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 2014 – Manipal – Preliminary Round Questions

Tata Crucible Campus Edition 2014 – Manipal – Preliminary Round Questions


  • WINNER :

TAPMI – Rithwik and Krishna


Manipal University – Ujan Sengupta and Apuroop Sethupathy

Preliminary Round:

1. Oh Yes Abhi is the tagline of which company?

 A. Pepsi

2. They are well known for its jewellery and wristwatches, including the “Bestiary”, the diamond necklace created for Bhupinder Singh the Maharaja of Patiala and the first practical wristwatch, the “Santos,” of 1904.

A. Cartier

3. What resulted due to the merger of the Swedish corporation Allmänna Svenska Elektriska Aktiebolaget (ASEA) and the Swiss company Brown, Boveri & Cie?


4. Author of the book?

Mohd Yunnus

A. Mohammad Younus

5. According to the Economist the concept what was marketed explicitly as fashion accessories, with the idea “IF YOU can spend $20,000 on a watch, why not on a phone?”

A. Vertu

6. Who markets themselves as Whether it’s the Rainforest World Music Festival, Hari Raya or the F1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix, our calendar is packed with magical moments worth celebrating.

A. Malaysia

7. Which former IAS officer is associated with the company, Carnation Auto?

A. Jagadish Khattar

8. Logo of which Chinese Internet company?


A. Alibaba.com

9.  What was established by an American (Hungarian-born) publisher, and is administered by Columbia University in New York City?

 A. Pulitzer Prize

10. What famous brand of beer will be particularly be relished by Liverpool fans was found by a Danish person called KC Jacobsen?

A. Carlsberg

11. What is actually measured as 11 inches but then marketed as something else, with the company giving an explanation that “It is a registered trademark as a descriptive name and not intended to be a measurement of length”

A. Subway Footlong

12. Lego tribute to?


A. Steve Jobs

13. Which Husband and wife duo, is the second largest contributor to charity after Warren Buffet, who gave away 498 million dollars of his wealth? (Clue: Non Foundational donations)

A. Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chen

14. In whose tribute was the perfume iQ made? (Clue: Man of Science)

A. Albert Einstein

15. Which blue chip business gives the government of Goa an annual revenue of 500 crores?

A. Casino

16. Identify?


A. Qantas

17. Which person living in India had the highest number of Twitter followers as of 2013 with about 6.9 million?

A. Dalai Lama

18. Which Malaysian oil giant is the sponsor of the Malaysian GP and also owns an iconic buiding?

A. Petronas

19. Which global FMCG major launched a major ad campaign “Proud Sponsor of Moms”?

A. P And G

20. Identify?


A. Snapchat

Questions contributed by Mr. Krishna Sheshadri.