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 ?


Where would you find a "M9 Armored Combat Earth Mover" combat engineering vehicle...

In computer engineering - a register in a CPU in which intermediate arithmetic and logic results are stored is called a Motherboard - True to False

It is called an Accumulator

The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia is the world's biggest concrete structure - True or False

It is the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China - 27,200,000 cubic meters of concrete and more than 460,000 metric tons of of steel 

In electrical engineering - The term Laser originated as an acronym for Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation - True or False

A Bendix Drive is a type of mechanism used to capture loop and draw stitches in industrial sewing machines - True or False

It is a type of mechanism used in the starter motors  of internal combustion engines 

One foot equals 3.05 meters - True or False

It is 0.305 meters

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

It is the derived unit of Capacitance 

Knurling is a process which produces a rough, patterned surface on smooth, typically round metal components, which need to be gripped by hand – True or False

Ra is the chemical symbol for Radium – True or False

Fillet, Butt, Plug and Bead are all used to specify details of what metal joining process...