Subatomic Particles Quiz

Given the clues, can you name these important subatomic particles within the Standard Model?
Subatomic particles discovered as of February 2020.
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Symbol
Composition
Year Discovered
Particle
e
elementary (lepton)
1897 (Thomson)
electron
α
composite (atomic nucleus)
1899 (Rutherford)
alpha particle
γ
elementary (quantum)
1905 (Einstein)
photon
p
composite (baryon)
1919 (Rutherford)
proton
n
composite (baryon)
1932 (Chadwick)
neutron
e+, et al.
1932 (Anderson)
antiparticles
π
composite (mesons)
1947 (Lattes, Occhialini and Powell)
pion
μ
elementary (lepton)
1936 (Anderson)
muon
K
composite (mesons)
1947
kaon
Λ0, et al.
composite (baryons)
1950 (University of Melbourne)
lambda baryons
νe, et al.
elementary (lepton)
1956 (Cowan and Reines)
neutrinos
u, d, s
elementary model
1964 (Gell-Mann and Zweig)
quarks
c
elementary (quark)
1974
charm quark
b
elementary (quark)
1977
bottom quark
W±, Z0
elementary (quantum)
1983 (CERN)
weak bosons
t
elementary (quark)
1995
top quark
elementary (quantum)
2012 (CERN)
Higgs boson
Zc(3900), et al.
composite
2013
tetraquark
composite
2019 (CERN)
pentaquark
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