Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bhubaneshwar – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Bhubaneshwar  – Preliminary Round Questions


     – Omkar Amrutanshu and Abhinav Dhar
    College of Veterinary Sciences
     – Sangram Sahu and Rashmi Swain


Preliminary Round Questions:

1) Identify the person.


A. Sarthak Beuria

Q2)Which company with the name: X AG, Cash & Carry, has the following electronic stores like Real, Saturn, Media Mrkt and Redcoon?


Q3) Identify the production house?


A. Columbia Pictures

Q4) Nick.com is the official website of which American network originally called “Pinwheel”?

A. Nickelodeon

Q5) Identify the entity headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.


A. Bank of America

Q6) The first X opened in Seattle, Washington, on March 30, 1971, by three partners who met while they were students at the University of San Francisco. In the agreement, it is mentioned that their founders are an English teacher Jerry Baldwin, a history teacher Zev Siegl and writer, Gordon Bowker?

A. Starbucks

Q7) Name the currency. (No points for identification)


A. Ngultrum

Q8) Hatchback manufactured at Chennai by Ford, shares its name with a famous retired Portuguese footballer?

A. Figo

Q9) Which sports venture has the investment of Sachin Tendulkar and PVP ventures?

A. Kerala Blasters

Q10) Identify the parent company? (No points of identification)


A. Airtel

Q11) Which products released by its parent company after Area -51?

A. Alienware

Q12) Which is the company who is in the midst of the controversies for this print advertisement?


A. Burger King

Q13) What is the startup rolled out by director Shekhar Kapoor & A.R.Rahman?

A. Qyuki

Q14) Name both the companies behind this very attractive print advertisement campaign?


A. X=OLX.com Y=Flipkart

Q15) X is the ownership interest, or increase in value, that is created as a direct result of hard work by the owner(s). It is the preferred mode of building equity for cash-strapped entrepreneurs in their start-up ventures, since they may be unable to contribute much financial capital to their enterprise. What type of thing?

A. Sweat Equity

Q16) Identify the logo of this entity?


A. Airport Authority of India

Q17) Give me the context of this famous Amul advertisement?


A. Telegram

Q18) Name the bank which has come up with this interesting advertising campaign?


A. IndusInd Bank

Q19) X is a metaphor based on utility and consumption of computing resources. X involves deploying groups of remote servers and software networks that allow centralized data storage and online access to computer services or resources. X can be classified as public, private or hybrid. What is X?

A. Cloud Computing

Q20) Identify the context of this book.


A. 2G spectrum


Questions compiled by Dr.Rashmi Ranjan Swain & Bivash Rath Attreya.


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Cochin – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Cochin – Regional Round Questions



  • WINNER :

         GLC Kochi – Jis Sebastian and Feny Joy


         St. Thomas Pala – Rahul and Jithin Xavier


Wild Card Round Questions:

1.Which state in India is promoting itself as 36 surprises, full of surprises?

Ans : Chattisgarh

2. “It’s the only cup on which Manchester United can get it’s name on” ? This was in the newspapers last year when Man-U had a losing streak, what are we talking about?

Ans : Noodles cup (Nissin)

3. Who wrote this?


Ans: Napoleon Hill 

4.Walt Disney has a tie up with an Airlines in India.This airline has a tie up with Ethihad Airways as well. Which airline?

Ans : Jet Airways

5. Name the author?



Ans: Devdutt Patnaik

6. Name the auth0r?


Ans: Shiv Khera

7. ‘Peps’ is a high end luxury brand of what in India ?

Ans : Mattress


Regional Round Questions:


1. Started by  Bansibhai Vaghani and Dinesh Vaghani in 1972 and produced tumblers, boxes etc. ?

Ans: Milton

2. Founded by James & William and marketed the product as ‘Diastoid’ trademarked malted milk?

Ans: Horlicks

3. Connect: (Hint : It is a famous character)

3 Connect

Ans: Tintin

4. Advantage that one company has over another company in the same industry is called?

Ans: Economic Moat

5. Logo of ?

5 finals

 Ans: Thomas Cook

6.Which company produces this ?

Hershey Kisses

Ans: Hershey’s Kisses

7. Invented by Richard Drew around 1925 in Minesotta while he was testing his first masking tape to determine how much adhesive he needed to add. The bodyshop painter became frustrated with the sample masking tape and exclaimed, “Take this tape back to those Scotch bosses of yours and tell them to put more adhesive on it!” .

Ans: Scotch Tapes

8.Ransom.E.Olds of Olds Mobile in the early 1900’s is credited with the basic and modern concept of what ?

Ans: Assembly line.

