Basic Civil Engineering Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Basic Civil Engineering Test! Trivia Questions Quiz

Civil engineering is a well established career now that it is often hard to believe it never existed at all. Think you know all about the career you dream of following? Let's test your knowledge with this little quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was civil engineering officially recognized as a career?
    • A. 

      1717

    • B. 

      1817

    • C. 

      1818

    • D. 

      1828 

  • 2. 
    Which University in England was the first to teach civil engineering?
    • A. 

      Cambridge

    • B. 

      Oxford

    • C. 

      Norwich

    • D. 

      Liverpool

  • 3. 
    When did this University start teaching this course?
    • A. 

      1820

    • B. 

      1819

    • C. 

      1717

    • D. 

      1605

  • 4. 
    Who was the founder of this University?
    • A. 

      The King

    • B. 

      The Queen

    • C. 

      Captain Alden Patridge 

    • D. 

      John Smeaton

  • 5. 
    Which was the first University in America to offer civil engineering as a course?
    • A. 

      Harvard

    • B. 

      Yale

    • C. 

      Michigan

    • D. 

      Renssenlaer Polytechnic Institute 

  • 6. 
    When was this course established in this University?
    • A. 

      1840

    • B. 

      1838 

    • C. 

      1818

    • D. 

      1717

  • 7. 
    Who was the first woman to receive a civil engineering degree?
    • A. 

      Nora Field

    • B. 

      Nora Roberts

    • C. 

      Nora Stanton Blatch 

    • D. 

      Nora Blanket

  • 8. 
    When did she receive this degree?
    • A. 

      1905

    • B. 

      1803

    • C. 

      1903

    • D. 

      1915

  • 9. 
    When was the Class of Civil Engineering and Mining founded?
    • A. 

      1905

    • B. 

      1818

    • C. 

      1840

    • D. 

      1838

  • 10. 
    Where was this class founded?
    • A. 

      University of Cambridge

    • B. 

      Norwich University

    • C. 

      King's College London 

    • D. 

      Oxford University