Monday, July 30, 2018

Schedule Out: Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2018

A little earlier then expected the schedule for Tata Crucible Corporate Quiz 2018 is out! Given that its still too early, for some cities the dates and venue are not finalized. But we know for sure that all the action begins starting this Sunday (5th August)

Here are the details.

Check out the TC site for more details.

Saturday, July 28, 2018

OBQ 1178: A lot in common Mr. President

All of them have a different country of birth, but there is something very common between them and the current US President.

What is that?

Answer: Arnold, Martha Stewart and Tony Fernandes, all hosted one or the other version of the the show "The Apprentice".

Thursday, July 26, 2018

OBQ 1177: India's own Chef Boyardee

Following the classic American legend, this brand first had its proponent enter your living room via television. And now this brand is making its way to your kitchen through some smart brand extension.

Identify the logo of company started by India's culinary cum business genius.

Answer: Sanjeev Kapoor and his brand Wonderchef

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

OBQ 1176: The new cartel chief.

This company is run like a cartel, it has its alumni in very powerful positions in US government and that has meant that it sailed through some very stormy financial crisis, the most recent one being in 2007-08.

Identify the man who is going to be the new chief of this company.

Answer: David Solomon, the new CEO of Goldman Sachs

Sunday, July 22, 2018

OBQ 1175: Winds of change.

Not from a traditional A list of business families in India, this family has transformed itself from a chemical company to a true conglomerate in last two decades.

Identify the company.

Answer: INOX group.

Friday, July 20, 2018

OBQ 1174: The man and the machine.

Very few trades are so defined by a single man and the machine that he designed. Here is one such man and his machine which is considered an industry standard even after 150 years of its advent.

Answer: Singer

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

OBQ 1173: Walk around the park.

Yes I am not misusing "Walk in the park" it is walk around the park and quite famous walking event at that! Identify the event or the company that sponsor's the event based on the route below.

Answer: Route of Macy's parade on Thanksgivings day.

Monday, July 16, 2018

OBQ 1172: Friends with Amazon.

There is hardly a major company that has been not disrupted by Amazon, but here is a man who is a great friend of Amazon, as his company and Amazon has benefited each other greatly.

Who is he? Which company did he found?

Answer: Pete Lau the founder CEO of 1+

Saturday, July 14, 2018

OBQ 1171: Blue collar buddies.

These two gentleman transformed the was a blue collar job was done and in process created a multi billion dollar global giant.

Identify the duo and their namesake company.

Answer: Black and Decker

Thursday, July 12, 2018

OBQ 1170: Questioning Capitalism

He might not be the most loved person for the Wall street kind, but his ideas about capitalism and its problems are finding a good audience in commoners and elites.

Who is the famous economist?

Answer: Thomas Piketty

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

OBQ 1169: Dancing on different tunes.

This company has stayed relevant by diversifying and adapting to ever changing business landscape, and has created some of the most iconic brands in process.

Connect to a company.

Answer: Titan

Sunday, July 8, 2018

OBQ 1168: The food maven.

He is credited many for creating the whole industry of food journalism, and starting the trend of Food shows and making celebrities out of chef.

No doubt one of the most coveted award in food industry is named after him.


Answer: James Beard.

Friday, July 6, 2018

OBQ 1167: Here there everywhere!

This might be a little hard to crack but the innovation that is in question here is quite ubiquitous and helps simplify our life in a digital world.

Identify the technology/innovation by connection these two images.

Answer: Q R Code.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

OBQ 1166: Message from Russia (but not so secret!)

Identify the app from its logo. If you read carefully there are enough hints in title.

Answer: Telegram app

Monday, July 2, 2018

OBQ 1165: When David becomes Goliath

In high paced world of start-ups sometime David himself becomes Goliath in few years. Here is the David who is now a Goliath and is spreading its tentacles across the world.

Connect to a financial giant.

Answer: Ant Financial