Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1094

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1094

The Coffee Break Hard Trivia Quiz – A challenging selection of General Engineering Trivia questions and answers -
sometimes you just don’t know what you don’t know, but you’re sure that you did know or that you should know and when you see the answers you know that once upon a time you probably did know !

Challenge your colleagues – can they answer more than you ?

 

Flammable materials have flash points below 37.8 deg C – True or False

In the Roman numeral system - The letter M equals One Thousand – True or False

In metallic solids, electricity flows by means of electrons, from higher to lower electrical potential - True or False

The flow is from lower to higher

What is the name of the  chemical element  with the symbol Cd...

What is the name of the process which strengthens  a metal by repeated plastic deformation…

The Toyota Way is ...

Polystyrene was discovered in 1839 by Eduard Simon, in Berlin. - True or False

An Anemometer is a scientific instrument used to measure Atmospheric pressure – True or False

A Barometer measures Atmospheric Pressure - an Anemometer measures wind speed

Lignite is often referred to as what colour coal…

In Architecture, what name is given to a small tower that projects vertically from the wall of a building such as a medieval castle…

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1093

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1093

The Coffee Break Hard Trivia Quiz – A challenging selection of General Engineering Trivia questions and answers -
sometimes you just don’t know what you don’t know, but you’re sure that you did know or that you should know and when you see the answers you know that once upon a time you probably did know !

Challenge your colleagues – can they answer more than you ?

 

What is the more malleable metal...

Vulcanizing is the process of adding Nitrogen to natural rubber in order to create a much harder and more durable product– True or False

Sulfur is added to natural rubber in order to create a much harder and more durable product

A device for measuring, maintaining or displaying orientation, based on the principles of angular momentum such as a spinning wheel or disk whose axle is free to take any orientation is called a Centrifuge – True or False

It is called a Gyroscope

In Electrical Engineering terminology - VSD stands for Variable Stepper Drive – True or False

VSD stands for Variable Speed Drive

How many square chains in an acre….

The aircraft known as a DC-3 was manufactured by which company…

The Burj Dubai is in which Middle Eastern country…

What is Nikasil…

A Dichroic Filter is a very accurate gas filter used to selectively pass a small range of hydrocarbons -True or False

A Dichroic Flter is a very accurate color filter used to selectively pass light of a small range of colors while reflecting other colors.

A seal which is used between mating surfaces, generally to prevent leakage “in to” or “out of” the parts being joined is called a Casket – True or False

The correct answer is a Gasket

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1092

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1092

The Coffee Break Hard Trivia Quiz – A challenging selection of General Engineering Trivia questions and answers -
sometimes you just don’t know what you don’t know, but you’re sure that you did know or that you should know and when you see the answers you know that once upon a time you probably did know !

Challenge your colleagues – can they answer more than you ?

 

Thomas Edison averaged one patent for every three weeks of his life - True or False

The Indian Motorcycle was manufactured in which country...

Writing paper is widely regarded as being invented by Chinese eunuch, Ts'ai Lun In AD105 – True or False

A Quagga is a type of …

HAZOP stands for… HAZard & OPerability Study – True or False

In computer engineering CRT stands for - Cathode Radian Test – True or False

CRT stands for Cathode Ray Tube

In Carpentry - A Dovetail is a type of…

In Chemical Engineering terminology - VOC stands for Varying Organic Crust – True or False

VOC stands for Volatile Organic Compound

What is the name used by surveyors for the unit of length which equals 66 feet (22yards)

The Fischer-Tropsch synthesis process produces Gasoline and Diesel from coal and natural gas – True or False

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1091

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1091

The Coffee Break Hard Trivia Quiz – A challenging selection of General Engineering Trivia questions and answers -
sometimes you just don’t know what you don’t know, but you’re sure that you did know or that you should know and when you see the answers you know that once upon a time you probably did know !

Challenge your colleagues – can they answer more than you ?

 

A seal which is used between mating surfaces, generally to prevent leakage “in to” or “out of” the parts being joined is called a Casket – True or False

The correct answer is a Gasket

The deepest man made hole in the world is the Lone Star Bertha Rogers No. 1 Well, completed in 1974 as a dry hole in the Anadarko basin in Washita County, Oklahoma USA . The well was drilled as a wildcat to a depth of 9,583 metres (31,441 ft.) – True or False

The correct answer is The Kola Superdeep Borehole, in Russia. It is 12,261 meters (about 40,226 ft.) deep. The concept began in 1962 and drilling started in 1970 before being finally stopped in 1994. The hole was drilled for scientific research.

What is Gunters Chain…

Nephology is a study of what…

Amplitude can be defined as “The height or depth of a wave from the middle to the crest or trough respectively” - True or False

Centripetal Force describes a bodies ability to float in a liquid, regardless of inherent mass – True or False

Centripetal Force is the force needed to keep an object moving in a circular motion

The splitting of white light waves when they enter and pass through a glass prism is called Dispersion – True or False

In Chemical Engineering - A Solute is defined as the substance that is dissolved in a solution – True or False

A machining process which removes metal using a linear multi point cutting tool with progressively deeper cutting teeth is called what …

In 1934, Percy Shaw of Boothtown, Halifax, West Yorkshire, England - invented what traffic safety device which is still used today...

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1090

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1090

The Coffee Break Hard Trivia Quiz – A challenging selection of General Engineering Trivia questions and answers -
sometimes you just don’t know what you don’t know, but you’re sure that you did know or that you should know and when you see the answers you know that once upon a time you probably did know !

Challenge your colleagues – can they answer more than you ?

 

Monel Alloys have a Low corrosion resistance to acids and alkalis – True or False

Monel Alloys have a High corrosion resistance to acids and alkalis

The amount of useful energy outputted by a device divided by the total energy input is called…

Brownian Motion is defined as The Systematic, Orderly Movement of particles in a liquid due to applied external forces – True or False

Brownian Motion is defined as The Random Movement of particles in a liquid due to collisions

Acceleration is defined as the “Change in velocity over a certain amount of time” - True or false

Rheology is the name given to the ability of liquids to mix in all proportions thus forming a homogeneous  solution - True or False

Miscibility is the name given to the ability of liquids to mix in all proportions thus forming a homogeneous  solution – Rheology is the branch of physics that deals with the deformation and flow of matter, especially the non-Newtonian flow of liquids and the plastic flow of solids

Dinitrogen oxide ( N2O) is also known as Laughing Gas – True or False

What would a Zahn cup be used for….

The Sternpost Rudder - which is an integral part of a ship was developed in about the 12 to 13 th century by the Egyptians – True or False

It was developed by the Chinese

The Mouse was added to PCs for the first time in a new version of the Apple, launched in 1983 – True or False

Who, in Philadelphia in 1838, demonstrated his improved version of the electric telegraph which was capable of transmitting messages over much longer distances than existing technology …...