Category Archives: TATA CRUCIBLE

If someone dare asks this question which is the biggest and the grandest and the most amazing national quiz in India We don’ t think there would be two answers to it .It has to be the TATA Crucible.It is the dream of each quizzer to be on the stage for that quiz and ultimately win that coveted title.But quizzes like TATA Crucible do require a certain amount of preparation.This section would mostly feature those trivia which would be useful for the crucible.

Tata Crucible Questions and Answers – Nagpur Edition – 2011 Corporate Round

1. This term is derived from Latin words ‘com’ meaning together and ‘merx’ meaning goods. – Commerce

2. A type of buyout wherein an investor, typically financial sponsor, acquires a controlling interest in a company’s equity and where a significant percentage of the purchase price is financed through borrowing. – Leveraged Buyout

3. Which bank was instrumental in starting the Pratham Grameen Bank. An initiative to spread banking to rural India. – Syndicate Bank

4. Print ad with caption ‘Every supermodel’s favourite airline’ (The hint given was the text font) – Indigo

5. What was started in 1834 at London’s East End by Charles Henry with initial emphasis on tea. – Harrods

6. Which organisation started the game ‘Moon Base Alpha’ to teach small children more about the moon. – NASA

7. Which famous politician was associated with Vedanta Resources before joining the cabinet in 2004. –                  ‘P. Chidambaram’ 

8. Photo Identify.  – Urusula Burns of Xerox

9. What started in India after a noted silver shortage after World War I which is been followed even today. – ‘Introduction of Currency Notes’

10. Who invented the carbon microphone along with Alexander Graham Bell specifically being mentioned for his other prominent inventions. – ‘Thomas Alva Edison’

11. What did Father de Cruz bought from China in the early sixteenth century and introduced to the entire Europe. – Tea

12. Picture identify – ‘Muthuraman of Tata Steel’

13. A branch of mathematics deriving its name from the fact that it was specifically used within the state. – ‘Statistics’

14. What did Reuben H. Donnelly start which is now widely being used in almost all the homes and offices. – ‘Yellow Pages’

15. ‘Come out and play’ is the tagline for which sporting event occurred in 2010. – ‘Commonwealth Games’

16. Which Padmashree award winner wrote the book ‘How I taught my Grandmother to teach and other stories’ – ‘Sudha Murthi’

17. What does NEFT stand for – ‘National Electronic Fund Transfer’

18. What did Kailash and Sanjai Katkar started which is now one of the most  widely used security measures. – ‘Quickheal’

19. In Danish this means ‘Krating Daeng’ . Which syrup is been referred to which was initially used as a medicine. – ‘Red Bull’

20. Stamp commemorating what. – ‘100 years of Darjeeling Toy Train’


Posted by on July 30, 2011 in TATA CRUCIBLE


“Koni Konas Mhatle”

“Do you want to sell sugar water for the rest of your life, or do you want to come with me and change the world?”

In the history of corporate world this question is almost a legend.

Who said this to whom and what is the significance of it?

Answer:Steve Jobs said to John Sculley

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Posted by on May 28, 2011 in DAILY DOSES, TATA CRUCIBLE


BIZ QUIZ 2 time 5 minutes.keep an eye on leader board to see whats the highest score.


Which one are you???

Its a very easy one for the day.We are all familiar with jobs being categorized into various “collared” types.Can you tell me what the following job means.

White collar workers:

Blue collar workers:

Green collar workers:

Red collar Workers:

Gray-collar workers:

Black-collar workers:

Pink-collar workers:

Gold-collar workers:

Scarlet-collar workers:

Dog-collar workers:

Open-collar workers:

Frayed-collar workers :

Steel-collar workers:

Answers:look in comments

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Posted by on April 23, 2011 in DAILY DOSES, TATA CRUCIBLE


Fundae Daal!!!!Also tell what is X and Y.

  • 1904 – Delicious and refreshing.
  • 1905 – X revives and sustains.
  • 1906 – The great national temperance beverage.
  • 1908 – Good til the last drop
  • 1917 – Three million a day.
  • 1922 – Thirst knows no season.
  • 1923 – Enjoy life.
  • 1924 – Refresh yourself.
  • 1925 – Six million a day.
  • 1926 – It had to be good to get where it is.
  • 1927 – Pure as Sunlight
  • 1927 – Around the corner from anywhere.
  • 1928 – X… pure drink of natural flavors.
  • 1929 – The pause that refreshes.
  • 1932 – Ice-cold sunshine.
  • 1937 – America’s favorite moment.
  • 1938 – The best friend thirst ever had.
  • 1938 – Thirst asks nothing more.
  • 1939 – X goes along.
  • 1939 – X has the taste thirst goes for.
  • 1939 – Whoever you are, whatever you do, wherever you may be, when you think of refreshment, think of ice cold X.
  • 1942 – The only thing like X is X itself.
  • 1944 – How about a Y?
  • 1945 – Y means X.
  • 1945 – Passport to refreshment.
  • 1947 – Y knows no season.
  • 1948 – Where there’s Y there’s hospitality.
  • 1949 – X … along the highway to anywhere.
  • 1952 – What you want is a Y.
  • 1954 – For people on the go.
  • 1956 – X … makes good things taste better.
  • 1957 – The sign of good taste.
  • 1958 – The Cold, Crisp Taste of Y
  • 1959 – Be really refreshed.
  • 1963 – Things go better with Y.
  • 1966 – Y … after Y … after Y.
  • 1969 – It’s the real thing.
  • 1971 – I’d like to buy the world a Y. 
  • 1974 – Look for the real things.
  • 1976 – Y adds life.
  • 1982 – Y is it!
  • 1985 – America’s Real Choice
  • 1986 – Red White & You (for X Classic)
  • 1986 – Catch the Wave 
  • 1989 – Can’t Beat the Feeling.
  • 1993 – Always X.
  • 2000 – Enjoy.
  • 2001 – Life tastes good.
  • 2003 – Real.
  • 2005 – Make It Real.
  • 2006 – The X Side of Life 
  • 2007 – Live on the X Side of Life 
  • 2009 – Open Happiness
  • 2010 – Twist The Cap To Refreshment
  • 2011 – Life Begins Here

 Answer:Coca cola taglines in US

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Posted by on April 21, 2011 in DAILY DOSES, TATA CRUCIBLE


The Better Half…..

Slightly difficult one for today. Connect the three pictures with a personality.

(P.S. The person in the connect is Linda Avey)

Answer:sergey brin

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Posted by on April 18, 2011 in DAILY DOSES, TATA CRUCIBLE


Theme Quiz 1 on Business Tycoons.Time 2 minutes.Ends on 24th April.Top scorers feature on leaderboard.

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