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Tata Crucible Questions – Coimbatore Campus 2012

Tata Crucible Questions 2012- Coimbatore Campus




EXCLUSIVE: Coimbatore FINALISTS say participating in QuizWorks quizzes helped them. Around 10 questions asked in the Coimby edition was seen by them previously! 

Questions from all the cities of the 2012 Campus Edition here

Akshay Jyotishi shares with us the questions from the Coimbatore edition of the Tata Crucible Campus 2012

Review and Tata Crucible Questions by Akshay Jyotishi

Coimbatore produced one of the best Campus Crucible’s so far as teams displayed amazing aptitude and fighting spirit resulting in edge of the seat entertainment and brought the city to life on a Sunday afternoon. Earlier in the day, over 120 teams took the prelim from which the following six teams made it to the final.

IIMK represented by Madanish and Siddhartha won the Quiz ( Review , image and info from the official TC website : tatacrucible.com)

Tata Crucible Questions – Coimbatore Campus 2012

As usual there were twenty questions.  Please find the prelims questions below.

1)    Thomas rented out horses in the seventeenth century in cambridge. When hiring out of cambridge , he would do so in his particular order. What common phrase was derived from this related to choices.

Ans:-Hobson’s Choice …. His name was thomas hobson.

2)    This company’s name translates to All Lion in italian. It’s former name was Manz Wear Pvt. Ltd. (Hint: It is part of the future group)

Ans: Pantaloon

3) Identify

Ans:- Burger King


4)    In the movie rain man , Dustin Hoffman says “_________ never crashed “ and refuses to board any other airline. What airline is he referring to?

Ans:- Qantas


5) _________ coefficient is a measure of equality. At 0 it means absolute equality and 1 is gross inequality.

Ans:- GINI coefficient


6)    This product was first launched as Mum in 1888. It’s tagline was “A girl’s best friend is her mum”. What product is this?

Ans:- Deodorant


Identify the man who founded this group . (Hint: Tamil origin, controversial)

Ans:- Raj Rajratnam

8)    The Bali Brassiere Company was founded by Sam and Sara Stein in 1927, originally called the FayeMiss Lingerie Company. The company’s best-known product has been the ________ . (Hint: It’s a wonderful product.)

Ans:- Wonderbra

9)    The Jain Family headed by Mr. D.K. Jain started Siddhomal and Sons, a paper and newsprint trading organization in 1923. They revolutionised movie viewing in India. They are a big name in the multiplex industry.

Ans:- INOX

10) This company is more known for their pain relief product . They acquired fruitnik which is a fruit drink in 2011. Which company.

Ans:- Amrutanjan

11) Lasalgaon and Pimpalgaon in maharashtra produce a commodity that could affect election results and is kept under observation during elections. Which commodity?

Ans:- Onion


Identify the product.

Ans:- Brylcreem

13) Venture capital firm who’s name has a tamil root. They funded Hector Beverages,SKS Microfinance,Manipal Universal Learning,and Ace Creative Learning. It is run by a very well respected indian . Identify the person or the firm.

Ans:- N.R. Narayana Murthy / Catamaran

14) This hotel group runs Cortyard hotels .. (Choices Hilton/ Marriot/ Hyatt)

Ans:- Marriot

15) __________ originated via the partnership of scientist Samuel Ruben and businessman Philip Rogers Mallory, who met during the 1920s.  This cell was made on the premise that it lasts longer.

Ans:- Duracell

16) It was created by a merger of two British insurance firms, Norwich Union and CGU plc. “It means spring or revival in hebrew”. What?

Ans:- Aviva

17) Connect Skoda to the abominable snowman.

Ans:- Yeti

18) The RBI building in Delhi is guarded by Yaksha and Yakshini . They are the assistants of which god in Indian mythology?

Ans:- Kuber

19) The _______ saga is a book about the collapse of which company. It has a foreword by Kiran Karnik.

Ans:- Satyam

20) Identify

Adam Smith

Ans: Adam Smith


Definitely clear that a lot of content is from the past Pickbrain/ Crucible archives and we strongly believe that you will do well if you dig into the previous years’ Crucible quizzes and some Current Affairs!!

So, don’t forget to go through the archives and Be Prepared for the next quiz! 

If you are participating in any other cities, we’re sure these questions will give you a heads up on the preparation required.

For those who want to have a look at the previous years’ questions, follow the links below

The format of Tata Crucible Questions  has been simple throughout – a mixture of current affairs dry questions, visuals, heads of companies, trivia from old sites/blogs/quiz groups.

A thorough read through previous editions’ Tata Crucible Questions will definitely give participants a good direction to prepare for their city finals.

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You can attempt Tata Crucible Questions from the Student Edition 2011 on a brand new customized platform. Dont just read, PARTICIPATE!

