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

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