Mahindra Trivia Questions and Answers

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1: What year was Mahindra & Mahindra founded?
A: 1945
B: 1950
C: 1960
D: 1970
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: Mahindra & Mahindra was founded on October 2, 1945.

2: Who are the founders of Mahindra & Mahindra?
A: Ratan Tata and J.C. Mahindra
B: Kailash Chandra Mahindra and Jagdish Chandra Mahindra
C: Anand Mahindra and K.C. Mahindra
D: Mukesh Ambani and Anish Shah
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Kailash Chandra Mahindra and Jagdish Chandra Mahindra, along with Malik Ghulam Muhammad, founded the company.

3: Where is the headquarters of Mahindra & Mahindra located?
A: New Delhi, India
B: Pune, India
C: Mumbai, India
D: Bangalore, India
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The headquarters is in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

4: What industry is Mahindra & Mahindra primarily involved in?
A: Technology
B: Automotive
C: Aerospace
D: Pharmaceuticals
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra & Mahindra is primarily involved in the automotive industry.

5: Who is the current Chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra?
A: J.C. Mahindra
B: Anand Mahindra
C: Mukesh Ambani
D: Rajesh Jejurikar
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Anand Mahindra is the current Chairman of Mahindra & Mahindra.

6: What is the total number of employees Mahindra & Mahindra had in 2022?
A: 100,000
B: 140,619
C: 200,000
D: 160,800
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra & Mahindra employed 140,619 people in 2022.

7: Which Mahindra unit is the largest manufacturer of tractors in the world by volume?
A: Mahindra Last Mile Mobility
B: Mahindra Tractors
C: Mahindra Truck and Bus Division
D: Mahindra 2 Wheelers
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra Tractors is the largest manufacturer of tractors in the world by volume.

8: In which year did Mahindra & Mahindra acquire Punjab Tractor Limited?
A: 2005
B: 2007
C: 2010
D: 2012
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra & Mahindra acquired Punjab Tractor Limited (PTL) in 2007.

9: Which American legendary vehicle did Mahindra start assembling under license in India?
A: Ford Model T
B: Dodge Charger
C: Willys Jeep
D: Chevrolet Impala
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra started assembling the Willys Jeep under license in India.

10: Which company did Mahindra acquire a 51% controlling stake in October 2019?
A: Peugeot Motocycles
B: Kinetic Motors
C: SsangYong Motor
D: Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: Mahindra acquired a 51% controlling stake in Peugeot Motocycles in October 2019.

11: What is the name of Mahindra’s subsidiary that is a solar power generator?
A: Tech Mahindra
B: Mahindra Solar One
C: Mahindra Susten
D: Emergent Solren Private Limited
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Mahindra acquired a 60.01% stake in Emergent Solren Private Limited, a solar power generator.

12: Which year did Mahindra stop funding SsangYong Motor, leading to its receivership?
A: 2015
B: 2018
C: 2020
D: 2022
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: In December 2020, Mahindra stopped funding SsangYong, which led to its receivership.

13: What is the primary product Mahindra & Mahindra manufactures?
A: Pharmaceuticals
B: Apparel
C: Automobiles and tractors
D: Consumer electronics
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra & Mahindra primarily manufactures automobiles and tractors.

14: In what year did Mahindra launch its first compact SUV, the KUV100?
A: 2014
B: 2016
C: 2018
D: 2020
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra launched the KUV100 in January 2016.

15: What is the code name of the Mahindra SUV XUV500?
A: W201
B: Z202
C: Y101
D: T303
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: The code name for Mahindra’s XUV500 SUV is W201.

16: What name was Mahindra & Mahindra originally founded under?
A: Mahindra & Chalamcha
B: Mahindra & Mohammed
C: Mahindra & Bros
D: Mahindra & Co.
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Initially, Mahindra & Mahindra was founded as Mahindra & Mohammed.

17: What type of joint venture did Mahindra create with Ford in 2019?
A: Manufacturing steel
B: Developing electric vehicles
C: Assembling SUVs
D: Manufacturing tractors
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra created a joint venture with Ford in 2019 to assemble SUVs.

18: Which Mahindra vehicle was known as the “Big Daddy of SUVs” launched in 2022?
A: Thar
B: Scorpio N
C: Bolero
D: XUV300
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The Scorpio N, launched in 2022, was called the “Big Daddy of SUVs”.

19: What is the name of the platform for small commercial vehicles launched by Mahindra?
A: SmartShift
B: QuickMove
C: FastLoad
D: EasyTransit
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: SmartShift is Mahindra’s app-based platform for small commercial vehicles.

20: Which European company’s electric car division did Mahindra invest in?
A: Peugeot Motocycles
B: Renault SA
C: BMW
D: Pininfarina
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Mahindra invested in Pininfarina’s electric car division.

