Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ahmedabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ahmedabad – Preliminary Round Questions


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

Preliminary Round Questions:

 Q.1. Which Gujarat based group has tied up with Israeli firm Elbit Systems for manufacturing unmanned aerial vehicles or drones?

Ans. Adani Group

Q.2. This is Roshini. She is the CEO of which Indian technological giant?

Ans. HCL (Roshni Nadar)

Q.3. Question on Kiran Mazumdar Shah

Q.4. This company recreated the iconic song ‘School Chale Hum’ and through this song, it drew support towards the corporate social initiative, #EducateTheGirlChild. Which company?

Ans. Nestle

Q.5. Question on Pringles

Q.6. Identify this logo of a person, whose father is internationally famous and thus rise in her brand value.

Ans. Ivanka Trump

Q.7. Harman International Industries, a car tech manufacturing company has been acquired by which electronic manufacturing giant?

Ans. Samsung 

Q.8. Radio Mantra got merged with which major private radio station?

Ans. Radio city

Q.9. Essel Group promoted by Subhash Chandra acquired which mutual fund management company?

 Ans. Peerless Mutual Funds

Q.10. Identify.

Raspberry Pi

Ans. Raspberry pi

Q.11. Question on Chandrababu Naidu and Heritage Foods

Q.12. Question on ABN Amro Bank.

Q.13. Band Aid is a product of ?

Ans. Johnson and Johnson

Q.14. Question on Shobhana Bhartia

Q.15. Question on Sun Pharma

Q.16. Question on Nitin Nohria

Q.17. Cippy Wallet is the mobile banking app of which private sector bank?

Ans. DCB bank

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • NIT Raipur – Prasun Sinha and Vijay Sagar
  • HNLU Raipur – Abhinav Raman and Kunal Bindra

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which entity had earlier its mascot named as SPEEDEE which looked like a chef? Hint: It today has the mascot named as Ronald
Ans. McDonalds

Q.2. Question on inventor of walkman who was given an award in UK.
Ans. Akio Morita

Q.3. In 1955 a list was made by Fortune’s editor which today is a very famous list. What?
Ans. Fortune 500

Q.4. Earlier launched as “Sunlight flakes”, a detergent soap . Today how do we know this product as? Hint: Its a beauty soap today which is endorsed by various well known Divas

Q.5. Which Padma Shri awardee worked with IIM Ahmedabad as chief systems programmer and Patni Computer Systems in Pune?
Ans. NRN Murthy

Q.6. Which e-commerce giant has started a magazine called JUICE? Hint: Think on the lines of fruit.
Ans. Jabong

Q.7. Who was the first Indian designer to be invited to IGEDO (the world’s largest garment fair) and the first Indian designer to open the Dubai Fashion Week?
Options: Ritu Beri; Wendell Rodricks; Amit Heri
Ans. Wendell Rodricks

Q.8. Who is the author of the books The Purple Cow and All Marketeers are Liars?
Ans. Seth Godin

Q.9. Which internet giant in collaboration with Railtel will provide WiFis across the stations in India?
Ans. Google

Q.10. Which is the Indian publishing company based in Kolkata that was founded in 1936 by D. Mehra at College Street in Calcutta?
Ans. Rupa & Co.

Q.11. Where in India would you find the headquarters of CDAC?
Ans. Pune

Q.12. Which Indian cosmetic giant has acquired kesh king, a Haryana based ayurvedic hair and scalp care producing company?
Ans. Emami

Q.13. Which Airline came up with an advertising called “Kobe v/s Messi: The selfie shootout”.
Ans. Turkish Airlines

Q.14.  A question on history of microwave being used for food

Q.15. Which Indian media group has the rights to send Indian contestants for the Miss Universe competiotion?
Ans. Times group (Femina)

Q.16. Identify him. He is the creator of Zynga.

Ans. Mark Pincus

Q.17. Identify him. You cannot complete your MBA without reading his books.


