Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: St. Thomas College- Alvin Thomas and Carol Abraham
  • RUNNER UP: College of Engineering – 
    Divji and Sohail Nijas

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1.Who is the CEO of TCS?

Ans. Rajesh Gopinathan

Q.2. Which company would you associate Golden Arches?

Ans. McDonalds

Q.3. The ruler of which country is known as Sultan Qaboos?

Ans. Oman

Q.4. Which company is previously known as ModiLuft?

Ans. Spicejet

Q.5. Which company did Facebook purchase for $19 billion in February 2014?

Ans. Whatsapp

Q.6. It was originally released as a PowerToy for the Microsoft Tablet PC launch on November 7, 2002. Now it is a screenshot utility included in Windows Vista and later. Name the tool.

Ans. Snipp or Snipping Tool

Q.7. Which company owns Laiwang messaging app?

Ans. Alibaba

Q.8. Which is sports person the brand ambassador of Huawei Honor 8?

Ans. Saina Nehwal

Q.9. Which popular business group was founded by Mr. Ninan Mathai?

Ans. Muthoot Group

Q.10. Which company markets this umbrella?

Ans. Johns

Q.11. Identify this person. Hint: BCCI

Ans. Ramachandra Guha

Q.12. R. Seshasayee is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of which Company?

Ans. Infosys

Q.13. Identify the logo.

 

Ans. Etisalat

Q.14. What was founded by this legendary businessman?

Ans. UB Group

Q.15. Who is the author of the book?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.16. Identify the logo.

Ans. World Bank

Q.17. Identify the ad.

Ans. Tata Salt

Q.18. Identify

Ans. Kerala Tourism

Q.19. He is the founder of which company?

Ans. Lulu Group

Q.20. What was founded by him?

Ans. Paytm

Questions contributed by Abin Jolly

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Hyderabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: Osmania Medical College – Dr. Mustafa Hasmi and Dr. Murtuza Hasmi
  • RUNNER UP: Bhavans Vivekananda College – Manideep and Sreekar

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which brand founded by Niraj Kakkar is bringing back flavours like aam panna, anar, jaljeera etc in its products?

Ans. Paper Boat

Q.2. Question on Japanese company and racing

Ans. Honda

Q.3. Which pharma giant acquired NBFC Imperial Credit Pvt. Ltd? (Hint: They like to call themselves as a lab)

Ans. Dr. Reddy’s Labs

Q.4. Identify

Ans. Zydus Cadila

Q.5. Question on Akai license held by Home Tech Digital.

Q.6. The tracking service provider TPL Trakkers is from which country (Hint: India has not allowed the tracker)

Ans. Pakistan

Q.7. Question on Smart billboards

Q.8. Which was the first beer to be delivered by Uber Otto, the self driving truck?

Ans. Budweiser

Q.9. Which celebrity has recently invested in Bai brands, a beverage startup?

Ans. Justin Timberlake

Q.10. Which brand, originally called Fashion 21 had to change its name as it could not trademark the word Fashion

Ans. Forever 21

Q.11. Identify this advertising guru who passed away recently.

Ans. Anand Halve

Q.12. According to Steve Ballmer, Microsoft’s biggest mistake in the 14 years of Steve Ballmer’s leadership was not making the transition from software to ______quickly enough.

Ans. Hardware Business

Q.13. Identify

Ans. Uday Baldota

Q.14. Identify this Railway Station

Ans. Navapur

Q.15. Expand OCL, a cement company.

Ans. Odisha Cements Limited

Q.16. Which company acquired FoodPanda?

Ans. Delivery Hero

Q.17. Symbol and Myx are the in-house brands of which e-commerce giant?

Ans. Amazon

Q.18. Wipro sold its Eco energy business to which company?

Ans. UTC

Q.19. Identify the logo

Ans. Inshorts

Questions contributed by Shalini Chaurasiya

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Udaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Udaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

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

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Who was the first woman on the board of Tata Sons?

Ans. Lady Navajbai Tata

Q.2. in 1781, a group of 44 settlers founded a town that means ‘The Town of our Lady The Queen of the Angels on the river Porciuncula’. How do we know it better today?

Ans. Los Angeles

Q.3. The US Department of Defense named its universal computer programming language after which lady in 1980s?

Ans. Ada Lovelace

Q.4. Sarah Whitehead is also known as ‘The Black Nun’. Her ghost is said to haunt which famous central bank, giving the bank its popular nickname ‘The Old Lady of Thread Needle Street’?

