. Subway

Q.6. Which company gets its name from ‘Advantage India US’?

Ans. Advinus Therapeutics

Q.7. “I wanted to call the magazine Stag Party, influenced by a cartoon book I had once read.” Which company is this?

Ans. Playboy

Q.8. The world’s first highway of this nature has opened in France. The roadway is just a kilometre long and was built by Colas, a large anglo-french construction company. What isso special about this highway?

Ans. Solar powered cars can be charged on this highway in the future.

Q.9. Identify.

Ans. National Textile Corporation

Q.10. What was earlier known as the ‘Southern Pacific Railroad Internal Communications’ in the USA?

Ans. Sprint Corporation

Q.11. Whose initiative is this?

Ans. ICICI bank

Q.12. Launched in 2008, what are Tata Social Internships?

Ans. Work in foundations in rural areas in these internships

Q.13. Connect question on Big Basket

Q.14. By Analjit Singh purchased the two adjoining farms Dieu Donné and Von Ortloff to create Leeu Estates in South Africa. Why did he call it Leeu?

Ans. It is the Afrikaans word for lion and Singh is an indian derivative for lion.

Q.15. This man created a huge revolution creating what?

Ans. R. Subramaniam, founder of Sterling Holiday Resorts

Q.16. What began as ‘svenska kullagerfabriken’?


Q.17. Tony Stark in the Iron Man series has an artificial intelligence creation called JA.R.V.I.S.. What is J.A.R.V.I.S.?

Ans. Just A Rather Very Intelligent System

Q.18. What are these a description of -Finder Pattern, Format Pattern, Timing Pattern, Alignment, Data, Quiet Zone?

Ans. QR Codes

Q.19. How did Nescafe get its name?

Ans. Nestle and Coffee

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Sonepat – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Sonepat – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER : Ashoka University – Apuroop. S and Mayukh Nair
  • RUNNER UP : Ashoka University – Ms. Shivangi and Samridh

Preliminary Round Questions:

Wild card Round:

Q.1. Which spirit flavoured with juniper berries gets its name from the 18th century abbreviation of a term called ‘jenever’?

Ans. Gin

Q.2. Ferrari decided to buy real estate in a place called Yas island. What structure located here is related to them?

Ans. Yas Marina Circuit

Q.3. Turnberry Golf Resorts in Scotland has been of an extremely premium location for people to visit. It was purchased from the Pleasure Corporations in 2014 by someone as a strategic investment in Scotland. The simple fact that the owner is of great significance has increased the traffic. Who is its owner?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.4. Bachendri Pal is extremely well known as the first lady to scale Mount Everest from India. Which organisation does she work for?

Ans. Tata Steel Adventure Foundation

Q.5. Giorgio Armani decided to open a hotel. Where is this hotel located?

Ans. Burj Khalifa

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Guwahati – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER: Guwahati University – Kumar Shivam and Jyotish Kalita
  • RUNNER UP: Assam Engg. College – Anirban and Bishal Nath

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. This brand was launched by Mina Bindra as a brand in 1988 and from wholesaling the brand to traditional retailers, it launched its first exclusive store at Inorbit Mall in Mumbai in the early nineties.

Ans. Biba

Q.2. The extract from these kinds of leaves, creates their brand. Extremely powerful brand especially in the rural areas of India.

Pan Parag

Ans. Pan Parag

Q.3. Taj has a brand called & Beyond, what are they promoting in India?

Ans. Safaris

Q.4. Connect.

Ans. Chrysler

Q.5. The company’s first convenience outlets were known as Tote`m stores since customers “toted” away their purchases, and some even sported genuine Alaskan totem poles in front. What did it eventually become?

Ans. 7-Eleven

Q.6. Connect.

Ans. Fiat

Q.7. This is a huge foundation in the world, followed in the memory of a great man, who changed the world of manufacturing.

Ford Foundation

Ans. Ford Foundation

Q.8. Identify.

Lady Navajbai Tata

Ans. Lady Navajbhai Tata

Q.9. The name originated from Danish “Leg got”?

Ans. Lego

Q.10. It is a river in Goa, which also leads to a cement company with the same name.

Ans. Zuari

Q.11. Pramod Saxena in partnership with South Africa based Blue Label Telecom founded this company in the year 2004. The objective was to provide payment services to the riral as well as urban population of India, through a digital wallet. Which entity?

