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 ?

 

The Central Artery/Tunnel Project, known unofficially as the Big Dig was a civil engineering project in which US city…

What name is given to the protective insert used to prevent damage to electrical wires, cord, rope etc which pass through holes in sheet metal or similar materials…

In Roman Numerals, "L" equals what number…

What is the third letter of the Greek alphabet…

A Ballistic vest is more commonly called a…

Deliquescent materials are substances which have a strong affinity for odour and will absorb relatively large amounts if exposed to ambient odours - True or False

They have a strong affinity  for moisture

A Geissler tube is an early gas discharge tube used to demonstrate the principles of electrical glow discharge  - True or False

A Polarimeter is a tool used to measure length relative to the magnetic poles - True or False

It is is a scientific instrument used to measure the angle of rotation  caused by passing polarized light  through an optically active  substance 

A Polyhedron is a geometric  solid in three dimensions  with flat faces and straight edges - True or False

A cold chisel would typically be used in…