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  • 1. 
    Which engineer's "towering" achievement debuted at the International Exposition at Paris in 1889?
    • A. 

      Sir Barnes Wallis

    • B. 

      Thomas Edison

    • C. 

      Eli Whitney

    • D. 

      Gustav Eiffel

  • 2. 
    Which United States President did graduate work in reactor technology and nuclear physics?
    • A. 

      Gerald Ford

    • B. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • C. 

      Bill Clinton

    • D. 

      Jimmy Carter

  • 3. 
    Construction on what massive and controversial Chinese dam started in late 1994?
    • A. 

      Ertan Dam

    • B. 

      Three Gorges Dam

    • C. 

      Guandi Dam

    • D. 

      Yangtze Dam

  • 4. 
    What simple machine can be described as an inclined plane wrapped around a pole?
    • A. 

      Wheelbarrow

    • B. 

      Pulley

    • C. 

      Wedge

    • D. 

      Screw

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      USS Washington

    • B. 

      USS Enterprise

    • C. 

      USS Nautilus

    • D. 

      USS Alaska

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Diode

    • B. 

      Audion

    • C. 

      Capacitor

    • D. 

      Transistor

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      A Joule

    • B. 

      A Watt

    • C. 

      An Erg

    • D. 

      A Dyne

  • 8. 
    The Leyden jar was an early example of what device, used for storing electrical charge?
    • A. 

      Audion

    • B. 

      Capacitor

    • C. 

      Transistor

    • D. 

      Diode

  • 9. 
    English military engineer Thomas Savery created what device which converts heated water to motion?
    • A. 

      Steam Engine

    • B. 

      Diesel Engine

    • C. 

      Internal Combustion Engine

    • D. 

      Cotton Gin

  • 10. 
    Which Ancient Wonder of the World was over 100 meters high and stood until the 14th century?
    • A. 

      The Colossus Of Rhodes

    • B. 

      The Statue Of Zeus At Olympia

    • C. 

      The Lighthouse Of Alexandria

    • D. 

      The Great Pyramid

  • 11. 
    The Alex Fraser Bridge, opened in 1986, is located in which country?
    • A. 

      Ireland

    • B. 

      Canada

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      United States

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Ultrasound

    • B. 

      Magnetic Resonance Imager

    • C. 

      PET Scan

    • D. 

      CAT Scan