Sunday, December 29, 2013

OBQ 671: The end of hunger...

This legendary Japanese businessman/innovator "invented" something that is a worlwide phenomenon...his aim though was simple to make Japan self sufficient in terms of food post the war. Who is he? What did he invent? Where will you find this statue? Answer anyone and you have cracked it!

Answer: Momofuku Ando the founder of Nissin noodles and inventor of Instant noodles, that we all love!

Friday, December 27, 2013

OBQ 670: Talking of big bucks...

Something very recent...give me the connect of these images to a company which is in news in Indian media recently...

Answer: Yes this is Rafalle Dassault, HAL did a 10 billion dollar deal with them to supply the nextt gen fighters for Indian Air Force, the guy in image is the founder Mr. Marcel Dassault

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

OBQ 669: The survivor...

This technology has survived more than 100 years of technical, political and commercial problems...Connect these pieces together to tell me what technology/machine am I talking about?

Answer: Zepellin! The needle at the top of Empire State building was used to anshor it, Goodyear still uses it for advertising, and last image is of Ferdinand von Zeppelin. 

Monday, December 23, 2013

OBQ 668: Back to the history...

Identify one of the most iconic car maker...who had his most proud design embossed even on his tombstone...
Answer: John Delorean, the General Motors executive who went on to found Delorean Motor Company.

Saturday, December 21, 2013

OBQ 667: Muscle car...truly!

70s was era of Muscle car...but this car was a far more "muscular" car then others because of one innovation that was built into it which is very common place now a days....tell me which first did this car achieve? and whats the car name?

Answer: Its Chevrolet Cosworth Vega which was the first to use a "computer" in a car in form of Electic Control Unit.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

OBQ 666: All things digital...

Yes...thats the world we live in... tell me whats this two decade old Japanese "Innovation"...its selling like hotcakes in many versions and is now a big part of popular culture...and you can get an app for it as well!

Answer: Its a digital pet called Tamagotchi invented by Japaneese company that goes by the same name...its just like pets you need to feed it clean it...if you dont it dies or goes beserk!

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

OBQ 665: Hello Tomorrow!

Connect to one of the most respected brand that has come from Middle east...there are enough hint in the title itself...

Answer: Emirates Airlines!

Sunday, December 15, 2013

OBQ 664: The French-Italian Job!

Connect these two gentlemen to an iconic automobile brand that set its shop some 100 years back...

Answer: Alpha Romeo!

Friday, December 13, 2013

OBQ 663: Its a bird...Its a plane...Its a !!!!

No...this is not in Afghanistan...this is a future plan of company to revolutionize the way we shop!!!

Which company? and whats name is this "thing"???
Answer: Its the futuristic service planned by Amazon where drones will make delivery! Its called Amazon Prime Air :)

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

OBQ 662: Making inroads...

Identify the logo of a famous financial brand from USA that has started to gather steam in India...
Answer: Diners Club, the inventor of Credit Card.