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 ?

 

An Electromagnet is a type of magnet whose magnetic field is produced by the flow of electric current and the magnetic field disappears when the current ceases - True or False

Pythagoras is generally regarded as the first person to study the properties of pendulums, around 500BC - True or False

Italian scientist Galileo Galilei is generally regarded as the first to study the properties of pendulums, beginning around 1602

The six naturally naturally occurring gasses - Helium, Neon, Argon, Krypton, Xenon and Radon are a group of chemical elements with very similar properties and are known as the what gases …

What is the name of a type of particle detector that measures ionizing radiation and is used to detect whether objects emit nuclear radiation ...

Rust is the name given to a general term for a series of iron oxides formed by the reaction of iron and oxygen in the presence of water or air moisture – True or False

Who's law states - The magnitude of the electrostatic force between two point electric charges is directly proportional to the product of the magnitudes of each of the charges and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between the two charges...

Named after it's inventor, Ferdinand Braun, the Braun Tube is better known as…

Burning, Die Sinking and Wire Erosion are all colloquial names for Electric Discharge Milling – True or False

The classic Harley-Davidson engines are two-cylinder , V-twin  engines with the pistons mounted in a "60 degree" "V" configuration – True or False

The pistons are mounted in a "45 degree" "V" configuration

1 km equals how many miles …

 

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