Ans. Philip Kotler

Q.18. Name the paint company endorsed by Saif Ali khan here.

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Ans. Asian Paints royale

Q.19. Whose logo?

Ans. Dodge

Questions contributed by Sangeet Vijay Sagar

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jalandhar – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • GNDU Amritsar – Swar Grover and Siddharth Mahajan
  • Lovely University – Deepak Goyal and Piyush Sahu

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. What-are-the-meanings-of-the-symbols-on-Indian-currency-notes,


Ans. A special intaglio feature (raised  printing) has been introduced on the left of the watermark window, on  the obverse (front) on all banknotes except Rs.10/- banknote. This feature is in different shapes for various denominations (Rs.20-Vertical  Rectangle, Rs.50-Square, Rs.100-Triangle, Rs.500-Circle,  Rs.1000-Diamond) and helps the visually impaired to  identify the  denomination”

Q.2. Name of which company was inspired from Moby-Dick, or, The Whale, an 1851 novel by Herman Melville?

Ans. Starbucks                        

Q.3. The Hryvnia, sometimes Hryvnya, is the currency of which country?

Ans. Ukraine

Q.4. UN. appointed former mayor of New York  as his special envoy for cities and climate change, in a bid to build momentum ahead of a planned U.N. summit meeting in September. Name the person?

Ans. Michael Bloomberg

Q.5. Kevin Ashton supposedly coined the popular term  “X” while working for Procter & Gamble in 1999. He later co-founded the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. What’s X?


Ans. IOT- Internet of Things

Q.6. Question related to Lalbaugcha Raja,

 Q.7. Logo of which famous event held every year?

miss world

Ans. Miss World

Q.8. X is a term coined by His Majesty the Fourth King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuck in the 1970s. The concept implies that sustainable development should take a holistic approach towards notions of progress and give equal importance to non-economic aspects of wellbeing. Bhutan measures prosperity by gauging its citizens’ happiness levels, not the GDP. What is X?

Ans. Gross National Happiness

Q.9. The word is possibly derived from Dongri, a dockside village near Mumbai.  The historical term for coarse thick twill-weave cotton cloth, often coloured blue. Cotton twill with indigo dyed warp thread. What?

Ans. Dungaree fabric  now more commonly referred to as denim

Q.10. Significance of this specially designed motor vehicles?


Ans. The popemobile is a formal name for the specially designed motor vehicles used by the Catholic Pope during outdoor public appearances.

Q.11. He is often called as Father of Modern Computing. He worked for government and breaking the codes. Churchil said he shortened the war by two years. Famous for his imitation game differentiate between human and machine, who?

Ans. Alan Turing

Q.12. Titan company  is a joint venture between the Tata Group and  government  of which state?

Ans. Tamilnadu

Q.13. Corporate logo of USA designed by which  famous organization?


Ans. Adbusters

Q.14. He is associated with asset management firm Rare Enterprises. Famous investor and business personality of India, who?

Ans. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Q.15. Connect.


Ans. Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. Tarak Mehta serial is first brand ambessdor announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Q.16. He was pioneer in the Indian Olympic movement. As President of the Indian Olympic Association, he financed the Indian contingent to the Paris Olympics in 1924. Name the great personality?

Ans. Sir Dorabji Tata

Q.17. Connect


Ans. Ratan Tata (Graduated from Harvard university, invested in Xiaomi, Snapdeal, Urban Ladder)

Questions contributed by Piyush Sahu

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Vizag – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • GITAM University – Ayyappa and Ankur B
  • Indian Maritime University – Sainath and Atul Sachin

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. What was also  called Brad’s Drink in The late 1890’s?

