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

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