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 Gear terminology, the distance from the bottom of a gear or sprocket to the the Pitch Circle Diameter is called the...

The phase transition of an element or compound from liquid to gas is called...

In Electrical Engineering, a switch may be abbreviated to "DPDT" – DPDT stands for Double Pole, Double Throw

Based on changing colours, Litmus Paper is one of the oldest forms of pH indicator used to test liquids for acidity – True or False


What name is given to an atom or molecule in which the total number of electrons is not equal to the total number of protons , thus giving it a net positive or negative electrical charge...

Gravimetric Analysis describes a set of methods in analytical chemistry for the quantitative determination of an analyte based on the mass of a solid - True or False

Atmospheric gases such as nitrogen and oxygen can dissolve in water - True or False

Toluene (C7H8) is an organic chemical compound often used in paint thinners, nail polish remover and adhesives - 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

What characteristic of a material is measured by the Brinell scale...