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 ?


A Fathometer measures what…

On what would you find a Gunwale…

Although Alexander Graham Bell was the first to achieve a functioning version of the telephone in 1876 – An earlier patent was filed by Italian-US immigrant Antonio Meucci in 1871 – True or False

Which former Russian president had a degree in Civil Engineering...

In computer engineering BPS stands for Bytes Pre Source - True or False

BPS stands for Bits Per Second

In Japanese manufacturing terminology - SMED stands for Standard Manufacturing Exchange of Data – True or False

SMED stands for Single Minute Exchange of Die

What name is given to a triangle with all sides being of unequal length….

What do Dobson Units measure…

An Electromagnet is a device which can attract magnetised objects by using electricity – True or False

5/32” (inch) = 5.55625mm – True or False (without a calculator please)

5/32” = 3.96875mm