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 ?


Hydrated Magnesium Sulphate is better known as Epsom Salts – True or False

A Fathometer measures what…

On what would you find a Gunwale...

The first man made space satellite, Sputnik was launched in which year...

The Square Root of one (1) = one (1) - True or False

Which car company introduced the  ill fated Edsel model…

In process control, the term HMI stands for - Hand Machine Interface – True or False

HMI stands for Human Machine Interface

The Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench is the deepest known point in Earth's oceans – True or False

An Auriscope is an instrument for examining the ear - True or False

In Chemical Engineering – The process of Vulcanising describes the heat treatment of carbon steel by heating and rapid cooling. - True or False

Vulcanisation is the process of treating natural rubber with sulphur in order to improve its qualitie