9. Identify?

9 Finals

Ans: Marilyn Monroe

10.This company was earlier called Jojo’s Frozen Premier named after it’s founder.Which company are we talking about ?

Ans: Uncle John

11. Who is been shown here? He is known as the father of wildlife philanthropy.

Finals 11

Ans: Jim Corbett

12. Two money spinning characters debuted in the 1940’s as ‘puss gets the boot’ and has been often described as the ‘richest couple in the world’ ?

Ans: Tom & Jerry

13. Rovio, the creater of Angry Birds recently opened a park named ‘Sarkanneimi Adventure Park’.Where is it

located ?

Ans: Tampere, Finland

14.Identify the person who founded a famous cricket stadium in South India ?

14 Finals

Ans: M.A Chidambaram

15. Haloid is the old name of?

Ans: Xerox

16. Name the author?

16 Finals

Ans: Harish Bhat

17.This is an initiative from ?

17 Finals

Ans: ITC

18.Which company is being shown here ?

18 Finals

Ans: Cadbury Bournville

19.Identify ?

19 Finals

Ans: M.A Yousuf Ali

20.Recently Singapore banned something which created problems as people used it on the mass rapid transport systems ?

Ans: Chewing gum

 21. This is the new range of prodcts launched by ?

21 Finals

Ans: Fastrack Helmets from Titan

22.Logo of ?

22 Finals

Ans: Smithsonian Museums


Questions contributed by Rajeev Nair and Feny Joy.


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Cochin – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Cochin  – Preliminary Round Questions



GLC Kochi
 – Jis Sebastian and Feny Joy

St. Thomas Pala
 – Rahul and Jithin Xavier


Preliminary Round Questions:

1. With which entertainment giant would you associate Finding Dory?


A. Pixar and Disney (Both were accepted)

2. What do you mean by Philately ?

A. Stamp collection

3. This started as a wood pulp mill in a town in Southwestern Finland in 1865.This was acquired by Microsoft in 2014?

A. Nokia

4. Identify this visionary from his younger days who made Kerala and India proud.


A. Dr. Verghese Kurien

5. Identify what the lady is wearing?


A. Kimono

6. This image with “metro man” written on top of it and asked to identify.


A. E. Sreedharan

7.Identify the logo?


A. Biocon

8. This was started as toy balloon manufacturing unit by K.M Mammen Mappillai at Tiruvottiyur, Madras ?


9. “Edge is Efficiency” is the tagline of ?


10. Logo of?


A. Instagram

11. This is a term used to describe something performed by a company or an individual to help identify potential threats on a computer or network. They try to bypass way past the security system and search for any weak points thereby helping the organization to improve system security ?

A. Ethical hacking or White hat hacking

12. The company was founded on April 1,1891 originally selling products such as baking powder and soaps.Then , the company began packing ‘something for free’ with each can of baking powder. The thing given for free eventually became more popular than the original product and the company re-oriented to produce it ?

A. Wrigleys Chewing Gum

13. What is this ? What is it used for?


A. Alternative to smoking

14. ‘.de’ is the domain name of which country ?

A. Germany

15. Dynamic Adaptive Total Area Coverage. This was the first of something in the world. What ?

A. First mobile phone ( DynaTAC )

16. This was started in 1982 with a view “ The network is the computer “ and they sold computer software , IT services and also created the Java programming language “Network File System” ? (Hint: They were acquired by oracle in 2010 )

A. Sun Microsystems

17. Which Indian govt organization started producing the ‘Penta T-Pad’ range of tablets in the market ?


18. The Hanx typewriter company was founded by whom?

A. Tom Hanks

19. Old logo of?


A. Puma

20. Which organisation started the ‘Are you my type? ‘ campaign ?

(Hint: Think blood)

A. Red Cross Society


Questions contributed by Rajeev Nair and Feny Joy.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Kozhikode – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Kozhikode – Regional Round Questions


NIT Calicut 
– Nayan Nitesh and Adithya Das

IIM Kozhikode – 
Pranshumaan and Sandesh


Wild Card Round Questions:

1. Which airline has a jet called Mint?

A. SpiceJet

2. The full form of CEAT tyres was given and which company was to identified?

3. George Stephen Palmer is the founder of?

A. Palmolive

4. WROGN is a brand by?

A. Virat Kohli

5. Funskool is owned by?


6. According to some magazine he is the richest cook in the world. Who?

A. Tim Cook of Apple

7. From IIM Ahmedabad he went USA to create a Pyramid. Who?

A. CK Prahalad


Regional Round Questions:

