Monday, February 28, 2011

Original Question 0190...

Identify the iconic steel conglomerate which started some two centuries back...

Answer: If so many people said that its Thyssen Krupp...I should not dispute it ;-)

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Original Question 0189...

Love this ad for its "creative weirdness"
Answer: Its an ad for non reflective LED TVs from Onida!!!

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Original Question 0188...

Idntify the company...

Clue 1: This Canadian company was started by this guy some eight decades back.
Clue 2: The company took over another company in same business some three years back. The new company thus formed has name of both companies included.
Clue 3: The company was first to communicate news of Death of Abraham Lincoln in Europe twelve days after his death .

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Original Question 0187...

The guy is not as famous as the global platform he created...who is he?

Answer: He is Klaus Schwab the founder of World Economic Forum.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Original Question 0186...

This place going to be the new Indian address of?

Answer: Its the proposed site for "Trump Tower in Mumbai.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Original Question 0185...

Give me a term which connects them all...

Answer: Ashni Biyani Daughter of Kishore Biyani (Big Bazaar)...Tabriz Bazaar the place where the term has it ancient roots, Hearst Corporation which publishes the Harper Bazaar Magazine.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Original Question 0184...

We know the iPhones and Androids of this world... can you identify logo of equally revolutionary company?

Answer: Its Mediatek the Taiwan based company which revolutionized the mobile phone industry by developing ultra cheap mobile phone platforms with high end features...all the Bottom of Pyramid companies like Micromaxx, Lava, Spice etc. uses the chipsets provided by Mediatek!

Monday, February 14, 2011

Original Question 0183...

In Japanese this brand-name means "Prelude"...Give me the word. Think recent...

Answer: Kizashi is the right answer...
Once again its Suresh, and VK got it right!

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Original Question 0182...

The world looks different!!!
An ad for?

Answer:Its Viagra! The famous blockbuster drug from Pfizer!

Friday, February 11, 2011

First Birthday of OBQ!!!

Hello friends,

Its been a year I started "Original Business Quizzing".

OBQ is now 180+ post old and has 500+ facebook fans.

Thankyou very much for always surprising me with your Answers :)

If you have some suggestions or you want to contribute to OBQ by giving your (original) questions. Shoot me a mail at

Quizzically yours,
Dhaval Thakker

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Original Question 0181...

Give me the company name...

Clue 1: This guy started one of its kind .com company in 1994, now there are countless .coms like what he started.
Clue 2: The company has presence in more than 50 countries and uses a rather unusual thing as its mascot.
Clue 3: In his latest attempt the company's founder is lately trying to create an online market for giving tribute and obituaries.

Answer:, Jeff taylor's new initiative is called

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Original Question 0180...

Not as famous as his arch rival but much more successful...identify him.
How Rahul Bhatia Found His Escape Velocity
Answer: Rahul Bhatia it is the guy who is spearheading Indigo to become India's best no frills airline.

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Original Question 0179...

The new logo is not as famous and ubiquitous as the old one...

Answer: Konica-Minolta formed after merger of Photographic equipment giant Konica and office instrument giant Minolta.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Original Question 0178...

They are all famous people from widely different businesses...but there is some thing in common. gimme the connect.

Answer: They are Mr. Gurucharan Das, Steve Ballmer, Meg Whitman and Jim McNerny, all of them have worked at P&G at some stage of their career.

Great hit Raghu :-)

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Original Question 0177...

This is one of the trickiest I've got so far (This is the only hint I am giving today!)

One of the most common (and addictive) work phenomena was introduced somewhere around 1929...Now its a common practice across businesses/industries Ford Company was one of the early adopter of it What am I talking about?

Answer: It was the first time introduction of "five day working week" and a long weekend...and we love that phenomena don't we?