Chemical Elements and Origins Of Names Quiz
This quiz gives information about the origin of names of chemical elements . See if you can identify where these elements gets their name from . 8 Questions.
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The discoverer of gallium (Ga) gave that element the name of his own 'home-area'. Which one was that?
Bromine (Br) got its name from the Greek word bromos which means: __________?
Which of these other names of elements was also given after a German word for a gnome or evil spirit of the mines ?
Chromium literally means 'coloured element'.Rubidium,which was discovered by the inventor of the Bunsen burner,Robert W. Bunsen,also refers to colour.What colour?
Chemistry is a much more colourful subject than people might think. Chlorine ( Cl) is also related to a colour word.What colour?
What is the name "ammonia" derived from?
stuff that is produced by the Greek goddess Ammonia (aka Hera)
stuff produced by the Egyptian god Amon
salt from Ammon
Which of these elements got its name from the Greek for 'hidden'?
Lithium (Li) is related to Greek lithos as in Greek lithography and means: _________ ?
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