Sunday, January 2, 2022

OBQ 1668: Shooting to fame.

Happy new year folks!

Once dead its really hard to get fame, unless you are someone like this gentleman whose employer ensured that he becomes more famous even after his demise.

Who is he? Think current affairs.

Monday, December 27, 2021

OBQ 1667: In your hood.

If you live in some parts of India you might have seen specific outlets bearing this logo in last six months, name the company that is increasing its presence at a crazy pace in an industry dominated by government.

Identify the logo.

Answer: Nayara Energy

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

OBQ 1666: The mouthpiece.

Media and Journalists find it hard to be influenced by those in power, however in some cases there reason to exist itself is to be the mouthpiece for their masters. Here is one such case.

This person is associated with such media entity, name the entity and the person.

Answer: He is Hu Xijin the editor of Chinese government mouthpiece "Global Times"

Saturday, December 18, 2021

OBQ 1665: The IN Thing

Here are two images that connect to a term that is gaining more and more popularity in the management world.

What is the term and how are they connected to these images?

Answer: Blink the term first popularized by Malcolm Gladwell and being recently adapted by Grofers to rebrand itself

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

OBQ1664: Gobbled up.

 These days the motto of big tech is "either you acquire companies or you get acquired yourself", identify the firm that recently got acquired.


Sunday, December 12, 2021

OBQ 1663: Thinking about thinking.

Here is a guy who has dedicated his life to decipher how we think what we think, and in the process has given rise to a new school of thought.

Who is he?

Answer: Daniel Kahnemann the father of behavioural science

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

OBQ 1662: Living the realty

Real-estate are called real for a reason, here is a company that has capitalized on this age old industry in a very systematic way. They might not build real-estate but they are capitalizing on it.

Identify them from their logo.

Answer: JLL the real estate consulting giant.

Sunday, December 5, 2021

OBQ 1661: Well oiled machine.

Here is a business that started in pre-independence era in very low-tech industry and is now a full blown conglomerate that spans from agriculture to aerospace and is professionally run.

Connect these images to the Business group.

Answer: Mahindra group

Friday, December 3, 2021

OBQ 1660: The Quiet one

He is one of those person who started the start-up culture in 20th century unlike his fellow entrepreneurs he is not a cannonball, he is quiet and persistent and has started and funded dozen of successful firms in last 25 years.

Who is he?

Answer:Pierre Omidyar

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

OBQ 1659: Too big to ignore.

Even I hadn't heard about them till recently, but then I learned they are the most valuable company in Europe, so one can't ignore it. 

With that as clue identify this firm from its logo.

Answer: ASML, one of the largest manufacturer of machines that are used for making semi-conductor chips.

Saturday, November 27, 2021

OBQ 1658: Times...they are changing.

 ...and so is this brand that has survived for over 100 years though under different set of owners.

Connect these images to an iconic brand that defines an entire industry.

Answer: Rado

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

OBQ 1657: Back in business.

 As COVID recedes in India, here is one of the brands gaining traction among its loyal customers.

Identify the hospitality brand.

Answer: Trident hotels

Monday, November 22, 2021

OBQ 1656: Master of (very big) Ceremonies

Indians are hogging limelight everywhere, in this case at one of the biggest and broadly covered mega event that took place recently covering pretty much all countries in the world.

He was the MOC, who is he?

Answer: Alok Sharma who presided over COP 26 gathering in Glasgow

Friday, November 19, 2021

OBQ 1655: A friend indeed.

A good friend is defined by how someone deals with you when you are at your worst and weakest. Here is few images from one such friend of India that has helped India when it needed it most.

Connect these to a country. If you can explain what all these images represent then you are a genius!


Tuesday, November 16, 2021

OBQ 1654: All eggs in one basket.

They say don't put all your eggs in one basket, this company/business group defied the popular wisdom and diversified deep in the financial sector.

Identify the company from its logo.