21: In which year did Mahindra acquire a 33.33% stake in Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery?
A: 2014
B: 2015
C: 2016
D: 2017
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra acquired a 33.33% stake in Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery in May 2015.

22: Which Mahindra model was found to be the safest vehicle made in India by GNCAP in 2019?
A: TUV300
B: XUV300
C: KUV100
D: Scorpio N
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The XUV300 was found to be the safest vehicle in India by GNCAP in 2019.

23: What is Mahindra’s joint venture with BAE Systems called?
A: Mahindra Defence Systems
B: Defence Land Systems India
C: Mahindra BAE Defence
D: Mahindra Armored Division
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra’s joint venture with BAE Systems is known as Defence Land Systems India.

24: What is the name of Mahindra’s first electric car?
A: E2O
B: NeEV
C: Bolt
D: Volt
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: Mahindra’s first electric car was the E2O.

25: Which agriculture technology firm from Switzerland did Mahindra buy an 11.25% stake in 2019?
A: AgroTech
B: FarmInnova
C: Gamaya
D: AgriTech
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra bought an 11.25% stake in Gamaya in 2019.

26: What kind of vehicle did Mahindra CJ 640 DP model derive from?
A: Willys Jeep
B: Dodge Durango
C: Ford Explorer
D: Toyota Land Cruiser
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: The Mahindra CJ 640 DP model derived from the Willys Jeep.

27: What year did Mahindra announce the merger of SMARTSHIFT with Porter?
A: 2018
B: 2016
C: 2019
D: 2021
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: Mahindra announced the merger of SMARTSHIFT with Porter in 2018.

28: Which country’s firm did Mahindra sign a deal with for manufacturing metallic components?
A: France
B: Germany
C: USA
D: Canada
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra signed a deal with Airbus Group from the USA for manufacturing metallic components.

29: Mahindra’s subsidiary, Pininfarina, is based in which country?
A: France
B: Germany
C: Italy
D: Spain
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Pininfarina, Mahindra’s subsidiary, is based in Italy.

30: What city houses Mahindra’s first car manufacturing plant in North America?
A: New York
B: Chicago
C: Detroit
D: Atlanta
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra’s first car manufacturing plant in North America is in Detroit, Michigan.

31: What was the reason for Mahindra renaming “Mahindra & Mohammed” to “Mahindra & Mahindra”?
A: It’s a family business
B: Mohammed left for Pakistan
C: Legal issues
D: Religious differences
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The company was renamed Mahindra & Mahindra when Malik Ghulam Mohammed moved to Pakistan.

32: What heavy-duty vehicle did Mahindra start manufacturing in the 1980s?
A: Automobiles
B: Military vehicles
C: Fishing boats
D: Airplanes
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra commenced the manufacturing of military vehicles in the 1980s.

33: Which Mahindra electric vehicle is known for being environmentally friendly?
A: Thunderbird
B: eVerito
C: Marazzo
D: Bolero
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The eVerito is known for being Mahindra’s environmentally-friendly electric vehicle.

34: What does M&M stand for in Mahindra’s context?
A: Mahindra & Mahal
B: Mahindra & Motors
C: Mahindra & Mahindra
D: Monsoon & Mahindra
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: M&M stands for Mahindra & Mahindra.

35: What vehicle did Mahindra launch in collaboration with Peugeot in 2019?
A: Truck
B: Motorcycle
C: Tractor
D: Electric car
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra launched a motorcycle in collaboration with Peugeot in 2019.

36: In 2017, Mahindra signed an MOU with which Belgium-based machinery supplier?
A: AgriTech Co.
B: RootTech
C: Dewulf
D: Frito Equipment
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra signed an MOU with Belgium-based machinery supplier Dewulf in 2017.

37: Which Mahindra vehicle was targeted towards young urban buyers and launched in 2016?
A: KUV100
B: XUV300
C: TUV300
D: Scorpio
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: The KUV100 was launched in 2016 targeted towards young urban buyers.

38: What is Mahindra’s lightweight commercial vehicle division called?
A: Mahindra Automobiles
B: Mahindra Last Mile Mobility
C: Mahindra Electric
D: Mahindra LCVs
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra’s lightweight commercial vehicle division is called Mahindra Last Mile Mobility.

39: What is Mahindra’s significant acquisition in the Japanese market in 2015?
A: Mitsubishi Motors
B: Nissan Motor Co.
C: Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery
D: Honda Tractors
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra acquired a 33.33% stake in Mitsubishi Agricultural Machinery in 2015.

40: What innovative technology for farmers did Mahindra invest in with Resson Aerospace Corporation in Canada?
A: Drone technology
B: Smart irrigation
C: Agricultural robotics
D: Image capture and interpretation
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Mahindra invested in image capture and interpretation technology for farmers with Resson Aerospace Corporation.

