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 ?


What is the more malleable metal...

Vulcanizing is the process of adding Nitrogen to natural rubber in order to create a much harder and more durable product– True or False

Sulfur is added to natural rubber in order to create a much harder and more durable product

A device for measuring, maintaining or displaying orientation, based on the principles of angular momentum such as a spinning wheel or disk whose axle is free to take any orientation is called a Centrifuge – True or False

It is called a Gyroscope

In Electrical Engineering terminology - VSD stands for Variable Stepper Drive – True or False

VSD stands for Variable Speed Drive

How many square chains in an acre….

The aircraft known as a DC-3 was manufactured by which company…

The Burj Dubai is in which Middle Eastern country…

What is Nikasil…

A Dichroic Filter is a very accurate gas filter used to selectively pass a small range of hydrocarbons -True or False

A Dichroic Flter is a very accurate color filter used to selectively pass light of a small range of colors while reflecting other colors.

A seal which is used between mating surfaces, generally to prevent leakage “in to” or “out of” the parts being joined is called a Casket – True or False

The correct answer is a Gasket