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 Electrical Engineering what instrument measures the resistance of a component...

In Mechanical Engineering - Stiffness may be described as the tendency of a force to rotate an object about an axis - True or False

It is the rigidity of an object relative to an applied force

Gamma rays are ionizing radiation and are not biologically hazardous - True or False

Gamma rays are biologically hazardous

In the SI system of units - the Steradian (sr) is a measure of Solid Angle - True or False

In Engineering - Plug Taps, Second Taps and Taper Taps are used in hydraulic flow calculations - True or False

They are used for screw thread cutting

In the NATO phonetic alphabet - The letter W is - W for Water - True or False

W is for Whiskey

In the SI system of units - kilogram is the unit of mass - True or False

3/64 " equals how many millimeters (without a calculator please)…

Defensive or decorative parapets with regularly spaced notches on a building are called ….

Android is a Linux-based operating system designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet computers - True or False