Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Gurgaon – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Gurgaon – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • Ashoka University – Mukund M. and Muyukh N.
  • MDI Gurgaon – Shrey and Sumit Kumar Das

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. This entity traces its origins to “HOTEL INDIA”, which opened in Connaught Place (CP), New Delhi in 1934 with lodging facility offered using 12 rooms, a restaurant and a bar. A popular eatery in the capital, how do we know it today?


Q.2. Logo of which big insurance company operating in india?


Ans. Oriental insurance Company

Q.3. This famous personality has started a school named Ad Astra, which is Latin for ‘to the stars’. School doesn’t provide grades and caters to students’ particular skillset. Which personality?

Ans. Elon Musk

Q.4. Which company/product aptly features novelists like Ashwin Sanghi and Amish Tripathi in its TVCs?

Ans. Amazon Kindle

Q.5. Poor Richard’s Almanack was a yearly almanac published by an American scientist, who adopted the pseudonym “Richard Saunders” for this purpose. The publication appeared continually from 1732 to 1758. It was a bestseller; print runs reached 10,000 per year. Name the scientist.

Ans. Benjamin Franklin

Q.6. JIVA is an unique spa by which popular Hotel Chain? (Hint: Unlike other spas in hotels, this stays open to outsiders as well)

Ans. Taj Hotels

Q.7. Shraddha Kapoor is the brand ambassador of which cosmetics chain started by a company called TOMCO?

Ans. Lakme

Q.8. A certain change was adopted by Boeing in its 777-300ER model that resulted in the addition of 14 seats into the plane. Inspired by a certain widespread practice across India, what did they do?

Ans. Reduced the size of toilets.

Q.9. Founded by Ernst Kronreif and Johann Hans Trunkenpolz. This motorcycle company traces its origin to 1934 when JohannTrunkenpolz set up a metal workingand locksmith shop in Name the company.


Q.10. Identify this Indian Minister.


Ans. Suresh Prabhu

Q.11. Which Indian IT company acquired Skava​,​a Leading Provider of Digital Experience Solutions for the Retail Industry for 120$ millions?

Ans. Infosys

Q.12. Where do we find of these colours?

Circuit board green, cyberspace orange, floppy yellow, graphic green, green.com, infra red, megabyte blue, megahertz maroon, online orange, plug & play pink, point & click green, transistor yellow, ultra violet, web surfing’ blue, world wide web yellow, www.purple

Ans. Crayola Colours

Q.13. Which famous Google project traces its origins to an earlier version conceptualised by Anurag mishra while studying in IIT Kharagpur?

Ans. Google Scholar

Q.14. Ad campaign by which cosmetics company?


Ans. Revlon

Q.15. Recently, Edward P. Gilligan the president of a Credit card company died of a heart attack while in a flight. Which company did he head?

Ans. American Express

Q.16. The founder of this chain decided to put a ‘dot’ in its logo with each store they opened. However, he gave up the idea once the number of stores became too many. Name this popular chain.

Ans. Domino’s

Q.17. Name this famous marketing guru of Indian origin.


Ans. Baba Shiv

Q.18. Which tech giant is known as Big Blue because of the blue colored logo it had in the 20th century?

Ans. IBM

Q.19. Logo of which Indian company?


Ans. Infibeam

Q.20. Which Indian company sold its 45 per cent stake in a shale gas joint venture with Pioneer Natural Resources at Eagle Ford, US, by next week at a far lower valuation than its initial expectation of $4.5 billion.

Ans. Reliance

Questions contributed by Susovan Mahapatra


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Bangalore – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • National Law School (NLS) – Jayadev and Parth Singh
  • RVCE – Sagar and Nikhil

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Aamras, Jaljeera are flavours launched by which company?

Ans. Paperboat

Q.2. Founded and managed by James Park and Eric Friedman, which health related wearble technology comany are we talking about?

Ans. Fitbit

Q.3. Who is the Non-Executive Board Member of Infosys? He was a very important person in Ashoka Leyland.

a) Venu Srinivasan

b) R Seshasayee

c) V Ramachandran

Ans. R Seshasayee

Q.4. Question on Microsoft

Q.5. Which apparel brand introduced rainbow hues to its logo extending support to LGBT community?