Ans. Bank of England

Q.5. Which fictional character’s mobile home is the Star Traveler?

Ans. Barbie

Q.6. This lady learnt modelling with a particular material from Dr. Philippe Curtis. At the age 17 she became the art tutor to King Louis XVI’s sister before coming to Britain during the French Revolution. Her craft is one of the most visited places in London. Who is she?

Ans. Madame Tussauds

Q.7. Connect ‘Stay Hungry Stay Foolish’, ‘Connect the Dots’, ‘I have a Dream’ to an author?

Ans. Rashmi Bansal

Q.8. Marillyn Hewson is the CEO of which Fortune 500 Company?

Ans. Lockheed Martin

Q.9. Which famous cosmetics brand was started by Anita Roddick with natural elements?

Ans. Body Shop

Q.10. Who is this powerful business leader?

Ans. Virginia Rometty

Q.11. Who is this?

Ans. Melinda Gates

Q.12. Identify this Indian who is on the board of many companies.

Ans. Rama Bijapurkar

Q.13. She fought many odds to create an empire of her own. Who is she?

Ans. Shehnaz Hussain

Q.14. This was the identity of a lady for whom 2016 was perhaps a crucible in many ways. Identify.

Ans. Hilary Clinton

Q.15. Which Tata Company would you associate to this campaign?

Ans. Tata Steel

Q.16. Which Tata offering would you associate to this campaign?

Ans. Vistara

Q.17. Who is the author of the books- ‘How I Taught My Grandmother to Read’ , ‘Dollar Bahu’, ‘The Magic of The Lost Temple’? She is a famous Indian and a former Tata employee?

Ans. Sudha Murthy

Q.18. Missionaries of Charity was built by which Nobel Laureate?

Ans. Mother Theresa

Q.19. Which automobile brand gets its name from this great Queen?

Automobile

Ans. Padmini

Q.20. What did this protest lead to?

Women's Day

Ans. Women’s Day

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Guwahati – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Guwahati – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

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

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. This company co-founded by Akshay Kothari was acquired by LinkedIn. Akshay later went on to head LinkedIn India. Name the company?

Ans. Pulse

Q.2. This company sold its brands: Cartia, Solpadeine, Borstol, and Zantac to Aspen so as to focus on its core business. Name the company?

Ans. GSK

Q.3. Full form of IL&FS?

Ans. Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services

Q.4. Suchi Mukherjee is the founder and CEO of which company?

Ans. LimeRoad

Q.5. Warburg Pincus, the global private equity firm has acquired 14 percent stake in which multiplex company?

Ans. PVR

Q.6. Which company launched a music channel called “ROX” to target youths?

Ans. Sony

Q.7. Identify the company.

Ans. Admob

Q.8. Which bank has “Neev” fund to help low income states?

Ans. SBI

Q.9. Which dairy product startup based in Odisha was founded by Srikumar Misra?

Ans. Milk Mantra

Q.10. Name the helicopter service company based in New Delhi which is a Mini Ratna-I category PSU?

Ans. Pawan Hans

Q.11. Which UAE-based group was started by Micky Jagtiani?

Ans. Landmark Group

Q.12. Which company is going to be merged with Luxottica to form the largest eyewear company in the world?

Ans. Essilor

Q.13. Picture of Arun Netravali was shown. He is known as the father of HDTV technology. Identify him.

Ans. Arun Netravali

Q.14. Which group acquired a majority stake in Moldex Composites, a Gujarat-based design and manufacturing company?

Ans. Hero Group

Q.15. Rakesh Kapoor is the CEO of which British multinational consumer goods company?

Ans. Reckitt Benckiser

Q.16. Which group acquired Chinese mall operator ‘Intime’ for $2.6 Billion?

Ans. Alibaba

Q.17. Which group acquired the retail business of Heritage Foods?

Ans. Future Group

Q.18. Which fast food chain closed 700 restaurants worldwide due to declining sales and increased competition?

Ans. McDonald’s

Wildcard Round:

Q.1. Question on popular automobile brand Zen.

Q.2. It’s an old French word for wallets. The word in French is bougette. It leads to which modern day financial term?

Ans. Budget

Q.3. Before moving to India, Vishal Sikka was on the board of a software Giant. He decided to quit and move to India.  Which corporation was he a part of before moving to Infosys?

Ans. SAP

Q.4. Black and hard are the indices for the measurement of the strength of a particular product commonly used by all of us. What commonly used product has these features of hardness and blackness?

