Elements that Beat Iron

For each selected category, name an element that ranks higher than iron.
All elements considered unless metal or transition metal is specified
Metalloids are not considered metals in this quiz
Sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Quiz by overtired
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Last updated: March 22, 2021
First submittedMarch 22, 2021
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Hint
Answer
6
Most abundant in Milky Way
Hydrogen | Helium | Oxygen | Carbon | Neon
2
Most abundant metal in Earth crust
Aluminium
5
Metal with earliest evidence of human use
Gold | Copper | Silver | Lead
5
Most common metal in human body
Calcium | Potassium | Sodium | Magnesium
2
Most reactive four-letter element
Zinc
=2
Element with fewest letters
Tin
2
Earliest use in a Marvel super hero name
Gold (Golden Girl, 1948)
4
Highest Scrabble score beginning with  i
Iridium | Indium | Iodine
3
Most abundant in Mars crust
Silicon | Oxygen
11
Highest tensile strength
Iridium | Rhenium | Osmium | Tungsten | Rhodium | Vanadium |
Cobalt | Tantalum | Manganese | Chromium
11
Metal with highest specific heat capacity
Lithium | Sodium | Magnesium | Aluminium | Potassium |
Calcium | Scandium | Titanium | Vanadium | Manganese
3
Rarest ore in Minecraft (JE 1.17)
Gold | Copper
21
Transition metal with highest boiling point
Rhenium | Tungsten | Rutherfordium | Tantalum | Osmium | Neobium |
Molybdenum | Hafnium | Iridium | Zirconium | Technetium | Ruthenium | Platinum |
Rhodium | Vanadium | Yttrium | Titanium | Palladium | Cobalt | Nickel
6
Lightest transition metal
Scandium | Titanium | Vanadium | Chromium | Manganese
8
Most guessed on Periodic Table Quiz
Hydrogen | Oxygen | Helium | Carbon | Gold | Silver | Nitrogen
3
Lightest element that shares no
letters with its chemical symbol
Sodium (Na) | Potassium (K)
 
 
 
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Level 55
Mar 22, 2021
Nice! But isn't diamond ore rarer than iron?
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Level 82
Mar 22, 2021
Thanks! Diamond isn't an element.
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Level 55
Mar 22, 2021
Oh yeah nvm
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Level 50
Mar 22, 2021
Excellent!

I actually started a quiz about carbon a bit more than a year ago, but I was blocked around 11 questions. You make me wanting to finish this "old" draft, now.

Nominated, and I hope you will get featured soon on this quiz!

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Level 82
Mar 22, 2021
Thanks. Cool, look forward to taking the carbon quiz :)