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 computer science a Macro is the name given to a rule or pattern specifying how an  input sequence is to be mapped to an output sequence according to a defined procedure – True or False

A bridge like overhead structure with a platform supporting equipment such as a crane, signals, or cameras is called a Catenary - True or False

The correct answer is a Gantry - A Catenary is the natural curve assumed by a cable or chain when fixed at either end

What is the imperial unit of length used to measure the depth of water...

Swaging is the mechanical joining process where a metal cylinder is located in holes and each end of the cylinder deformed in order to form a fixed joint – True or False

Riveting is the correct answer – Swaging is usually a cold working process typically used to change the shape of a metal

In Electrical Engineering what instrument measures both the amplitude and the modulation of a RF signal...

Osborne Reynolds is associated with which branch of Engineering…

What name is given to a central shaft typically used to support rotating wheels, or gears…

In the manufacturing and engineering sense, PLM stands for - Product Lifecycle Management – True or False

What century saw the invention of the shoelace...

Charles A Coffin and which other entrepreneur founded The General Electric Company in 1892 …