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44 General Technology quizzes and 450 General Technology trivia questions.
1.
  What's in my MP3 player? best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many of us have these little rectangular boxes crammed full of songs. Here's a quiz on how those songs get in MP3 players, stay there, and come back out again.
Average, 10 Qns, ertrum, Nov 05 22
Average
ertrum gold member
Nov 05 22
8882 plays
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  Not What I Had in Mind best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Science and creative imagination have sometimes birthed brilliant ideas and inventions. Occasionally these marvels are "accidents" leaving the inventor thinking, "Not What I Had in Mind."
Easier, 10 Qns, coachpauly, Dec 14 18
Easier
coachpauly
Dec 14 18
3090 plays
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  School of Rocks - 10 questions - 4 mins
Australia is full of rocks, in particular the ones that contain gold. This quiz looks at some of the innovations that the Aussies have created or adopted to continue being the second largest producer of gold in the world.
Average, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Jun 18 22
Average
pollucci19 gold member
Jun 18 22
176 plays
4.
  Ten Minutes Until Impact great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
If the crash test dummy had a brain, it would probably be scared out of its vinyl skin ten minutes before impact! This quiz covers the history and development of the crash test dummy.
Average, 10 Qns, lones78, Sep 04 17
Average
lones78 gold member
Sep 04 17
7629 plays
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Match up the descriptions (with years of invention) of devices and techniques from the mundane to the magnificent that made a difference. First in a series, decade by decade in the 20th century.
Easier, 10 Qns, gracious1, Oct 24 21
Easier
gracious1 gold member
Oct 24 21
306 plays
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  How Did We Ever Do Without Them? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Here are ten gadgets mankind has come up with from time to time, used until better versions of same replaced them. See how many you know. Have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, Creedy, Aug 26 22
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Creedy gold member
Aug 26 22
1791 plays
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As Christmas approaches, I think of coal which was promised as a potential present if I misbehaved when I was a boy. As a scientist I have been fascinated by electricity. This quiz is about the link between coal and electricity.
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Aug 18 21
Average
1nn1 editor
Aug 18 21
739 plays
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  A Time for Timekeeping best quiz - 20 questions - 8 mins
The measurement of time is one of the most important things in society today. Our lives are controlled by it, down to the minutest detail. Test your knowledge of this central part of our culture, and how clocks have evolved over the centuries!
Tough, 20 Qns, CellarDoor, Nov 29 16
Tough
CellarDoor gold member
Nov 29 16
3566 plays
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  Has Anyone Seen My Slide Rule? top quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The Lost Connection brings you a quiz about old-timey gadgets and gizmos that have somehow 'lost connection' with today's modern society!
Average, 10 Qns, LadyCaitriona, Dec 01 13
Average
LadyCaitriona gold member
884 plays
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  Science in Science Fiction best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Science fiction has given us many fabulous ideas--many of which are actually possible. Test your knowledge of these futuristic technologies!
Average, 10 Qns, john_sunseri, Sep 29 20
Average
john_sunseri
Sep 29 20
2106 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What is the general name for the class of structures made of rolled up carbon lattices?

From Quiz "Nanotechnology - Here Come the Tiny Things!"




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  GPS best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
"Daddy, are we lost?" "No, son, because I have this handy GPS to tell us where we are!" Prepare yourself for the inevitable stream of questions on what GPS is and how it works by taking this handy quiz!
Tough, 10 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, Sep 05 14
Tough
pu2-ke-qi-ri
2440 plays
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  The End of the World as We Know It top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Throughout history, a number of technologies have changed how we interact with each other and the world around us. Can you identify them?
Average, 10 Qns, EmmaF2008, Jan 29 20
Average
EmmaF2008 gold member
Jan 29 20
2648 plays
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  Strange Magic popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Somehow, Medieval Merek found his way into a wormhole and time-travelled from 1327 to the beginning of the 21st century. What strange magic did he find there?
Easier, 10 Qns, AcrylicInk, Sep 15 18
Easier
AcrylicInk gold member
Sep 15 18
576 plays
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  Nanotechnology - Here Come the Tiny Things! editor best quiz great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Molecular nanotechnology is the science of engineering and manufacturing objects on a molecular scale. How much do you know about this fascinating science?
