Real or Fake Element Quiz

Is This a Real Element or a Fake One?

Kryptonite is a real element in Superman movies, but you won't find it on the periodic table.
Kryptonite is a real element in Superman movies, but you won't find it on the periodic table. Jordi Grasiot Ruiz - Photo / Getty Images

1. Okay, let's start with a chemical you encounter every day. Is water an element or not?

Water. Studio 504 / Getty Images

2. Is krypton an element?

Krypton Discharge Tube. Alchemist-hp

3. How about kryptonite? Element or not?

Kryptonite. Susanne Friedrich / Getty Images

4. How about fire? Is it an element?

Fire Poi Trails. James O'Neil / Getty Images

5. Gadolinium. Is it an element or did I just make that word up?

Gadolinium.

6. Is didymium an element?

Didymium is used in safety glasses.. Patrick Foto / Getty Images

7. Is dilithium an element?

The Starship Enterprise used dilithium.. Multi-bits / Getty Images

8. Is hafnium an element?

Hafnium Crystal Bar. John Cancalosi / Getty Images

9. Hafnium sounds like half of something. Holmium sounds like the whole thing. Is holmium an element?

Holmium.

10. Bronze is certainly a real metal. But, is it an element?

Bronze Statue, Nepal. Michele Falzone / Getty Images

Real or Fake Element Quiz

You got: % Correct. Elementary School Element Knowledge

I got Elementary School Element Knowledge. Real or Fake Element Quiz
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You didn't know much about elements when you started the quiz, but you made it to the end, so you won't be fooled again! If you want to learn more, start with the first 20 elements. Or, take another quiz (just for fun) and see which alchemy element suits your personality.

Real or Fake Element Quiz

You got: % Correct. In Your Element

I got In Your Element. Real or Fake Element Quiz
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For the most part, you know the elements of the periodic table. Yeah, you missed a few, but so many new elements have been discovered that it's hard to keep up. You may wish to review essential facts about elements. Or, just have fun and see which element fits your personality.

Real or Fake Element Quiz

You got: % Correct. A True Elementalist

I got A True Elementalist. Real or Fake Element Quiz
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There's no fooling you! You're practically a wizard where it comes to the elements on the periodic table. Okay, smarty pants, let's see if you can recognize the elements based on how they look. Or, since you're magic with elements, you could master cool science magic tricks.