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?
Following standard area codes
Altering standard area codes
Writing area codes
2 of 18Pick your answer!
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 change
The mathematics of angles
The mathematics of patterns
4 of 18Pick your answer!
What does beam mean?
A structure used to measure horsepower
A structural element whose length is greater than its width or height
A device used to transfer fluid
5 of 18Pick your answer!
What does valve mean?
The study of moving fluid
A device for controlling fluid flow
A structure used to measure liquid
6 of 18Pick your answer!
What does barometer mean?
A unit of measurement
A device for supporting weight
A device for measuring pressure
7 of 18Pick your answer!
What does Artificial Intelligence mean?
The intelligence of machines
Forgetting knowledge
Intelligence gained through study
8 of 18Pick your answer!
What does ammeter mean?
A device that measures the flow of fluid
An instrument that measures current
A cell
9 of 18Pick your answer!
What does Geiger Counter mean?
A structure that transports beams
A device that measures horsepower
A device that measures radioactivity
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What does Civil Engineering mean?
A branch of engineering that includes designing medical equipment
A branch of engineering that includes electrical planning
A branch of engineering that includes designing roads, bridges, and dams
11 of 18Pick your answer!
What does boiler mean?
A device whose purpose is to add heat to a working fluid
A structure that stores fluid
a device that freezes liquids
12 of 18Pick your answer!
What does alternating current mean?
Electrical current that loses power
Electrical current that speeds up
Electrical current that regularly reverses direction
13 of 18Pick your answer!
What does vacuum mean?
An area with the absence of light
The absence of mass in a volume
An area with no walls
14 of 18Pick your answer!
What does tempering mean?
Measurement of radioactivity
The study of molecules
Heat treatment to alter the crystal structure of a metal
15 of 18Pick your answer!
What does photon mean?
A particle with no rest mass that carries chemical energy
A particle with no rest mass that carries electromagnetic energy
A particle with no rest mass that carries solar energy
16 of 18Pick your answer!
What does Nuclear Physics mean?
Science that describes chemical compounds
Science that describes the study of living organisms
Science that describes the components of atoms
17 of 18Pick your answer!
What does density mean?
The absence of mass in a space
The absence of gravity
The amount of mass in a given unit of volume
18 of 18Pick your answer!
What does Agricultural Engineering mean?
The study of agriculture
The profession of designing systems for use in agriculture
The profession of agriculture
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