Ans. Pencils

Q.5. Who is the author of books ‘The case of the Bonsai Manager’, ‘When the Penny Drops’ and ‘What the CEO wants from you’?

Ans. R Gopalakrishnan

Q.6. Which group owns the Filmfare awards?

Ans. Times Group

Questions contributed by Kumar Shivam. A final year B.Tech student of Guwahati University. He is the founder of Serapis Infotainment, a Knowledge Solutions company.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Vizag – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Vizag – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: GITAM University – Ankur Bhattacharya and Shyam N Reddy
  • RUNNER UP: Indian Maritime University – Mudith Dhruv and Jayakrishnan

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Question on the history of Toblerone Chocolates.

Q.2. Connect question on Valvoline.

Q.3. Connect question on JBL

Q.4. Connect question on Manyavar

Q.5. Question on Print ad from Accenture for American Express

Q.6. Question on offerings from Tata Class Edge

Q.7. What is the Tajness from Taj?

Ans. Uniformity in look and feel and the quality of service across Taj Hotels

Q.8. Question on KFC Watt Box.

Q.9. Question on Pulla Reddy Sweets.

Q.10. Question on Raymond White Shirt Range.

Q.11. Which company is associated with Powerwall and Powerpack?

Ans. Tesla

Q.12. Question on Mickey Mouse Degrees

Q.13. Which company started Buttercoin?

Ans. Google Ventures

Q.14. Reliance Solar Project started in which state?

Ans. Andhra Pradesh

Q.15. Question on founders of Urban Ladder.

Q.16. Which brand in India has the tagline ‘India ka Tyohaar’ ?

Ans. IPL

Questions contributed by Ankur Bhattacharya

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: GITAM University – Ankur Bhattacharya and Shyam N Reddy
  • RUNNER UP: Indian Maritime University – Mudith Dhruv and Jayakrishnan

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Hello 6E is the magazine of which Airline?

Ans. Indigo

Q.2. Akio Morita made the ‘Walkman’ for which company?

Ans. Sony

Q.3. Question on Glue Stick.

Q.4. Who wrote the book ‘Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid’?

Ans. CK Prahalad

Q.5. Who owns a casino named ‘Taj Mahal’?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.6. Who wrote the book ‘Theory of Constraints’?

Ans. Eliyahu M. Goldratt

Q.7. Question on Kamasutra print ad

Q.8. What is SD in MicroSD?

Ans. Secure Digital

Q.9. Page Rank Algorithm was used for what?

Ans. Google Search ranking of websites

Q.10. Question on Quora.

Q.11. E Sreedharan is considered the father of?

Ans. Metro

Q.12. Old logo of?

Nokia

Ans. Nokia

Q.13. Identify.

RBI

Ans. D Subba Rao

Q.14. Question on the history of Netflix

Q.15. Which company is famous for making interconnected bricks?

Ans. Lego

Q.16. Question on Singapore.

Q.17. What was founded by Reid Hoffman?

Ans. LinkedIn

Q.18. What was founded by Jimmy Wales?

Ans. Wikipedia

Questions contributed by Ankur Bhattacharya

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Navi Mumbai – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Navi Mumbai – Regional  Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: RAIT – Saurabh Jain and Anit Basu Thakur
  • RUNNER UP: IIM (I) Navi Mumbai – Prashanth and Nidheesh

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. McDonald’s Corp recently sold the franchise rights for its restaurants in Singapore and Malaysia to Lionhorn Pte Ltd part of a plan to move away from direct ownership in Asia. Where is Lionhorn based out of ?

Ans. Saudi Arabia

Q.2. This company’s name was chosen to represent the virtue of being “big, numerous and powerful” like stars in the night sky?

Ans. Samsung

Q.3. What does CM stand in CMF, if F stands for framework.

Ans. Content Management

Q.4. In 1865, its first operation was a wood pulp mill at the Tammerkoski Rapid in Finland.

Ans. Nokia

Q.5. AP Purse is its own digital wallet. Who in India is this?

Ans. Andhra Pradesh

Q.6. Which group recently agreed to acquire a stake of up to 60% in the Netherlands based fruiyt distribution company OFD Holding BV for around €5 million?

Ans. Mahindra

Q.7. Which group has launched this channel?

 

Ans. Zee    

Q.8. Manolo Blahnik and this singer have collaborated to launch “Savage”, the new capsule collection offering three boot styles invented by Timberland. Who?

Ans. Rihanna

Q.9. His new venture is called Republic. Who?

