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 Lumen is the SI derived unit of Inductance - True or False

the Lumen is the SI derived unit of Luminous Flux

1 inch equals 2.54 millimeters - True or false

1 inch = 25.4 millimeters

A Taser is an electroshock weapon which uses electrical current to disrupt voluntary control of muscles causing "neuromuscular  incapacitation" - True or False

The "Birds Nest " stadium was built for the 2008 summer Olympic games and is located in Shanghai - True or False

It is located in Beijing

In computer engineering - a hardware device or software to protect a computer from viruses, malware, trojans is called an Expansion Card - True or False

It is called a Firewall

Calico is a textile made from rough unbleached cotton – True or False

Atmospheric Pressure is the pressure at sea level and is typically 14.7 psi  - True or False

Oscillation is the result of excess heat being applied to a crystalline structure - True or False

Oscillation is the repetitive variation, about a central value which may be typically a point of equilibrium

The chemical element with the symbol Na is Nitrogen - True or False

The symbol Na is for Sodium

Hot-dip galvanization is the process of coating a metal with a thin zinc layer in order to prevent corrosion - True or False