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Can You Tell Which Of These Elements Are Made Up?

"There's Hydrogen and Helium, then Lithium, Beryllium..."

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    Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's symbol is Es and it has atomic number 99.

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  2. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's real.

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  3. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's a transition metal with symbol Pd.

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  4. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Lol no, a gymnasium is a room equipped for exercise.

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  5. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Yup, it's an actinoid with the chemical symbol Np.

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  6. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's a transition metal.

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  7. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Sadly for Dirac, he doesn't have an element named after him (yet).

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  8. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Nope, that's just a building complex.

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  9. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Sorry, that's the name for a Roman settlement that existed where the City of London is today.

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  10. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    If you got this one wrong you clearly don't have much scientific acumen, eh.

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  11. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's a synthetic element, but it's still an element.

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  12. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's a radioactive metal.

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  13. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    It's a rare earth element.

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  14. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    Nope, this time it's just a continent.

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  15. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    You're thinking of one of these.

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  16. Correct! 
    Wrong! 

    A Luxembourgian is someone from Luxembourg. Luxembourgium is not a thing.

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