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 is the number XCIII

What name is given to the event which occurs when the moon comes exactly between the sun and the earth ...

The Scoville Scale which measures the spicy heat of chilli peppers was named after Scoville in Mexico which produces the hottest chillies in the world -  True or False

The Scoville Scale is named after its creator, American pharmacist Wilbur Scoville

Scotsman Robert Gair invented what common packaging container in 1890 ...

The first construction cranes where invented by ...

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

In physics, Radiation is the process in which energetic  particles or energy or waves travel through a medium or space – True or False

HDMI is a proprietary audio/video interface for transmitting data - HDMI stands for Higher Data Media Interchange - True or False ...

HDMI stands for High-Definition Multimedia Interface

A crankshaft is the part of an engine or machine which translates reciprocating  linear  motion into rotation – True or False

What is the more common name for Atmospheric Convection ...