Tough, 10 Qns, Uroborus, Aug 19 04
Tough
Uroborus
3802 plays
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  Inside a Coal-Fired Power Plant best quiz - 15 questions - 9 mins
The electricity you're using to play this quiz may come from one of the hundreds of coal-fired power plants that together generate more than 40% of the world's electricity. Let's explore what makes it possible to turn on the lights.
Tough, 15 Qns, CellarDoor, Aug 10 10
Tough
CellarDoor gold member
1420 plays
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  A Brief History of Timepieces best quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
What time is it? Attempts to find out have taken us from the ancient use of sundials to the modern atomic clock. Let's go on a journey through time.
Average, 10 Qns, Snowman, May 10 10
Average
Snowman gold member
692 plays
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Chances are, if you remember using this technology, you have grown old, whether you realize it or not! Some of it is old and some of it is REALLY old. Let's take a look back at technology of yesteryear.
Easier, 10 Qns, PootyPootwell, Apr 14 14
Easier
PootyPootwell gold member
1328 plays
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  Go Go Gadget Quiz! - 10 questions - 4 mins
Gadgets are small tools that serves a particular function. Some gadgets are considered novelty items while some gadgets are quite useful. This quiz celebrates everyday gadgets found in everyday life.
Easier, 10 Qns, workisboring, Nov 28 16
Easier
workisboring gold member
Nov 28 16
1196 plays
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  The iQuiz great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The ever-changing Apple iPod has invaded the music scene. Do you know about the operations and history of said devices? Good luck!
Tough, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Feb 11 09
Tough
kyleisalive editor
1429 plays
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  Obsolete Machines popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Welcome to the Museum of Obsolete Machines. Let's walk past the exhibits of various machinery, tools, and devices rendered obsolete by the beginning of the third millennium. Come right this way....
Average, 10 Qns, gracious1, Dec 04 21
Average
gracious1 gold member
Dec 04 21
1124 plays
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  Tools Of The Trade? - 15 questions - 3 mins
See if you can identify these tools of the trades in a salute to all the tradesmen that run our world.
Average, 15 Qns, gamey, Jun 17 20
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gamey
Jun 17 20
5821 plays
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  An Introduction to Nuclear Power - 10 questions - 4 mins
Do you know how a nuclear power plant works? This quiz is about some very basic principles of nuclear power and its applications.
Average, 10 Qns, daver852, Dec 01 22
Average
daver852 gold member
Dec 01 22
1499 plays
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  High End Audio: The Headphones Quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
If you've never experienced high end audio, you don't know what you're missing. Join me as I search for the ideal listening experience.
Average, 10 Qns, celicadriver, Aug 22 19
Average
celicadriver
Aug 22 19
202 plays
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  The Last Touch popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
It seems everything these days is being upgraded to being a "touchscreen" device. Many people embrace this change. Then there's Bob, who doesn't quite like this new technology.
Average, 10 Qns, salami_swami, May 14 12
Average
salami_swami gold member
636 plays
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  Power to the People: Solar Applications popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
While the use of solar technology for large-scale energy production is increasing, one of the main benefits of the technology is its use in simpler applications. Let's explore some small-scale uses of solar power for rural and less-developed areas.
Average, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Mar 18 19
Average
PDAZ gold member
Mar 18 19
429 plays
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  Turning Tables - 10 questions - 7 mins
Mostly replaced by the CD player and computerized audio playback in mainstream home use, the classic turntable or phonograph and its records still live on. Let's look at this once omnipresent music reproduction device in some technical detail!
Tough, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, Nov 29 12
Tough
WesleyCrusher editor
307 plays
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  Radical Robots! - 10 questions - 5 mins
You may know all about TV and movie robots like R2-D2, Terminator, and Bender, but how much do you know about real-life robots? This quiz covers some of the most influential developments in the history of robotics.
Average, 10 Qns, tiddybitnibbly, Apr 03 17
Average
tiddybitnibbly
Apr 03 17
433 plays
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  Lighting Up - 10 questions - 5 mins
Welcome to the world of lighting and lamps. They are something none of us can live without, yet very seldom give any consideration to.
