Do You Know the Symbols For the Periodic Elements?

By: Annette

Do You Know the Symbols For the Periodic Elements?
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About This Quiz

How much science can you handle? We're going to break down the periodic table so you can guess which symbol goes with which element. (You already know their numbers rank them by scarcity, right?) Look at it this way: You're the smartest person on the internet right now.
Au (#79)
Copper
Boron
Gold
Au is the symbol for gold. Let's be honest, that's the most important element on the table, right?

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C (#6)
Rayon
Effluvium
Carbon
Simply put, C is the symbol for carbon. Carbon has an atomic number of 6.

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H (#1)
Chromium
Calcium
Hydrogen
H stands for hydrogen on the periodic table of elements. Its atomic number is 1. It feels good to be number 1.

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I (#53)
Lithium
Iodine
I is the symbol for iodine. Iodine is number 53 on the periodic table. It is the symbol for indium.
Cadmium

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K (#19)
Chromium
Potassium
K is the symbol for potassium. Its atomic number is 19. Did you know that Kr is the symbol for krypton?
Mercury

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Na (#13)
Sodium
Na is the symbol for sodium, which has an atomic number of 11. N stands for nitrogen, which is number 7.
Nitrogen
Helium

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Who was the inventor of the periodic table?
Thomas Edison
Galileo Galilei
Dmitri Mendeleev
Dmitri Mendeleev is the most cited inventor of the periodic table. His was the first to gain scientific credibility .

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Al (#11)
Mercury
Aluminum
Al is the symbol for aluminum. It holds the atomic number of 13. Ac is the symbol for actinium.
Bromide

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B (#5)
Boron
B is the symbol for boron. Ba is the symbol for barium. They hold the atomic numbers of 5 and 56.
Barium
Helium

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Ca (#20)
Californium
Calcium
Ca is the symbol for calcium. Californium, an element that the writer of this quiz thought they were making up, actually exists. Its symbol is Cf.
Petroleum

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Cu (#29)
Dubnium
Halifax
Copper
Cu is the symbol for copper. Db is the symbol for dubnium. Their atomic numbers are 29 and 105.

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Fe (#26)
Fluoride
Iron
Fe is the famous symbol for iron. It holds the atomic number of 26.
Tin

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He (#2)
Helium
He is the symbol for helium. Helium holds the atomic number 2.
Hepburn
Boron

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Ir (#77)
Uranium
Iridium
Ir is the symbol for iridium, which holds the atomic number 77.
Chromium

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How many elements on the table occur in nature?
20
50
90
There are 90 elements on the table that occur naturally. The rest on the table are man-made.

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Zn
Zion
Ununseptium
Zinc
Zinc is represented by the symbol Zn. It holds the atomic number 30.

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U
Ukelele
Uranus
Uranium
U is the symbol for uranium, which holds the atomic number 92. Uub is the symbol for ununbium, which is hard to pronounce.

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F
Fluorine
F is the symbol for fluorine. Fm is the symbol for fermium. Their atomic numbers are 9 and 100.
Fluorite
Flavium

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Hg
Mercury
Hg is the symbol for mercury. Its atomic number is 80.
Rotary
Hegemony

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What was the first artificial element?
Technetium
Technetium was the first element to be made artificially. Since then, many more elements have been created.
Helium
Arborium

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Am
Argon
Americium
Am is the symbol for Americium. That sounds like a very patriotic element!
Jasperium

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Ag
Silver
Ag is the symbol for silver. Silver's atomic number is 47.
Cadmium
Barium

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Bi
Bilious
Bismuth
Bi is the symbol for bismuth. Its atomic number is 83. Bk is the symbol for berkelium.
Borax

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Co
Colorado
Cobalt
Co is the symbol for cobalt. Its atomic number is 27. Cr is the symbol for chromium.
Condominium

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Ds
Dodgers
Diaspora
Darmstadtium
Ds is the symbol for Darmstadtium. Its atomic number 110, and it's unpronounceable.

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Eu
Eurekium
Europium
Eu stands for Europium. It holds the atomic number 63.
Euphamisium

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Ga
Galileo
Gallium
Ga stands for gallium. It holds the atomic number 31. Gd stands for gadolinium.
Cadmium

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What are the rows of the periodic table called?
Stalls
Columns
Periods
The rows of the periodic table are called periods. An element is given a period number that is the highest unexcited energy level for the electron of that element.

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Ar
Helium
Cadmium
Argon
Ar is the symbol for argon. It holds the atomic number 18. As is the symbol for arsenic.

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Br
Borax
Barack
Bromine
Br is the symbol for bromine. It holds the atomic number 35.

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Ge
Germany
Georgianium
Germanium
Ge is the symbol for germanium. It holds the atomic number 32. Do they have a lot of that in Germany?

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Li
Radium
Lithium
Li is the symbol for lithium. It holds the atomic number 3. Lr is the symbol for lawrencium.
Perium

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Most of the elements on the periodic table are ______ ?
Metals
Most of the elements on the periodic table are metals. There are many groups of metals represented, such as alkali metals and basic metals.
Synthetics
Liquids

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Se
Seabuckhorn
Selenium
Se stands for selenium. It holds the atomic number 34. Sg stands for seaborgium.
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Sn
Tin
Sn is the symbol for tin. It holds the atomic number 50. Sr stands for strontium.
Radium
Selenium

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