Wednesday, January 30, 2008

R U Smarter Than a 5th Grader

. Wednesday, January 30, 2008

These are questions I plan on asking at tomorrow's career day presentation. Some of the answers are from the presentation. Others are just "general knowledge". How many do YOU know?

  1. What does PE stand for?
  2. What does HVAC stand for?
  3. What does GPM stand for?
  4. What does HP stand for?
  5. Name a subject an engineer needs to be good at.
  6. Name a member of the building design team.
  7. Name a type of building an engineer would design.
  8. Name a skill that a good engineer should have.
  9. Buildings account for ____% of total energy consumption.
  10. Name a product that helps conserve water.
  11. Name a benefit of saving energy.
  12. Mechanical equipment accounts for ___% or a building’s total energy use.
  13. A good engineer needs to have good writing skills… True or False?
  14. Engineers do not need to know about computers… True or False?
  15. Engineers sit at a computer all day… True or False?
  16. Engineers are creative... True or False?
  17. Floor plans are ____________ for Contractors to build a building.
  18. Engineering is the application of _______ and ___________ by which the properties of matter and the sources of energy in nature are made useful to people.
  19. Engineers draw _____ plans.
  20. Engineers don’t design equipment, we design _______.

Final Jeopardy!

  1. What is the average annual utility bill for a typical elementary school?