Ans. Adidas

Q.6. Kan Khajura Tesan is a radio by which FMCG group?

Ans. Hindustan Unilever

Q.7. nuPC is a compact desktop made by Intel in association with?

Ans. Microsoft

Q.8. Question on Honda 

Q.9.Wolfgang Prock Shauer is the new CEO of which Indian Airline?

Ans. GoAir

Q.10. Gaatiman Express is a superfast express train from New Delhi to which city? Hint: Famous among tourists

Ans. Agra

Q.11. Which company was earlier known as Legend?

Ans. Lenovo

Q.12. Logo of?

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Ans. Penguin Books

Q.13. Which brand?


Ans. Fevicole-Pidilite

Q.14. How do we know him better?

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Ans. Marlboro Man

Q.15. Logo of?

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Ans. Foursquare

Q.16. K Dinesh is a not so famous member of which Karnataka Based company?

Ans. Infosys

Q.17. Which company from the hospitality sector trademarked a pillow as their logo?

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Ans. Ibis

Q.18.  Logo of?

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Ans. Corner House

Q.19. ‘The Book Accidental Scholar’ is about which Indian Origin Person? He is a management guru, thinker.


Ans. Jagadish N Seth

Q.20. Question about an Oil Company


Q.1. Question on subsidiaries of Royal Bank of Scotland

Q.2. Vedika is a brand by?

Ans. Bisleri

Q.3. 36 surprises and 36 cities is the caption of ?

Ans. Chattisgarh Tourism

Q.4. “New Age of Innovation” is by?

Ans. CK Prahalad

Q.5. From Gita, Mahabharata, “Yoga Kshemam Vahamyaham” is derived. It is the slogan of?

Ans. LIC

Q.6. Question on the establishment of State Bak of Indore

Q.7. Indrajal Comics is owned by which media house?

Ans. Times Group

Q.8. Which group owns CEAT tyres?

Ans. RPG Group

Q.9. George Stephen and Alexandra Elle are the founders of which company? It is also the largest manufacturer of steel barrels in India.

Ans. Balmer & Lawrie

Questions contributed by Vaishnavi Rao

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Ranchi – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • NIT Rourkela – Nishant Nihar and Wasim Sajjad
  • NIT Rourkela – Prathamesh and Debashish

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Maruti has launched which premium segment hatchback recently?

Ans. Baleno

Q.2. Which company has launched trucks named Blazo. Hint-presence in software sector and this company is on the rise

Ans. Mahindra

Q.3.Which group has launched the website abof.com?

Ans. Aditya Birla Group

Q.4.Which newspaper was bought by Barclays Group? Hint- There is a newspaper of same name in East India

Ans. Telegraph                                                                                                     *

Q.5.Which hotel group has excpanded in India by focusing to Tier B cities first and has created a “blu wave”?

Ans. Radison Blu

Q.6.Which oil company was started after discovering oil at Spindletop, Texas but named itself after a different area?

Ans. Gulf Oil

Q.7. Which is currently the largest bank in the world with a capitalization of over 200bn$ and took over ICBC china?

Ans. Wells Fargo & Co.

Q.8.Which country advertises itself as garden by the bays. Hint- Casinos

Ans. Singapore

Q.9.-Which ridesharing company was conceived in Dec 2003, by Frederic Mazella after he could not get home for Christmas?

Ans. BlaBlaCar

Q.10.What is the two letter codename that all aircrafts from India have?

Ans. VT

Q.11. A question on the origin of logo of Rolling Stones

Q.12. Logo of?

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Ans. Bing

Q.13. Chitra Ramakrishnan is the CEO of what?

Ans. National Stock Exchange

Q.14. Logo of?



Q.15. Identify?

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Ans. Betty Crocker 

Q.16. Which company has made a 4G tower camoflauged by a palm tree for the first time India?

Ans. Reliance Jio

Q.17. Which music store recently changed its tagline from “Music, Movies, Masti and mauj” to” My Fun, My Way”?

Ans. Planet M

Q.18. Identify.


Ans. Milton Friedman.