TATA CRUCIBLE QUESTIONS from the previous years

Quizzes @ Kriya'11

PSG Tech invites you to participate in quiz competitions being organized as part of Kriya, its annual Tech fest.
1. Kriya Open Quiz – 3 PM @ CODISSIA, Avanashi Road (Transport will be arranged for participants who are in PSG Tech at the time) on Saturday, 26/11/11

Open to all.
Teams of 3.

2. SpEnt Quiz – 10 AM, Y-202, PSG Tech on Sunday, 27/11/11

College level.
Teams of 2.

Prize money:
1st – Rs. 4000
2nd – Rs. 2000
3rd – Rs. 1000
3. Lone Wolf – 1 PM, J-214, PSG Tech on Sunday, 27/11/11

College level.
Prize money details will be mentioned at the venue.

Mored details: http://www.psgkriya.in/

Brahma 2011

Brahma ’11

– is the annual inter-school and inter-collegiate quiz conducted by Quiz Club of Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore.

Brahma ’11 Details

Date: September 11th 2011

Teams of 2

Mixed College teams allowed

ID Cards mandatory

Contact details:
Vishnu -9894034457
Email us at quizclubcit@gmail.com
Visit us at quizclubcit.org and quizclubcit.wordpress.com

Brahma ’11

Tata Crucible Campus 2011 Schedule

A 24 city Tata Crucible this year to reach out to a far greater student audience!! . Most new locations seem to be cities that have new IIMs/IITs . This is a great initiative by Tata Crucible to take Business Quizzing to the masses.

Have a look at the dates below. Updates questions and results as and when they happen.

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Questions from the various editions of  Tata Crucible (last five years) available here

The venues & timings can be found here

12th Feb – Trichy

13th Feb – Coimbatore

15th Feb – Manipal

16th Feb – Goa

25th Feb – Bhubaneshwar

26th Feb – Jamshedpur

28th Feb – Guwahati

4th Mar – Lucknow

5th Mar – Kolkata

6th Mar – Hyderabad

7th Mar – Nagpur

8th Mar – Indore

11th Mar- Amritsar

12th Mar – Chandigarh

13th Mar – Delhi

14th Mar – Rohtak

15th Mar – Ahmedabad

16th Mar – Jaipur

17th Mar – Bangalore

19th Mar – Review & Questions from TC Chennai here – GLIM, Chennai winners

22nd Mar – Review & Questions of TC Cochin Here – CoE, Tvm winners

27th Mar – Mumbai

28th Mar – Varanasi

31st Mar – Pune

National & International Final – TBA

The official Tata Crucible 2011 Campus Site here

First time to Tata Crucible?? Learn How to Prepare for Tata Crucible from the free Quizzing.in e-bookDownload Here

Questions from the various editions of  Tata Crucible (last five years) available here

CQC Open Quiz 2011

Coimbatore Quiz Circle takes pleasure in inviting your club/association teams to participate in “The Chennai Silks CQC Open Quiz 2011”

Date: Feb 5, 2011 (Saturday)

Time: 9.30 am – 1.30 pm (School Quizzes)

2.00 pm Open Quiz

Venue: Kikani High School auditorium, Brooke Bond Road, Coimbatore

Send in your confirmations to cbequizcircle@gmail.com

Tata Crucible 2010 – Coimbatore Edition

Ashok from The Chennai Silks shares his experience at Tata Crucible Coimbatore Edition 2010. The Chennai Silks ended up winning the Crucible in Coimbatore yet again. Many congratulations guys! Wish you the best for the finals.

Please find the Prelims of Tata Crucible Coimbatore Edition 2010 here.

Find the stories from other cities of Tata Crucible 2010 here

Questions from the previous years

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Coimbatore Open Quiz 2010

TCS IT Wiz 2009: Coimbatore- Review and Questions

Akash Lodha and Hiren Barai of St Jude’s Public School, Kotagiri, in the Nilgiris district were the winners of the TCS IT Wiz 2009 quiz held at Coimbatore on Nov 10th.Sibhi Kumaran and Gowthem Nachimuthu of SBOA Matric and Higher Secondary School of Coimbatore were the runners-up.

Following are some questions from the prelims. Courtesy: Sibhi from SBOA Matric School. Thanks a lot!

1) Picture of N.Chandrasekaran
2) Creeper detected first on ARPANET .What is it?-VIRUS
3) Infopath,Groove,OneNote are from?MS OFFICE
4) AutoCAD is a product from which company? AUTO DESK
5) Picture of Steve ballmer
6) What are ‘And ,or,not’ called? LOGIC GATES
7) Logo of Skype
8) UNIVAC abbreivation
9) Whom did carol bartz replace at Yahoo? JERRY YANG
10) Which operator launched 3G first in India? MTNL
11) Jack dorsey? TWITTER
12) Gordon Moore and Robert Noyce? INTEL

Sample Questions, Database Questions and Questions from other cities available here