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 ?

 

A mechanical device which typically transfers a force from one rotating shaft to another shaft using a friction drive with the ability to control speed via slippage is called a…

The DAX index measures a number of major German companies which are trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. How many companies comprise the DAX index…

With which US auto maker would you associate the name Challenger…

What name is given to a long continuous length of interlocked fibres , typically used in the production of textiles…

In computer terminology DRAM stands for Dynamic Random Access Memory – True or False

In chemistry, an Electrolyte is the name given to any substance containing free ions  that make the substance electrically conductive – True or False

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…

What is the current name of the company which was incorporated in 1916 and originally called the "Pacific Aero Products Co." …

The Stillson Wrench is the name given to an adjustable wrench used for turning soft iron pipes  and fittings which have a rounded surface. The design of the adjustable jaw allows it to rock in the frame, such that any forward pressure on the handle tends to pull the jaws tighter together – True or False

What name is given to a set of exclusive rights  granted to an inventor or their assignee for a limited period of time  in exchange for a public disclosure of an invention...