Thursday, January 30, 2014

OBQ 685: Time for some sports...

No sport question for a longtime!!! So here it goes...identify this gentleman after whom one of the most coveted trophy in the world of sport is named! I am not gonna tell you which sport ;-)

Answer: Dwight F Davis the person behind whom the Davis cup is named.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

OBQ 684: The angry Italian man...

His company use to make farm equipments among other things...but one little tussle with a legendary brand led this man to create his own company...connect these images to connect to a brand which has now itself achieved "legendary" status.

Answer: Lamborghini, the company that originally used to manufacture tractor but a rift of owner with Ferrari lead to its creation!

Saturday, January 25, 2014

OBQ 683: The original five...

Connect this arilines to something that they first started...a connect cant get simpler than this....

Answer: I guess this was easy one, these five airlines together started Star alliance.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

OBQ 682: The monopoly company...

Connect to an Indian company that was till last decade a monopoly in a product segement, but now they have diversified into many businesses and rubbing shoulders with some of the best in the world!

Answer: ITC!

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

OBQ 681: From childhood adrenaline pumping!

Connect to a brand/company...that's now more than 100 years old and is linked with Willy Wonka's Chocolate factory, and Gatorade

Answer: Quaker oats believe it or not! they owned the Gatorade brand and were behind production of the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate factory

Sunday, January 19, 2014

OBQ 680: The Google Apple Nexus...

This guy has an unprecedented connection with the two tech giants...who is he? and yes he is the first billionaire of 2014!!!

Answer: He is Tony Fadell whose company "Nest" was acquired by Google recently for valuation of more than USD 3 billion, he started as an employee at Apple who designed iPod

Friday, January 17, 2014

OBQ 679: Living passionately since 1862...

Connect to one of the largest "family owned" brand in the world...
Answer: Bacardi obviously!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

OBQ 678: Connecting the dots...since 19th century

This family contributed something to USA and rest of the world in 19th century that is giving great dividends till date.. who are they? Title is huge hint!
Answer: The Leland Standford and his family, the Stanford university was funded by him to immortalize memory of his son who passed away at young age.

Sunday, January 12, 2014

OBQ 677: The winter connection...

Connect to a brand/ got to think very literally to get this one! Great if you crack how each of this images connect to the company.
Answer: Beiersdorf the company that produces famous "Nivea" range of product was founded in Hamburg (and hence hamburger as clue!) the Indian brand ambassador Anushka Sharma

Friday, January 10, 2014

OBQ 676: Something worth spreading!

Connect to a community that has become stronger and more visible in last few years, though it has been around for almost three decades now...

Answer: TED (Technology Entertainment Design) started by Chris Anderson, Apple II was also one of the things presented at an earlier TED event.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

OBQ 675: The legend himself...

This photo was taken some four decades back (just to make this question a little tough ;-))...but the legendary status of this guy still prevails...who is he?

Answer: Ralph Lauren

Sunday, January 5, 2014

OBQ 674: The elite club...

If you were invited to this club in 70s, you would have most likely made it as a millionaire (and many made billions!!) , tell me which club sent out this invite, and who were some of the "legendary" attendees???
Answer: Homebrew computer club, two of the most famous alumni being Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

Friday, January 3, 2014

OBQ 673: No rocket science...

This is the outline of one of the most futuristic plan to provide one of the most "basic" service in the world we are...tell me which company is behind this and what is this service called?

Answer: Google loon a project to make internet accessible in remote areas through hot air balloons!

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

OBQ 672: The queen ant.

Identify the mascot of one of the biggest company in the e-commerce world.

Answer: Taobao