52 Common Elements Quiz

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Memorize the Abrieviations of the 52 Common elements


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  • 1. 

    Hydrogen

    Explanation
    The correct answer is H because hydrogen is a chemical element with symbol H. It is the lightest and most abundant element in the universe, making up about 75% of its elemental mass. Hydrogen is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that is highly flammable. It is commonly used in various industries, such as in the production of ammonia, petroleum refining, and fuel cells. In its pure form, hydrogen is a diatomic molecule, meaning it consists of two hydrogen atoms bonded together (H2).

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  • 2. 

    Lithium

    Explanation
    Lithium is a chemical element with the symbol Li. The given answer, Li, is the correct chemical symbol for lithium.

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  • 3. 

    Sodium

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Na" because "Na" is the chemical symbol for sodium. Chemical symbols are used to represent elements in the periodic table, and "Na" specifically represents sodium.

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  • 4. 

    Potassium

    Explanation
    The correct answer is K, which is the chemical symbol for Potassium. In the periodic table, chemical elements are represented by one or two letter symbols, and K is the symbol specifically assigned to Potassium.

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  • 5. 

    Cobalt

    Explanation
    Cobalt is a chemical element with the symbol Co. The answer provided, "Co," is the correct chemical symbol for cobalt.

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  • 6. 

    Zinc

    Explanation
    Zinc is a chemical element with the symbol Zn. The answer given, Zn, is the correct symbol for zinc.

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  • 7. 

    Arsenic

  • 8. 

    Krypton

  • 9. 

    Phosphorous

    Explanation
    The correct answer is P because phosphorous is represented by the chemical symbol P.

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  • 10. 

    Argon

    Explanation
    The chemical symbol "Ar" represents the element argon. Argon is a noble gas that is colorless, odorless, and tasteless. It is found in small amounts in the Earth's atmosphere and is used in various applications such as lighting, welding, and as a protective gas in the production of metals. The given answer "Ar" correctly represents the chemical symbol for argon.

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  • 11. 

    Nitrogen

  • 12. 

    Neon

  • 13. 

    Silver

    Explanation
    The chemical symbol for silver is Ag.

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  • 14. 

    Antimony

    Explanation
    Antimony is a chemical element with the symbol Sb. It is a brittle, silvery-white metalloid that is commonly used in various industries, including electronics, flame retardants, and cosmetics. The symbol Sb represents the element antimony in the periodic table. Therefore, Sb is the correct answer for the given question.

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  • 15. 

    Cesium

    Explanation
    Cesium is a chemical element with the symbol Cs. It is a soft, silvery-gold alkali metal that is highly reactive and has a low melting point. Cesium is used in various applications such as atomic clocks, petroleum exploration, and medical imaging. The symbol "Cs" represents the element Cesium in the periodic table.

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  • 16. 

    Mercury

  • 17. 

    Radon

    Explanation
    Radon is a chemical element with the symbol Rn. The symbol Rn represents the element Radon.

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  • 18. 

    Beryllium

    Explanation
    Beryllium is a chemical element with the symbol Be. The given answer "Be" is the correct chemical symbol for Beryllium. Chemical symbols are used to represent elements in the periodic table, and "Be" specifically represents Beryllium.

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  • 19. 

    Magnesium

    Explanation
    The correct answer is Mg because Mg is the chemical symbol for magnesium.

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  • 20. 

    Calcium

    Explanation
    Calcium is a chemical element represented by the symbol Ca. It is a soft gray alkaline earth metal that is essential for various biological processes in the human body, including the formation and maintenance of strong bones and teeth. Calcium also plays a crucial role in muscle contraction, nerve function, and blood clotting. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is Ca, which represents the chemical symbol for calcium.

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  • 21. 

    Strontium

  • 22. 

    Nickel

  • 23. 

    Gallium

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "Ga" because "Ga" is the chemical symbol for the element gallium. Gallium is a soft, silvery metal that is often used in electronics and semiconductors. It has a low melting point, which allows it to be used in certain applications such as thermometers and as a component in alloys. The symbol "Ga" is derived from the Latin name for the element, "Gallia".

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  • 24. 

    Selenium

  • 25. 

    Aluminum

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Al" because "Al" is the chemical symbol for aluminum. Chemical symbols are used to represent elements in the periodic table, and "Al" specifically represents aluminum.

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  • 26. 

    Sulfur

  • 27. 

    Boron

    Explanation
    The correct answer is B because B is the chemical symbol for Boron.

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  • 28. 

    Oxygen

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "O" because it is the chemical symbol for oxygen. Chemical symbols are used to represent elements in the periodic table, and "O" specifically represents the element oxygen.

