Question of The Day18-09-2020

Who among the following termed the indivisible particles of matter as 'Atoms'?


Correct Answer : a ) Democritus

Explanation :

Ancient Greek philosophers Democritus and Leucippus suggested that particles obtained by dividing matter cannot be divided further. Democritus called these indivisible particles as atoms.  Berzelius suggested that the symbols of elements be made from one or two letters of the name of the element. Dalton was the first scientist to use the symbols for elements in a very specific sense.

Hence, (a) is the correct answer.

Questions related to Chemistry are asked in various exams like State PCS, SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, UPSC CDS, RRB NTPC, etc.

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