Ans. Pepsi

Q.2. Which famous Gandhi follower founded Dakshin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha?
Ans. Jamna Lal Bajaj
Q.3. Next Generation Android Mobile Odyssey, identify the hidden person behind this famous product?
Ans. Narendra Modi
Q.4. Identify this famous person from Andhra Pradesh?
Ans. Dr. Y V Reddy
Q.5. Identify this logo?
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Ans. Porshe
Q.6. What was founded by the trio consisting Charan Padmaraju, Phanindra Sama, Sudhakar Pasupunuri?
Ans. Redbus.com
Q.7. What was advertised as “India’s no.1 local search engine” by Big B?
unnamed (2)
Ans. Justdial.com
Q.8. Which institution recruits candidates under the tagline ” Silent yet Strong”?
Ans. Indian Navy
Questions contributed by Kameshwar Chembrolu, Finalist from Vizag

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • LNMIIT – Mrinal Sharma and Annanya J
  • LNMIIT – Sai Krishna and Shobhit

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q1 Who wrote “The Wealth of Nations”, considered to be the first modern book of economics?

a) Galbraith
b) Adam Smith
c) John Meynard Keynes

Ans. Adam Smith

Q2. Which brand created by Ruth Handler celebrates its birthday on March 9?
Hint: Girls / children love this.

Ans. Barbie

Q3. What does A stand for in EBITDA?

a) Accountancy
b) Amortization
c) Accrual

Ans. Amortization

Q4. What is the common name for ‘Annual Financial Statement’ mentioned in our constitution?

Ans. Budget

Q5. Which term was coined in 2003 by Luis von Ahn, Manuel Blum, Nicholas J. Hopper, and John Langford? Hint: It is a technology used to differentiate between human and machine on the internet.

Ans. Captcha

Q6. Who wrote the influential book, “The Principles of Scientific Management”?

a) F W Taylor
b) Charles Darwin
c) Phillip Kotler

Ans. F W Taylor

Q7 Which English language newspaper founded by James Wilson claims that it “is not chronicle of economics”?

Ans. Economist

Q8 What was initially called “Presenter”. and was developed by Thomas Ruskin and Dennis Austin of Forethought, Inc?

Ans. Power Point

Q9 November 26 is celebrated as ‘National _____ Day’? Hint: India has a surplus production of this. One great man who lead a revolution made this happen.

Ans. Milk

Q10. Which term is derived from an Old French word meaning ‘dead pledge’? Hint: Common term used when you are applying for a loan

Ans. Mortgage

Q11. In his book, “Second Chance: For your money, your life, and our world,” he defines wealth as freedom from work. Hint: He also wrote ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’

Ans. Robert Kiyozaki

Q12. Parkwood Topshop Athletic Ltd is a 50-50 joint venture between Topshop and which famous musician?

a) Jennifer Lopez
b) Shakira
c) Beyonce

Ans. Beyonce

Q13. Its campaign “Play it Right” is a sort of repositioning for the brand. In the last campaign, the brand adopted a naughty, “Your time, your place” positioning. Which brand? Hint: Change your ____, Are you in the right ____ were two other famous campaigns.

Ans. Moods

Q14. Records from around 4000 BC refers to a substance called Kohl that was used to darken eyelashes, eyes, and eyebrows. Kohl was used to mask the eyes. How do we know it today?

Ans. Kajal / Mascara

Q15. Identify the cofounder of MindTree. (Visual)

a) Ramadorai
b) Subrato Bagchi
c) Kris Gopalakrishnan

Ans. Subrato Bagchi

Q16. Identify this famous lady from the banking industry. First Indian female to graduate from Harvard Business School?

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Ans. Naina Lal Kidwai

Q17. What did he invent?

download (2)

Ans. Mouse

Q18. Identify the logo from the world of online.

download (1)

Ans. Dubsmash

Q19. Who studied bureaucracy?
a) Max Webber
b) Vin Hall
c) James Smith

Ans. Mark Webber

Q20. Name the brand from the famous movie title starring Merryl Streep, Anne Hatheway.

Ans. Prada

Questions contributed by Jaiquizzi.