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  • 29. 

    Helium

    Explanation
    The chemical symbol for helium is He.

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  • 30. 

    Cadmium

    Explanation
    Cadmium is a chemical element with the symbol Cd. The answer "Cd" is the correct symbol for cadmium.

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  • 31. 

    Iodine

    Explanation
    Iodine is a chemical element with the symbol I. It is a dark-gray crystalline solid that is commonly found in seawater and in the Earth's crust. Iodine is an essential nutrient for the human body and is primarily used by the thyroid gland to produce thyroid hormones. These hormones play a crucial role in regulating metabolism and growth. Additionally, iodine is also used in various industrial applications, such as in the production of dyes and pharmaceuticals.

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  • 32. 

    Fluorine

    Explanation
    Fluorine is a chemical element with the symbol F. The correct answer is F because it represents the symbol for fluorine. In the periodic table, each element is assigned a unique symbol, and F is the symbol specifically assigned to fluorine.

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  • 33. 

    Molybdenum

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Mo" because "Mo" is the chemical symbol for molybdenum. Chemical symbols are used to represent elements in the periodic table, and "Mo" specifically represents molybdenum.

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  • 34. 

    Tin

  • 35. 

    Tungsten

    Explanation
    The chemical symbol for Tungsten is W.

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  • 36. 

    Lead

    Explanation
    The symbol "Pb" is the chemical symbol for the element lead.

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  • 37. 

    Francium

    Explanation
    Francium is a chemical element with the symbol Fr. It is a highly radioactive metal and is the second rarest naturally occurring element in the Earth's crust. Francium is extremely reactive and is the most reactive metal known. Due to its high reactivity and rarity, francium has limited practical applications and is mainly used for scientific research purposes.

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  • 38. 

    Uranium

    Explanation
    The correct answer is U because Uranium is a chemical element with the symbol U on the periodic table.

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  • 39. 

    Iron

  • 40. 

    Manganese

  • 41. 

    Chromium

    Explanation
    Chromium is a chemical element with the symbol Cr. Therefore, the correct answer is Cr.

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  • 42. 

    Barium

  • 43. 

    Copper

    Explanation
    Copper is a chemical element with the symbol Cu. The symbol "Cu" is derived from its Latin name "cuprum". Copper is a soft, malleable, and ductile metal that is commonly used in electrical wiring, plumbing, and various industrial applications. It has a high thermal and electrical conductivity, making it an excellent conductor of heat and electricity. Copper is also known for its corrosion resistance and is often used in the production of coins, jewelry, and decorative items.

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  • 44. 

    Germanium

    Explanation
    Germanium is a chemical element with the symbol Ge. It is a lustrous, hard, grayish-white metalloid in the carbon group, chemically similar to its group neighbors silicon and tin. Germanium is commonly used as a semiconductor in electronic devices and infrared optics. It also has some medicinal uses and is being researched for its potential in cancer treatment. The symbol "Ge" is the correct chemical symbol for germanium.

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  • 45. 

    Bromine

    Explanation
    Bromine is a chemical element with the symbol Br. It is a reddish-brown liquid at room temperature and is the only nonmetallic element that is a liquid under normal conditions. It belongs to the halogen group on the periodic table and is highly reactive. Bromine is used in various applications such as flame retardants, water disinfection, and pharmaceuticals. Its symbol, Br, represents its atomic symbol and is the correct answer for the given question.

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  • 46. 

    Silicon

    Explanation
    Silicon is a chemical element with the symbol Si. The given answer, "Si," is the correct symbol for silicon.

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  • 47. 

    Chlorine

    Explanation
    Chlorine is a chemical element with the symbol Cl. It is a yellow-green gas with a strong odor and is highly reactive. Chlorine is widely used in various industries, including water treatment, disinfection, and the production of plastics and solvents. It is also an essential element in the human body, playing a role in the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach and in the immune system. Therefore, the correct answer for this question is Cl, which is the chemical symbol for chlorine.

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  • 48. 

    Carbon

    Explanation
    The correct answer is "C" because "C" is the chemical symbol for carbon. In the periodic table, carbon is represented by the symbol "C" and it is the element with atomic number 6. Carbon is a nonmetallic element that is essential for life and is found in all living organisms. It has a wide range of applications and is used in various industries, including the production of steel, plastics, and fuels.

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  • 49. 

    Gold

    Explanation
    The correct answer for this question is "Au" because "Au" is the chemical symbol for gold. Chemical symbols are used to represent elements, and "Au" specifically represents the element gold on the periodic table.

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  • 50. 

    Bismuth

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