Sunday, October 30, 2011

OBQ 312: World's largest family?

Under RBI Scanner
Clue 1: It started as a small deposit company in 1978.
Clue 2: Over last 30+ years they have acquired interests in real estate, airlines, entertainment etc.
Clue 3: This logo connects the final dot!

Answer: Its Sahara India Pariwar.

Friday, October 28, 2011

OBQ 311: The person behind all the fireworks...

He is not as famous as his hometown or his creation, nonetheless a person who makes Diwali special :)
Answer: Mr and Mrs Nadar people behind development of fireworks industry in Sivakasi

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

OBQ 310: Bad that they had to file for Chapter 11

Which publication?

Answer: Reader's digest is the answer, It's logo...It's Indian owner, and founders.

Monday, October 24, 2011

OBQ 309: We're strict about naming our babies ;-)

Baring few exceptions this European company has a very strict code to use names of Lakes in Scandinivia, Islands in Sweden to name its product most of it products have a Nordic origin...which company I am talking about?

Answer: Its Ikea

Saturday, October 22, 2011

OBQ 308: World’s first device with…

Name the model of type writer below. and why is it so important?
Answer: Its Remington #2 world's first QWERTY device!

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

OBQ 306: Locking horns with Twitter

This company was in a legal battle with twitter...identify
Answer: Twittad with whom twitter settled a suit.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

OBQ 305: Latest target of Corporate raiders

Clue1: This company is known in India by its collaboration with Mahindra & Mahindra.
Clue2: Carl Icahn bought a substantial stake in the company in recent time
Clue3: The company has its roots in harvester manufacturing (see the old logo below).

Answer: Its the Navistar,  earlier known as International Harvester, and now they have tie-up with Mahindra in India.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Monday, October 10, 2011

Saturday, October 8, 2011

OBQ 301: A dedication to Steve Jobs.

Where will you find this image originally?
Answer: Its the  Whole earth Catalog from where Jobs got this inspiring lines.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

OBQ 300: Mother of all business book...

What have I masked on the coverpage of this book? Its name and author!
Answer: The Book is "Wealth of Nations" (That's the way we know it now), Adam Smith the author.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

OBQ 299: Made like sword

Identify the brand.

Clue1: In its more than 200 years of existence the company has tried its hand manufacturing guns, typewriters, motorbikes and gardening equipment.
Clue2: The company was first to introduce the stainless steel razor blade.
Clue3: The company is now owned by a holding company which also also has following trademark in its kitty.
Answer: Wilkinson ...Remember the ad? Wilkinson Sword it use to say!