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%
95%
0%
22
flagCanada
4%
0%
95%
0%
21
flagPakistan
0%
0%
94%
5%
19
flagIndia
1%
2%
93%
1%
147
flagItaly
0%
6%
93%
0%
15
flagMalaysia
0%
0%
91%
0%
12
flagAustralia
5%
5%
89%
0%
19
flagthe Netherlands
4%
4%
85%
4%
21
flagPoland
4%
10%
83%
1%
5823
flagSingapore
16%
0%
83%
0%
12
flagUnknown
6%
11%
80%
1%
531
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
11%
78%
2%
209
flagthe United States
7%
8%
76%
4%
230
flagNigeria
0%
25%
75%
0%
12
flagGermany
3%
23%
71%
1%
60
flagRepublic of Ireland
14%
14%
71%
0%
14
flagthe United Arab Emirates
5%
20%
70%
0%
20
flagFrance
0%
25%
68%
0%
16
flagSweden
0%
30%
60%
10%
10
flagNorway
7%
35%
57%
0%
14

Gender

men83%
women84%
Ru
4%
4%
Rh
10%
9%
Hg
83%
84%
Mt
1%
1%

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