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

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