Thursday, December 30, 2010

Original Question 0160...

Give me the four letter word (company name)!

Answer: World's mightiest fashion house, Louis Vuitton Moet Henessey (LVMH), first image is of Moet Chandon the champagne brand from LVMH, second one is Donna Karan whose fashion house was bought by LVMH, SRK is Brand ambassador of Tag Heuer once again brand of LVMH, Dior'd Holding company own's majority stake in LVMH....uff!!! Sorry for long explanation!
Gud answer VK.

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Original Question 0159...

Smartest kid ever! who is he?
A Zuckerberg Family Album

The Facebook founder shares a few of his family snapshots with TIME
Answer: Mark Zuckerberg some twenty years back!

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Original Question 0158...

Give me the name of company and all the trivia that surrounds it.

Clue 1: Company's name sounds like they are in art business but it's actually comes from the last name of founder!

Clue 2: The company has retained it's identity over the course of last 100 years even after lot of M&A action.

Clue 3: The company has indirect presence in India through taking over a company founded by him.

Answer: Kraft guy it's Kraft!!! surprised that no one got it...the last image is of John Cadbury.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Original Question 0157...

One more super creative ad! Identify the brand.

Answer: Dettol Hand Sanitizer it is...! Confirmed by our R&B quizzing star!

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Original Question 0156...

Identify the regulator/organization which looks after very important part of India's food chain...

Answer: Forward market commission, Suresh Purohit and Nazeeb got it.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Original Question 0155...

Connect...(It'll be amazing if you can identify both the guys in last image)

Answer: Yes it's Kodak and the last image is Mr Kodak (left) and Mr. Edison (Right)

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Original Question 0154...

Give me the name of retailer...

Clue 1: The first store of this company opened in Austin, Texas it was initially named "Safer Way".
Clue 2: The symbol (O) is integral part of company's brand identity.
Clue 3: This Company's product's were described as "Food Porn" by a famous tabloid.

Answer: It's Whole Food...The organic...fair trade... food retailer started by (yet another) college dropout John Mackey & Rene Lawson.

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Original Question 0153...

Identify the (relatively)  lesser known Investment Guru...

Answer: Charlie Munger it is!, life long friend of Mr Buffett and one of the greatest fund manager of last five decades.
Ameya, Daredevil and Suresh Purohit knew him!

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Original Question 0152...

If you haven't seen this ad it'll be great even if you can tell me what is the product category for which the ad is!
Answer: Colgate Dental Floss! Someone really very creative behind this...Suresh Purohit, VK Handa and Daredevil! Hats off... 

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Original Question 0151...

M for??

Answer: M for money matters guys! the financial services mastermind behind the Housing finance scam...

Friday, December 10, 2010

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Original Question 0149...

Name the company...

Clue 1: The company was started by five businessmen in Minnesota (U.S.A) (This is a hint!)
Clue 2: The company is considered to be the first house of "Tinkerers".
Clue 3: With constant stream of innovative products company has revolutionized many industries.

Answer: And the right answer is 3M! Ameya VK Handa, Suresh Purohit and Parth (with the longest answer) got it!

Monday, December 6, 2010

Original Question 0148...

The next .com billionaire? he is revolutionizing the online retailing industry,,,Google has eyes on his company...Who is he?

Answer: He is Andrew Mason who has started Groupon to provide great deals to buyers who want to group on and buy...Google is ready to shell out US$ 6 Billion for the company.

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Original Question 0147...

The takeover target...Identify the Canadian Company.

Answer:Potash the Canadian mining giants who was take-over target of  BHP Billiton. 

Original Question 0146...

What I am talking about?

Its an unique index which is used to gauge the star power of a particular person (celebrity) most companies use it  in there decision making process to appoint a brand ambassador. 

Answer : It's the Davie Brown Index used to measure celebrity Brandpower.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Original Question 0145...


Answer: It is Qantas, the Australian national air carrier which had an amazing safety record till one of its Airbus A-380's Rolls-Royce engine failed, the airline was mentioned in one of the important conversation in movie Rainman.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Original Question 0144...

He was one of the first to join the league...
than him...
and finally an Indian lady...
This is not an exhaustive list...what connects them?

