Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Delhi – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: St. Stephen’s College – Apratim Chandra and Antony Paul
  • RUNNER UP: Dyal Singh College – Akash Verma and Abhishek. P

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Upansna Taku & Bipin Preet Singh founded which mobile digital wallet?(Hint: quickest wallet)

Ans. Mobikwik

Q.2. FF91 car claimed to be faster than Tesla. Its is named after which famous Scientist?

Ans. Faraday

Q.3. Google AdSense banned 2 words? Identify?

Ans. Fake News

Q.4. Identify the logo:

Ans. Glenmark
Q.5. Fly-fi, free Wi-fi provided by which airline?
(Hint 1: Budget Airline, Hint 2: Not Indian)
Ans. JetBlue
Q.6. Book by ——— is a $1,500-a-month contract-free service that the manufacturer says will eliminate the hassle that comes with owning a vehicle. (Hint: Book C_______)
Ans. Cadillac
Q.7. Identify the RBI Governor:
Bimal Jalan RBI
Ans. Bimal Jalan
Q.8. Switch is an online game service by which company?
Ans. Nintendo
Q.9. Recognizing the vast potential of artificial intelligence to affect the public interest, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Omidyar Network,  and others have formed a $27 million fund to apply the humanities, the social sciences and other disciplines to the development of AI. Name the major founder other than the above.
(Hint: in connection with a large professional networking company)
Ans. Reid Hoffman
Q.10. Identify the personality. (Hint: Head of a famous College, Also a Board member of Tata Sons)
Ans. Nitin Nohria
Q.11. Microbus or ID Buzz is by which car maker. Said to be the car of the future. (Hint: German Manufacturer famos for building small cars)
Ans. Volkswagen 
Q.12. Glu Mobile was acquired by Plain Vanilla. Name their most famous mobile application?
Ans. QuizUp
Q.13. Mondelez International launched this in the indian market to compete with Snickers and Mars. (Hint: 4 letter word)
Ans. Fuse (by Cadbury)
Q.14. Identify the campaign.
 
Ans. Incredible India
Q.15. Question on Second Life.
Q.16. TPP is a trade agreement between countries (not inclusive of China). Expand TP if P in TPP stands for partnership. 
Ans. Trans Pacific
Q.17. 18. Extracted via hydro or steam distillation. Famous Worldwide. ‘Degs & Bopka’. (Hint: Link with Lucknow)
Ans. Ittar/ atar/ Perfume
Q.18. Identify ____ Labs. A pharmaceutical company.
Lupin Pharma
Ans. Lupin Labs 

Questions contributed by Pranav Taneja

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 – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jammu – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jammu – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:  MIET – Ankur Mahajan and Sanjay Kumar
  • RUNNER UP: SMVD University – Sarthak Das and Kumar Vaibhav

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Expand KYC.

Ans. Know Your Customer

Q.2. Who is the Economic Affairs Secretary of India?

Ans. Shaktikanta Das

Q.3. What was started by Ganga Bhishen Aggarwal?

Ans. Haldirams

Q.4. Which airlines name denotes calmness? Hint: Two Word Chinese Name.

Ans. Cathay Pacific

Q.5. Who started Alibaba?

Ans. Jack Ma

Q.6. What was started by Reed Hastings?

Ans. Netflix

Q.7. Who wrote in National Geographic Magazine under pseudo name?

Ans. Alexander Graham Bell

Q.8. Who started Gemini Bitcoin Exchange?

Ans. Winklevoss Twins

Q.9. What was created to help students learn the use of mouse?

Ans. MS Paint

Q.10. Which company’s employees are called cast members?

Ans. Disney

Q.11. Which brand derives its name from Voice and Data?

Ans. Vodafone

Q.12. Which brand of soap was endorsed by Vinod Khanna and Imran Khan?

Ans. Cinthol

Q.13. Which company has acquired TuppleJump?

Ans. Apple

Q.14. Which company’s in-house clothing line is called Symbol?

Ans. Amazon

Q.15. Which ‘bag’ was invented by Thomas Sullivan?

Ans. Teabag

Q.16. Which alcohol company is famous for its crown series Blended Whiskey?

Ans. Seagram’s

Q.17. Which brand owns Dasani drinking water?

Ans. Coca Cola

Q.18. Which famous economic principal is named after an Italian Econimist?

Ans. Pareto Principal

Q.19. Which famous English author was a banker as well?

Ans. PG Woodhouse

Wild Card:

Q.1. Lux released obituary on death of this Chief Minister?

Ans. Jayalalitha

Q.2. Where in the world Rolex Digital watches are used?

Ans. Wimbledon

Q.3. Which cosmetics brand was started by Anita Roddick?

Ans. Body Shop

Questions contributed by Ankur Mahajan

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