Science Quiz / Periodic Table by Meaning

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

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

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