Mental Floss

Brain Game: Single Letters


The Brain Game presents: Tuesday Test Time.

Of all the chemical elements, exactly 14 have a one-letter chemical symbol. Each single-letter symbol is given in the list below. Identify the element that matches each of them. Good luck!

B, C, F, H, I, K, N. O, P, S, U, V, W, Y

Here are the SOLUTIONS.


B = Boron
C = Carbon
F = Fluorine
H = Hydrogen
I = Iodine
K = Potassium
N = Nitrogen
O = Oxygen
P = Phosphorous
S = Sulfur
U = Uranium
V = Vanadium
W = Tungsten
Y = Yttrium

Thanks for playing! Wednesday Wordplay arrives tomorrow.