What Do You Know About Civil Engineering? Trivia Quiz

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What Do You Know About Civil Engineering? Trivia Quiz

Civil engineering is a broad field. It deals with the design, construction, and maintaining of physically and naturally built environment. This field of study is not only a field of study to some. It is a whole way of life. Test your knowledge on this by taking our quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Civil engineering is the second oldest engineering field after…
    • A. 

      Computer engineering

    • B. 

      Military engineering 

    • C. 

      Chemical engineering

    • D. 

      Aerospace engineering

  • 2. 
    In ancient times, who used to take care of building infrastructures?
    • A. 

      The nobles

    • B. 

      The peasants

    • C. 

      Painters

    • D. 

      Artisans 

  • 3. 
    What is one of the earliest theories related to civil engineering?
    • A. 

      Pythagoras Theorem

    • B. 

      Einstein's Law

    • C. 

      Archimedes Principle 

    • D. 

      Curie's Law

  • 4. 
    What was Brahmagupta's nationality?
    • A. 

      Indian 

    • B. 

      Chinese

    • C. 

      English

    • D. 

      French

  • 5. 
    What period did the practice of civil engineering start?
    • A. 

      200 BC to 1000 BC

    • B. 

      2000 BC to 4000 BC 

    • C. 

      5000 BC to 5500 BC

    • D. 

      1000 BC to 2000 BC

  • 6. 
    What was the name of the first self-proclaimed civil engineer?
    • A. 

      Adam Smith

    • B. 

      John Screw

    • C. 

      John Beaton

    • D. 

      John Smeaton 

  • 7. 
    When was the Smeatonian Society of Civil Engineers formed?
    • A. 

      1775

    • B. 

      1771 

    • C. 

      1770

    • D. 

      1870

  • 8. 
    When was the Institution of Civil Engineers founded?
    • A. 

      1818

    • B. 

      1903

    • C. 

      1805

    • D. 

      1771

  • 9. 
    Where was this institution founded?
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      Cairo

    • C. 

      London 

    • D. 

      Rome

  • 10. 
    Who was its first president?
    • A. 

      Thoman Milton

    • B. 

      Michael Rubbard

    • C. 

      Thomas Telford 

    • D. 

      Patrick Starr