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 the context of lean manufacturing, what is the literal meaning of the Japanese word KANBAN...

An instrument called an Udometer or Pluviometer or Ombrometer is more commonly known as a Rain Meter - True or False

The cementation process is an obsolete technique for making...

An Anvil is the name given to a block with a hard surface on which another object is struck. Inertia allows the energy of the striking tool to be transferred to the work piece. Typically it is used as a forging  tool and it was a primary tool of Blacksmiths and Metal Workers before welding – True or False

1 horse power equals how many kilowatts…

What was Thomas Edisons middle name…

What percentage of the power consumed by an incandescent light bulb is emitted as heat, rather than visible light... 

NDT is a methodology for identifying defects in a metal or other material without impacting the integrity of the subject. NDT stands for Non Divisive Testing – True or False

NDT stands for Non Destructive Testing

In Electrical Engineering, a switch may be abbreviated to SPST - what does SPST stand for….

The cubed root of 343 = 7 True or False (without a calculator please)