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Friday, March 30, 2012

OBQ 383: Change of guards.

Identify the New Guard...
Answer: K Venkatraman the new CEO of L&T

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

OBQ 382: Not so related organizations/companies...

Whats the common distinction that connects them?

Answer: They are all among the largest employers of the world.

Monday, March 26, 2012

OBQ 381: Knock knock Mr. Zuckerberg

Knock knock Mr.Dorsey!
Identify logo of the social network cum micro blogging site that has garnered more than 300 million subscribers...think laterally its not that hard!

Answer: Weibo

Saturday, March 24, 2012

OBQ 380: The Godfather of Hollywood!

Fourth and final in "Movies week"
Identify the company thats the flag bearer for Hollywood for almost 100 years...
 
Answer: Universal Studios, GE the owner, The founder Carl Laemmle , Oswald the lucky rabbit whose copy rights were held by universal (though itwas created by Mr Disney) the last one is its latest themepark in Singapore

Thursday, March 22, 2012

OBQ 379: The names still hogs the limelight

Third in the series "Movies week"...
Identify the person, who went down under but the company he founded still bears his name...(the second guy is just a hint)
Answer: David Fox the founder of today's 20th Century Fox, whose current owner is Rupert Murdoch.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

OBQ 378: Before those swanky multiplexes...

Second question in the "Movie week"
What is the term to describe these old days theatre providing fun at low cost?
Answer: Nickelodeon

Sunday, March 18, 2012

OBQ 377: Holly Rush

First question in the "Movie week"
Identify the company...

Clue 1: This internet pheomena started more than two decades back in the Computer Science department of Cardiff University.
Clue 2:  Initially just an idea of  crating lists that interest people has now more than 100 million subscribers.
Clue 3: The company that owns the following domain in India also owns this crowd puller site.
Answer: Its international movie database.

Friday, March 16, 2012

OBQ 376: Rhymes well in Hindi.

Connect to a fashion brand, the beauty in last pic and her grandmother both are linked with the brand...
Answer: Gucci, the founder the Gucci masters, Caroline Casiraghi grand daughter of Grace Kelly and the current face of Gucci 


Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Monday, March 12, 2012

OBQ 374: What an Idea Sirji and Madamji...

Identify these literary figures and tell me what did they start?
Answer: William Dalrymple and Namita Gokhale who conceptualized and implemented the idea of Jaipur Literature Festival

Saturday, March 10, 2012

Thursday, March 8, 2012

OBQ 372: The rebound technology!

Identify the technology/product...

Clue 1: The technology that developed during 19th century saw a tremendous decline in later half of 20th century due to advent of digital technology.
Clue 2: It used to come in formats of 33.5 rpm, 45 rpm and 78 rpm.
Clue 3: Given that a lot of people (including DJs) still see that technology superior to digital...the sales are picking up once again ...and in a drastic way.

Answer: The Vinyl Records whose sales have gone up by 100+% in last three years

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

OBQ 371: Shop before you fly...

That principle has been pretty much it to the success of this organization...Identify the logo...
Answer: Dubai Duty Free

Sunday, March 4, 2012

OBQ 370: A sustainable dream...

He has brighten the prospects of lots of Rural Indian quite literally...who is he?
Answer: He is Harish Hande of Selco.

Friday, March 2, 2012

OBQ 369: The Improved Indian Road Experience...

Well the blog title is the only hint...this one is the toughest one so far...

Answer: The correct answer is Volvo guys! The two gentlemen are founders Assar Gabrielsson & Gustav Larson, Renault has a big stake in Volvo AB, redbus gets a lot of business (indirectly) to Volvo!