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%
84
flagCanada
6%
0%
93%
0%
16
flagthe Philippines
0%
7%
92%
0%
13
flagthe Netherlands
9%
0%
90%
0%
11
flagPakistan
0%
0%
90%
10%
10
flagMalaysia
0%
0%
90%
0%
10
flagPoland
3%
9%
84%
1%
2600
flagUU
0%
5%
83%
11%
18
flagthe United Kingdom
6%
9%
81%
2%
121
flagAustralia
10%
10%
80%
0%
10
flagGermany
3%
14%
78%
3%
28
flagthe United States
8%
9%
75%
5%
161
flagNorway
8%
25%
66%
0%
12

Gender

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

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