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%
1%
96%
1%
77
flagthe Philippines
0%
7%
92%
0%
13
flagCanada
7%
0%
92%
0%
13
flagPoland
4%
10%
83%
1%
2186
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
9%
80%
2%
110
flagGermany
4%
16%
75%
4%
24
flagthe United States
8%
8%
74%
5%
135

Gender

men84%
women82%
Ru
3%
5%
Rh
11%
10%
Hg
84%
82%
Mt
0%
1%

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