You Can Only Be An Engineer If You Pass This Terminology Quiz

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So you think you're an engineer?

Match up the engineering terms with the correct definitions in this engineering quiz to find out whether you can really call yourself an engineer!

 May 08, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

What does code compliance mean?
Writing area codes
Altering standard area codes
Following standard area codes

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What do acoustics mean?
The scientific study of music
The scientific study of sound
The scientific study of energy

3 of 18Pick your answer!

What does calculus mean?
The mathematics of angles
The mathematics of change
The mathematics of patterns

4 of 18Pick your answer!

What does beam mean?
A structural element whose length is greater than its width or height
A device used to transfer fluid
A structure used to measure horsepower

5 of 18Pick your answer!

What does valve mean?
A device for controlling fluid flow
The study of moving fluid
A structure used to measure liquid

6 of 18Pick your answer!

What does barometer mean?
A device for measuring pressure
A unit of measurement
A device for supporting weight

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What does Artificial Intelligence mean?
Intelligence gained through study
Forgetting knowledge
The intelligence of machines

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What does ammeter mean?
A device that measures the flow of fluid
A cell
An instrument that measures current

9 of 18Pick your answer!

What does Geiger Counter mean?
A device that measures radioactivity
A structure that transports beams
A device that measures horsepower

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What does Civil Engineering mean?
A branch of engineering that includes electrical planning
A branch of engineering that includes designing medical equipment
A branch of engineering that includes designing roads, bridges, and dams

11 of 18Pick your answer!

What does boiler mean?
a device that freezes liquids
A structure that stores fluid
A device whose purpose is to add heat to a working fluid

12 of 18Pick your answer!

What does alternating current mean?
Electrical current that speeds up
Electrical current that regularly reverses direction
Electrical current that loses power

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What does vacuum mean?
An area with the absence of light
The absence of mass in a volume
An area with no walls

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What does tempering mean?
Measurement of radioactivity
Heat treatment to alter the crystal structure of a metal
The study of molecules

15 of 18Pick your answer!

What does photon mean?
A particle with no rest mass that carries solar energy
A particle with no rest mass that carries chemical energy
A particle with no rest mass that carries electromagnetic energy

16 of 18Pick your answer!

What does Nuclear Physics mean?
Science that describes the components of atoms
Science that describes the study of living organisms
Science that describes chemical compounds

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What does density mean?
The absence of mass in a space
The amount of mass in a given unit of volume
The absence of gravity

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What does Agricultural Engineering mean?
The study of agriculture
The profession of agriculture
The profession of designing systems for use in agriculture
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