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 !

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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 …...

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1089

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1089

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 !

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The name for Shrapnel was derived from the Greek word for “shatter and spread in many directions” - True or False

Shrapnel was named after British army officer Lieutenant General Henry Shrapnel

What familiar element was first added to a clock on Christmas Day in 1656 by Dutch physicist, Christiaan Huygens…

In 1816 - French physician René Laënnec invented the Stethoscope - to avoid the embarrassment of pressing his ear against the bodies of his female patients – True or False

In computer engineering Fortran stands for - FORmula TRANslation – True or False

What is /was an Ariel Square Four….

British Motorcycle built approx. 1931

Which branch of engineering is Michael Faraday associated with….

Michael Faraday was a British scientist who discovered the fundamental principles of electricity generation in the early 1830's

On a percentage basis - Carbon is the major element in crude oil – True or False

Typically about 84%

In Mechanical and Structural engineering - RSJ stands for Rigid Steel Joiner – True or False

RSJ stands for Rolled Steel Joist

In Civil Engineering – Abiotic describes non-living chemical and physical matter – True or False

An Ammeter is a device used to measure electric current in Volts – True or False

An Ammeter is a device used to measure electric current in Amps

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1088

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1088

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 !

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When two or more forces are balanced they are said to be in…

The description of an object or shape that regains its original position and shape after being altered or distorted is called…

The reflection of sound on smooth surfaces is called an Echo – True or False

Pile Driving involves raising a weight to a significant height and then allowing it to fall under gravity, in order to drive a slender body into the ground, which then becomes a foundation or support for buildings or structures on the surface. Pile Driving is a recent construction technique developed in the early 19th century. True or False

Pile Driving in various forms has been used for many centuries

9 cubed = 759 – True or False (without using a calculator please)

9 cubed = 729

Calcium Sulfate Dihydrate (CaSO4.2 H2O ) is also known as ...

Gold is a very ductile metal and an ounce of gold can be drawn into a wire how long...

Ceilometer is an instrument that determines the height of a cloud base. - True or False

In Electrical Engineering - a Shunt is a device which blocks electric current - True or False

a Shunt is a device which allows electric current to pass around another point

A Bimetal strip is used to convert temperature change into mechanical displacement - True or False

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1087

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1087

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 !

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A Fathometer measures what…

On what would you find a Gunwale…

Although Alexander Graham Bell was the first to achieve a functioning version of the telephone in 1876 – An earlier patent was filed by Italian-US immigrant Antonio Meucci in 1871 – True or False

Which former Russian president had a degree in Civil Engineering...

In computer engineering BPS stands for Bytes Pre Source - True or False

BPS stands for Bits Per Second

In Japanese manufacturing terminology - SMED stands for Standard Manufacturing Exchange of Data – True or False

SMED stands for Single Minute Exchange of Die

What name is given to a triangle with all sides being of unequal length….

What do Dobson Units measure…

An Electromagnet is a device which can attract magnetised objects by using electricity – True or False

5/32” (inch) = 5.55625mm – True or False (without a calculator please)

5/32” = 3.96875mm

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1086

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1086

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 !

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In 1769, French Engineer Nicolas Joseph Cugnot invented the first Steam Powered what?...

In Nuclear Physics, what name is given to a nuclear reaction in which the nucleus of an atom splits into smaller parts, often producing free neutrons and photons, as well...

In Computer Engineering - DOS stands for - Direct Operating System – True or False

DOS stands for Disk Operating System

What measures Earthquake intensity on a base 10 logarithmic scale...

What is the most abundant metal in the earths crust, it is also the 3rd most abundant element overall and it's atomic number is 13…

The temperature to which a given parcel of air must be cooled, at constant barometric pressure, for water vapour to condense into water is called the …

Gib Head, Woodruff , Saddle and Parallel Sunk are types of what…

Dobson units measure what…

In the USA - Which Ford model followed the iconic Model T …

What is the more common name for an Occultation Event - typically in Astronomy…