Wednesday, August 30, 2017

OBQ 1016: If Zuckerberg was humble.

Zuckerberg was a cocky kid when his Social networking site crossed a million users, things have changed a lot since that time (or atleast we hope!).
Here is another Social network guy whose app and initial success is far bigger than any other social network still he is an humble pie!
Identify him and the app he started, even the app makes you humble ;-)

Answer: Sarahah and its founder.

Monday, August 28, 2017

OBQ 1015: The make-up boy.

Nah this is no modern witch craft, this is simply a make-up guy working on his model!

And no he is no common make-up guy, he is the person who actually coined the term "make-up" in modern context of applying cosmetics to look better.

Identify him and the company that he started which is his namesake.

Answer: Max Factor

Saturday, August 26, 2017

OBQ 1014: Knight with the shiny armor!

Well not from the old tales but here is a true knight in Indian business context, who it seems is gonna stage comeback once more.

He has created  and worked with many great organizations in his career here is a just a small collection of them, Connect the images below to this polymath from Indian business world.

Answer: Nandan Nilekani

Thursday, August 24, 2017

OBQ 1013: ba ba bu bu ku ku po po....

Identify the logo of company that has some really cute brand names because many of its customers are cute!

In general the company is good at making things that soak up  all things unwanted.

Enough hints already, now crack the Q.

Answer: Unicharm, the owner of brands like Mamy Poko and Sofy

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

OBQ 1012: A very British award.

We love rewarding great deeds, but every once in a while we also need to troll the lousy deeds and words.

You can trust the Brits to do this sort of things!

Identify the award in the picture below which just does that, the latest recipient being the USA's most loved president ever ;-)

Answer: Foot in mouth award!

Monday, August 21, 2017

Schedule for Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2017.

Hey guys!

Tata Crucible is almost through with one third of the cities.

Here is the schedule for all the cities updated as of 12th September, some cities still have there venue and times undecided, I will update it as soon as they are available.

For more details visit this page.

Sunday, August 20, 2017

OBQ 1011: No longer a pipe dream.

Its amazing when stuff from Science fiction become reality if our day to day life.

Identify the visionaries that are working on making one of the pipe dreams (and this one actually involves real pipes!) of mankind into reality. They are just innovating with the product that they are making but also with the way they have structured and run this super expensive project.

The second image is just a schematic of things that they are working on.

Answer: HTT the competitor to Elon Musk's Hyperloop and its founders Dirk Ahlborn and Bibop Gresta

Friday, August 18, 2017

OBQ 1010: Wink wink, you are dead!

Uber is facing a lot of challenges be it in the boardroom or the streets world over. The latest challenge comes from the company that

might just prove to be the death knell atleast for its international expansion plans.

Identify the brand, brownie points for anyone who can explain why was it in news recently.
Answer: Careem, the car hailing app from Middle East which has now investment from Didi Kuaidi of China.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

OBQ 1009: Transforming for the twenty first.

Started by its namesake the company has transformed itself as a media powerhouse in 20th century, now in 21st century it is doing all the right things to stay relevant in the brave new world.

Identify the founder/company.

Answer: Conde Nast

Monday, August 14, 2017

OBQ 1008: Riding his Irish luck.

Identify the swashbuckling businessman who has more than his Irish luck with him to make it large in an industry which is otherwise known for turning billionaires into millionaires.

Answer: Michael O'Leary the owner of Ryanair

Saturday, August 12, 2017

OBQ 1007: The Eastern Empire.

India's east has lately become dull in terms of business momentum, however there are still enterprises like these that are revitalizing themselves to be the leader in their industries.

Connect these companies/brand and this very important person to the holding company that is rarely mentioned in India's business corridors but holds great significance in India's east.

Answer: Williamson Magor group of Khaitans that owns Eveready Industries as well as tea business Mcleod Rusell

Thursday, August 10, 2017

OBQ 1006: Your reliable domestic help!

Believe me! These two guys have done more to help women (and men) of the house than probably anyone else in the world, with help of second image (just in case) identify the guys and the company that they started.

Answer: Whirlpool founder by the Upton brothers

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

OBQ 1005: We lead, others follow!

Quite literally! This is a trend setter company in the world of food innovation and it is doing it for over 150 years, this company has quite literally evolved our food habits.

Identify the company from the classy ads. And if you have to Google for this classy ad then you know that you are not that classy quizzer ;-)

Answer: General Mills, the producer of famous brands like Kelloggs and Betty Croker

Sunday, August 6, 2017

OBQ 1004: Brotherly business with brute force!

In the era of e-tail there is a brick and mortar business that is thriving and spreading like wild fire, identify the business started by two brothers more than seventy years ago that is no longer a place for penny pincher!

Answer: Aldi the hard discounter from Germany

Friday, August 4, 2017

OBQ 1003: The man... the legacy.

He co-founded one of the most valuable firm on planet earth, throughout his life he was known to be a misfit, arrogant and ungrateful even to the closest members of family and friends...I guess you are getting an idea on who I am referring to.

After his untimely death some of his wishes are being completed by this enterprise very quietly (unlike the brand that he created which is  ubiquitous).

Identify the logo of a Non government organization.

Answer: Emerson collective started by Laura Powell Jobs (wife of Steve Jobs).

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

OBQ 1002: Say HOWDY to the big Texan!

They might not be as famous as their English and Spanish partner, but like a good Texan they are much richer than them and definitely know how to put a good show!

Connect these images to a sport team.

Answer: It is indeed Dallas Cowboys the world's most valuable sports franchise.