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If You're A Chemist You Should Easily Get 15/15 On This Elements Spelling Test

Don't second-guess yourself.

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This test has 15 questions. For each, just choose whether the spelling is right or wrong. Ready?

Note: Spellings as per the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.

  1. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's potassium.

    It's potassium.
    Via ptable.com
  2. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's fluorine.

    It's fluorine.
  3. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's molybdenum.

    It's molybdenum.
  4. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's silicon.

    Silicone is the compound, not the element.

    It's silicon.
  5. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's palladium.

    It's palladium.
  6. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's niobium.

    It's niobium.
  7. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's europium.

    It's europium.
  8. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's scandium.

    It's scandium.
  9. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's caesium.

    It's caesium.
  10. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's beryllium.

    It's beryllium.
  11. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's aluminium.

    Americans, don't @ me about the second "i".

    It's aluminium.
  12. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's copernicium.

    It's copernicium.
  13. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's phosphorus.

    It's phosphorus.
  14. Correct!
    Wrong!
  15. Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's ytterbium.

    It's ytterbium.

If You're A Chemist You Should Easily Get 15/15 On This Elements Spelling Test

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