Q.19.Question on Founder of DPS School Group

Questions contributed by Prathamesh Dash.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Jamshedpur – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • NIT Jamshedpur – Palak and Aakash
  • IIT Kharagpur – Arjit Patra and Sayan Dutta

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which Tata leader accompanied Albert Einstein on the violin, while he played the piano?

Ans. Russi Modi

Q.2. Project Jacquard makes it possible to weave touch and gesture interactivity into any textile using standard, industrial looms. Everyday objects such as clothes and furniture can be transformed into interactive surfaces. Which tech giant is behind this?

Ans. Google

Q.3. Kevin Ashton is a British technology pioneer who cofounded the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), which created a global standard system for RFID and other sensors. He is known for coining which term?

Ans. Internet of Things

Q.4. AspireV Nitro is a laptop from which company? (Hint – 4 lettered)

Ans. Acer

Q.5. Which company acquired Savlon and Shower and Shower because the category it was in created bad image and was injurious to health?

Ans. ITC

Q.6. Which airline’s aircraft features JRD Tata livery?

Ans.Air Asia

Q.7. SCICI merged with ICICI. If ICI stands for Investment Corporation of India, what does SC stand for?

Ans. Shipping Credit

Q.8. Which company means a bank of softwares in Japanese? (Hint – In news for investing in Indian startups)

Ans. Softbank

Q.9. Which fitness company was founded by James Park and Eric Friedman?


Q.10. Which travel website was started by Microsoft and later spun off as a multibillion-dollar company because it was “no longer about software intensive technology” and they were “concerned that they would not do their best at this.”?

Ans. Expedia

Q.11. Which car rental company is CAR on NASDAQ?


Q.12. What connects a character on TBBT and a one cent coin?

Ans. Penny

Q.13. C-X75 is a car by which company that advertises itself as ‘Good to be bad’? It is the car of the villain in James Bond movie Spectre.

Ans. Jaguar

Q.14. Expand LGAP if AP stands for Accounting Principle. (Hint – A chocolate brand)

Ans. Lady Godiva

Q.15. Expand LVMH in which LV is Louis Vuitton.

Ans.Moët Hennessy

Q.16. He invented something to do with noodles that made national headlines in India. What?

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Q.17. Lime is a mobile wallet app from which bank? Screenshot from Google Play was given.

Ans.Axis Bank

Q.18. Which country issued panda coins, known for diplomatic relations with pandas?


Q.19. Screenshot of abc.xyz. Identify the company.

Ans. Alphabet

Q.20. This is Angela. She heads which company’s retail and online stores? She earns more than the CEO himself.

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Ans. Apple

Contributed by Kautak Raj. His bio: He has eached the national finals of Thomas Cook Travel Quest, won an all expenses paid trip to Singapore and Malaysia. Friends with top quizmasters in India, he studied at School Rajendra Vidyalaya, Jamshedpur. Jamshedpur = A city every Indian should visit. It makes you feel so proud, and in many ways laid the foundations of the business economy in India.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Coimbatore – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • PSG College of Technology – Pranav R and Ram Prakash
  • CIT – Rahul and Uthresh

Preliminary Round Questions:

 Q.1. NK is a personal brand owned by whom?

Ans. Narain Karthikeyan

Q.2. What type of chocolate business was first started by house owners of the Nilgiris region?

Ans. Home made chocolates

Q.3. This is a quality award that recognizes U.S. organizations in the business, health care, education and is named after US Secretary of Commerce who died in 1987 in a rodeo accident?

Ans. Malcolm Balbridge

Q.4. Tegra is a range of processors from which company?

Ans. Nvidia

Q.5. Which e-commerce giant was earlier known as Fabmall and was started by K Vaitheeswaran who is considered to be the father of e-commerce in India?

Ans. IndiaPlaza

Q.6. Which brand specializing in yoghurts was started by Isaac Carasso?

Ans. Danone

Q.7. Identify.

George soros

Ans. George Soros

Q.8. Identify.

mallika srinivasan

Ans. Mallika Srinivasan

Q.9. Which supermarket chain was started by Arumuga Mudaliar and has been around since 1905?

Ans. Nilgiris

Q.10. What was the job of Rupadarshaka in Mauryan Era as per Arthashashtra of Kautilya?

