The Coffee Break Quiz – A challenging selection of General Engineering 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 ?

 

A Dilatant material is one in which viscosity increases with the rate of Shear Strain and is an example of a Newtonian fluid – True or False

A Dilatant material is an example of a non-Newtonian

Friction is the name is given to the force resisting the relative motion of solid surfaces, fluid layers, and/or material elements sliding against each other – True or False

Waste water from sinks, showers, and bathtubs, but not toilets is generally referred to as what colored water ...

A Suffix is the name of a word or element which is placed at the beginning of a word to modify or change its meaning – True or False

A Prefix is the name of a word or element which is placed at the beginning of a word to modify or change its meaning

Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3) is commonly known as Limestone – True or False

Smooth Cut, Second Cut and Bastard Cut refer to what metal working tools …

What word is used to describe the raised surface or pile on cloth and similar materials ...

Latex is the name given to the milky sap of the rubber tree, Hevea Brasiliensis

The cubed root of 1728 = 12 (without a calculator please)

A Galvanic Cell is more commonly known as a Sacrificial Anode – True or False

A Galvanic Cell is more commonly known as an Electrical Battery