Friday, November 26, 2010

Original Question 0143...

Old wine in New Bottle? Identify the manufacturer and newly launched brand.

Answer: It's Mahindra Thar.

Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Original Question 0142...

ID the guy who has a big responsibility of Head Hunting for an Indian major...

Answer: He is Jeffrey S Lehmann Independent Director of Infosys, the guy who is searching for a replacement to fit into Mr. Narayanmurthy's shoes!
Great Debut by Ritanshu.

Monday, November 22, 2010

Original Question 0141...

ID the logo and specifically tell me the contribution of this co. in it's industry.
Answers: It's Maersk's biggest contribution being that it's not just the biggest container ship operator but it was the one to start the industry of "container transport".

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Original Question 0140...

Holy place in the real world for the world wide web...ID the building.
Kirkland House, Havard University
Answer: The Kirkland House (one of the Harvard University student dorms) where Mark Zuckerberg invented (?) 'The Facebook".
What an answer Pranav!

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Original Question 0138...

Once upon a time on Wall Street...Who is he?

Answer: Yeah... "The" John Peirpont Morgan Senior the biggest finance magnate world ever saw. Good answer Sourabh, Suresh.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Original Question 0137...

The benchmark for innovation in he field of healthcare...ID the corporation.

Answer: It's Mayo Clinic Suresh gets a hat-trick!

Friday, November 12, 2010

Original Question 0136...

ID company

Give me the connect between Indian Army, IIFA Awards, and Delhi Commonwealth games. (Hint : Think Branding...)

Answer: Wizcraft the company which conceptualized and managed the IIFA awards, they were the event management companyfor CWG Delhi and they are doing branding campaigns for Indian Army.
Suresh Purohit is on a hattrick for the question which no one else answered!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Original Question 0135...

Identify the building...Its house of one of the most elite club in the world. (Hint : Also founding place of one of the most famous "society" in the world)

Answer: It's The Cosmo Club of Washington D.C., the place where "National Geographic Society" started. And the place which is a famous hangout for many Nobel laureates and Pulitzer prize winners!

Only Suresh Purohit got it right.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Original Question 0134...

Connect...Don't think too much!

Answer: Its Bugatti! Volkswagen is the current owner of Bugatti, second image is of  Carlo Bugatti the founder, next is the Bugatti Veyron itself! and last is Peugeot for which Bugatti used to do manufacturing. Great answer Ameya...Simply awesome.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Original Question 0133...

Straight from history... Which company?

In a building at the back of Drottninggatan 15 in Stockholm, a 30-year old instrument maker from Värmland started a mechanical engineering shop. On the other side of the Atlantic, Alexander Graham Bell applied for a patent for the telephone, which would eventually become very important for his business.

Answer: Ericsson it is...

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Original Question 0130...

Give me the brand name.

Clue 1: The company's passion is to design products which'll provide mankind with "nature’s way of relaxing."
Clue 2: The NYSE ticker of the company is LZB
Clue 3:

Answer: La-Z-Boy!!!

Friday, October 29, 2010

Original Question 0129...

Silly...The company's tagline means "the car" in language of the company's father nation! which co?

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Original Question 0128...

Simply connect to a company...

Answer: Emami Navratna...Madhuri one of the first Brand ambassador...Zandu Balm (Dabangg) brand acquired by Emami and finally the founders!

Monday, October 25, 2010

Original Question 0127...

Like "SKS" the big boy of this Industry it's smaller counterpart is also in eye of storm. Identify the logo...

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Original Question 0125...

Identify the company...

Clue 1: Founded by them about 25 years ago, the company derives its name from name of a creek behind one of it's founder's home.

Clue 2: The company now in its 25th year once sold 20% of its stake to Apple Inc.
Clue 3: The company is currently lead by a person of Indian origin.

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Original Question 0124...

Identify the true "revolutionary" of India.
Answer: Yes he is M S Swaminathan the person who was technically responsible for the green revolution in India.
V K Handa and Chandraskhekhar cracks it again! 

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Original Question 0123...

This real life people are considered to be father of which legendary Hollywood character?

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Original Question 0121...

