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 ?

 

A Cathode is the electrode from which a conventional current leaves a polarised electrical device – True or False

Calculus is the mathematical study of operations and their application to solving equations – True or False

Calculus is the mathematical study of change - Algebra is the mathematical study of operations and their application to solving equations

Additive Manufacturing is also known as...

CV Joints are typically used to allow a drive shaft  to transmit power through a variable angle at constant rotational speed - CV stands for Constant Velocity - True or False

A Router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks – True or False

An inorganic, non-metallic solid material comprising metal, nonmetal or metalloid atoms primarily held in ionic and covalent bonds is called...

A Centripetal Force describes the resultant force acting on tree foliage perpendicular to the direction of the wind - True or False

A Centripetal Force is a force which makes a body follow a curved path


The cubed root of 1331 = 11 - True or False (without a calculator please)

A railway vehicle that provides the motive power for a train is called...

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