General knowledge questions for Engineering students

We are here with yet another exciting quiz but this time for engineering students. It’s always considered fun to take online short quizzes to enhance your knowledge and have a good time while using your phone.
Listing a few questions in this piece of article to keep you engaged for some time.


  1. What type of steel has carbon as its principle hardening agent?
    Answer: Carbon steel


  1. Name the world-famous electrical engineer, whose surname was that of an Irish river, who is generally credited with founding the science of information theory.
    Answer: Claude Shannon


  1. A capacitor stores energy. Is the energy stored in the Electric field, the Magnetic field or both?
    Answer: Electric Field


  1. Two balls of equal mass and of perfectly elastic material are lying on the floor. One of the balls with velocity v is made to strike the second ball. Both the balls after impact will move with which velocity?
    Answer: V/2


  1. If atomic masses of Al and O are 26.98 amu and 16.00 amu respectively, how many grams of Al are there in 431g of Al2O3?
    Answer: 228 g


  1. What does the symbol “pH” stand for?
    Answer: The power of hydrogen-ion


  1. Who proposed pH scale in 1909?
    Answer: Soren Sorensen


  1. Which component alone in the engine generates as much power as a Formula 1 racing car?
    Answer: A turbine blade


  1. How fast can jet engines propel a plane weighing 350 tons?
    Answer: 600 mph


  1. Quantities which posses’ magnitude are known as?
    Answer: Scalar quantities


  1. What type of steel has 0.8% carbon and 100% pearlite?
    Answer: Eutectoid


  1. What is a large molecule with two alternating mers is known as?
    Answer: Copolymer or inter-polymer


  1. Which device is used for measuring the velocity of a bullet?
    Answer: Ballistic pendulum


  1. What is the mixing of gases due to molecular motion called?
    Answer: Diffusion


  1. What is concurrent force system?
    Answer: All forces act at the same point


  1. What is the force of attraction on a body?
    Answer: Weight


  1. What do we call fluids at rest?
    Answer: Hydrostatics


  1. What is the most abundant metal in nature?
    Answer: Aluminium


  1. What is the chief ore of titanium?
    Answer: Ilmenite


  1. What acid is used in glass itching?
    Answer: Hydrofluoric acid (HF)


Other than general knowledge questions of Engineering, you can find some interesting questions about Information technology.
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