1. A picture of Picaso was shown, what in the internet is named after him?

A. Picasa

2. Who is the author of the book Beyond the Blue Mountain?

A. RM Lala

3. Connect:

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A. Verghese Kurien

4. MICO is a subsidary of?

A. Bosch

5. This foundation is owned by?


A. Lady Gaga

6. Which brand gets its name from this?


A. Mountain Dew

7. To avoid bad health of girls what is banned in Israel?

A. Slim models

8. Connect:

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A. Lux (Jean Harlow, Jayalalitha and SRK were all ambassadors)

9. Question on etymology of Hamam soap.

10. Identify.


A. Yingluck Shinawatra

11. Which Is the famous model from Ideal Jawa?

A. Yezdi

12. Identify.


A. Bimal Jalan

13. Which state capital is famous for Blue Pottery?

A. Jaipur

14. Question connecting Wigs and King Louis 13 of France.

15. Identify.


A. Art of Living

16. Connect:

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A. Mother Teresa

17. Identify the airline that has all the Air Hostess using same hair style by using wigs.


A. IndiGo

18. What was founded by Ole Kirk Christiansen?

A. Lego

19. After missing one of its airlines, what logo change was made by Air Asia?

A. Changing the colour of their logo

20. Question on identifying Baskin Robbins through an advertisement.

21. Question on identifying Spirit of Ecstacy of Rolls Royce.

22. He is the chief advisor of which Indian government entity?


A. Skill Development

What is the new name of Planning Commission?

A. NITI Aayog

Which tech giant acquired this company?


A. Google

Questions contributed by Arjun Tendulkar and Abhijith Sugathan.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Kozhikode – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Kozhikode  – Preliminary Round Questions



NIT Calicut 
– Nayan Nitesh and Adithya Das

IIM Kozhikode – 
Pranshumaan and Sandesh


Preliminary Round Questions:

1. After whom this Jacket named?


A. Jawahar Lal Nehru

2. Which famous silent film actor was one of the co-founders of “United Artists”?

A. Charlie Chaplin

3. Inspired from male and female toilet symbols what was designed by Irina Blok?

A. Android logo

4. Identify the person.


A. E. Sreedharan


5. What was first created by Will Keith? Now this item features in our breakfast tables.

A. Cornflakes

6. What is the most famous product a of a Russian company named IZH?

A. AK 47

7. Which company is nicknamed Big Brown?


8. Identify the logo.


A. Qantas Airlines



9. Who was the founder of a service called Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow, which presents science in a more entertaining manner to children?

A. Walt Disney

10. Which company’s name means “Leave luck to heaven”?

A. Nintendo

11. Question on identifying Revlon from a print advertisement featuring its water resistant eye liners.


12. Which company’s name derives from Voice Data Phone?

A. Vodafone

13. Inspired from the Bourse of Antwerp, what was founded by Thomas Gresham in 1571 in England? Inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth 1.

A. Royal Exchange

14. What is this Amul advertisement featuring?


A. Nelson Mandela’s death

15. Which company was founded by him?


A. Sony

16. Who is the official time keeper of Wimbledon?

A. Rolex

17. Once owned by MGM which entertainment company was founded and named after William and Joseph?

A. Hanna Barbara

18. Which company owns these brands?



19. Question on identifying Platinum Jewels from a print advertisement.

20.Identify the person.


A. Naina Lal Kidwai


Questions contributed by Arjun Tendulkar and Abhijith Sugathan.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Manipal – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Manipal  – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • TAPMI- Sudharshan and Vinayak
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • TAPMI- Aniruddh and Adithya

Regional Round Questions:

Q.1. Identify this Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture and what is his contribution outside of architecture?


Answer- Ernő Rubik, Rubik’s Cube

Q.2. This is the largest movie chain in Mexico. They opened their first theater chain in Amritsar in India and they have a significant presence in India now. Identify the company.

Answer- Cinepolis

Q.3. A question on HMT.

Q.4. This company is the earliest predecessor of Manhattan Company. This company was created in NY state to supply “Pure and Wholesome water”.

Answer- JP Morgan

Q.5. Identify the logo.


Answer- Theosophical Society

Q.6. What is the only book except Bible which has followed Anglo Saxons from around the world?

Answer- Britannica Encyclopedia

Q.7. E. Grant Guvan, a Delhi based industrialist, who started Indian National Airways, was the founding President of which other well recognized Indian body?

Answer- BCCI

Q.8. Connect:


Answer- Ajay Devgan

Q.9. The makers of a ‘geographic indicator’ are the descendants of Sage Markanda, master weaver of Gods, according to Hindu Mythology. What is the product do they manufacture?

Answer- Kanchipuram Saree

Q.10. Name the towers of the Deutsche Bank building.


