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

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