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 Electronics - LED stand for Low Emission Diode – True or False

LED stands for Light Emitting Diode

SONAR is a method of underwater detection. SONAR stands for Sound Navigation and Ranging – True or False

F = MA is Newton's second law of motion. FM and A stand for Force, Mass and Acceleration – True or False

In Fluid Mechanics, the dimensionless number which gives a measure of the ratio of inertial forces to viscous forces and thus defines the relative importance of these two types of forces for given flow conditions is called the Rayban Number– True or False

The correct answer is the Reynolds Number

What is the most malleable metal

Leonardo da Vinci invented the Hygrometer to check humidity while he worked on his famous “Last Supper” fresco – True or False

n 1908, which city became the first in the United States to institute chlorination of its water

In Process Control terminology SCADA stands for Standard Control And Data Acquisition – True or False

SCADA stands for Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition

JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group – True or False

In welding terminology, MIG stands for Metal Insertion Gas – True or False

MIG stands for Metal Inert Gas