What is Engineering? - Definition & Types

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What is engineering?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a major type of engineering?

2. Which of the following falls under the category of civil engineering?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You'll be examined on relevant concepts such as engineering, its major types, and some of the applications of its major types.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To be particular, you'll be tested on:

  • Engineering's definition
  • The major types of engineering
  • Examples of engineering

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the major classifications of engineering and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related engineering lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different illustrations of engineering

Additional Learning

What else can you learn about engineering? You can find out by reading our lesson, What is Engineering? - Definition & Types. In this lesson, we'll cover subjects such as:

  • What engineers build
  • Different avenues of engineering
  • The importance of engineering
  • How engineering can provide solutions for 21st-century global challenges
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