Ans. Arnab Goswami

Q.10. Identify

                                                        Ans. Brij Mohan Munjal

Q.11. Amuleek Bijral is the CEO and co-founder of this chain set up in 2010.

Ans. Chai Point

Q.12. This company recently agreed to buy Israeli augmented reality start up Cimagine for an estimated $ 30 million.

Ans. Snapchat

Q.13. Ad by?

Ans. Fevikwik

Q.14. This brand recently joined hands with Mumbai Dabbawala to extend support to the Rotibank initiative as a part of new campaign UnHungry India. Which brand?

Ans. Godrej

Q.15. Which Electric car maker has reached an out-of-court settlement with 126 Norwegian customers who claimed their cars’ performance did not match promises made in the firm’s marketing.

Ans. Tesla

Q.16. This group is planning to challenge Uber eith a new mobility service brand called Moia that eventually will have its own passenger vehicle.

Ans. Volkswagen

Q.17. Identify

Ans. Michael Porter

Q.18. Amit Burma is behind India’s first ______ league.

Ans. Poker

Q.19. This word is defined as defined as ‘relating to or denoting circumstances in which objective facts are less influential in shaping public opinion than appeals to emotion and personal belief’.

Ans. Post-truth

Q.20. Connect

Ans. Rashmi Bansal

Questions contributed by Viraj Morabia

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Lucknow – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Lucknow – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: IIM-L : Shaswath Goel and Chaitanya.K
  • RUNNER UP:  IIM-L : Abhijeet and Akshath

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Question on the origin of Vada Pav

Q.2. The Jules Verne Restaurant shown here is located where?

Ans. Eiffel Tower

Q.3. Connect question on Indian Oil

Q.4. This gives its name to which brand?

Ans. Orient Express

Q.5. Tata Sons has appointed Venu Srinivasan as a director to its board. He is the chairman of which company?

Ans. TVS

Q.6. Connect question on BPL. Clues on screen – Mohanlal, Amitabh Bachchan, BPL Logo with text blanked out

Q.7. These are bonds issued outside India but denominated in Indian Rupees, rather than the local currency. What are they called?

Ans. Masala Bonds

Q.8. FalconEye is a product from which Tata company?

Ans. Tata Elxsi

Q.9. Who is she?

Ans. Madame Tussaud

Q.10. Project Spartan was the code name for what?

Ans. Microsoft Edge

Q.11. Logo of?

Ans. Wrogn by Virat Kohli

Follow up Question:

Q.12. Virat Kohli has founded a social networking startup along with which Real Madrid footballer?

Ans. Gareth Bale

Q.13. Silver Kris is the premium lounge of which airline?

Ans. Singapore Airlines

Follow up Question:

Q.14. What is the regional airline of Singapore Airlines?

Ans. Silk Air

Q.15. This village in China celebrated a recent victory as the person’s name means _______

Ans. Donald Trump’s victory

Follow up Question:

Q.16. Restaurants here include Dynasty, Il Mulino New York, Moon at Dynasty, Robert’s Steakhouse, and Hard Rock Café. Where?

Ans. Trump Taj Mahal

Questions contributed by Akshath Ashok

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Lucknow – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Lucknow – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: IIM-L : Shaswath Goel and Chaitanya.K
  • RUNNER UP:  IIM-L : Abhijeet and Akshath

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which company’s loyalty program is named Tack which means Thank You?

Ans. IKEA

Q.2. Magnus Olsson and Mudassir Sheikh are the co-founders of which taxi app?

Ans. Careem’s Taxi

Q.3. Terry Gou is the head of Hon Hai Precision. How do we know the company?

Ans. Foxconn

Q.4. Logo of?

Ans. Hidesign

Q.5. TM International has sold its harbor services operations to which group in India?

Ans. Adani Group

Q.6. IKEA enters any market/country with the concept of Hej Homes. What does Hej stand for?

Ans. Hello

Q.7. What is the name of the Doordarshan TV channel created to promote the use of digital currency?

Ans. DD Digishala

Q.8. Picture of Anders Holch. He is the owner of which of the following brands? Options: Riveredge, Veromoda, Tommy Hilfiger

Ans. Veromoda

Q.9. Ayurmedha is a scholarship for young professional in which Indian company?

Ans. Dabur

Q.10. UK based Foolproof Technologies was acquired by which Indian company? Options: Mahindra Satyam, Zensar Technologies, TCS

Ans. Zensar

Q.11. In 1885 he established the Oriental Spinning & Weaving Mills. Who is this legend of Indian business?

