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

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