Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Sonepat – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Sonepat – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • 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 – 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 – 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 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Raipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: IIM Raipur: Jassojeet  and Suhash
  • RUNNER UP: NIT Raipur: Abhik Sarkar and Pratyush

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Indian business executive who formerly served as the Co-CEO of Deutsche Bank from 2012 until 2015. Starting 2017, he is serving as president at Cantor Fitzgerald. He was a member of Deutsche Bank’s Management Board. Who?

Ans. Anshu Jain

Q.2. The Airline in association with Delhi Police recently launched ‘Akhiri Ahuti’, a social service under which the Gurgaon-based airline would ferry free of cost the bodies of Northeast residents who die in Delhi to their homes. Which Airline?

Ans. Indigo Airline

Q.3. Which company bought Duke’s in 1994 to enter India. Duke’s is  a brand that is steeped in Mumbai and was founded in 1889 by Dinshwaji Pandole.

Ans. Pepsi

Q.4. Id the Logo ?

Ans. Urban Ladder

Q.5. The company has a deal to sell its core internet business, which includes its digital advertising, email and media assets, to Verizon for USD 4.83 billion. It also change its name called Altaba. Which company?

Ans. Yahoo Changing its name to Altaba.

Q.6. Two word answer. It’s James bond Favorite. It’s first SUV, Stelvio, launched including two new engine options and three trim levels heading to the UK. Which company?

Ans. Alfa Romeo

Q.7. It is a British brand of hair styling products for men, endorsed by Kishore Kumar. Which brand?

Ans. Brylcreem

Q.8. Id the watch brand.

Ans. Breitling

Q.9. A new campaign,“Never Follow”, suggests aspiring athletes should not try to follow in the footsteps of famous footballer Paul Pogba. Whose campaign is this?

Ans. Adidas

Q.10. Question on P51 Ford Mustang

Q.11. ‘Brookside Chocolate’ was acquired by which chocolate making Company?

Ans. Hershey

Q.12. Id the Logo?

Ans. Longines

Q.13. Question on Apple to reduce tax in Ireland.

Q.14. Kishore Biyani-led Future Group’s food arm Future Consumer Enterprise today launched its brand oats. What is it called?

Ans. Kosh

Q.15. Question on “Eager to get you home” advertising campaign and the success story on health care.

Ans. Max Healthcare

Q.16. Founders of ?

Ans. Jabong

Q.17. IBM appointed him as managing director of its India business. Who?

Ans. Karan Bajwa

Q.18. In 1976, two brothers Mukund Lal Dua & Ramesh Kumar Dua dreamed to take their father’s footwear business. It was “to help people to ___”

Ans. Relaxo

Q.19. Id the Logo?

Ans. Expedia.com

Wild Card Round:

Q.1. Itihaasa is an app by Kris Gopalakrishnan about the history of Indian IT. Why is he important?

Ans. He is the executive vice chairman of Infosys

Q.2. Which individual is credited with creating the following currency- Galleon, Sickle and Knut?

Ans. J K Rowling

Q.3. Which entity operated its algorithm on PageRank system?

Ans. Google

Q.4. Which brand started with the objective of creating high quality oxides?

Ans. Exide

Q.5. Arvind Subramaniam is an Indian economist and chief economic advisor to the Government, took charge on 16th October 2014. Who did he succeed?

Ans. Raghuram Rajan

Q.6. Who is the current chairman of Tata Steel?

Ans. N Chandrasekaran

Questions contributed by Suman Kujur, NIT Raipur

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 – 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 – Anand – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Anand – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: GCET : Digant B. and Dehit Garaga
  • RUNNER UP: University of Baroda : Jay Rana and Shashank

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Ashok Leyland recently launched their electric bus. The name they chose was trademarked by a movie director. Which word?

Ans. Circuit

Q.2. Usha Sangvan, the first woman MD of LIC, is the daughter of the man who gave rural India a famous tractor?

Ans. Sonalika

Q.3. Expand CRDI.

Ans. Common Rail Diesel Injection.

Q.4. Name the sauce created by Steve Ells, which is popular across subway?

Ans. Chipotle

Q.5. Dr. Burman founded which company?

Ans. Dabur

Q.6. Who founded Catamaran Ventures?

Ans. Narayan Murthy

Q.7. Which product gets its name from Harry Pick?

Ans. Harpic

Q.8. Crown Property Bureau manages the investment of which royal family? Hint: South east Asian Country

Ans. Thailand

Q.9.  Jeetho is a mini truck by which Indian automobile company?

Ans. Mahindra

Q.10. Identify the logo.

 

Ans. Coal India

Q.11. This company recently introduced packaged coconut water under Cocoma brand. Which company?

Ans. Cavin Kare

Q.12. Voyolla co-launched a jewellery brand Navrang with this company. Which company?

Ans.  Network 18 

Q.13. This Canadian firm is buying 51% stake in Catholic Syrian Bank?