Ans. Maneckji Petit

Q.12. Logo of?

Ans. BNP Paribas

Q.13. Goras & Desis is a book by which Indian economist? Amartya Sen, Omkar Goswami, Kaushik Basu

Ans. Omkar Goswami

Q.14. Samuel Hopkins, in 1790, was the world’s first receiver of what?

Ans. Patent

Q.15. Which profession takes its name from the Greek for Narrow Writing?

Ans. Stenography

Q.16. Digital wallet of which bank?

Ans. ICICI

Q.17. Videocon D2H merged with which provider?

Ans. Dish TV

Q.18. Founded in 1961 by Deep Anand, which company that started off manufacturing shock absorbers is this? Gammon India, MICO, Gabriel

Ans. Gabriel

Q.19. Which Indian group is planning a collaboration with the Kalashnikov group for weapons procurement?

Ans. Reliance

Q.20. Founder of which company?

Ans. Uber

Wildcard Round:

Q.1. ‘Ground Rules’ is a book on investing by whom?

Ans. Warren Buffett

Q.2. Which company has come up with advertisements in French for a new product launched in the Indian market?

Ans. Titan for its Skinn perfume range

Q.3. Which quote-unquote professor of London Business School is the author of the book Leading?

Ans. Sir Alex Ferguson

Q.4. Pepsi’s iconic 1992 Superbowl ad featured which supermodel? Options: Brooke Shields, Cindy Crawford, Naomi Campbell

Ans. Cindy Crawford

Q.5. Who is the Chairman of Tata Steel?

Ans. Chandrashekaran

Q.6. Humanity Towards Others is what this operating system’s name stands for.

Ans. Ubuntu

Questions contributed by Akshath Ashok

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ahmedabad – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ahmedabad – Regional Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: LDCE – Shrey Shylesh and Vyom Vyas
  • RUNNER UP:  GNLC – Jalaj Maheshwari and Vikas Thakur

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. On 10th October 1995,what did Netscape launch that was related to its Netscape Navigator 2.0 Beta and was called the bounty program?

Ans. The bug bounty program

Q.2. Name the author of the book ‘Who moved my interest rate?’

Ans. Duvviri Subbarao

Q.3. Identify the connect.

Ans. Goal line technology

Q.4. Which standardised fragrance is being introduced by the Taj Group to bring about uniformity in fragrance and music across its properties?

Ans. Jasmine

Q.5. What does the “L” in Revlon stand for?

Ans. Charles Lachman

Q.6. Which Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum company headquartered in Melbourne is led by CEO Andrew Mackenzie?

Ans. BHP Billiton

Q.7. Identify the connect.

Ans. Leonardo Da Vinci

Q.8. Which collective group CSR programme has been launched by the Tatas to enable India with skills and development?

Ans. Tata Strive

Q.9. Identify the artist.

Ans. Adolf Hitler

Q.10.Why can’t one buy a Tesla in Texas yet?

Ans. Texas requires that cars can be bought only through dealers and not directly from manufacturers.

Q.11. In 1936, what material or resource did Vladimir Lukyanov use to power this computer built by him?

Ans. Water

 Q.12. Identify the connect.

Ans. IDBI bank

Q.13. Tata global beverages and Tata Trusts are collaborating with ______ train, an international children’s cleft charity, to raise awareness and extend support for cleft lip palate repair and comprehensive cleft care.

Ans. Smile Train

Q.14. Which brand does he endorse?

Ans. Pan Bahar

Q.15. ‘Expert service. Unbeatable Price.’ Which famous brand’s tagline is this?

Ans. Best Buy

Q.16. Which product’s cleverest ad ploy in the 1920s was possibly to distribute an unlimited number of them to Boy Scouts and local butchers?

Ans. Band Aid

Bonus Question:

Q.17. What name was given to self-adhering sports tape manufactured by Band Aid?

Ans. Coach

Q.18. Question on Ulysse Nardin Rooster watch.

Q.19. This Indian internet media and news company was founded in August 2013 by Sattvik Mishra, Suparn Pandey, Debarshi Banerjee, Rishi Pratim Mukherjee, Sriparna Tikekar, Saransh Singh. Which one?

Ans. ScoopWhoop

Tie Breaker Questions: 

Q.20. Who is the author of the book ‘Not just an accountant’?

Ans. Vinod Rai

Q.21. In the world of chemical industry,what does ‘S’ stand for in BASF as in Badische Anilin S____ Fabrik?

Ans. Soda

Q.22. Question on the founders of Patni Computers.