41: Which Mahindra division focuses on the manufacturing of military vehicles?
A: Tech Mahindra
B: Mahindra Defence Systems
C: Mahindra Socio
D: Mahindra Heavy Industries
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra Defence Systems focuses on the manufacturing of military vehicles.

42: What new vehicle did Mahindra release sketches for in August 2015?
A: Bolero
B: XUV500
C: TUV300
D: Scorpio
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra released sketches for TUV300 in August 2015.

43: The Mahindra Scorpio is a type of:
A: Motorcycle
B: SUV
C: Tractor
D: Electric car
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The Mahindra Scorpio is an SUV.

44: In which area did Mahindra focus their new ‘Farming as a Service’ business in 2020?
A: Fishing products
B: Tech-driven services for farmers
C: Urban gardening
D: Agricultural machinery repairs
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra focused its ‘Farming as a Service’ business on tech-driven services for farmers.

45: What was the first-ever engine Mahindra started assembling under license in India?
A: Ford Model A
B: Chevrolet 350
C: Peugeot diesel four-cylinder
D: Mercedes OM606
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra started assembling Peugeot diesel four-cylinder engines under license in 1979.

46: What year did Mahindra launch their load exchange platform for commercial vehicles known as SMARTSHIFT?
A: 2010
B: 2014
C: 2015
D: 2017
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra launched their load exchange platform SMARTSHIFT in 2015.

47: Which country did Mahindra’s major automotive subsidiary Automobili Pininfarina operate from?
A: France
B: Italy
C: Spain
D: Germany
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Automobili Pininfarina operates from Italy.

48: Which year did Mahindra take ownership of the REVA Electric Car Company?
A: 2007
B: 2009
C: 2010
D: 2012
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra took ownership of the REVA Electric Car Company in 2010.

49: What Mahindra vehicle, launched in 2017, resembles a small tank design?
A: Bolero
B: XUV500
C: TUV300
D: Marazzo
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The TUV300, launched in 2017, was designed with cues from a small tank.

50: What is the unique feature of the Mahindra XUV300 that was highlighted in 2019?
A: Solar power
B: 5-star safety rating
C: Self-driving capability
D: Bluetooth connectivity
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The unique feature of the XUV300 is its 5-star safety rating.

51: In which year did Mahindra end its collaboration with Ford due to the pandemic?
A: 2019
B: 2020
C: 2021
D: 2022
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra ended its collaboration with Ford in January 2021 due to economic and business challenges caused by the pandemic.

52: Which Mahindra vehicle did the Johannesburg police use?
A: Thar
B: XUV500
C: Bolero
D: Scorpio N
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The Johannesburg police used the Mahindra XUV500.

53: What joint venture did Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd form with a UK-based engineering firm in 1965?
A: Rubery Owen
B: BSA Company
C: Leyland Motors
D: Lucas Engineering
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: Mahindra formed a joint venture with Rubery Owen in 1965.

54: Which Mahindra vehicle was developed for potato planting in collaboration with Dewulf?
A: XUV500
B: PlantingMaster Potato +
C: Marazzo
D: KUV100
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The PlantingMaster Potato + was developed for potato planting in collaboration with Dewulf.

55: What year did Mahindra launch the Mahindra Roxor in the United States?
A: 2016
B: 2017
C: 2018
D: 2019
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra launched the Mahindra Roxor in the United States in 2018.

56: Which Mahindra vehicle was designed in collaboration with Mahindra Research Valley and Pininfarina?
A: XUV700
B: Marazzo
C: Thar
D: KUV100
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The Mahindra Marazzo was designed in collaboration with Mahindra Research Valley and Pininfarina.

57: When did Mahindra start its joint venture with Rubery Owen?
A: 1958
B: 1965
C: 1972
D: 1980
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra started its joint venture with Rubery Owen in 1965.

58: Which tractor manufacturer did Mahindra acquire a majority stake in January 2017?
A: John Deere
B: New Holland
C: Massey Ferguson
D: Hisarlar Makina Sanayi
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Mahindra acquired a 75.1% equity stake in Hisarlar Makina Sanayi in January 2017.

59: Which company’s stake was later increased to 49.04% by Mahindra in December 2019?
A: Hisarlar Makina Sanayi
B: Sampo Rosenlew
C: Dewulf
D: Porter
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Mahindra increased its stake in Sampo Rosenlew to 49.04% in December 2019.

60: In which country does Mahindra operate a farm equipment business named Yuvo Tech+?
A: Brazil
B: Australia
C: India
D: USA
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Mahindra’s Yuvo Tech+ is part of its farm equipment business in India.

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