Ans. Examiner of Coins

Q.11. Which word regarded as a trademark by Abraham Pineo Gesner in 1854, for several years, The North American Gas Light Company had the rights?

Ans. Kerosene

Q.12. ‘Prancing horse’ is the trademark symbol of which auto giant?

Ans. Ferrari

Q.13. Thomas _____ was a printer fromGuernsey who founded a printing company which is now the world’s largest commercial security printer and papermaker.

Ans.De La Rue

Q.14. Illegal practice of promotion of inlated pre-IPO prices for the sake of obtaining a greater allotment of the offering is called ____?

Ans. Laddering

Q.15. If USP stands for Unique selling Proposition, what does UPB stand for?

Ans. Unique Perceived Benefit

Q.16. Which institute was established in 1909 in Bangalore with active support from Jamsetji Tata and H. Sir Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore?

Ans. Indian Institute of Science

Q.17. Which company started operations as Dandekar & Co. with “Horse Brand” Ink powders and tablets in 1931?

Ans. Camlin

Q.18. Which French fashion designer owns Maxim’s Restaurant?

Ans. Pierre Cardin

Q.19. Identify. He is the man who built modern day Singapore.

lee kuan yew

Ans. Lee Kuan Yew

Q.20. Who’s famous award winning ad campaign is this?

“Water level will decline sooner or later, we hope that your help will not”

Ans. Red Cross

Wild Card:

Q.1. A mill owner from Coimbatore, he was chosen by Jawaharlal Nehru to be the first finance minister of free India?

Ans. RK Shanmugam Chetty

Q.2. Santoor is a range of soaps manufactured by which unlikely company?

Ans. Wipro

Q.3. Which Institution does Chitra Ramakrishnan head in India?

Ans. NSE

Q.4. Which company was started by Brijmohan Lal Munjal?

Ans. Hero Motocorp

Q.5. V.G.Siddartha started this?

Ans.Café coffee day

Questions contributed by Anuradha Pai, Surya Narayanan

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Cochin– Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER : 
  • Model Engineering Kochi – Avinash Pai and Sachin
  • NUALS Kochi – Rohit Balagopal and Niranjan Sudh

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1.Which Indian IT entrepreneur’s father was known as the ‘Rice King of Burma’?

Ans. Azim Premji

Q.2. In 1962, the Time magazine called him “the most sought after wizard in today’s Ad industry”. Who?

Ans. David Ogilvy

Q.3. Which web browser project was started in 1994 by Thomas Reardon using source code from Spyglass Inc?

Ans. Internet Explorer

Q.4. 7 letter word denoting a South Korean form of business conglomerate? Options (Tycoon / Chaebol)

Ans. Chaebol

Q.5. This was founded as a small construction firm by Chung Ju-yung in 1947 and the name literally means ‘modernity’?

Ans. Hyundai

Q.6. Who is the famous thinker and author of the book ‘Concept of the Corporation’? (Philip Kotler / Peter F Drucker)

Ans. Peter F Drucker

Q.7. Which economist has been described by The Economist as ‘Britain’s most famous 20th century economist’?  (Adam Smith / John Keynes)

Ans. John Keynes

Q.8. Who started a fashion boutique under the name ‘CR7’ in Vilamoura, Portugal?

Ans. Christiano Ronaldo

Q.9. Bill Rasmussen conceived the concept of which TV channel in May, 1978 after he got fired from his job with the World Hockey Associations New England Whalers?


Q.10. Airline started by Venkayalapati Umesh and actor Ram Charan? (TruJet / Air Costa)

Ans. TruJet

Q.11. Which famous business group launched a new brand of super markets under the name ‘KB’s conveniently yours’?

(Hint: KB stands for Kishore Biyani)

Ans. Future Group

Q.12. In 1909, SPL Sorenson, a Danish chemist created a scale and the most precise definition for it is given by the Carlsberg Foundation. Which scale?

Ans. pH scale

Q.13. MSSL has closed a 15,400 Cr deal with Daimler AMG to supply external and internal systems for Mercedes Benz vehicles. Expand MSSL?

Ans. Motherson Sumi Systems Ltd

Q.14. MSG is popularly known in India under a Japanese company’s brand name and was recently in news. How do we know it in India?

