Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1107

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1107

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 naturally occurring oxide has a wide range of applications, from paint to sunscreen to food colouring and when used as a food colouring has the E number E171…

In Electrical engineering, DIP switches are designed to be used on a printed circuit board  along with other electronic  components and are commonly used to customize the behavior of an electronic device for specific situations.  DIP stands for - Dual Inline Package – True or False

In Engineering and Physics, what word is used to describe the propensity of a material to undergo permanent deformation under load…

When considering the heat treatment of metallic alloys – Homogenisation can not be used prior to hot working processes – True or False

Homogenisation is used prior to hot working processes and is performed to equalise temperatures throughout an alloy or to reduce the coring effect caused by the non-uniform chemical composition.

Hooke's Law states that the force needed to compress or extend a spring is Directly Proportional to the distance you stretch it – True or False

Isaac Merritt Singer invented the Sewing Machine - True or False

British inventor Thomas Saint was the first to patent a design for a sewing machine in 1791

A Rhombus is a parallelogram with 2 equal sides – True or False

A Rhombus is a parallelogram with 4 equal sides

Pumice is the name given to a volcanic rock  that is a solidified frothy lava , typically created when super-heated, highly pressurized rock is violently ejected from a volcano , it can also be formed when lava and water are mixed - True or False

What name is given to the reaction force described quantitatively by Newton 's second and third laws whereby a system expels or accelerates mass in one direction and the accelerated mass will cause a proportional but opposite force...

Immiscibility is the property of liquids to mix in all proportions thus forming a homogeneous solution – True or False

Miscibility is the property of liquids to mix – Immiscibility is the property which prevents liquids from mixing

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1106

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1106

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 ?

 

Hot Iso Static processing is used for the densification of castings and pre-sintered components as well as in the diffusion bonding of alloys – True or False

A mechanism consisting of a bar or wheel with a set of angled teeth (or similar) in which a pawl, cog, or tooth engages, allowing motion in one direction only is called a…..

The Trans-Siberian rail journey crosses Russia from Moscow to the military town of Bolshoy Kamen – True or False

The Trans-Siberian railway journey runs from Moscow to Vladivostok

In Chemical Engineering - the substance in which the solute is dissolved is called a solvent – True or False

The spreading of waves as they pass through a gap or crack in an object is called Diffraction – True or False

The number 10 to the power of 12 has the unit name…

In Civil Engineering - A "Bailey Bridge" is a foundation surface of earth or rock supporting a track, pavement, or similar - True or False

It is a temporary bridge formed of prefabricated, interchangeable, steel truss panels bolted 

Sulfuric Acid ( H2SO4 ) is also known as Oil of Vitriol – True or False

In Electrical Engineering - Bias is Alternating Current ( AC ) deliberately made to flow, or AC voltage deliberately applied, between two points for the purpose of controlling a circuit - True or False

Bias is Direct Current (DC) or DC Voltage

A Hydrophone is a microphone designed to be used underwater for detecting underwater sound - True or False

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1105

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1105

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 did George Nisser invent after observing high wire performers bouncing on safety nets…

A Cubit is one of the first recorded units. What did a cubit measure...

What is name given to the factor which is used to indicate the perceived temperature which a person feels on exposed skin due to the effects of wind and air temperature…

The Nikkei 225 is a stock market index for the stock exchange of which country …

In electronics, what does PCB stand for...

The word Kinetic, meaning motion, is derived from which ancient language...

The Cementation Process is an obsolete technique for making what…

In the context of Lean Manufacturing, what is the literal meaning of the Japanese word KANBAN...

The point in a fluid stream where the diameter of the stream is at it's smallest, such as in the case of a stream from an orifice plate is called the Vena Contracta – True or False

The Atacama Desert is in which South American country…

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1104

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1104

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 ?

 

MATTER is the general name for the substance of which all physical objects are made – True or False

FRP is typically used as as a reinforcing agent for many polymer products - FRP stand for Fibre Reinforced Polymer – True or False

Latitude is an angular measurement in degrees, what is the angle at the equator…

The U.S. Patent Office issued U.S. Patent 95,744 to Daniel C. Stillson on 12 October 1869 for what…

What name is given to the repetitive variation, typically in time, of some measure about a central value, typically a point of equilibrium such as a swinging pendulum…

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz was a physicist famous for his work with VHF and UHF radio waves, he was born in which country…

Combustible Materials have Low flash points and will burn at ambient temperatures – True or False

Combustible Materials have High flash points and will only burn at temperatures above 37.8 deg C

Malware is short for Malicious Software – True or False

When used in a manufacturing context - OEM stands for Original Equipment Manager – True or False

OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer

Land Rover is the oldest and original “Off Road Vehicle” marque – True or False

Jeep was the original or GP - General Purpose (vehicle)

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1103

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1103

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 ?

 

An Electromagnet is a type of magnet whose magnetic field is produced by the flow of electric current and the magnetic field disappears when the current ceases - True or False

Pythagoras is generally regarded as the first person to study the properties of pendulums, around 500BC - True or False

Italian scientist Galileo Galilei is generally regarded as the first to study the properties of pendulums, beginning around 1602

The six naturally naturally occurring gasses - Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon and Radon are a group of chemical elements with very similar properties and are known as the what gases …

What is the name of a type of particle detector that measures ionizing radiation and is used to detect whether objects emit nuclear radiation ...

Rust is the name given to a general term for a series of iron oxides formed by the reaction of iron and oxygen in the presence of water or air moisture – True or False

Who's law states - The magnitude of the electrostatic force between two point electric charges is directly proportional to the product of the magnitudes of each of the charges and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between the two charges...

Named after it's inventor, Ferdinand Braun, the Braun Tube is better known as…

Burning, Die Sinking and Wire Erosion are all colloquial names for Electric Discharge Milling – True or False

The classic Harley-Davidson engines are two-cylinder , V-twin  engines with the pistons mounted in a "60 degree" "V" configuration – True or False

The pistons are mounted in a "45 degree" "V" configuration

1 km equals how many miles …

 

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