1. 1-  What are the three components of “Venn” (sometimes written as Wen) Diagram-select from the followings circle them?
    b-due diligence

    e-draw or write

  2. 2-  Where does the “Product” occur within Venn diagram? a-does not occur in this diagram
    b-outside of the three circles
    c-where three circles intersect

  3. 3-  List the phases of any “Product Development” in the order in which they happen?

  4. 4-  What is the meaning of “Bidding” phase?

    1. a-  Coming up with a concept

    2. b-  Take the design development to construction documents

    3. c-  Finding prices from qualified builders or manufacturers

    4. d-  None of the above

  5. 5-  What is the meaning of “Due Diligence”?

    1. a-  Testing the materials thru non-destructive methods

    2. b-  Finding out the rules and regulations that will facilitate or block the development of the


    3. c-  Write the bidding documents

    4. d-  None of the above

  6. 6-  Where does the marketing and research fit in within the engineering field;

    1. a-  Almost everywhere when the product is being used by public

    2. b-  It has no place in the engineering field

    3. c-  Plays very minor role

    4. d-  None of the above

  7. 7-  How many times is the billing rate larger than the pay rate (we are talking about generic types)?


    1. 8-  Companies or corporations typically offer paid vacation and sick leave; where is this money calculated in your invoices to the clients?

    2. 9-  It is best and recommended that you do not obtain approval from your client before you start the next phase of your project?
      a- TRUE
      b- FALSE

    3. 10-  Outline 3 to 5 keys as noted in your text book Chapter 1 (Your reading assignment) to be successful in studying engineering

      c- d- e-

    4. 11-  Which of the listed materials below are considered ancient materials?

      1. a-  Titanium

      2. b-  Silver

      3. c-  Stainless Steel

      4. d-  None of the above

    5. 12-  What have been the “basic needs” by which human history has been shaped by: a-

      b- c- d-

    6. 13-  If the billing rate for someone in an engineering office is $150/hr, what is this person’s payrate?

      1. a-  $25/hr

      2. b-  $32/hr

      3. c-  $50/hr

      4. d-  $65/hr

    7. 14-  You have worked on a project for 40 hours in your office; your invoice to your client is $6,000; if your payrate is 1/3 of your billing rate, then what will be your payrate per hour and what is you paycheck for that week excluding any withholdings;

      1. a-  $50/hr, $2000 week

      2. b-  $55/hr, $2500 week

      3. c-  $65/hr, $4500 week

      4. d-  None of the above

    8. 15-  Aqueducts are for transferring 


      a- Heat b- Oil
      c- Gas d- Water

      1. 16-  Write all the phases of engineering contract along with their abbreviations:

      2. 17-  What were the problems regarding the use of “lead” in making plates, forks and knives?

      3. 18-  Write 5 items that help an engineer keep up with the changes in his or her field;

      4. 19-  What are the “Smart Metals”: (research is required to answer this question)

      5. 20-  Write ten by-product of oil that we use in our daily lives (research required to answer this question) 


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