Ans. Ajinomoto

Q.15. This spice was once called wild marjoram and it became popular in America when soldiers returned from Italy after World War II. How is it known now?

Ans. Oregano

Q.16. Which breakfast company has the characters snap, crackle, pop etc.?

Ans. Kellogg’s

Q.17. This ice cream company was started by Cohen and Greenfield. Their first names are taken as the name of the company. Id the company?

ben & Jerry's

Ans. Ben & Jerry’s

Q.18. Who is the founder of the World Wide Web?

Ans. Tim Berners-Lee

Q.19. He is creating education revolution in India. Id the entrepreneur with Ratan Tata?

sal khan

Ans. Sal Khan

Q.20. Id logo of which bookstore?


Ans. Landmark Books

Questions contributed by Rajeev K Nair

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Kozhikode – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Kozhikode – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • NIT Calicut – Nakul and Ameen M
  • NIT Calicut – Sreerang and Shubham

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which airlines advises to wear wigs as part of their attire?

Ans. Indigo

Q.2. Which giant’s logo was based on Larry Bird ?

Ans. Twitter

Q.3. Which magazine was founded by a couple (Pierre Lazareff and his wife Hélène Gordon)? It was named after the wife’s name.

Ans. Elle

Q.4. Name the brand first produced by a person named William R Warner. It was initially branded as ” Gastrointestinal Reliever “?

Ans. Gelusil

 Q.5. It is present on Grocery items. Norman Joseph Woodland is credited for its creation. What?

Ans. Bar Code

Q.6. It was founded by Eli Harari, Sanjay Mehrotra and Jack Yuan. Which non volatile memory device producer?

Ans. SanDisk 

Q.7. Question on subsidiaries of GAP

Q.8. Who was Google’s first female engineer and later became the CEO of another Tech Giant?

Ans. Marissa Mayer

Q.9. About which magazine founded by Henry Luce did he say “This is not a sports magazine, it is the sports magazine”?

Ans. Sports Illustrated

Q.10. Which Central Bank was headed by Mario Draghi?

Ans. ECB (European Central Bank)

Q.11. After Google launched its ear app, which major rival came up with an app called Carplay?

Ans. Apple

Q.12. Expand LCD.

Ans. Liquid Crystal Labs

Q.13. Which dental care major came up with a toothpaste containing charcoal?

Ans. Colgate

Q.14. Question on Macbeth Strategy

Q.15. Identify the logo?


Ans. Hutch 

Q.16. He is the founder of?

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Ans. Sun Pharma

Q.17. Identify.


Ans. Raghunandan Saran

Q.18. Logo of?

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Ans. Harley Davidson

Q.19. Book about which company?


Ans. Huawei

Q.20. Logo of?


Ans. Crocs

Questions contributed by Ameen M

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Nagpur – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • VNIT – Mukund Srinivasan and Aditya Prava
  • Hislop College – Aniruddha and Raunak Patni

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Which OS, in its native language, means “humanity towards others” or “the belief in a universal bond of sharing that connects all humanity”, something which is evident in its logo too?

Ans. Ubuntu

Q.2. Which computer-animated character was created in 2003 by Swedish actor and playwright Erik Wernquist, and was marketed by ringtone provider Jamba!?

Ans. Crazy Frog

Q.3. Which Japanese automaker’s luxury division is called Acura, which was launched in 1986?

Ans. Honda

Q.4. Which laundry detergent’s name is derived from its original ingredients, Sodium Perborate and Sodium Silicate?

Ans. Persil

Q.5. Which brand’s products include Africa, Apollo, Black, Excite, Touch, Clix, Vice, among others? (Hint: 3 letter brand)

Ans. Axe

Q.6. Which financial institution was founded in 1890 in Berlin, Germany by Carl Von Thieme? (Hint: Its JV in India is with Bajaj)

Ans. Allianz

Q.7. Which former US President endorsed Campbell Soups and Van Heusen?

Ans. Ronald Reagen

Q.8. Which confectionery, beverage and food conglomerate’s name is a combination of the words “World” and “Delicious” in the Neo-Latin languages?

Ans. Mondelez

Q.9. Which Pharma company was founded Kasinadhuni Nageswara Rao in Mumbai in 1893? (Hint: Famously known for their pain balms)

Ans. Amrutanjan

Q.10. A question on the world’s fastest supercomputers.