This is kinda technical...what's being described here?

First, the quality, consistency, and transparency of the capital base will be raised.
Second, the risk coverage of the capital framework will be strengthened.
Third, the Committee will introduce a leverage ratio as a supplementary measure to the Basel II risk-based framework.
Fourth, the Committee is introducing a series of measures to promote the build up of capital buffers in good times that can be drawn upon in periods of stress ("Reducing procyclicality and promoting countercyclical buffers").
Fifth, the Committee is introducing a global minimum liquidity standard for internationally active banks that includes a 30-day liquidity coverage ratio requirement underpinned by a longer-term structural liquidity ratio.

Answer: Yes these are proposed norms for BASEL-III to act as a guidelines for banking sector globally.
Great answers Sourabh & Harsh.

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Original Question 0120...

Connect...Sitter after a long time!
Answer : It PVR, Ajay Bijli one of the co-founder of PVR, Jane tu ya Jane naa was co-produced by PVR and its a joint venture between Priya Entertainment Ltd and Village Roadshow.

Friday, October 8, 2010

Original Question 0119...

Clue 1: It's one of the world's largest selling "toy" which gets it's name from it's inventors' lastname.
Clue 2: Many best selling books are written to understand and play this toy in a better manner.
Clue 3: Watch movie like Tare Zameen Par, 3 Idiots or Pursuit of Happiness and you'll see this toy!

Answer: It's the addictive puzzle toy Rubik's cube named after its "inventor" Erno Rubik. 

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Original Question 0118...

Warren Buffet is (still) searching for one more guy like him...:)
Who is he?

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Original Question 0116...

It's bloody, but one of my favorite print ad. who is advertising  & what?
Answer: it's an ad by Bangalore traffic police urging people not to talk on cell phone while driving. One of the finest ad in it's category.

Thursday, September 30, 2010

Original Question 0115...

Kinda weird connect...which company's brand portfolio?

Answer: Safari, Magic, Iris & Ace All Tata Motors Brands! Awesome answer Ameya :)

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Original Question 0114...

Who is she?

Answers; Na re she is not Urmila Matondkar :-P she is Vandna Luthra founder of VLCC. No doubts she turns a lot of ladies into Urmila ;)

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Original Question 0113...

Give me the brand name...

Clue1:This brand was created by this guy, and till date its known by his last name.
Clue 2: This brand was tookover by a global food giant based in Switzerlabd around 100 years back. 
Clue 3: It has almost monopolised one segment of food market in India with it's formidable 91% market share.

Answer: Yes it's Maggi :-P he is Julius Maggi who sold his form to Nestle who now commands 91% marketshare in Indian instant noodle market

Friday, September 24, 2010

Original Question 0112...

This is logo of one of the best in it's class hotel...(Hint: This class of hotel are lately becoming very popular in India)
Answer: Its Microtel they have won J D Power best budget hotel award for seven years in row...!!!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Original Question 0111...

This guy revolutionized the way we travel in Indian cities... Who is he?
Mr. Neeraj Gupta
Answer: He is Neeraj Gupta founder of Meru Cabs, who has made the life in metros much better!
Great answers by VK & PK!

Monday, September 20, 2010

Original Question 0110...

Simply connect...
Answer: Its Lavazza, the first image is of Luigi Lavazza the guy who founded it, second is C Sivasankaran who sold out his coffee chain Barista to Lavazza and the last image is old logo of Lavazza.
Its hat trick for me! three back to back question unanswered!

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Original Question 0109...

Identify the company...

Clue 1: This company was started by this two guys and is named after them.
Clue 2: It's one of the largest marketing firm in it's domain.
Clue 3: If you watch TV you see it's name at-least once in a day! (and its Kindaa irritating to see it ;))

Answer: Guthy Renker is the answer. they are the maker of most of tele-shopping, direct marketing ads for most of the global broadcasting networks.
No one got it...

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Original Question 0108...

Identify the logo
Hint: This is company was Ranked number one on the list which was recently released India's Reliance Industries Limited was no.2.
Answer: Tough indeed! It's logo of Vale a Brazil based mining giant which was rated as number one value creator by BCG (Boston Consulting Group).