Tough, 10 Qns, 51percent, Dec 30 14
Tough
51percent
1092 plays
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  Satellites - 10 questions - 4 mins
Satellites! Beneficial to our society for communications, weather reporting, military use, and more. How much do you know about these intense scientific objects?
Average, 10 Qns, apathy100, Mar 25 17
Average
apathy100 gold member
Mar 25 17
1590 plays
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  Technology:Our Future - 10 questions - 3 mins
How well do you know technology? Take my quiz and find out!
Average, 10 Qns, SHBasoco, Feb 26 06
Average
SHBasoco
6915 plays
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  Top Ten Free iPhone Apps 2007-2012 popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Ever since I got my iPhone, I've been addicted to it, and especially to some of its apps. Just a few days ago marked the fifth anniversary of the iPhone, and so here is a quiz about the 10 most popular free iPhone apps in the phone's first five years!
Average, 10 Qns, portgleep, Apr 10 22
Average
portgleep
Apr 10 22
552 plays
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  Acoustics and Loudspeakers - 10 questions - 4 mins
Have you ever wondered how such a little speaker can make such and incredible range of sound? Learn about how a loudspeaker works and how we perceive sound.
Average, 10 Qns, mobunny, Nov 14 20
Average
mobunny
Nov 14 20
1170 plays
33.
  Laser Trivia - 10 questions - 3 mins
Laser physics for those with some background knowledge.
Average, 10 Qns, dan_scan, Jan 14 21
Average
dan_scan
Jan 14 21
1100 plays
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  Anyone Got the Time? - 10 questions - 8 mins
"TIME: The indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole." (from Oxford Dictionary) This quiz is about various ways of keeping time throughout history and around the world.
Average, 10 Qns, kaddarsgirl, Mar 01 14
Average
kaddarsgirl gold member
390 plays
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  Exploring Nanotechnology - Carbon Nanotubes - 10 questions - 5 mins
Carbon nanotubes are one of the new, upcoming scientific ideas that can revolutionize the entire field. But how much do you know about them?
Tough, 10 Qns, geniusonwheels, Feb 24 18
Tough
geniusonwheels
Feb 24 18
441 plays
36.
  Injection Molding Bits and Bites - 10 questions - 4 mins
So you think you're a molder?
Average, 10 Qns, jmoutoux, Apr 06 21
Average
jmoutoux
Apr 06 21
353 plays
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  Not What You Might Think - 10 questions - 6 mins
Here is a little quiz on energy whose answers might be a surprise to you. Some of the answers would be likely to change over time, so I have tried to give you the time frame from which I have drawn my answer.
Average, 10 Qns, MicjealS, Jun 01 21
Average
MicjealS
Jun 01 21
324 plays
38.
  Lasers - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is a quiz about the fundamentals of lasers.
Average, 10 Qns, macluv, May 22 19
Average
macluv
May 22 19
1188 plays
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  Inside Satellites - How They Work - 10 questions - 4 mins
We rely on satellites every day to relay our messages, to keep us safe and to tell us where we are. But do you know how they're built and how they work? Here are 10 multiple choice questions that will help you appreciate this sky-high technology.
Average, 10 Qns, ahrzee, Oct 30 09
Average
ahrzee
444 plays
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  What Do You Know About Statics? - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz covers the topic of statics (engineering mechanics), one of the first and most fundamental college courses in an engineering curriculum. You should have some knowledge of this material to do well on this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, AlienGoddess, Apr 27 05
Average
AlienGoddess
644 plays
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  Digital Video and You - 10 questions - 7 mins
How much do YOU know about the biggest revolution in consumer electronics since the CD?
Very Difficult, 10 Qns, Andonyx, Apr 07 10
Very Difficult
Andonyx
1594 plays
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  Techie Terms - 5 questions - 3 mins
This should not be that hard for any reasonable nerd.
Average, 5 Qns, Liinade, Jan 28 21
Average
Liinade
Jan 28 21
7102 plays
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Distribution transformers are critical in our modern world, bringing usable electricity to your home. See if you can help me build a transformer!
Average, 10 Qns, strudi74, Sep 19 13
Average
strudi74
213 plays
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  General Technology - 5 questions - 5 mins
Some miscellaneous tech-related trivia.
Very Difficult, 5 Qns, achaikin, Jul 05 06
Very Difficult
achaikin
6475 plays
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