Q.11. Which whisky manufacturer has started a campaign on Instagram called “Insta-wine”? (Hint: Its name starts with a ‘B’)

Ans. Ballantine’s

Q.12. Which former US President is credited with the inventions of Pedometer, Polygraph and Moldboard plow?

Ans. Thomas Jefferson

Q.13. A question on the history of Watermark.

Q.14. Which Indian started the Swades Foundation, who also owned UTV, before selling it to Disney?

Ans. Ronnie Screwvala

Q.15. Which innerwear company started the hashtag, #Followthesock, where luck winners could win a trip to Disney World?


Q.16. This is Satyan Gajwani. He is the CEO of which Indian Internet portal?


Ans. Times Internet (Indiatimes was also acceptable)

Q.17. This is the old logo of which very famous company?


Ans. Nestle

Q.18. He is the founder of a coffee manufacturer, which is named after him. Identify the brand. (Hint: Orange is an important color for them in India)


Ans. Lavazza

Q.19. Identify this person, who signs his name with the initials ‘G.S’.


Ans. George Soros

Q.20. Identify this very famous podcast. (Options: Soap, Serial or Signette)


Ans. Serial

Questions contributed by Aditya Morarka, Aniruddha Morarka


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.

20101223030436_AP Play SYS Press 16-5x25-5cm blue
Ans. Asian Paints royale

Q.19. Whose logo?

Ans. Dodge

Questions contributed by Sangeet Vijay Sagar

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Dehradun – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2016 – Dehradun – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • UPES – Vishnu and Mudassir Khan
  • IIT Roorkee – Navneet and Vineet

Preliminary Round Questions:

Q.1. Id. Hint: Ex Finance Minister and President of India.

R Venkatraman

Ans. R Venkatraman

Q.2. Which car became famous because of James Bond movies?

Ans. Alpha Romeo

Q.3. Expand CUV? (like SUV is for Sports Utility Vehicle)

Ans. Compact Utility Vehicle

Q.4.Which automobile gets its name after a river in Japan?

Ans. Isuzu

Q.5. Question about NOP, where OP is Oregon project. What is NP?

Ans. Nike

Q.6. Ramdev Baba’s brand Patanajali advertise that they do not have MSG in their noodles. What is MSG?

Ans. Mono Sodium Gultanate

Q.7. “Purana jayega tho naya ayega” is whose tagline?

Ans. OLX

Q.8. Question about Ducati

Q.9. Expand FOMO. It’s a problem experienced due to over usage of social network.

Ans. Fear Of Missing Out

Q.10. Who is the CEO of NetApp?

Ans. George Kurian

Q.11.What is the name of the Cloud service by Yahoo?

Ans. Yahoo Briefcase

Q.12. “Truly Asia” is the tag line of?

Ans. Malaysia

Q.13. Id. the logo.


Ans. Holiday Inn

Q.14. This currency belongs to which country?


Ans. Indonesia

Q.15. Id.

Air India Maharaja

Ans. Air India Maharaja

Q.16. Id the logo.


Ans. National Egg Corporation

Q.17. Question about the law under whichMaggi was banned.

Q.18. Who is in the picture?


Ans. Tom Ford

Q.19. A person who has defaulted on his or her debts or has gone bankrupted due to the stock market. The phrase is said to have originated from the London Stock Market during the 1700s and was used to describe individuals who were ineffective traders. The term is similar to a term in cricket addressing a batsman with poorest possible performance. What?

Ans. Lame Duck Investor

Q.20. Expand AK?


Ans. Ann Kanaan

Knockout Round:

Q.1. He is a medical doctor. He wrote a book called Business Sutras. He is one of the best selling author in India. He is know for his knowledge on vedas, upanishads and Indian epics. Who?

Ans. Devdutt Pattanaik

Q.2. Name of the Asian Paints’ mascot designed by R.K.Lakshman?

Ans. Ghattu

Q.3. Full form of CEAT?

Ans. Cavi Elettrici e Affini Torino

Q.4. Who owns Wrogn?

Ans. Virat Kohli

Contributed by Bodhanapu Vishnu.