Category Elimination - Elements

In each group, name any answer which matches the first category to reveal the second category, then name any answer which applies to both categories to reveal a third, and so on.
# = the number of answers possible.
Answer must correspond to the highlighted yellow box.
Quiz by Stewart
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Last updated: January 9, 2020
First submittedJanuary 9, 2020
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#
Category
79
Elements ending in "ium"
26
... with an atomic number below 50
9
... in the 4th row of the Periodic Table
2
... whose symbol is a single letter
1
... with 9 letters in its name
Potassium
 
 
 
#
Category
38
Elements which are transition metals
13
... containing the letter A
5
... with an odd atomic number
3
... which was discovered after 1800
1
... which does not end in "dium"
Tantalum
#
Category
59
Elements discovered before 1850
20
... with an atomic number above 49
8
... with at most 6 letters in its name
2
... in the 5th row of the Periodic Table
1
... whose symbol is a single letter
Iodine
 
 
 
#
Category
104
Elements with a 2-letter symbol
29
... which are Actinides or Lanthanides
9
... with 10 or more letters in its name
4
... which was discovered after 1945
1
... and not named after a person
Californium
+8
Level 73
Jan 15, 2020
The answer to the yellow clue was really hard. I eventually figured out the others, but not that one.
+1
Level 62
Feb 19, 2020
Yeah
+1
Level 74
Mar 11, 2020
Yeah
+1
Level 62
Jun 2, 2020
Yeah
+1
Level 82
Jul 13, 2020
You probably have some in your pocket (in your cellphone).
+1
Level 74
Jul 22, 2020
Just out of reach, right?
+5
Level 63
Feb 24, 2020
Very hard one. Requires a very good knowledge of the periodic table and then some trivia on top of it.
+1
Level 44
Apr 7, 2020
100% I'm so proud lol
+1
Level 78
Apr 19, 2020
Took me some time to get Iodine, but still managed to finish with 52 seconds left. Excellent quiz.
+1
Level 82
Jul 13, 2020
I thought that was the easiest of the 4.
+1
Level 35
Apr 24, 2020
IODINE ALL THE WAY!!!!!
+2
Level 46
Jun 15, 2020
genuinely the greatest quiz ever created xx
+9
Level 46
Jun 15, 2020
how kind of u to make a quiz about me
+1
Level 73
Jul 14, 2020
More!
+1
Level 77
Jul 14, 2020
Bit tricky that...
+1
Level 47
Jul 20, 2020
Hi, nice quiz! The description on the featured page talks about countries rather than elements.
+1
Level 30
Jul 20, 2020
easy! one minute left
+1
Level 30
Jul 20, 2020
P.S. I know that's not fast, but don't comment below telling me your time :) also nice quiz
+1
Level 45
Jul 20, 2020
Not to be irritating, but I think it should read 'with 6 letters or fewer in its name'
+1
Level 65
Jul 20, 2020
Yes, please change 'less' to 'fewer'.
+1
Level 78
Jul 20, 2020
I scored 13, which is better than I expected considering I had no idea what a transition metal is, nor had I ever heard of Actinides or Lanthanides. I made some lucky guesses.
+1
Level 75
Jul 21, 2020
Blue clue number 2: ".. with an atomic above 49" ... is missing "number" (or mass)?
+1
Level 67
Jul 21, 2020
Very good spot, thanks! It seems several thousand people read to quickly like me and didn't spot it :P
+1
Level 65
Jul 24, 2020
I didn't realise you could answer the same element twice 😩