Answer-Debit and Credit

Q.11. What is the product that was marketed as Parle’s ‘Zing Thing’?

Answer- Gold Spot

Q.12. Identify the logo.


Answer- Election Commission of India

Q.13. This Scholarship is an international award for study at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge. They are PhD standard  scholarships for prospective Indian PhD students awarded by the College. The award was designed to benefit academically bright Indian students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, and is administered by the College. The Scholarship is named in honor of a former student of the College, who is widely acknowledged as the architect of the economic reforms that have helped propel India onto the world stage. Name the scholarship.

Answer- Dr.Manmohan Singh Scholarship

Q.14. Identify the person


Answer- Charles R Schwab

Q.14. A question on Swarovski.

Q.15. Identify the person


Answer- R. Mukundan

Q.16. Uber partnered with a Swedish music service company. Name the company.

Answer- Spotify

Q.17. Who are called Scarlet Collar Workers?

Answer- Sex Industry Workers

Q.18. There’s a prominent building of  Raja Bijoi Singh, the 16th Raja of Mandi, which is the headquarters of a very famous organization. Which organization?

Answer- Doordarshan

Q.19. Identify this high school student


Answer- Tim Cook

Q.20. This is the cartoon depicting which US President’s cqmpaign?


Answer- Abraham Lincoln

Q.21. Question on advertisement by Wonder Bra.

Q.22. On 5.12.2014, Belgium bid for a UNESCO heritage status for a product that is been claimed by France but was originally from Belgium. Name the product.

Answer- French Fries

Questions contributed by Sreenidhish Narayanan. 

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Manipal – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Manipal  – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • TAPMI- Sudharshan and Vinayak
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • TAPMI- Aniruddh and Adithya

Preliminary Round Questions: 

Q.1. Identify the person.


Answer- Chitra Ramakrishna (First woman MD and CEO of NSE)

Q.2. X is a famous indian scientist who started his career in Kolkata. He started the company called Travancore Chemical and Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (now known as TCM Limited) which manufactured potassium chlorate for the match industry. Who is X?

Answer- CV Raman

Q.3. Which Indian Airline has wig being a part of the attire for air hostess?

Answer- Indigo

Q.4. What specific event happened in India in the year 1991 and 1966?

Answer- Indian rupee was devalued.

Q.5. Which E-Commerce portal launched a magazine called “Juice”?

Answer- Jabong

Q.6. Which finance minister introduced VAT in 2005?

Answer- P Chidambaram

Q.7. Question on currencies with unique symbols.

Q.8. Identify the logo.


Answer- OPEC

Q.9. A question on Boston Tea Party.

Q.10. Which company produces Redmi phone?

Answer- Xiaomi

Q.11. Who was the creator of Mukta Arts, an Indian film production company?

Answer- Subhash Ghai

Q.12. Which country has their currency as Ngulturm?

Answer- Bhutan

Q.13. Identify.


Answer- Edelweiss Air

Q.14. This person is a European, who is famous in Asia for the work is done for the region. He has a flower named after him in the London Zoo. Who is he?

Answer- Stamford Raffles

Q.15. Identify the insurance company that sponsored the 1983 cricket WC?

Answer- Prudential


Questions contributed by Sreenidhish Narayanan


Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jaipur – Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jaipur – Regional Round Questions


  • WINNER :
    LNMIIT Jaipur 
    – Anivesh and Kushal Shah
    National Law School, Jodhpur
    – Sanjay K and Shashank N

Regional Round Questions:


  1. This is the advertisement for Irium. What do we know this as today?


Answer: Pepsodent

  1. What started off as Timely Publications was recently acquired by Walt Disney in 2009?

Answer: Marvel Comics

  1. Founded by Stepan Pachikov, the Chinese version of this called Yinxiang Biji Business?

Answer: Evernote

  1. Connect the given images.

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Answer: Future Group (Ashni Biyani, Aadhar and FLF) 

  1. First product of which company?

Answer: Sony

  1. Identify the person?

Answer: Kasthurbhai Lalbhai

  1. Identify the Family Tree?

Answer: Dabur Family

  1. What was the occasion?

Answer: Launch of iPhone 6 and 6 plus during which their new album was given away for free on iTunes

  1. Connect the following images.
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Answer: The Hindu (logo, Malini Parthasarathy and advertisement)

  1. Image: Identify this famous landmark in Jaipur?6

Answer: Head Quarters of Rajasthan Patrika

  1. This Thali restaurant was recently acquired by Mirah Hospitality?

Answer: Rajdhani

  1. Which Indian company bought noodle machines to manufacture a famous Indian savoury?

Answer: Bikaneri Bhujia by Haldiram’s

  1. Toys depicting which TV series?

Answer: Breaking Bad

  1. Twitter recently acquired which Video sharing Company?

Answer: Vine

  1. Identify the brand created by this man who also invented the product?8

Answer: Tupperware

  1. What does this diagram depict?

Answer: Einstein’s Refrigerator Patent

  1. ‘Chime for change’ is a social initiative by which company?

