Tuesday, October 30, 2012

OBQ 485: A cultural icon trying to change a culture...

Identify what is this and where?                     (Questions courtesy: Zahir Khan)

Answer: Starbucks first store in India :)

Sunday, October 28, 2012

OBQ 484: The kings of direct selling...

Connect to a company...
Answer: Amway, The brand Nutrilite's logo which is owned by Amway...the founders and the Grand hotel owned by them

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

OBQ 482: From destruction to construction...

On the ocassion of Dussehra a question on useful weapons!

Connect the two images and give me the equipment name and the company that developed it first.

Answer: Its the design of first power drill/tool inspired by a colt revolver and was designed by Black and Decker...as they say rest is history!

Monday, October 22, 2012

OBQ 481: Of the convergence of the greatest

The company has changed the name and logo for more than a dozen times...Identify the logo of a company that is the dominant player in a duopoly...

Answer: Its one of the Old boeing logo which changed after almost each and every takeover and mergers

Saturday, October 20, 2012

OBQ 480: The World champions of merry making...

What kind of world champion is the guy in the image below...

Answer: He is World Bartending Champion, the event it organized by TGI Fridays

Thursday, October 18, 2012

OBQ 479: Cold war and the art of sky diving

Identify the unusual cold war hero...
Answer: Joseph William Kittinger whose sky dive during 1960s as a part of "Project Exclesior" was a record before Felix Baumgartner broke it last month

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

OBQ 478: Not the core competence...

Whose book?

Answer: J K Rowling's latest book for which she is under fire for going off track!

Friday, October 12, 2012

OBQ 477: Silicon valley's latest darling

Identify the logo of the start-up...the logo makes the name quite obvious!
Answer: Square the service which transforms mobile phones and tablets into payment terminals and has backers like Jack Dorsey

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

OBQ 476: Likes overload...

This man is the most "liked" person on Youtube and you have seen his style in action many a time (especially if you saw the T20 cricket world cup)

Tell me who is he?
Answer: P.S.Y the Gangnam Style fame Korean popstar who has become the king of viral videos!

Monday, October 8, 2012

OBQ 475: The wall of shame...

What they did? No need to name them all...
(Question Courtesy : Zaheer Khan)
Answer: These are the CEOs who were found to have wrong degrees and certificates and then sacked from their role...

Saturday, October 6, 2012

OBQ 474: The forgotten Mumbaikar

Identify the building in the first image with help of second image...

Answer: Its Watson hotel, the hotel where Mr Jamsetji Tata was not allowed to stay and hence the beginning of Iconic Taj Hotels!

Thursday, October 4, 2012

OBQ 473: Of the melodious tunes and noises!

Connect to a label

Answer: EMI the music label that owns rights to a lot of Beatle scores and is being acquired by Universal music

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

OBQ 472: Why am I asking this questions today?

The title of this blog is hint in itself.

Connect to a famous brand

Clue 1: The German company whose name literally translates as "White Mountain" has White star as its logo.
Clue 2: The company was started by a team of a banker, an engineer and a stationer more than a century back.
Clue 3: If you still dont get the hint in title of the blog, here it is.
Answer: Mont Blanc