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 SI base units - 1 Newton = 1000 kg-m/s2     -  True or False

1N=1kg-m/s2

Zurich is the capital city of Switzerland – True or False

Berne is the capital city of Switzerland

First deduced experimentally and later shown to have a theoretical justification, what is the name of the equation in electrochemical kinetics relating the rate of an electrochemical  reaction to the overpotential... 

Carbon Fibre is the more common name of graphite-reinforced polymer which has a very high strength to weight ratio and is often used in aerospace, motor racing, boats and fishing rods – True or False

Any current carrying conductor, including a cable, radiates an electromagnetic field . - True or False

What is the name of the versatile hand tool  which is similar to a pickaxe.  It has a long handle, stubby head and is used for digging and chopping...

In computing, a computer program running to serve the requests of other programs, the "clients " is called...

Who is generally considered to have produced the first commercially successful  typewriter...  

Zero degrees Celsius equals how many degrees Fahrenheit...…

What name is given to a heat engine  that performs mechanical work  using pressurised water vapour as its working fluid…