Answer: Gucci

18. Amul ad for?


Answer: Maruti 800

19. Question on G. K. Chesterton

20. Williams noticed his older sister Mabel applying a mixture of Vaseline and coal dust to her eyelashes to give them a darker, fuller look. He adapted it with a chemistry set and produced a product. Williams renamed his eye beautifier, in honour of his sister, who gave him the idea. Name the cosmetic company?

Answer: Maybelline

21. Question on Hallmark and Valentine’s Day

22. Question on V.G. Siddhartha and Cafe Coffee Day

23. RK Shanmukham Chetty was an Indian lawyer, economist and politician. He also served as President of India’s Central Legislative Assembly from 1933 to 1935 and Diwan of Cochin kingdom from 1935 to 1941. He was the first person to occupy what significant position post-independence in India?

Answer: Finance Minister

24. It is Japan’s national quality award for industry. It was established in 1951 by the Japanese Union of Scientists and engineers (JUSE) and it was named after W. Edwards. Tata Steel is the first integrated steel company in the world, outside of Japan, to win this prize. What prize?

Answer: Deming Application Prize


Questions contributed by Shashank N.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jaipur – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Jaipur  – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :
    LNMIIT Jaipur 
    – Anivesh and Kushal Shah
    National Law School, Jodhpur
    – Sanjay K and Shashank N


Preliminary Round Questions:

1. Who wrote the book ‘How Not to Make Money’?

Answer: Raj Kundra

 2. Identify the logo.


Answer: Paragon

3. Big Cinemas, 92.7 FM are owned by which corporate group?

Answer: Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG)

4. ‘Nxt’ is a new service launched by which online trading platform?

Answer: Quikr

5. Capt. Gopinath is famous for starting which company?

Answer: Air Deccan

6. Ajay Banga is the head of which finance company?

Answer: Mastercard

7. Expand PBS.

Answer: Public Broadcasting Service

8. Which company founded by Deep Kalra has MMYT as its ticker sign?

Answer: Make My Trip

9. Which famous brand started as a car company but became famous for its scooters?


Answer: Vespa

10. Harsha Bhogle has been recently appointed as the Brand ambassador of which country?

Answer: Australia

11. Connect the images.

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Answer: Navratna Companies


12. Which travel accessories company gets its name from a biblical character that portrays immense strength?

Answer: Samsonite

13. ‘Standard of Living’ is a book written by?

Answer: Amartya Sen

14. Venus, Fusion are products of which brand owned by P&G?

Answer: Gillette

15. Which businessman owns the Bengal Warriors Pro Kabbadi team?

Answer: Kishore Biyani

16. Which term derived from the Arabic word ‘Araffa’ is often used to denote price?

Answer: Tariff

17. Identify the company?


Answer: Micromax

18. Which corporate group owns the Femina Miss India brand?

Answer: Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd.

19. Identifying the currency Yen/Yuan.

20. Which company came up with an advertisement for the now infamous South African Sprinter Oscar Pistorius?


Answer: Nike


Questions contributed by Shashank N.

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Goa – Preliminary and Regional Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – Goa – Preliminary & Regional Round Questions



  • WINNER :
    BITS Pilani Goa 
    – Bhargav and Ananth V
    Goa Institute of Management 
    – Vithal and Mudit

Preliminary & Regional Round Questions:

1. Identify the famous personality.


Answer: Thomas Bata

2. Infiniti Retail operates a chain of multi-brand electronics stores across India and an e-commerce website under the brand name X. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata group. Name X.

Answer: Croma

3. Identify the logo.


Answer: Dhan Jan Yojana

4. Which was the first satellite channel of India?

Answer: Zee TV

5. Hamburger University is located inOak Brook, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago. This corporate university was designed to instruct personnel employed in the various aspects of restaurant management. It was set up by which company?

Answer: McDonalds

6. Identify the online shopping portal.


Answer: Myntra

7. Identify the nation.


Answer: Zimbabwe

8. X is an Italian word for “bartender” or a person who prepares and serves espresso-based coffee drinks. How do we better know X?

Answer: Barista

9. A question on Richard Branson.

10. A question on Air Asia’s Valentine day campaign.

11. A question on Churchill Brothers who play in the I-League.


 Questions contributed by Ashish Bansal.