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Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Goa – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Goa – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • BITS Pilani, Goa – Ms. Meghana and Ashwin K
  • BITS Pilani, Goa – Lucky K and Roshan D

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Who was the founder of Tata Air Services which is now known as Air India?
Ans. JRD Tata
Q.2. Which IT Training Institute from India was the first in Asia to get an ISO 9000:2001 certification?
Ans. Aptech
Q.3. 3M = ________ Mining and Manufacturing. Fill in the blank.

Ans. Minnesota

Q.4. Which famous Indian investor is also known as “Pied Piper of online browsers?”

Ans. Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
Q.5. Which two major companies founded by the same family and rival to each other can have its origins traced back to Herzogenaurach, Germany?
Ans. Adidas, Puma
Q.6. How does the world know CTRC better as?
Ans. IBM (CTRC = Computing Tabulating Recording Company)


Q.7. Which former editor of the Hindu was set to launch a newspaper called The Wire on February 15,2016?
Ans. Siddharth Varadarajan

Q.8. Which famous footballer was recently roped in as Ambassador of Tata Motors?
Ans. Lionel Messi

Q.9. Which organisation in the US relating to stocks and investment is also known as the “Big Board” ?
Ans. New York Stock Exchange

Q.10. Expand DJIA, if A stands for Average. 
Ans. Dow Jones Industrial Average

Q.11. Which company in India had opened “Batmobile”, an emergency charging station for batteries of 4-wheeler cars?
Ans. Exide


Q.12. The official secret of what can be found in the Suntrust Bank in Atlanta?
Ans. Coca-Cola
Q.13. Which company from Sweden built war aircraft, automobiles and other similar equipment for Sweden until the 1960s?


Q.14. Forbes’100 most powerful women list has 4 Indians – Arundhati Bhattacharya, Indira Nooyi, Kiran-Mazumdar Shaw and who, thanks to her contribution to the media industry via Hindustan Times?

Ans. Shobhna Bhartia

Q.15. Identify.

Ans. William Boeing
Q.16. Identify
Ans. Wall Street
17. Identify. Hint – He wanted to show people The world, then named a company after himself.
Ans. Thomas Cook
Q.18. Identify. Hint- A co-founder of a famous Tech giant.
Ans. Paul Allen
Questions contributed by Lucky Kaul, BITS Goa

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Schedule

Date Day City
2/13/2016 Saturday Goa
2/14/2016 Sunday Manipal
2/16/2016 Tuesday Jaipur
2/20/2016 Saturday Indore
2/21/2016 Sunday Pune
2/22/2016 Monday Visakhapatnam
2/25/2016 Thursday Hyderabad
2/28/2016 Sunday Lucknow
2/29/2016 Monday Jammu
3/1/2016 Tuesday Jalandhar
3/2/2016 Wednesday Chandigarh
3/3/2016 Thursday Dehradun
3/5/2016 Saturday Raipur
3/6/2016 Sunday Nagpur
3/8/2016 Tuesday Calicut
3/9/2016 Wednesday Kochi
3/11/2016 Friday Udaipur
3/12/2016 Saturday Vadodara
3/13/2016 Sunday Ahmedabad
3/14/2016 Monday Coimbatore
3/17/2016 Thursday Jamshedpur
3/18/2016 Friday Ranchi
3/20/2016 Sunday Bengaluru
3/22/2016 Tuesday Gurgaon
3/24/2016 Thursday Bhubaneswar
3/26/2016 Saturday Mysore
3/27/2016 Sunday Trichy
3/29/2016 Tuesday Chennai
3/31/2016 Thursday Guwahati
4/1/2016 Firday Ghaziabad
4/2/2016 Saturday Delhi
4/4/2016 Monday Patna
4/5/2016 Tuesday Varanasi
4/8/2016 Friday Kolkata
4/9/2016 Saturday Navi Mumbai
4/10/2016 Sunday Mumbai
4/17/2016 Sunday Mumbai (National Finals)

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – International Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – International Finals Questions


  • WINNER : IIFT – Kunal Malhotra and Viraj Bake
  • RUNNER UP : LNMIIT – Anivesh and Kushal Shah


International Finals Questions:

Round 1 (Taking Guard):

1. These are different types of jewellery made by a company called War & Peace which uses a metal called ‘Peace Bronze’ to make their range of jewellery. What do they make their jewels from?