Ans. Fairfax

Q.14. This global container shipping carrier is to acquire German container shipping line Hamburg Sud, termed the seventh largest container shipping line and a leader in the North-South trades?

Ans. Maersk

Q.15. Identify the logo.

Del monte

Ans. Del Monte

Q.16. Higher Taste and Govinda are restaurant brands from this organisation?

Ans. ISKCON

Q.17. “Come quickly, I am drinking the stars”– this is a quote attributed to him. Who?

Ans. Dom Perignon

Q.18. With which private bank did Ola tie up to offer mobile ATMs across 10 cities?

Ans. Yes bank

Q.19. Indian merchants came from Africa and started which industry at Surat?

Ans. Diamond industry

Q.20. Identify

Bata Shoe Museum

Ans. Bata shoe museum

Knockout: 

Q.1. An early 17th Century term, which meant an early payment to ensure promptness.

Ans. Tip

Q.2. A historic fee paid to the territorial lord of travelers and merchants which was given in return for permission to use waterways of a particular country. Initially for waterways. Which term?

Ans. Toll

Q.3. What is the Persian word for a place of prices or bargain?

Ans. Bazaar

Q.4. Kopi Luwak, a beverage is produced in a peculiar way. Explain.

Ans. It is a variety of coffee that includes part-digested coffee cherries eaten and defecated by the Asian palm civet

Q.5. The Burj Khalifa became the location for a fashion designer to launch his first hotel. Who?

Ans. Armani

Q.6. Finance secretary of India has the privilege of signing currency of which denomination?

Ans. 1 Rupee Note

Q.7. BBC described which Nobel laureate as “The Conscience and Mother Teresa of Economics?

Ans. Amartya Sen

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ahmedabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Ahmedabad – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • 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 2017 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Pune – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER:  AFMC – Anmol Dhawan and Prabhav Vasistha
  • RUNNER UP: SIBM – Ritesh and Prateek

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which country was second to adopt a currency based on block chain technology?

Ans. Senegal

Q.2. Playbook is a product by which company?

Ans. Blackberry

Q.3. Syncopy Films Inc. is owned by which filmmaker?

Ans. Christopher Nolan

Q.4. Which bank gets its name from the fact that it was Bank inaugurated on the day of Vijayadashmi?

Ans. Vijaya Bank

Q.5. Identify the logo.

GoDaddy

Ans. GoDaddy

Q.6. Identify.

Radha Mohan Singh

Ans. Radha Mohan Singh

Q.7. Identify the logo.

Bombay Burmah Trading

Ans. Bombay Burmah Trading Co.

Q.8. There four Cs of a diamond. Cut, Colour, carat and ?

Ans. Clarity

Q.9. Question on Fenway Sports and Liverpool

Q.10. Question on Gala logo.

Q.11. Question on Boomerang employees

Q.12. Question on Thailand Stock Exchange

Q.13. Identify.

TVS

Ans. Venu Srinivasan

Questions contributed by Vrushabh and Viraj Morabia  

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2017 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Results:

  • WINNER: LNMIIT – Dheeraj Gupta and Dikshant Rathi
  • RUNNER UP: BIT Mesra – S. N. Saurav and Shubham Israni

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. How do we better know UTI Bank in today’s world?

Ans. Axis Bank

Q.2. What two-word term did Ericsson use to describe its GS 88 “Penelope” in 1997,that is so much a part of our lives today?

Ans. Smartphone

Q.3. Which Indian company sold Thumbs Up to Coke?

Ans. Parle

Q.4. Ronald Wayne, along with two others, is the founder of which famous company?

Ans. Apple

Q.5. What airline that caters to Jaipur is promoted by the Wadia group?

Ans. GoAir

Q.6. Which famous brand features Harlistas in its commercials? Hint: An Indian company is giving them a run for their money

Ans. Harley Davidson

Q.7. Sameer and Vinit Jain run which famous national daily?

Ans. Times of India

Q.8. Which group earlier owned Lakme before HUL?

Ans. Tata Group

Q.9. What does QR in QR Code stand for?

Ans. Quick Response

Q.10. In Shakespeare’s play The Merchant of Venice, what was the name of the moneylender?

Ans. Shylock

Q.11. In 2014, Belgium made a bid for World Heritage status for which very common food item?

Ans. French fries

Q.12. Who has written the book, “How Not to Make Money”?

Ans. Raj Kundra

Q.13. Old logo of which famous company?

Ans. Shell

Q.14. National Milk Day – 26 November is celebrated every year in whose memory?

Ans. Verghese Kurein

Q.15. Identify.

Ans. Nirmala Sitaraman

Q.16. Whose campaign?

Ans. Airtel

Q.17. Identify.

Ans. Evernote

Q.18. Identify the airline run by this man.

Ans. Jet Airways

Q.19. Which famous place is this?

Ans. Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, London

Q.20. Identify.

Ans. Urjit Patel

Cutoff: 15-16

Highest: 19

Questions contributed by Sakansh Mittal