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 ?


MATTER is the general name for the substance of which all physical objects are made – True or False

FRP is typically used as as a reinforcing agent for many polymer products - FRP stand for Fibre Reinforced Polymer – True or False

Latitude is an angular measurement in degrees, what is the angle at the equator…

The U.S. Patent Office issued U.S. Patent 95,744 to Daniel C. Stillson on 12 October 1869 for what…

What name is given to the repetitive variation, typically in time, of some measure about a central value, typically a point of equilibrium such as a swinging pendulum…

Heinrich Rudolf Hertz was a physicist famous for his work with VHF and UHF radio waves, he was born in which country…

Combustible Materials have Low flash points and will burn at ambient temperatures – True or False

Combustible Materials have High flash points and will only burn at temperatures above 37.8 deg C

Malware is short for Malicious Software – True or False

When used in a manufacturing context - OEM stands for Original Equipment Manager – True or False

OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer

Land Rover is the oldest and original “Off Road Vehicle” marque – True or False

Jeep was the original or GP - General Purpose (vehicle)


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