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A. Made from disarmed and recycled nuclear weapons from across the world.

2. The Swedish music band ABBA has revealed a very economic reason in their photo book for their wearing outrageous and not-so-familiar clothing on stage, which is also similar in the U.S. for artists like Lady GaGa. What is the reason?

A. Due to tax benefits. The cost of outfits could be deducted against tax – so long as the costumes were so outrageous they could not possibly be worn on the street.

3. Identify this institution started in 1875 following a meeting, at the Leger Hotel in King William Street, which now has an Indian owner.

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A. Blackburn Rovers F.C.

4. This great fashion mogul has now opened a museum for the world of fashion. Identify.

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A. Pierre Cardin

5. Which world famous brand’s name comes from Tupi-Guarani language, now Portuguese, meaning ‘Beast’ or ‘the one who kills with one leap’?

A. Jaguar

6. Who does this lead you to? (Unbelievable money in the recent past and one of the big names in entertainment)

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A. Triple H

Round 2 (Pinch Hitting):

1. In the world of economics, what is an unclaimed corpse indicator?

A. During recessions, because of high funeral costs, family members never claim the bodies of the deceased so the state will pay for costs.

2. This is a type of a commercial establishment that gets its name from a Belgian town.

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A. Spa in Belgium

3. Justia is a legal database firm which trademarks intangible items with the U.S. government. Which famous music personality trademarked the phrases ‘Party like its 1989’, ‘This sick beat’, Nice to meet you, where you been’, in 2015?

A. Taylor Swift

4.What was born in 3420, Boelter Hall in UCLA? This has now been opened to the public as a location.

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A. This is where the internet was born.

5. In 1765, A. Boulanger put a sign above his front door stating: “Boulanger débite des ________ divins” with the added Latin invitation translating to “Come to me, those who are famished, and I will give you sustenance”. What word did he use to describe his institution that has become a generic to describe all such businesses?

A. Restaurant

6. A brand originated [Buzzer Pressed]

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A. Old Spice

7. Called ‘Flash’ in Nigeria, ‘Prank’ in England and Australia, ‘Beep’ in Africa, what phenomenon now used as a marketing tool by companies and political parties alike amounts  to 70% of all traffic in Bangladesh?

A. Marketing through Missed Calls.

8. Lance Armstrong said this about whom: “We had some common bonds. We had the disease. We both never met our birth father. Neither of us had a college degree. We both like to bike a little. And yet we never talked about any of that”?

A. Steve Jobs

9. These are shoes [Buzzer Pressed]

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A. Cristiano Ronaldo

10. Who is the missing person? 3 of them started a phenomenal production company and lent their initials to part of the name.

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A. Steven Spielberg of Dreamworks SKG

11. What was the reason for heavy buying of numbers 0318, 2303 and 1609 of Singapore’s D4 lottery on 23rd March, 2015?

A. Demise of Lee Kuan Yew and picking four-digit lottery numbers based on his time of death, or other combinations associated with the former prime minister.

12. It’s a 2 word phrase that originates from the Middle Ages, when it referred to pottery or metalwork that had just been pulled from the fire in which it had been hardened. Which one?

A. Brand New

Round 2 (Slog Overs):

1. According to the OED, this fictional family from the Ballyhoo magazine served as inspiration for a word because the family always said nonsensical things which actually amounted to nothing. Which word?

A. Zilch

2. Connect:

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A. Solar Impluse which recently flew over India.

3. Made of Calabash Gourd or the Mahogany Wood, it features a curve that end where the bowl sits. It has an air chamber below the bowl to keep it cool and dry. What is this and who uses it? It is an item that is associated with a person/character who is admired world over.

