Latin questions This is a list of recently added questions about Latin. Which color has the greatest albedo?White. Albedo in Latin is simply "whiteness". It is the reflecting power of a surface - the ratio of reflected radiation from the surface to incident radiation upon it.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykmeteorology riddles »hard 46% whitewhite1145blueblue386redred650blackblack306 Which chemical element was discovered in Russia?Ruthenium was discovered in 1844 by the Beltic German sciencist Karl Ernst Claus at the Kazan State University. He named it after Ruthenia, the Latin word for Rus',.Created by: life-o-holicdiscoveries riddles »hard 56% titaniumtitanium1524boronboron1398rutheniumruthenium4296magnesiummagnesium422 Where was scandium chemical element discovered?In Sweden. Scandium was discovered in 1879 by Lars Fredrik Nilson at the Uppsala University. He named it from the Latin word Scandia meaning "Scandinavia"Created by: globalquiz.orgSweden riddles »easy 72% in Francein France561in Russiain Russia903in Germanyin Germany608in Swedenin Sweden5481 Which chemical element forms compounds which are typically intensely colored?Chromium. The name of chromium means colour in Greek. Its compounds are used as pigments, including chrome yellow which had been used to paint school buses and chromium oxides used as a green color in glassmaking. Natural rubies are colored red due to chromium ions.Created by: life-o-holiccolors riddles »hard 47% zinczinc1297lithiumlithium991chromiumchromium2940vanadiumvanadium936 Which country derives its name from the word "South"?Australia. "Australis" means "South" in Latin. Following European discovery, names for the Australian landmass were often references to the legendary Terra Australis Incognita - an "unknown land of the South" which appeared on many maps since Roman times.Created by: globalquiz.orggeography of Australia riddles »hard 53% EgyptEgypt2341ArgentinaArgentina2450AustraliaAustralia7365GeorgiaGeorgia1577 Play chemical elements quiz and see all the questions.