Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – South Zonal Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2015 – South Zonal Round Questions


  • WINNER :
  • GLC Kochi –Jis Sebastian and Feny Joy
  • RUNNER UP : 
  • TAPMI- Sudarshan and Vinayak


Q.1. Originally known as  ‘Cine Morelos’ in Morelia, Mexico. It is the largest chain in Latin America and the fourth largest in the world, with over 334 theaters, 3,187 screens and over 27,177 employees throughout Mexico, Gauatemla, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Peru, India and the United States. How do we know this company better?

Answer: Cinepolis

Q.2. The group was founded  by Late Seth Shri Shankarlalji Surajmalji Kasliwal & Late Sethani Smt. Chandrawatiji Shankarlalji Kasliwal in the year 1943. It was named after Shankarlalji Surajmalji Kasliwal, his sons (AlokKumar, VivekKumar, AshokKumar, SumatiKumar, ShambhuKumar & AbhayaKumar) and daughters (VijayaKumari, SnehlataKumari, UnnatiKumari, PragatiKumari, YojnaKumari, BhavnaKumari & SadhanaKumari). Which textile and apparel company are we talking about?

Answer: S Kumars

Q.3. They are the founders of?


Answer: Bain Capital

Q.4.  What special type of institute was established in the year 1881 for the first time in the United States, to train the future leaders to conduct corporations and public organizations in a rapidly evolving industrial era?

Answer: Wharton Business School, (the first B-School)

Q.5. Connect question on Royal Enfield

Q.6. ‘Thrill’ is an aerated beverage introduced by which business tycoon?

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Answer: Vijaya Mallya

Q.7. Which company was founded by them?

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Answer: Urban Ladder

Q.8. What is special about the football match of Manchester United on 31st January 2010? (Hint: Something happened for the first time in the history of Indian television) 

 Answer: First 3D Telecast

Q.9. According to Gaurav Jain, the founder of this eatery chain, the name has a nice Punjabi feeling and also reminds of a very famous Qawwali song. Name the eatery chain. 

Answer: Mast Kalandhar

Q.10. What is Icaraus factor?

Answer: A situation where managers or executives initiate an overly ambitious project which then fails. Fueled by excitement for the project, the executives are unable to reign in their misguided enthusiasm before it is too late to avoid the failure.

Q.11.  It is a slang term used to refer a situation where a person invests without any knowledge. What is it referred as?

Answer: Dead Horse Investment.

Q.12. What does the term sub-lebrity mean?

Answer: A so-called celebrity who despite occasionally appearing on the news or in a newspaper has no real relevance to our lives in any way whatsoever. And has no real talent. 

Q.13. Connect.


Answer: MS Dhoni

Q.14. With a dimension of  9.7 by 6.3 centimetres, it is made of 100 per cent cotton rags. It will weigh 90 grams per square metre and have thickness of 110 microns. It will have the bilingual signature of Rajiv Mehrishi. After a gap of 20 years, what is being re-introduced again in the year 2015?

Answer: One Rupee Note

Q.15. Born on 27 June 1964 in a Kashmiri Pandit family of landlords and army officers. Her father retired from the army in 1983. She had two brothers, one of whom works for a bank; the other is in the Army.  She graduated from the Government College for Women in Srinagar, where she studied during 1986-88.  She was a sales manager in the Dubai-based TECOM Investments, and a co-owner of the India-based Rendezvous Sports World. Identify the Indo-Canadian businessperson and the wife of Indian diplomat.

Answer: Sunanda Pushkar

Q.16. Which shareware file archiver and compressor utility was created by Eugene Roshal?

Answer: WinRar

Q.17. Making of which company’s logo?


Answer: Paperboat

Q.18. Mel Haney is the fictitious mascot and coverboy of which magazine?

Answer: Mad Magazine

Q.19. Connect to a personality.


Answer: Arun Jaitley

Q.20.  The Tata Sustainability Group announced the appointment of Ms Anita Rajan as the Chief Operating Officer of  TATA STRIVE. The initiative will require that Tata companies work together with non-Tata companies, NGOs, foundations, Union and State Governments, and, in particular, the Ministry of Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports.  The knowledge expertise within Tata companies will bring in quality into the training programmes, besides appropriate certification and measurement of outcomes. TATA STRIVE address what pressing issue?

Answer: Skill Develpoment

Q.21. Al Hayat is the media centre of ?

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Answer: ISIS

Q.22. With which telecom company would you associate this place with?

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Answer: Vodafone

Q.23. Which entrepreneur would you associate with The Dearborn Independent?

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 Answer: Henry Ford

 Q.24.  Question on Je suis Charlie.


Contributed by Vaishnavi Rao