A. Pipe of Sherlock Holmes

4. This is a famous location, the oldest cafe in Paris. It was frequented by several liberals like Voltaire and so on, but the idea to create something very specific for this world happened at this cafe. Created by Denis and Jean, the whole world has been captivated by their series of creations. What concept of publications started in 1685 was discussed here?

A. The creation of the encyclopaedia

5. These are published by Techno Comics. Its a comic book series, Primortals which was published between 1995 and 1997. Who was the creator of this series?

A. Leonard Nimoy

6. This book earned its author close to an estimated US$ 150 M during his lifetime. His relatives did not want the royalties of the book after his death. The proceeds finally went to charities of his home state but the same expires on 30 April 2015 when the rights to the book come into the public domain. Which book?

A. Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – National Finals Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – National Finals Questions


  • WINNER : IIFT – Kunal Malhotra and Viraj Bake
  • RUNNER UP : LNMIIT – Anivesh and Kushal Shah


National Finals Questions:

Round 1 – Getting Started

1) George Wittet, one of the first board members of the Tata Engineering Co, the previous avatar of Tata Motors, was the first president of IIA from 1917. What did he architect for the Tatas?

A. Bombay House

2) Identify the entity from the logo.


A. Marley Resort & Spa

3) Identify the entity from the logo.


A. Murty Classical Library of India

4) China to Washington DC in 2000, China to Memphis in 2003, China to Edinburgh in 2011 and China to Paris in 2012 are some of the historic flights of FedEx containing two main passengers along with 200 kilos of a type of woody grass, 100 kilos of shoots, 45 kilos of apples, plus plenty of fresh water. Who was being transported?

A. Pandas

5) Connect:


A. Starbucks

6) 40 devotees of Maa Manglagauri Mandir in Gaya town, Bihar have opened a bank for their financial betterment. Who are the principal founders of the bank or what is this bank’s uniqueness?

A. Bank started and operated by Beggers

Round 2 – Pinch Hitting

1) Identify the entity from the logo.


A. Iron Bank of Braavos

2) What is the name of this tour?


A. Steve Jobs Tour

3) Which economic indicator named after a television channel got its name because of behaviour – when the economy is down, this channel got the highest views?

A. CNBC Indicator

4) The patent for what was given by US Patent department to Clarence Saunders on October 9 1917, which he used for his grocery store ‘Piggly Wiggly’?

A. Self Serving Store

5) What is the significance of this image?


A. Secret Easter Egg used for the first time

6) Trademarked in the UK, what generic material was named after John L McAdam, a British surveyor who suggested that the broken stones of even size mixed with tar would result in highest quality products?

A. Tarmac

7) Identify from the advertisement.


A. Titan Edge

8) First appearing in the 1590’s in England, this term meaning designated funds came from the fact that farmers used a special identification on their livestock by cutting distinctive notches on the animals. What economic term?

A. Earmark

9) Where would you come across ‘Hotel Borse’?


A. The Grand Budapest Hotel Location

10) Connect:



11) What has Mona Mehta designed?


A. Designed IPL Trophy

12) Who started out as a stock broker before trying his hand at the family business of PVC pipe making and later went on to be the chairman of Gujarat State Finance Corporation in 1995?

A. Amit Shah

Round 3 – Slog Overs:

1) Origin of the term Benchmarking.


2) Koryo is a company based in Beijing and started by Nicholas Bonner, a Leeds University Professor and film director Daniel Gordon in 2001. They meet each of their clients personally before the transaction and they have a monopoly in their industry. What specific destination do they market?

A. Tour of North Korea

3) Briefcase used by US President to authorize a nuclear attack while away from fixed command centers. What is the name?


A. Nuclear Football

4) Connect:


A. Vogue

5) Explain:


A. The Launch of Businessline by RK Laxman

6) A Member of the original cast of Agatha Christie’s play Mousetrap, he sold his 10 percent production rights of the play to finance his dream which won him an Oscar for best film and direction. Which Oscar winner’s epic is this?

