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 ?

 

Monel Alloys have a Low corrosion resistance to acids and alkalis – True or False

Monel Alloys have a High corrosion resistance to acids and alkalis

The amount of useful energy outputted by a device divided by the total energy input is called…

Brownian Motion is defined as The Systematic, Orderly Movement of particles in a liquid due to applied external forces – True or False

Brownian Motion is defined as The Random Movement of particles in a liquid due to collisions

Acceleration is defined as the “Change in velocity over a certain amount of time” - True or false

Rheology is the name given to the ability of liquids to mix in all proportions thus forming a homogeneous  solution - True or False

Miscibility is the name given to the ability of liquids to mix in all proportions thus forming a homogeneous  solution – Rheology is the branch of physics that deals with the deformation and flow of matter, especially the non-Newtonian flow of liquids and the plastic flow of solids

Dinitrogen oxide ( N2O) is also known as Laughing Gas – True or False

What would a Zahn cup be used for….

The Sternpost Rudder - which is an integral part of a ship was developed in about the 12 to 13 th century by the Egyptians – True or False

It was developed by the Chinese

The Mouse was added to PCs for the first time in a new version of the Apple, launched in 1983 – True or False

Who, in Philadelphia in 1838, demonstrated his improved version of the electric telegraph which was capable of transmitting messages over much longer distances than existing technology …...