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 Kołodziejczykhard 46% whitewhite2849blueblue949redred1518blackblack765meteorology riddles » 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-holichard 57% titaniumtitanium3407boronboron3339rutheniumruthenium10542magnesiummagnesium974discoveries riddles » 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.orgeasy 71% in Francein France1393in Russiain Russia2200in Germanyin Germany1352in Swedenin Sweden12511Sweden riddles » 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-holichard 48% zinczinc2736lithiumlithium2166chromiumchromium6477vanadiumvanadium1852colors riddles » 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.orghard 51% EgyptEgypt4345ArgentinaArgentina4734AustraliaAustralia12890GeorgiaGeorgia2825geography of Australia riddles » Play chemical elements quiz and see all the questions.