Tata Trivia Questions and Answers

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1: Where is the headquarters of Tata Motors located?
A: New Delhi
B: Mumbai
C: Bangalore
D: Kolkata
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Motors Limited is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

2: What was the original name of Tata Motors?
A: Tata Automotive Engineering Co.
B: Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company Ltd.
C: Tata Motor Vehicle Ltd.
D: Tata Engineering Works
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Motors was formerly known as Tata Engineering and Locomotive Company Ltd. (TELCO).

3: On which stock exchanges is Tata Motors publicly traded?
A: NYSE and NASDAQ
B: LSE and EURONEXT
C: BSE and NSE
D: TSX and ASX
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Motors is traded on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) in India.

4: In what year was Tata Motors founded?
A: 1918
B: 1925
C: 1945
D: 1980
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Motors was founded in 1945.

5: Who was the founder of Tata Motors?
A: Ratan Tata
B: J. R. D. Tata
C: Jamsetji Tata
D: Noel Tata
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: J. R. D. Tata is credited as the founder of Tata Motors.

6: Which industry does Tata Motors operate in?
A: Textile
B: Information Technology
C: Automotive
D: Pharmaceuticals
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Motors operates in the automotive industry.

7: Which of these is a subsidiary of Tata Motors?
A: Tata Consultancy Services
B: Tata Steel
C: Jaguar Land Rover
D: Tata Power
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Jaguar Land Rover is a subsidiary of Tata Motors.

8: As of 2021, approximately how many vehicles did Tata Motors produce?
A: 500,000
B: 750,000
C: 1.1 million
D: 2 million
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Motors produced approximately 1.1 million vehicles in 2021.

9: What significant electrical vehicle (EV) investment was made by Tata Motors in 2021?
A: $500 million
B: $1 billion
C: $2 billion
D: $1.5 billion
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Private equity firm TPG invested $1 billion in Tata Motors’ electric vehicle subsidiary in 2021.

10: Which Tata Motors model is often cited as the world’s most affordable car?
A: Tata Tiago
B: Tata Nano
C: Tata Altroz
D: Tata Bolt
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Nano is often cited as the world’s most affordable car.

11: In which year did Tata Motors acquire Jaguar Land Rover?
A: 2000
B: 2004
C: 2008
D: 2012
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Motors acquired Jaguar Land Rover in 2008.

12: What is the market share of Tata Motors in India’s UV market as of FY2019?
A: 2%
B: 5%
C: Over 8%
D: 12%
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Motors increased its utility vehicle (UV) market share to over 8% in FY2019.

13: What is the rating of Tata Motors by S&P?
A: A/Stable
B: BB/Stable
C: BBB/Negative
D: B/Positive
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: The rating of Tata Motors by S&P is BB/Stable.

14: Who is the chairman of Tata Motors as of 2024?
A: Cyrus Mistry
B: Ratan Tata
C: Natarajan Chandrasekaran
D: Noel Tata
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Natarajan Chandrasekaran was appointed chairman of Tata Motors on 17 January 2017.

15: Which Tata Motors model uses a Fiat-sourced engine?
A: Tata Nexon
B: Tata Harrier
C: Tata Altroz
D: Tata Tigor
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Harrier uses a Fiat-sourced engine.

16: Where is Tata Daewoo headquartered?
A: Seoul, South Korea
B: Gunsan, South Korea
C: Busan, South Korea
D: Daegu, South Korea
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Daewoo is headquartered in Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea.

17: Which joint venture of Tata Motors focuses on bus manufacturing?
A: Fiat-Tata
B: Tata Hitachi Construction Machinery
C: Tata Marcopolo
D: Tata European Technical Centre
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Marcopolo is a joint venture focusing on bus manufacturing.

18: What initiative was announced in September 2013 by Tata Motors?
A: New factory in India
B: New National Automotive Innovation Campus
C: New SUV launch
D: Acquisition of a new subsidiary
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: A new National Automotive Innovation Campus was announced in September 2013.

19: Which Tata Motors subsidiary is involved in industrial robotics?
A: Tata Technologies
B: Tata Motors European Technical Centre
C: TAL
D: Tata Drivelines
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: TAL, a subsidiary of Tata Motors, manufactured India’s first industrial articulated robot.

20: What is Tata Motors’ revenue for the fiscal year 2024?
A: ₹300,000 crore
B: ₹443,877 crore
C: ₹500,000 crore
D: ₹600,000 crore
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Motors’ revenue for fiscal year 2024 is ₹443,877 crore.

21: When did Tata Motors launch the Tata Hexa model?
A: 2014
B: 2016
C: 2017
D: 2020
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Hexa was launched in 2017.

22: What is the location of Tata Motors’ factory planned to start production in 2026 for electric car batteries?
A: Mumbai
B: Delhi
C: Bridgwater, Somerset, UK
D: Bangkok
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The factory for electric car batteries will be located in Bridgwater, Somerset, UK, with production starting in 2026.

