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
flagItaly
0%
6%
93%
0%
15
flagthe Philippines
3%
3%
92%
0%
28
flagPakistan
0%
2%
91%
5%
34
flagIndia
0%
1%
90%
4%
208
flagCanada
7%
3%
89%
0%
28
flagAustralia
4%
4%
88%
4%
25
flagUkraine
6%
0%
86%
0%
15
flagthe Netherlands
3%
7%
84%
3%
26
flagNigeria
0%
15%
84%
0%
19
flagPoland
4%
10%
83%
1%
6911
flagUnknown
6%
11%
80%
1%
598
flagMalaysia
0%
6%
80%
6%
15
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
11%
77%
3%
233
flagGermany
2%
20%
75%
1%
68
flagthe United Arab Emirates
3%
19%
73%
0%
26
flagthe United States
8%
12%
72%
4%
323
flagSweden
0%
22%
72%
5%
18
flagFrance
0%
23%
71%
0%
21
flagRepublic of Ireland
13%
20%
66%
0%
15
flagNorway
6%
31%
62%
0%
16

Gender

men82%
women85%
Ru
4%
4%
Rh
11%
9%
Hg
82%
85%
Mt
1%
0%

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