Tuesday, June 29, 2021

OBQ 1611: Powerplay.

In the powerplay of Geopolitics brute force sometime is given too much importance, this gentleman however coined a term/concept that is far more powerful in the long run...and at end of the day Geopolitics is a Test match so powerplay doesn't even matter!

Answer: Joseph Nye, and the term is Soft Power.

Saturday, June 26, 2021

OBQ 1610: The theory.

Each era has its own conspiracy theory and those who back it, here is one such organization whose conspiracy theories are proving to be more reality and less fiction.

Identify the radical organization.

Answer: Qanon

Thursday, June 24, 2021

OBQ 1609: Can you see the future?

 Identify the character, AI personality. She can not only see the future but also create it.

Answer: Cortana

Monday, June 21, 2021

OBQ 1608: Quiet revolution

 Connect these images to a revolution that is happening in the world of mobility.

I need a very specific answer!

Answer: Formula E

Saturday, June 19, 2021

OBQ 1607: Charging bull, fearless girl.

The title says it all, identify the girl who is lately in news and she will definitely take the greedy capitalistic bull by its horn.

Identify the young gun.

Answer: Lina Khan

Thursday, June 17, 2021

OBQ 1606: Business @ speed of sound

 Identify the company that is going to make the commercial aviation great and fast again!

Answer: Boom Aviation

Monday, June 14, 2021

OBQ 1605: Repackaging Ayurveda.

Identify the company that is making the most out of Digital goldrush started by COVID-19 and selling its premium product like hot cakes.


Ansswer: Wow cosmetics.

Thursday, June 10, 2021

OBQ 1604: Shenanigans.

Identify company that is stuck between conflicting philosophies and two biggest superpowers for its dubious karma.

Answer: Ecohealth Alliance, the  European firm that most likely helped China develop the virus.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

OBQ 1603: New kid on the block.

 Simply identify the logo of a firm with very old roots in a slick new avatar.

Answer: Nielsen IQ

Saturday, June 5, 2021

OBQ 1602: Homegrown.

India surely has a lot of IT crowd but it hardly has products/apps that can compete with the likes of Whatsapp, Twitter or Microsoft Office. That is starting to change thanks to companies like this started by some mavericks that are not just redefining what India can do, but also how technology company can run without any need of glass and steel offices.

Connect to a company.

Answer: Zoho Corp

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

OBQ 1601: The rebel.

Unfortunately the message of Gandhi is lost in 21st century, people have gone about abusing power and exploiting poor and natural resources, the results are for all of us to see. Here is one person though that Gandhiji would be proud of regardless of his violent tactics...because it is for a just cause and net sum of his efforts is overall less violence against nature.

Identify the rebel who is fighting a just cause.

Answer: Paul Watson of Sea Shepherd project.