A. Richard Attenborough – Gandhi

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – North Zonal Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – North Zonal Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • MIET – Ankur Mahajan and Sanjay Kumar 
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • LNMIIT – Anivesh and Kushal Shah


Q.1. Which specific product- by ‘Whoz High’ readymade online cloth manufacturer, was brought into national media focus and peak sales during Valentine’s Day 2015?

Ans. Muffler  

Q.2. In 1913, a draft was drawn on the name of Chartered Bank .It was the most valued draft at the time, and was presented to its receiver. What honourable draft did the Chartered Bank draw?

Ans. Tagore’s Nobel Prize

Q.3. Name the petroleum company behind these gourmet- style cafes at petrol pump outlets. These are present in Europe, Asia & Africa.

Wild Bean Cafe

Ans. British Petroleum

Q.4. Named after centuries old heritage location.


Ans. Alexandria

Q.5.   Connect:


Ans. Saina Nehwal

Q.6. Called “Beyond”. It is 32 room resort with various rooms like – Red Room, White Room. What is so unique about this category of holiday resorts.


Ans. Wine Tourism (in Nashik)

Q.7. Started on Jan 3, 2012 by Ambareesh Murty and Ashish Shah. Its name is derived from something that is honest and a spice that is ‘proudly Indian’ and a slang word for ‘fun’. The company embraces Indian talent, craftsmanship and business acumen. Which company did they establish?

Ans. PepperFry

Q.8. Identify a huge enterprise by her.


Ans. DKNY 

Q.9. In December 2014, which company patented 18 Carat Gold, instead of metals used in alloys, a low density ceramic was used to make the gold harder?

Ans. Apple Watch

Q.10. Described as a pressing need in today’s age, what is “emotional neutrality” in finance?

Ans. The concept of removing greed, fear, superstitions and other human emotions from financial or investment decisions. 

Q.11. This famous lady is the only woman on an US Dollar bill. Identify her.


Ans. Martha Washington

Q.12. This is the flag of the 4th largest German City. Originally it was a Roman province. The name is signfies of a luxury type of water. Name it.


Ans. Cologne  

Q.13.  Connect:


Ans. SnapDeal

Q.14. What term originated by this practice started by Lesley Red, of carrying a pig after a victory?



Q.15. What word meaning “treasure” is the Luxury Lifestyle stores of Taj Hotels?

Ans. Taj Khazana    

 Q.16. He is a French publisher/designer whose Late 1800s design is now eponymous with works of Harry Potter and Hunger Games. What?


Ans. Garamond

Q.17.Unusual Headphones created by?


Ans.Dolce & Gabbana

Q.18. First plant is in Nangloi (Delhi) in 2003. The second  plant came up in Danapur, Bihar. It catered to places such as Bihar, Howrah and Sealdah. Now, facilities have come up in Tamil Nadu and Bangalore. What product is manufactured in these places?

Ans.Rail Neer  

Q.19. Connect:


Ans. Manchester City F.C.

Q.20. Latin Word for Twins. Whose venture?


Ans. Winklevoss Twins

Q.21. In computer architecture, a 32 bit integer can encode a number as high as 2147483647. However, this company had to change its entire architecture from a 32 bit to a 64 bit integer encoding in 2014. Which “occurrence” caused this?

Ans. Data overflow on the Youtube View Count for ‘Gangnam Style’.   

Q.22.   Short film released in 1968. First film by this iconic guy. Later became the name of his production venture. Who is he?


Ans. Steven Spielberg

Q.23. Famous person from the World of Tatas receiving Padma Bhushan from Zakir Hussain


Ans. Naval Tata  

Q.24.  First published in 1783. Has sold more than a 100 million copies thereafter. What?


 Ans. Webster Dictionary   

 Questions contributed by Subhodeep Jash!