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 ?


An integrated circuit is a set of electronic circuits on one small plate or chip of silicon. -True or False

First introduced in 1900 - What was the name of the long-running popular series of simple and inexpensive cameras made by Eastman Kodak...

Magnesium Sulfate Heptahydrate ( MgSO4.7 H2O ) is also known as Cream of Tartar – True or False

Magnesium Sulfate Heptahydrate is also known as Epsom Salt

Dragon is a reusable spacecraft developed by the SpaceX, an American private transportation company. Dragon is launched into space by a launch vehicle named Hawk 6 - True or False

The launch vehicle is named Falcon 9

Where would you find a Plimsol Line...

The first electric light was made by Francois Osram a French scientist in 1901 - True or False

It was made in 1800 by Humphry Davy, an English scientist

Xihoumen Bridge in Zhoushan Archipelago, China is the Longest Suspension Bridge in the world - True or False

It is the Akashi-Kaikyo bridge - Kobe, Japan 

The bar is a metric unit of pressure which is approved and is part of the SI system of units - True or False

The bar is NOT an approved unit in the SI system

In Structural Engineering – Pitch is the slope of a member defined as the ratio of the total rise to the total width – True or False

In computer engineering - CD-ROM stands for Central Drive-Ready On Memory - True or False

It is Compact Disc Read-Only Memory