Oxigen Wallet

Ans. Oxigen Wallet

Q.12. He is the CEO of?

Tata Motors

Ans. Tata Motors

Q.13. Question on Lotte Chocolates

Q.14. Connect.

Ans. Braun

Q.15. He founded four internet sites – three sites included travel site, a personal shipper site and a site about the Ebola virus. The fourth one was called “Auctionweb”. What did the latter finally become?

Ans. Ebay

Q.16. Wild Company is a book on this company.

Ans. Banana Republic

Q.17. Which important institution or organisation in India is this?

Ans. Geological Survey of India

Q.18. How Hidden Fractures Still Threaten the World Economy is a part title of a book by this economist.

Ans. Dr. Raghuram Rajan

Bonus Question:

Q.19. The name of the film is Inside Job. Raghuram Rajan plays a role in this film. What position is he enacting in the film?

Ans. Head of IMF

Q.20. Which tyre brand owns it?

Ans. Birla tyres

Bonus Question:

Q.21. Birla tyres was established in the 1990s and was a collaboration with a famous international tyre manufacturer. Originally it was called Birla P Tyres. What did the P denote in terms of their partnership?

Ans. Pirelli

Q.22. Who created a celebration flavour called Beatle Nut as a tribute to the Beatles?

Ans. Baskin Robbins

Bonus Question:

Q.23. Which group in India owns Baskin Robbins?

Ans. Graviss Group 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Shillong – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Shillong – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER : NIT Silchar – Dipankar Sarma and Tushar Jain
  • RUNNER UP : IIM Shillong – Abhijeet Balakrishnan and K. S. Ashish

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. There are two theories around the origin of this. The first starts with a 1901 patent application by two women Mary Roberta C. Lawson and Mary of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They identified an issue with the way tea was brewed for thousands of years. What innovation did they come up with?

Ans. Tea bags

Q.2. Which major retailer in the US has these offers called blue light specials?

Kmart Blue Light Sale

Ans. Kmart

Q.3. Which Tata company was set up in collaboration with advance Project Technology of UK and is a supplier to the Rashtrapathi Bhavan?

Ans. Tata Ceramics

Q.4. Connect.

Ans. Star Network  (Life Ok, Hotstar, Baby Tv, Hutchison Whampoa)

Q.5. In an interview to the Fast Company, the logo’s designer Lindon Leader said, “The arrow could connote forward direction, speed and precision, and if it remained hidden, there might be an element of surprise, that aha moment.” Which logo did he create?

Ans. FedEx

Q.6. This Tata company has a majority stake in Metahelix which owns Dhaanya Seeds. Who is this?

Ans. Rallis

Q.7. Connect.

Ans. Uber

Q.8. This is Kochouseph Chittilappilly. He is the founder of?

V guard Founder

Ans. V Guard

Q.9. This company was founded by Dr. Min Kao and Dr. Gary Burrell.

Ans. Garmin GPS

Q.10. The origin of this term meaning “something given to appease” can be traced to an Old English word meaning “bread soaked in some liquid”.

Ans. Sop

Q.11. Which precious brand gets its name from this man?

Ans. Swarovski

Q.12. What is karoshi in Japanese corporate culture?

Ans. Death by Overwork

Q.13. This company was incorporated in January 1921 to build Bombay House, the headquarters of the Tata group.

Ans. Associated Building Company

Q.14. Which company has come up with the car called Dino, named after the famous fictional animated series by from Hanna-Barbera, the Flintstones?

Ferrari Dino

Ans. Ferrari

Q.15. Connect.

Ans. Mars

Q.16. In 1983, the CEO of this company left for a brief period to start his own Italian style coffeehouses under the name Il Giornale. Later he came back to head a company that partners with Tatas in India. Who is this CEO?

Ans. Howard Schultz, Starbucks

Q.17. Albert ____ and Joseph ____ started a very important tractor company, which is today a part of an Indian group. They named it after their family name. Which company?

Ans. Eicher

Q.18. In the 1860s and 1870s, Robert Chesebrough marketed his product by driving around New York and burning his skin with acid or an open flame and then applying the jelly to his injury and showing past injuries that has healed. What product?

Ans. Vaseline

Q.19. Identify the logo.

IDBI Bank logo

Ans. IDBI Bank

Q.20. This was formerly known as Blue Ribbion Sports and originally operated as a distributor for the Japanese shoemaker Onitsuka Tiger.

Ans. Nike