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What is the chemical symbol of Gold?
1. Au
2. Ag
3. Gd
4. Fe

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Au

The correct answer is Au.

CONCEPT:

  • The chemical symbol of certain elements in the periodic table has derived from their Latin name.
  • Ag - Chemical symbol of Silver, it is derived from Latin name for silver Argentum.
  • Gd - Chemical symbol of Gadolinium.
  • Fe - Chemical symbol of Iron, derived from its Latin name Ferrum.

EXPLANATION:

  • The Latin name of gold is Aurum, from this name its chemical symbol Au has derived.

 

 

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