23: Which Tata Motors model is known for being launched as a ‘global’ truck in 2008?
A: Tata Ace
B: Tata Prima
C: Tata Harrier
D: Tata Safari
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Prima was launched as Tata Motors’ ‘global’ truck in 2008.

24: What significant restructuring plan was announced by Tata Motors in March 2024?
A: Merging with another company
B: Splitting into two separate listed entities
C: Acquiring a new automobile firm
D: Discontinuing production of diesel vehicles
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Motors announced a plan to undergo significant restructuring by splitting into two separate listed entities.

25: Who was the main investor in Tata Motors’ electric vehicle subsidiary in October 2021?
A: BlackRock
B: KKR
C: TPG
D: Vanguard
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Private equity firm TPG invested $1 billion in Tata Motors’ electric vehicle subsidiary in October 2021.

26: Which Tata Motors vehicle was intended as an affordable car alternative planned for the motorcycle owners in India?
A: Tata Indica
B: Tata Nano
C: Tata Sumo
D: Tata Aria
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Nano was intended as an affordable car alternative for motorcycle owners in India.

27: Which regions did Tata Motors plan to establish new plant operations in?
A: Turkey, Indonesia, and Eastern Europe
B: Brazil, Russia, and Mexico
C: Australia, Japan, and Canada
D: USA, Germany, and China
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: Tata Motors plans to establish new plant operations in Turkey, Indonesia, and Eastern Europe.

28: What is Tata Motors’ number of employees as of 2024?
A: 50,000
B: 70,000
C: 91,811
D: 100,000
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Motors had 91,811 employees as of 2024.

29: In which year did Tata Motors launch the Nexon EV?
A: 2018
B: 2019
C: 2020
D: 2021
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Motors launched the Nexon EV in December 2019.

30: Tata Motors’ joint venture Fiat-Tata is primarily engaged in producing what?
A: Commercial vehicles
B: Aircraft components
C: Passenger cars, engines, and transmissions
D: Motorcycles
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Fiat-Tata is primarily engaged in producing passenger cars, engines, and transmissions.

31: What percentage of Tata Technologies is owned by Tata Motors?
A: 30%
B: 43%
C: 51%
D: 67%
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Motors owns 43% of Tata Technologies.

32: The Tata Motors European Technical Centre (TMETC) is based at which university?
A: University of Cambridge
B: University of Oxford
C: University of Warwick
D: University College London
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The Tata Motors European Technical Centre is based at the University of Warwick.

33: What is Tata Motors’ ISIN code?
A: IN1155A01020
B: IN9155A01020
C: IN7155A01020
D: IN5155A01020
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Motors’ ISIN code is IN9155A01020.

34: Which Tata Motors subsidiary focuses on the production of gearboxes and axles?
A: Tata Technologies
B: Tata Hispano
C: TML Drivelines
D: Tata Marcopolo
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: TML Drivelines focuses on the production of gearboxes and axles.

35: What does the Tata Power Electric Mobility subsidiary produce?
A: Electric scooters
B: Electric buses
C: Electric trucks
D: Electric cars
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Tata Passenger Electric Mobility produces electric cars under the Tata Motors brand.

36: By what percentage did Tata Motors sales in China drop in 2019?
A: 20%
B: 30%
C: 40%
D: 50%
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Tata Motors’ sales in China dropped by 50% in 2019.

37: What was the principal reason for Tata Motors acquiring Daewoo’s truck manufacturing unit in 2004?
A: Reducing dependency on the Indian commercial vehicle market
B: Expanding into the motorcycle market
C: Acquiring new EV technology
D: Entering the aircraft industry
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: Tata Motors acquired Daewoo’s truck manufacturing unit to reduce its dependency on the Indian commercial vehicle market.

38: Where is the Tata Hispano bus and coach manufacturing plant located?
A: Madrid, Spain
B: Barcelona, Spain
C: Zaragoza, Spain
D: Valencia, Spain
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Hispano bus and coach manufacturing plant is located in Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain.

39: What is the name of Tata Motors’ 5-seater SUV that rivals the MG Hector?
A: Tata Nexon
B: Tata Harrier
C: Tata Safari
D: Tata Aria
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Harrier is a 5-seater SUV that rivals the MG Hector and Jeep Compass.

40: Which model marked Tata Motors’ entry into the passenger vehicle market in 1991?
A: Tata Indica
B: Tata Sumo
C: Tata Sierra
D: Tata Safari
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Motors entered the passenger vehicle market in 1991 by launching the Tata Sierra.

41: Which Tata Motors vehicle was launched as India’s first sub-one-ton minitruck?
A: Tata Ace
B: Tata Prima
C: Tata Nano
D: Tata Bolt
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: Tata Ace was launched as India’s first sub-one-ton minitruck in May 2005.

