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
0%
1%
96%
0%
115
flagCanada
5%
0%
94%
0%
17
flagthe Philippines
0%
6%
93%
0%
15
flagPakistan
0%
0%
92%
7%
14
flagMalaysia
0%
0%
90%
0%
11
flagItaly
0%
10%
90%
0%
10
flagUnknown
3%
3%
88%
3%
76
flagthe Netherlands
6%
6%
87%
0%
16
flagAustralia
6%
6%
86%
0%
15
flagPoland
3%
9%
85%
0%
3532
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
20%
80%
0%
10
flagSingapore
20%
0%
80%
0%
10
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
10%
79%
3%
163
flagthe United States
8%
8%
77%
4%
210
flagGermany
2%
19%
76%
2%
46
flagFrance
0%
25%
75%
0%
12
flagthe United Arab Emirates
5%
22%
66%
0%
18
flagNorway
7%
35%
57%
0%
14

Gender

men85%
women84%
Ru
3%
4%
Rh
10%
9%
Hg
85%
84%
Mt
0%
1%

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