Periodic Table by Meaning

Random Science or elements Quiz

Can you name the elements from the periodic table given the translation of their root words?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Share
Tweet
Embed
MeaningElementRoot Words
Eng: Glenn T. Seaborg
Eng: Albert Einstein
Scand: Goddess of beauty
L: Dark red
A-S: Holy metal
Gk: Not alone
L: God of Agriculture
Eng: Soda
Gk: River Rhine
Scott: Village of Strontian
Swed: Town of Ytterby
Eng: City of Berkeley
Eng: Enrico Fermi
Eng: Lord Rutherford
L: Germany
Swed: Heavy stone
Eng: Johan Gadolin
L: God of the Ocean
Gk: Yellow orpiment
L: Russia
Sp: Silver
Gk: Goddess of wisdom
L: Lime(stone)
Ger: Devil's copper
Eng: America
L: Blue sky
Eng: Radium
Swed: Town of Ytterby
Ger: Goblin/evil spirit
Eng: Wilhelm Roentgen
Gk: Stranger
Gk: Pale green
Gk: Beryl
Eng: Ernest O. Lawrence
L: To flow
Eng: Poland
Gk: Daughter of Tantalus
Gk: District of Magnesia
MeaningElementRoot Words
Gk: Water forming
Eng: Nicolaus Copernicus
Swed: Town of Ytterby
Gk: 'Titans'
L: Scandinavia
Gk: Stench
Swed: Village of Ytterby
Gk: Green twig
L: City of Copenhagen
Gk: Bringer of light
Gk: Lead
Eng: France
L: Island of Cyprus
Gk: First ray
A-S: Lead
Gk: Sun
Gk: Heavy
L: A blue Indian dye
Gk: Violet
Eng: Niels Bohr
Gk: Titan who gave fire to mankind
Ger: 'bisemutum'
Gk: God of the Sky
Gk: To lie hidden
Eng: Pot ashes
Gk: Acid forming
Ger: 'Zink'
Eng: Nuclear Institude at Dubna
L: Hess
Gk: Stone
Gk: Colour
Gk: Hidden
A-S: Gold
Gk: Ray
L: 'calamine'
Gk: Rainbow
L: France
Eng: Alfred Nobel
MeaningElementRoot Words
Gk: Smell
Gk: Hard to obtain
L: Scandinavia
Gk: Unstable
L: Ray
Gk: Artificial
L: Charcoal
Gk: Sweden
Eng: Dmitri Mendeleev
L: Earth
A-S: 'Tin'
A-S: 'Siolfur'
Gk: Inactive
L: 'Alumen'
Eng: Pierre and Marie Curie
Russ: Vasili Samarsky-Bykhovets
L: Messenger God
Gk: Moon
Eng: State of California
Ar: Gold colour
Gk: Father of Niobe
Gk: Rose
L: Flint
Skt: 'Sulvere'
Gk: Green twin
Gk/Latin: Nitre forming
Eng: Lise Meitner
Gk: New
Ar: 'Buraq'
L: God of the Underworld
Gk: New twin
Scand: God of War
Gk: City of Paris
L: Magnet
Gk: Lands north of Greece
Ger: City of Darmstadt

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras