Sunday, December 30, 2012

OBQ 515: A new year calendar...

With a twist, can you tell me which organization? It'll be great even if you can figure out what kind of organizations it is just by looking at calendar...very witty!

Answer: Apollo Eye Hospital

Friday, December 28, 2012

OBQ 514: The do gooders...

Connect to an organisation who has touche many lives from Kargil war heroes to theater artist..

Answer: The Jaipur foot company, they made prosthetics affordable

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

OBQ 513: Not a product of IIM-A

But vis-a-vis!

With that huge hint identify this gentleman...

Answer: Mr. Louis Kahn the famous architect of IIM-A and many other landmarks globally

Monday, December 24, 2012

OBQ 512: Bankers of past funding the future.

Identify coat of arms of the richest business family in history...

Answer: The Rothschild Family

Saturday, December 22, 2012

OBQ 511: From Racing records to football records

Identify this company that has been around for more than 100 years and is a household name in India...

Answer: Castrol! Earlier known as CC Wakefield company.

Thursday, December 20, 2012

OBQ 510: Out of the world things...

Yes thats for sure! But what else connects these rather unrelated people and things?

Answer: The Higgs Boson, PSY and the Mars rover all were nominated for TIMES person of the year.

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

OBQ 509: The lesser known American...

He found 60 companies during his time and had more than 350 patents to his credit, still he was not as well known as many of his contemporary...but many of the companies he founded still live on!

Who is he?
Answer: Mr. George Westinghouse the arch rival of Mr Thomas Edison and Mr Nicola Tesla

Sunday, December 16, 2012

OBQ 508: Farm equipment, generators, kitchen equipment...

This company has manufactured it all in its 150 year history, the generators made by it were the first to set their foot on South pole and work without a hassle...however today the company dominates a completely different part of your home...which company's ad?

Answer: Kohler

Friday, December 14, 2012

OBQ 507: Blood thirsty but connected...

Which Indian company connects these three global giants who otherwise keep on suing each other?

They are all its client and visibly so!

Answer: Redington India Ltd is distribution partner for all the otherwise competing companies.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

OBQ 506: An humble global Gujarati

Identify this man who has made his mark to put India in league of Global manufacturing hub...

Answer: Odhavjibhai R Patel (ORPAT and Ajanta clock fame)

Monday, December 10, 2012

OBQ 505: From the land of rising sun

Connect to a company which once became synonym for Digital

Clue 1: The company founded by a lathe operator had a cigarette holder as its first product.
Clue 2: The fortune of the company changed when the founder and his brothers visited a trade fair in late forties.
Clue 3: This equipment was its first major success and opened the foreign markets for the company which is dominated till date.
Answer: CASIO

Saturday, December 8, 2012

Thursday, December 6, 2012

OBQ 503: Before it hits us let me ask the question!

Simply tell me what is this image all about and why is it so much in buzz...

Answer:Its Tzolki the Mayan Caledar.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

OBQ 502: Retailing in a Blue ocean.

Identify the company or connect to a person...if you get the logo in first image you got it!

Answer: Carnation auto started by Jagdish Khattar (ex MD os Maruti Suziki) and funded by Mr. Azim Premji.

Sunday, December 2, 2012