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
flagthe Philippines
0%
4%
96%
0%
25
flagPakistan
0%
0%
93%
6%
29
flagItaly
0%
6%
93%
0%
15
flagCanada
4%
4%
92%
0%
25
flagIndia
1%
1%
91%
4%
168
flagAustralia
4%
4%
85%
4%
21
flagMalaysia
0%
7%
85%
0%
14
flagUkraine
7%
0%
85%
0%
14
flagPoland
4%
10%
83%
1%
6280
flagthe Netherlands
4%
8%
83%
4%
24
flagUnknown
6%
11%
80%
1%
564
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
11%
78%
2%
217
flagthe United States
7%
8%
77%
4%
243
flagNigeria
0%
25%
75%
0%
12
flagGermany
3%
21%
73%
1%
64
flagthe United Arab Emirates
4%
18%
72%
0%
22
flagRepublic of Ireland
14%
14%
71%
0%
14
flagFrance
0%
26%
68%
0%
19
flagSweden
0%
25%
68%
6%
16
flagNorway
6%
31%
62%
0%
16

Gender

men82%
women84%
Ru
5%
4%
Rh
11%
9%
Hg
82%
84%
Mt
1%
0%

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