Element... or Pokémon?

Can you guess which of these items are Pokémon and which are elements of the Periodic Table?
Quiz by squidpsyco
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Last updated: December 4, 2021
First submittedFebruary 28, 2021
Times taken29,742
Average score85.0%
Rating4.92
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1. Silicon
Element
Pokémon
2. Aggron
Element
Pokémon
3. Arcanine
Element
Pokémon
4. Cobalion
Element
Pokémon
5. Gallium
Element
Pokémon
6. Magnemite
Element
Pokémon
7. Rhydon
Element
Pokémon
8. Technetium
Element
Pokémon
9. Bergmite
Element
Pokémon
10. Meganium
Element
Pokémon
11. Mantine
Element
Pokémon
12. Oganesson
Element
Pokémon
13. Lumineon
Element
Pokémon
14. Xenon
Element
Pokémon
15. Beldum
Element
Pokémon
16. Radon
Element
Pokémon
17. Bismuth
Element
Pokémon
18. Rotom
Element
Pokémon
19. Vespiquen
Element
Pokémon
20. Gadolinium
Element
Pokémon
+12
Level 66
Jul 15, 2021
I really like this quiz.
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Level 81
Jul 15, 2021
I did horrible at this since I don't know my Pokemon (or elements apparently); however, I nominated it because I love the idea.
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Level 81
Dec 7, 2021
I only got 2 out of 20 the first time I took it. Six months later I took it a second tmie and got 19 out of 20. Apparently taking an inordinate amount of JetPunk quizzes has made me smarter.
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Level 65
Aug 17, 2022
bro how can you get 2/20 on a true or false quiz
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Level 70
Aug 29, 2022
you know the absurd amount of luck it represents?

I do know, it is 1:5519

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Level 51
Jul 21, 2021
Absolutely love the idea of this. I know my Pokemon so it wasn't too hard but some of them really do sound like elements! Great idea for a quiz
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Level 56
Jul 21, 2021
Thanks!
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Level 63
Jul 21, 2021
Really cool quiz!
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Level 56
Jul 21, 2021
Thanks!
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Level 67
Dec 4, 2021
I do not think I know or remember any of those Pokémons, but I know whole periodic table, so it was nice process of elimination :P Nice idea for the quiz.
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Level 52
Dec 23, 2021
Same haha
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Level 92
Dec 4, 2021
The idea of this is great. I know my elements moreso than my Pokemon, so this was fairly easy but a little more challenging on the Pokemon end. Excellent quiz!
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Level 82
Dec 4, 2021
Easy peasy lemon squeezy.

Also, I totally loved the quiz idea!!

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Level 68
Dec 4, 2021
Very very cool. Thought process:

"Do I recognise it?"

Yes = Element

No = Pokemon

:)

