Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Chennai Silks- Arul Sarvanan and Yogesh Pai
  • RUNNER UP: Brookefields – Ashwin B and Balasubramaniam

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. True blue is a joint venture between ___ and Arvind fashion brands?

Ans. Sachin Tendulkar

Q.2. Which brand launched its youth study that covers 11,000 youngsters from more than 50 cities across India? Aptly titled “__ Many Me project”, the in depth research was presented with much fanfare at __ youth marketing forum 2016. Which TV channel?

Ans. MTV

Q.3. This is Ambareesh Murty. He is the founder of which furniture related company?


Ans. Pepperfry

Q.4. Indi.com, is a social platform. Which bollywood actor is backing this initiative?

Ans. Anil Kapoor

Q.5. Toyota corp decided to stop production of its best seller MUV-Innova to pave way for the launch of the new generation Innova ___?

Ans. Crysta

Q.6. Le Travenues Technology Pvt Ltd. which runs ___.com , has rolled out a new app discovery platform that lets brands reach out to train travelers contextually and helps them discover apps and relevant deals?

Ans. Ixigo

Q.7. Google doodle celebrating a world event?

euro 2016

Ans.Euro 2016

Q.8. Famous TN born international personality was the first professor in residence and chief innovation consultant at GE. His books include Three Box Solution and Reverse Innovation. Who?

Ans. Vijay Govindarajan

Q.9. Company has got a tentative nod from the US Food and Drug Administration for the Generic version of Allergan Inc’s birth control pill Lo Loestrin FE. Which company is this if they are famous for candid B?

Ans. Glenmark 

Q.10. This car has launched a technology business the In motion venture which aims to create greener ways of making short journeys. Which car brand?

Ans.  Jaguar 

Q.11.Logo of?

goli vada pav

Ans. Goli Vada Pav

Q.12. MS recently launched a product to compete with IFTTT a tool that connects various apps. Whats it called?

Ans. Flow

Q.13. Which company acquired Indulekha and Vayodha from Mosons group in 2015?

Ans. HUL

Q.14. Launching a new social network and phone service in US and its all designed to make easier for everyday person to support their favorite cause. The social network is called TPO named after the peoples operator the charitable mobile phone sevice that’s existed in UK since 2012 allowing people to automatically donate 10% of their monthly phone bill to the charity of their choice. Whose initiative?

Ans. Jimmy Wales

Q.15. Logo of?


Ans. Instagram

Q.16. DBS launched India’s mobile only bank. Name it.

Ans. Digibank

Q.17. Kali aerated water works, a century old TN based pvt firm owns soft drinks brand such as Kalimark. It is more popular for its flagship brand?

Ans. Bovonto 

Q.18. Which company acquired a user generated content company Livefyre recently?

Ans. Adobe

Q.19. His first big project was Commodore Hotel, which he partnered with Hyatt to buy in 1976 for an undisclosed price and renamed it Grand Hyatt?

Ans. Donald Trump

Q.20. The sleep revolution: Transforming Your Life, One Night At A Time” is a book by?

Ans. Ariana Huffington

Questions contributed by Anuradha Prabhu Pai

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Indore – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: BHEL – Debasish Mandal & Vivek Pathak
  • RUNNER UP: TROIS – Ms. Deepti Singh and Ameya Talanki

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1.The giant auto company  and the popular experiential game Escape the Room teamed up to create the largest game experience yet – the first-ever driveable game that challenged participants to use the latest technology and features to figure out clues and solve puzzles in a way that’s never been done before. Designed in collaboration with New York State’s I LOVE NEW YORK campaign, creator and visionary puzzle master Victor Blake crafted a consumer experience like no other. Players attempted to escape multiple rooms in one of New York’s most iconic buildings – Moynihan Station. Escape NYC: An Escape the Room Driving Experience. Name the Auto Company.

Ans. Ford

Q.2. Princeton graduate Dilip Kapur did his Pd.D from the University of Denver. It was while doing his Ph.D that Kapur did a stint at Poor Richard’s , a leather house, and fell in love with thematerial and decided to manufacture leather items in India. Name the brand.

Ans. Hidesign

Q.3. Name the largest selling sandwich maker in the world?


Ans. Subway (Jared Scot Fogle )

Q.4. ________capitalism is a term describing an economy in which success in business depends on close relationships between business people and government officials. It may be exhibited by favoritism in the distribution of legal permits, government grants, specialtax breaks, or other forms of state interventionism. Fill in the blank.

Ans. Crony

Q.5. Navi Scooter is the brand from which company?

Ans. Honda

 Q.6. Name the company founded by the person Satish Babu for retail mobile store?


Ans. Univercell

Q.7. Who quote this, “We were starting out to make photography an everyday affair, to make the camera as convenient as the pencil.”

