What is the chemical symbol of mercury?

Ru
Rh
Hg
Mt
The Latin name of mercury is "hy­drar­gyrum" (meaning liquid silver - quick­sil­ver), hence the symbol Hg. Ru is the chemical symbol of ruthe­ni­um, Rh - rhodium, Mt - meit­ner­i­um.

Answers distribution

Ru
Rh
Hg
Mt
answers
flagIndia
1%
2%
95%
1%
99
flagCanada
5%
0%
94%
0%
17
flagthe Philippines
0%
6%
93%
0%
15
flagthe Netherlands
7%
0%
92%
0%
13
flagPakistan
0%
0%
92%
7%
13
flagMalaysia
0%
0%
90%
0%
10
flagUnknown
0%
4%
87%
7%
41
flagPoland
3%
10%
84%
1%
2971
flagAustralia
7%
7%
84%
0%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
10%
78%
2%
137
flagthe United States
8%
8%
76%
5%
176
flagGermany
2%
20%
75%
2%
40
flagFrance
0%
30%
70%
0%
10
flagNorway
8%
25%
66%
0%
12
flagthe United Arab Emirates
9%
27%
54%
0%
11

Gender

men84%
women83%
Ru
3%
5%
Rh
11%
10%
Hg
84%
83%
Mt
0%
1%

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