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Level 56
Dec 4, 2021
Thanks a ton!
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Level 67
Dec 10, 2021
You and me both, man!
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Level 55
Dec 10, 2021
I did it the opposite way around lol
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Level 56
Dec 10, 2021
Yep, that was my tactic too!
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Level 81
Dec 4, 2021
Fun idea!
+1
Level 84
Dec 4, 2021
When I started, I thought my knowledge of Pokemon would be more helpful on this quiz. Somewhat surprisingly, it actually turned out to be my knowledge of the Periodic Table.
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Level 81
Dec 4, 2021
Don't know Pokemon, but I do know all the elements, so... by process of elimination. But this was a fun quiz and I can see that quite a few Pokemon do in fact sound like elements.
+5
Level 55
Dec 5, 2021
Finally, a science quiz I can ace.
+11
Level 77
Dec 6, 2021
Finally, a Pokemon quiz I can ace.
+2
Level 41
May 6, 2022
Finally, a science and Pokémon quiz I can ace.
+1
Level 33
Dec 5, 2021
I thought that elements will be 10
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Level 78
Dec 5, 2021
Super clever...well done!
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Level 72
Dec 6, 2021
Hilarious, and much harder than I might have guessed!
+6
Level 82
Dec 7, 2021
Managed to get 20/20 - all from my knowledge of elements, as I know nothing about Pokemon!
+7
Level 65
Dec 10, 2021
I happen to be a fan of both, so this quiz was a breeze.
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Level 70
Dec 10, 2021
Same :)
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Level 65
Mar 26, 2022
Same :)
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Level 41
May 6, 2022
Same :)
+2
Level 67
Dec 10, 2021
"Oganesson" is... an... element??!? Huh. TIL!
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Level 65
Dec 10, 2021
It's only been an element since recently. Some people may have outdated science knowledge due to learning from an outdated source.
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Level 63
Dec 10, 2021
Clever quiz, thank you
+1
Level 49
Dec 10, 2021
20/20 I only know the names of like two Pokemons (Pikachu and Squirtle), but at least I'm decent with the periodic table!
+1
Level 48
Dec 10, 2021
I wonder if it's bad that I only got 100 percent due to my knowledge of Pokémon rather than science xD
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Level 59
Apr 18, 2022
doesn't matter as long as you're happy
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Level 66
Dec 10, 2021
You should add "both" as an option for every question, even if it applies to none, just to mess with people!
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Level 32
Dec 10, 2021
memorize all of either category and you're good
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Level 57
Dec 10, 2021
Easy for a Pokemon fan like me.
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Level 36
Dec 10, 2021
20/20 pretty quickly; not familiar with most pokemon, but I majored in a chemistry oriented field, so at least I knew how to recognize the elements
+5
Level 65
Dec 10, 2021
This comments section is a good example of "there are two kinds of people in the world" lol
+1
Level 59
Dec 10, 2021
Cool quiz, I expected it to be extremely easy but then looking at some of them I realized why this concept made sense because a lot of Pokemon names do sound like elements lol, I got 19/20 just missed Gadolinium which didn't really sound like a Pokemon and I didn't recognize it too well from the elements
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Level 68
Dec 10, 2021
Knew zero of those Pokemon characters...scored 100%. I'm satisfied with memorizing the Periodic table over those.
+1
Level 55
Dec 11, 2021
Nice quiz, I wouldn't know a single Pokemon but the elements are easy. :)
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Level 51
Dec 11, 2021
I knew nothing about Pokémon, but yet got 100%. I know my chemistry. :-)
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Level 54
Dec 11, 2021
My knowlegde of elements is so sincere that i got 19 on my first try.
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Level 20
Dec 12, 2021
argh!
+1
Level 66
Dec 12, 2021
This is the best trivia idea I've seen on this site!
+1
Level 37
Dec 12, 2021
I like this quiz. Cool concept.
+2
Level 57
Dec 12, 2021
This is a great combination of concepts and ideas. My Pokemon knowledge really helped me pull through here
+1
Level 21
Dec 13, 2021
Easiest quiz I've done, I'm knowledgeable in both Pokemon and elements lol
+2
Level 40
Dec 14, 2021
I'm a Pokemon nerd so this quiz was very easy but like I never realized how much some Pokemon sound like elements and vice versa. If I didn't know anything about either I definitely would've thought Aggron and Lumineon were elements.
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Level 48
Dec 21, 2021
If you think you are a Pokemon nerd, then try this quiz:

https://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/136733/all-the-pokemon

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Level 25
Feb 1, 2022
HOW COULD YOU DO THAT??????????????
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Level 87
Jan 18, 2022
It seems the twain don't mix, like people would either be science geeks or Pokemon geeks and either way score 100%.
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Level 72
Jan 26, 2022
Yep, got 20/20 and the only Pokemon I've heard of is Pickachu
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Level 59
Apr 18, 2022
it does for some of us! i know my elements perfectly but pokemon are far easier to identify when they're a big part of one's childhood.
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Level 25
Feb 1, 2022
20/20, my chemistry knowledge got me the 5 points there.
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Level 73
Mar 21, 2022
Great idea.
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Level 41
May 11, 2022
20/20 in 30 seconds
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Level 21
May 12, 2022
I may not even have known a single Pokémon (until I done this quiz) but I generally hadn't thought they would be so similar to the elements! Luckily, I know my elements quite well, so I managed a 17/20 easily enough.
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Level 33
May 21, 2022
I know absolutely nothing about pokemon, but because i know all the elements, i got 100%
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Level 57
May 27, 2022
The pokemon names were chosen pretty well. eg: Meganium really sounds like an element name
+1
Level 28
May 28, 2022
i got them all right somehow i dont even like pokemon
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Level 67
Jul 28, 2022
This quiz is really cool because i only had to know one of them. I know a lot about pokemon, and nothing about elements, but I knew which ones were and were not pokemon
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Level 72
Sep 16, 2022
Half of the people here: "I know the Periodic Table but nothing about Pokémon"

The other half of the people here: "I know the names of every Pokémon but I don't know any elements"

Me, who knows the name of every element AND every Pokémon:

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Level 24
Sep 23, 2022
i thought silicon said silcoon