Elements questions This is a list of recently added questions about elements. How else are the biophilic elements called?Nutrients. A nutrient is a component in foods that is used by an organism to survive and grow. Macronutrients are broken down and converted into the energy needed by an organism's metabolic system to function. Micronutrients provide the necessary cofactors for metabolism to be carried out; they are also used to build and repair tissues and regulate body processes.Created by: Tschuka very hard 39% NutrientsNutrients160EndokryptneEndokryptne90CryptomorphicCryptomorphic99BasicBasic59biology riddles » How many hydrogen isotopes occur naturally on the Earth?Three isotopes of hydrogen occur naturally on the Earth: the most frequent protium (1H), deuterium (2H) and tritium (3H). Other isotopes of hydrogen (4H-7H) were created in laboratories and are highly unstable.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 58% oneone2326twotwo3644threethree9834fourfour1001names riddles » Which of the following countries doesn't have its "own" element?Italy. Polonium was discovered by Maria Skłodowska-Curie in 1898 and named in honour of Poland. Germanium was named by the German chemist Clemens Winkler. Francium was named by the French chemist and the physicist Marguerite Perey. Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykeasy 70% PolandPoland636GermanyGermany921ItalyItaly5642FranceFrance860chemistry riddles » Which chemical element has been named after the Sun?Helium was first discovered in 1868 as the unexpected line in the spectrum of the chromosphere of the Sun - and so it was named after the Greek word Helios (Sun).Created by: Shankar Kumaraverage 69% GoldGold3126HeliumHelium10630OxygenOxygen291PhosphorusPhosphorus1155Sun riddles » What makes depleted uranium a good material for making ammunition?High density. Depleted uranium is 1.67 times as dense as lead, 84% as dense as osmium or iridium, which are the densest known substances under standard (i.e., Earth-surface) pressures. Consequently a depleted uranium projectile of given mass has a smaller diameter than an equivalent lead projectile, with less aerodynamic drag and deeper (armor-piercing) penetration due to a higher pressure at point of impact.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 44% radioactivityradioactivity1835high densityhigh density8868explosivenessexplosiveness3896extreme hardnessextreme hardness5182nuclear power riddles » This is an iron buoy. Where were its atoms formed?In a high-mass star preceding Sun. Radioactive nickel-56 (which decays to the most common isotope of iron) is the last element to be produced before the collapse of a supernova. That is why the iron was abundantly scattered into space after the supernova explosion.Created by: life-o-holicvery hard 34% in a high-mass star preceding Sunin a high-mass star preceding Sun5041in the Sunin the Sun1224in the Earth's corein the Earth's core4236in the Earth's crustin the Earth's crust4087physics riddles » What is the most common element (by mass) forming the planet Earth?Iron is most abundant in the Earth's outer and inner core, and it is the fourth most common element in the Earth's crust.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 29% carboncarbon2614oxygenoxygen1908ironiron2696siliconsilicon1871Earth riddles » What was graphite believed to be a form of?Lead. When large deposit of graphite was found in the 16th century in England, it was thought to be a form of lead. In many languages, the word for pencil literally means lead pen. (German Bleistift, Polish ołówek, Arabic قلم رصاص) Created by: Kasiaaverage 64% leadlead16655mercurymercury1938ironiron2891chalkchalk4415writing riddles » Play chemistry quiz and see all the questions.