Ans. George Eastman

Q.8. It was developed in 1987 by the American brothers Thomas and John Knoll, who sold the distribution license in 1988.Thomas Knoll, a PhD student at theUniversity of Michigan, began writing a program on hisMacintosh Plus to display grayscale images on a monochrome display. This program, called Display, caught the attention of his brother John Knoll, an Industrial Light & Magic employee, who recommended that Thomas turn it into a full-fledged image editing program. Thomas took a six-month break from his studies in 1988 to collaborate with his brother on the program. Name the product.

Ans. Photoshop (Adobe)

Q.9. Laszlo (Biro) was sitting in a cafe watching children play marbles, and the marble leave a trail of water as it rolled through a puddle.What was invented after watching this phenomenon?

Ans. Ball-point pen

Q.10. Fill in the blank (either one).


Ans. Hero & O.P. Munjal

Q.11. This Indexis a whimsical concept put forward by Andrew Lawrence, a property analyst atDresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, in January 1999, which showed that the world’s tallest buildings have risen on the eve of economic downturns.Business cycles and high rising construction correlate in such a way that investment in these constructions peaks when cyclical growth is exhausted and the economy is ready for recession. Name the index.

Ans. Skyscraper Index

Q.12. Which everyday tool was designed by Daniel C. Stillson(1826-1899) used by the plumbers?

Ans. Pipe Wrench

Q.13. Name the retail chain founded by the person named Radhakrishna Damani.

d mart

Ans. D-Mart

Q.14. A group of seven companies began the development of USB in 1994 :Compaq,DEC,IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, and Nortel. It was designed to standardize the connection of computer peripherals (including keyboards, pointing devices, digital cameras, printers, portable media players, disk drives and network adapters) to personal computers, both to communicate and to supply electric power. It has become commonplace on other devices, such as smartphones, PDAs and video game consoles. Name it.

Ans. USB (Universal Serial Bus)

 Q.15. The name of the fabric was coined in England around the late 18th Century as an early form of branding using the French translation of ‘cloth of the King’ . This is perhaps to promote an image of royal quality and to give the English-manufactured cotton cloth an air of French prestige. Name the fabric.

Ans. Corduroy

Q.16. Fill in the blank.


Ans. Capitalists

 Q.17. When taken along with a daily diet, which energy drink enhance 3X Stamina helps the children perform 3 times better as compared to others. Name the brand.

Ans. Boost

Q.18. Which company’s product range includes popular brands like Aim & i Kno ?

Ans. ITC

Q.19. Identify the logo.


Ans. Harvard University

Q.20. Which is the largest state-owned natural gas processing company in India ?

Ans. GAIL (India) Limited [ Gas Authority of India Limited. ]

Questions contributed by Debasish Mandal of BHEL, Bhopal

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Corporate Edition 2016 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER: Bhilai Steel Plant- Sanjay S and Manoj Kumar Prasad
  • RUNNER UP:Bhilai Steel Plant- SPS Jaggi and Shekar

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. The studio which signed Liz Taylor also paid for her wedding gown?

Ans. MGM

Q.2. Male attire inspired by red dress of the Lady Margaret Boat Club (1825), the rowing club of St. John’s College, Cambridge.?

Ans. Blazer

Q.3. Super selling product, being played by one hand cuffed, feet solving, fewest move, blind folded etc?

Ans. Rubik cube

Q.4. Identify.

Mumbai : RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan with his wife Radhika Puri Rajan during meet Maharashtra Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao and his wife Ch Vinodha at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai on Sunday. Photo Girish Srivastav/15.02.2015

Ans. Radhika Raghuram Rajan

Q.5. James Wilson presented India’s budget in 1869, also the founder of which famous publication?

Ans. Economist

Q.6. Ad line of which company- Nuts.Guts. Glory.

Ans. Micromax

Q.7. Founder of?

gold's gym

Ans. Gold’s Gym

Q.8. Roshni Nadar is associated with which company?

Ans. HCL

Q.9. Hans Wildrof Foundation owns which watch brand?

Ans. Rolex

Q.10. Luca Pacioli, gave which accounting method?

Ans. Double entry

Q.11. Ebrahim Rabari gave which term?

Ans. Rexit

Q.12. Which Indian company named after getting inspired from first moon landing?

Ans. Apollo Hospitals

Q.13. Identify.


Ans. Y.Deweshwar of ITC

Q.14. Fenway sports owns Red sox baseball and which other sports club?

Ans. Liverpool FC

Q.15. The name of copper coin derived from which Sanskrit name for small?

Ans. Aana

Q.16. Logo of?


Ans. Heinekien

Q.17. Owner of Vasanth mill, Coimbatore. Which finance minister?

Ans. Shanmugam Chetty

Q.18. It started in 1996, which Middle East tourist attraction?

Ans. Dubai Shopping Festival

Q.19. Cheil worldwide is owned by which asian company?

Ans. Samsung

Q.20. Logo of ?


Ans. Vine