42: What milestone did Tata 407 achieve since its launch in 1986?
A: 100,000 units sold
B: 200,000 units sold
C: 500,000 units sold
D: 1 million units sold
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata 407 has sold over 500,000 units since its launch in 1986.

43: Where was the joint developer of the Tata World Truck, Tata Motors European Technical Centre, based?
A: Cambridge
B: Oxford
C: London
D: Warwick
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: The Tata Motors European Technical Centre was based in Warwick, UK, and was the joint developer of the World Truck.

44: Which company had the least reliable cars in Consumer Reports’ February 2019 list?
A: Honda
B: Jaguar
C: Toyota
D: BMW
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Jaguar made the Consumer Reports February 2019 list of the 10 Least Reliable Cars.

45: How much did Tata Motors invest for developing a new National Automotive Innovation Campus in 2013?
A: £10 million
B: £50 million
C: £92 million
D: £100 million
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Tata Motors invested £100 million in a new National Automotive Innovation Campus partnered with the University of Warwick and Jaguar Land Rover in 2013.

46: Which Tata Motors’ electric car was a best seller in India in April 2021?
A: Tata Tigor EV
B: Tata Tiago EV
C: Tata Nexon EV
D: Tata Altroz EV
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Nexon EV was the best-selling electric car in India in April 2021.

47: Which Tata vehicle’s production ceased in May 2018?
A: Tata Sumo
B: Tata Nano
C: Tata Aria
D: Tata Indica
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Production of the Tata Nano ceased in May 2018.

48: By what year does Tata Motors’ new electric vehicle battery plant in the UK plan to start production?
A: 2024
B: 2025
C: 2026
D: 2027
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Motors’ new electric vehicle battery plant in the UK plans to start production in 2026.

49: Which Tata Motors SUV was derived from the H5X Concept?
A: Tata Safari
B: Tata Nexon
C: Tata Harrier
D: Tata Sumo
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Harrier is derived from the H5X Concept displayed at the 2018 Auto Expo.

50: What year did Tata Motors launch the Tata Punch EV?
A: 2020
B: 2021
C: 2022
D: 2023
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Tata Motors launched the Tata Punch EV in 2023.

51: In which city does Tata Daewoo have its headquarters?
A: Seoul
B: Gunsan
C: Incheon
D: Busan
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Daewoo is headquartered in Gunsan, Jeollabuk-do, South Korea.

52: Which Tata Motors vehicle was introduced in 1994 and remained in production until 2019?
A: Tata Nano
B: Tata Estate
C: Tata Sumo
D: Tata Xenon
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: Tata Sumo was introduced in 1994 and remained in production until 2019.

53: Which Tata vehicle uses components from Tata Motors’ electric vehicle technology brand Ziptron?
A: Tata Altroz EV
B: Tata Tiago EV
C: Tata Nexon EV
D: Tata Tigor EV
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The Tata Nexon EV uses components from Tata Motors’ electric vehicle technology brand Ziptron.

54: What is the focus of Tata Motors’ subsidiary TML Drivelines?
A: Tires
B: Gearboxes and axles
C: Vehicle assembly
D: Electric vehicles
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: TML Drivelines focuses on the manufacture of gearboxes and axles.

55: Tata Motors partnered with which company for automatic transmissions for Tata Safari & Tata Harrier?
A: Toyota
B: Hyundai
C: Ford
D: Daimler
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Motors partnered with Hyundai to provide the automatic transmission for Tata Safari & Tata Harrier models.

56: What type of vehicle is the Tata Intra?
A: SUV
B: Minivan
C: Commercial vehicle
D: Hybrid vehicle
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The Tata Intra is a commercial vehicle.

57: Which Tata vehicle reached 312 km range on a single charge?
A: Tata Tiago EV
B: Tata Tigor EV
C: Tata Nexon EV
D: Tata Altroz EV
Correct Answer: C
Explanation: The Tata Nexon EV reached a range of 312 km on a single charge.

58: How many Tata Motors dealerships are there in India?
A: Over 1,000
B: Over 1,500
C: Over 2,000
D: Over 2,500
Correct Answer: D
Explanation: Tata Motors has more than 2,500 dealerships across India.

59: Which Tata Motors vehicle was marketed as the first indigenous minitruck in India?
A: Tata Prima
B: Tata Ace
C: Tata Safari
D: Tata Indica
Correct Answer: B
Explanation: Tata Ace was marketed as India’s first indigenously developed sub-one-ton minitruck.

60: In what year did Tata Motors launch the electric version of the Tata Indica?
A: 2008
B: 2010
C: 2012
D: 2019
Correct Answer: A
Explanation: Tata Motors launched the electric version of the Tata Indica in 2008.

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