Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1073

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1073

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 ?

 

In Electrical Engineering terminology – an A/D Converter is a device which converts Alternating Current to Direct Current – True or False

An A/D Converter is a circuit which converts Analog Signals to Digital Data

In Structural Engineering – A Collateral Load may be defined as….

The Periodic Table is a list of Numbers which is directly related to...

In computer terminology - a Batch File is a type of script that contains a list of commands - True or False

There are 36,630 inches in a mile - True or False

There are 63,360 inches in a mile

"Oil Barrel" is a unit of measurement used in the petroleum industry to measure oil volumes.  The practice originated in the Pennsylvania oil fields in the 1860's.  The original barrels used to measure the oil where discarded "salted pork" barrels - True or False

The original barrels where discarded whiskey barrels

Sodium carbonate is also called soda ash - True or False

A pendulum is a weight suspended from a pivot so that it can swing freely - True or False

The Euro Tunnel between England and France is the second longest stretch of underwater tunnel in the world - True or False

It is the longest - it is 31.35 miles long in total and 23.5 miles  is underwater

The number 10 to the power of 24 has the unit name…

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1072

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1072

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 ?

 

The Lumen is the SI derived unit of Inductance - True or False

the Lumen is the SI derived unit of Luminous Flux

1 inch equals 2.54 millimeters - True or false

1 inch = 25.4 millimeters

A Taser is an electroshock weapon which uses electrical current to disrupt voluntary control of muscles causing "neuromuscular  incapacitation" - True or False

The "Birds Nest " stadium was built for the 2008 summer Olympic games and is located in Shanghai - True or False

It is located in Beijing

In computer engineering - a hardware device or software to protect a computer from viruses, malware, trojans is called an Expansion Card - True or False

It is called a Firewall

Calico is a textile made from rough unbleached cotton – True or False

Atmospheric Pressure is the pressure at sea level and is typically 14.7 psi  - True or False

Oscillation is the result of excess heat being applied to a crystalline structure - True or False

Oscillation is the repetitive variation, about a central value which may be typically a point of equilibrium

The chemical element with the symbol Na is Nitrogen - True or False

The symbol Na is for Sodium

Hot-dip galvanization is the process of coating a metal with a thin zinc layer in order to prevent corrosion - True or False

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1071

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1071

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 ?

 

ANSI  is commonly referenced in Engineering - ANSI stands for American Numerical Survey Index - True or False

ANSI stands for "American National Standards Institute "

In Engineering - Absolute Pressure is the same as Atmospheric Pressure - True or False

Absolute Pressure = Atmospheric Pressure plus Gauge Pressure

In an Engineering context - "Ambient"  indicates "normal or usual conditions" - True or False

A Ball Bearing would typically be used to reduce rotational friction and support radial and axial loads – True or False

100 square feet equals how many square meters…

A device used to sterilize equipment and items by subjecting them to high pressure saturated steam is called an Autoclave - True or False

Pneumatic cylinders are mechanical devices which transfer force using compressed air (or gas) - True or False

A Solenoid activated mechanical device is triggered by a compressed air signal - True or False

It is activated by electrical energy

Resonance is the effect of vacuum on a sealed vessel - True or False

It is the tendency of a system to oscillate  with greater amplitude  at various frequencies

Seismometers are instruments that measure motions of the ground such as seismic waves generated by earthquakes etc - True or False

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1070

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1070

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 ?

 

Where would you find a "M9 Armored Combat Earth Mover" combat engineering vehicle...

In computer engineering - a register in a CPU in which intermediate arithmetic and logic results are stored is called a Motherboard - True to False

It is called an Accumulator

The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is the world's biggest concrete structure - True or False

It is the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China - 27,200,000 cubic meters of concrete and more than 460,000 metric tons of of steel 

In electrical engineering - The term Laser originated as an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation - True or False

A Bendix Drive is a type of mechanism used to capture loop and draw stitches in industrial sewing machines - True or False

It is a type of mechanism used in the starter motors  of internal combustion engines 

One foot equals 3.05 meters - True or False

It is 0.305 meters

The Farad is the SI derived unit of Power and Radiant Flux - True or False

It is the derived unit of Capacitance 

Knurling is a process which produces a rough, patterned surface on smooth, typically round metal components, which need to be gripped by hand – True or False

Ra is the chemical symbol for Radium – True or False

Fillet, Butt, Plug and Bead are all used to specify details of what metal joining process...

 

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1069

Engineering Trivia Quiz – No.1069

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 integrated circuit is a set of electronic circuits on one small plate or chip of silicon. -True or False

First introduced in 1900 - What was the name of the long-running popular series of simple and inexpensive cameras made by Eastman Kodak...

Magnesium Sulfate Heptahydrate ( MgSO4.7 H2O ) is also known as Cream of Tartar – True or False

Magnesium Sulfate Heptahydrate is also known as Epsom Salt

Dragon is a reusable spacecraft developed by the SpaceX, an American private transportation company. Dragon is launched into space by a launch vehicle named Hawk 6 - True or False

The launch vehicle is named Falcon 9

Where would you find a Plimsol Line...

The first electric light was made by Francois Osram a French scientist in 1901 - True or False

It was made in 1800 by Humphry Davy, an English scientist

Xihoumen Bridge in Zhoushan Archipelago, China is the Longest Suspension Bridge in the world - True or False

It is the Akashi-Kaikyo bridge - Kobe, Japan 

The bar is a metric unit of pressure which is approved and is part of the SI system of units - True or False

The bar is NOT an approved unit in the SI system

In Structural Engineering – Pitch is the slope of a member defined as the ratio of the total rise to the total width – True or False

In computer engineering - CD-ROM stands for Central Drive-Ready On Memory - True or False

It is Compact Disc Read-Only Memory