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 ?

 

In the Roman numeral system, what number is the letter L ...

Grommets are the small, icy bodies that orbit the sun and make tails of gas and dust when they get close to the sun – True or False

Comets are the small, icy bodies that orbit the sun and make tails of gas and dust when they get close to the sun

What name is given to a triangle with 2 sides having the same length ...

In Electrical Engineering what is the instrument which displays the phase of the colors in a color TV

Derived from the Latin for "a sound", the word Sonic is commonly used to describe rapidly moving noise – True or False

A Ramjet is a form of jet engine which uses the engine's forward motion to compress incoming air, without a rotary compressor.  Can the Ramjet move an aircraft from standstill - Yes or No

Ramjets cannot produce thrust at zero airspeed

A Windmill is a machine which converts energy from atmospheric convection into rotational energy by means of vanes, sails or blades – True or False

What name is given to a temporary structure used to support people and material in the construction or repair of buildings and other large structures ...

What food is made from the seeds of the cacao tree

Gaussian elimination is a chemical process used in distillation - True or False

it is an algorithm for solving systems of linear equations