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 Millau Viaduct, the highest bridge in the world is in which country...

What is the name of the engineering tool typically used to measure the outside diameter of tube, bar and similar...

Sodium Hypochlorite (NaCIO) is also known as Liquid Bleach – True or False

The General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon is...

Which of these  Engineering processes would be called "Subtractive Manufacturing"

What is the name of the coordinate system which specifies points on a plane using a pair of numerical  coordinates

In Mechanical Engineering, what name is used to describes machines that transfer energy  between a rotor and a fluid...

What is the name of the force  resisting the relative motion of solid surfaces, fluid layers, and material elements sliding against each other

Inventor Osborne Reynolds is closely associated with the development of the electric motor - True or False

Reynolds is associated with Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer

What is the letter of the Greek alphabet which is typically used as the standard engineering symbol for stress