Which Noble Gas Are You?

Take this short quiz to find out which Noble Gas from the periodic table of elements you are most alike. It only takes 10 questions!

Bernadette MaryAnn Rostenkowski-Wolowitz
On Mar 29, 2017

What career path would you chose out of the following?

What are your political/religious views?

Do you think of yourself as having a more male or more female personality?

What kind of party is your idea of fun?

What is your favorite food?

What is your favorite mythical creature?

Who is the best Pokémon?

What is your favorite film genre?

What type of music do you enjoy?

Which, out of these, would you personally find most valuable to have?

Helium

Helium

You're helium! A bouncy bubbly personality, who is always fun to be around. No matter how old you get, you'll always be a little kid at heart.

"Helium" comes from the Greek word "helios", meaning, sun. Helium was first detected as a new spectral line during a solar eclipse. As well as floating balloons that make your voice squeaky, Helium is used in cryogenic research, because it's boiling point is near absolute zero.

Neon

Neon

You're neon! A young and wild party type, who likes to drink all night at the clubs. You act on impulse and emotion more than deep logical thought.

The word "neon" means "new". Neon is used for light up signs. A combination of neon and helium are used for lasers at parties.

Argon

Argon

Argon! The element associated with those energy saving light bulbs. You're a smart cookie, and full of bright and creative ideas! You should become and artist, scientist, or even better; and inventor!

Argon comes from the Greek word "argos", meaning "inactive." Argon is used in electric lights and in fluorescent tubes, photo tubes, glow tubes, and in lasers. Argon is used as an inert gas for welding and cutting, blanketing reactive elements, and as a protective (nonreactive) atmosphere for growing crystals of silicon and germanium.

Krypton

Krypton

You're Krypton. Like Superman's kryptonite, you're somebody's weakness. Is someone hopelessly infatuated with you, so you can get what you want from them? Who knows?

Krypton comes from the Greek word "kryptos", meaning "hidden." "Light bulbs containing krypton gas can produce a bright white light useful for photography and runway lights."

Xenon

Xenon

Like Xenon, you help people see their way through the dark. You're a very safe and responsible individual, and although you might've been the strange loner in your school days, your current friends will appreciate how loyal you are to them.

Word Origin: Greek xenon, stranger; xenos, strange
Xenon gas is used in electron tubes, bactericidal lamps, strobe lamps, and lamps used to excite ruby lasers.

Radon

Radon

Radon. A threat to humanity. How did you even get this answer? Have you beheaded 30 children?
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"The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency lists radon as the second highest cause of lung cancer."