Science And Technology Of Engineering

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  • 1. 
    What "Black Adder" and "Mr. Bean" star studied Electrical Engineering in college?
    • A. 

      Eric Idle

    • B. 

      Rowan Atkinson

    • C. 

      Steve Martin

    • D. 

      John Cleese

  • 2. 
    Who piloted the first airplane to break the sound barrier?
    • A. 

      Chuck Yeager

    • B. 

      Yuri Gagarin

    • C. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • D. 

      John Glenn

  • 3. 
    What co-founder of National Geographic was better known for his work in telephony?
    • A. 

      Ansel Adams

    • B. 

      Frank Lloyd Wright

    • C. 

      John Muir

    • D. 

      Alexander Graham Bell

  • 4. 
    What 19th-century engineer devised an internal combustion engine which works without a spark plug?
    • A. 

      George Washington Carver

    • B. 

      Rudolf Diesel

    • C. 

      Nikolaus Otto

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

  • 5. 
    What became, in 1946, the first operational general-purpose electronic computer?
    • A. 

      PDP-11

    • B. 

      ENIAC

    • C. 

      BRAINIAC

    • D. 

      ARPANET

  • 6. 
    What is the name for the point around which a lever rotates, allowing it to amplify work?
    • A. 

      Wheel Well

    • B. 

      Fulcrum

    • C. 

      Sprocket

    • D. 

      Flange

  • 7. 
    What light-amplification device was first made operational in 1960, using a synthetic pink ruby?
    • A. 

      Tractor Beam

    • B. 

      Laser

    • C. 

      Flashlight

    • D. 

      Maser

  • 8. 
    What famous California bridge opened in 1937 and required the use of 80,000 miles of cable to build?
    • A. 

      The Mackinac Bridge

    • B. 

      The Chesapeake Bay Bridge

    • C. 

      The Golden Gate Bridge

    • D. 

      The Verrazano Narrows Bridge

  • 9. 
    The IEEE is the professional society for what branch of engineering?
    • A. 

      Civic Engineering

    • B. 

      Chemical Engineering

    • C. 

      Mechanical Engineering

    • D. 

      Electrical Engineering

  • 10. 
    In what U. S. state was the Tacoma Narrows Bridge which collapsed in 1940?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      California

    • C. 

      Washington

    • D. 

      Oregon

  • 11. 
    What "Ecstasy" and "Samson and Delilah" actress patented a device to prevent enemy torpedo jamming?
    • A. 

      Mae West

    • B. 

      Hedy Lamarr

    • C. 

      Bette Davis

    • D. 

      Myrna Loy

  • 12. 
    What American engineer invented the cotton gin?
    • A. 

      Eli Whitney

    • B. 

      George Washington Carver

    • C. 

      Thomas Edison

    • D. 

      George Westinghouse

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