We all had to memorize the periodic table of elements in high school. But, depending on when you were in high school, there may have been far fewer elements on the table. Do you think you know the table of elements well enough to identify each of them from a simple clue? Take this quiz to find out.
Were you such a nerd in school that you actually remember the periodic table of elements? And were you so good at memorizing them that you actually remember the symbols and numbers for each one? Or are you a rocket scientist or chemist who knows all this stuff like the back of your hand? If so, then this is the quiz for you. Of the 118 elements currently listed on the periodic table, we're going to give you a simple clue for 35 of them. If you're as smart as you think you are, you'll be able to name each one, but we'll bet that you can't do it. Why? Because only a true genius would be able identify all of them from just a clue. Are you up to the challenge?
Let's get started to find out if you're as smart as you think you are.
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