Saturday, December 31, 2011

OBQ 339: A question for 2012

What is name of this ship? and why I am asking this Q on new year's eve?
Answer:  It is Balmoral the cruise which will be going on the same route as titanic to commemorate 100 years of the accident.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

OBQ 338: Born in Asia redefining business model globally

Identify the group/company
Clue1: From sector as diverse as construction, ship building to consumer electronics the company is considered to be a heavy weight.
Clue2 : It's old logo had tri-star, but for last few decades the company has done away with it.
Clue3: If this company was a country then it would have been among the top-30 countries GDP wise!

Answer: Samsung

Monday, December 19, 2011

OBQ 337: The midas touch.

Identify the logo
Hints: Vikram Akula, Sergei Brin...long list
Answer:Yes Sequoia the greatest venture capital/seed capital firm ever...

Saturday, December 17, 2011

OBQ 336: Bottom of Pyramid thinking.

Identify the company...
Clue 1: The company actually started almost two decade backs but came to notice in last three years...raising its market share from less than 1% to almost 10% now.
Clue 2: The company is now 12th largest in world in its segment after beating giants like Sharp and NEC.
Clue 3: He is the brand ambassador
Answer: Micromax

Thursday, December 15, 2011

OBQ 335: An ultimate tribute

Amul cartoon carrying an obituary in its typical style...who is being remembered?
Answer: Mario Miranda's obituary...the creative genius behind Amul girl

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

OBQ 334: Too obvious ...

Which term got inspired from this kinda traditional looks...?

Answer: Bigwigs! Comeon guys thiw was a sitter!

Friday, December 9, 2011

OBQ 332: The greatest marketing idea of last century

And this is the guy who propagated it...Who is he? Second image is just a hint.

Answer: He is Theodore Levitt whose article "Marketing Myopia" in Harvard Business Review changed the face of marketing.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

OBQ 331: Sad end of an iconic brand.

The parent company is going to stop production of this brand? Identify the logo.
Answer: Maybach

Monday, December 5, 2011

OBQ 330: The 21st century czar

Identify who is standing next to Mr.Mallya (Enough hints in image)
Answer: Bernie Ecclestone the person who owns this whole F1 thing!

Thursday, December 1, 2011

OBQ 328: The sweet sip of communism

Identify the Swadeshi restaurant chain...

Clue 1: This restaurant which is more of an institution is now more than 50 years old
Clue 2: More than 400 restaurants under its belt are governed by co-operative strucuture and has communism at its root.
Clue 3: No doubt that Kerala is the state where they have their biggest presence, below is picture of one of its famous branch!
Answer: Indian Coffee House