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 ?


In computer terminology ADSL stands for "All Direct Storage Line" - True or False

ADSL stands for "Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line"

A natural object such as a moon which rotates around a planet is also known as a Satellite - True or False

 A type of machine tool that uses linear relative motion between the workpiece and a single-point cutting tool  to machine a linear toolpath is called...

The Husky VMMD is a combat engineering vehicle in service with the US military - what does VMMD stand for...

The Watt is the SI derived unit of Power and Radiant Flux - True or False

The diagonal side of a right angle triangle which is opposite the 90 degree right angle is called the Hypothesis – True or False

A Hypothesis is an estimated outcome based on limited facts – The Hypotenuse is the diagonal side of a right angle triangle

Can atmospheric gases such as nitrogen and oxygen dissolve in water - Yes or No

A scientist who studies the weather is called a Metrologist - True or False

A Metrologist studies measurement - Meteorologist studies the weather

The strong mineral acid with the molecular formula H2SO4 is Sulphuric Acid – True or False

A simple device with a wide mouth and a narrow stem which is typically used to channel liquid  or fine-grained substances into apertures of a smaller area
 is called a Tunnel - True or False

the correct answer = Funnel