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 science of air movement and the way that objects move through or interact with air movement is called Aerodynamics - True or False

In science and philosophy, a distinct set of concepts or thought patterns such as theories are called a…

The Venturi Effect is the name given to the temperature differential when a fluid flows through a constricted section of pipe – True or False

The Venturi Effect is the name given to the flow characteristics of the reduction in fluid pressure

In mathematics an Abundant Number is a number that is smaller than the sum of its proper divisors - True or False

A Fuse is a sacrificial  over current  protection device whose essential component is a metal wire or strip that melts when too much current flows and thus interrupts the circuit  in which it is connected – True or False

What is the opposite of Concave…

What is the strong mineral acid with the molecular formula H2SO4…

A Dumpy Level is used by Civil Engineers to ensure that the amount of spoil loaded into dump trucks does not spill over the edge of the truck - True or False

A Dumpy Level is an optical instrument used to establish or verify points in the same horizontal plane

Teflon is the brand name of the PTFE fluorocarbon solid which is often used as a non-stick  coating for pans and other cookware – True or False

An instrument for measuring strength of vinegar is called…