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Link to other riddles in this series

Rules:

  • Again, you are trapped in a room by the mad scientist.
  • There are clues in the sentences. You have to find the correct atomic element that matches the clues.

Here is the riddle (I probably made it too easy).

One fifth of air;
without me you wouldn't exist.

What am I?

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    $\begingroup$ This doesn't really seem like a riddle as much as regular trivia; the clues are very straightforward. $\endgroup$
    – bobble
    Dec 12 '20 at 17:45
  • $\begingroup$ Probably tells me I'm not very good as a riddle-maker. Take a look at my other riddles $\endgroup$ Dec 12 '20 at 17:51
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    $\begingroup$ I’m voting to close this question because this appears to be a trivia question rather than a puzzle. $\endgroup$
    – hexomino
    Dec 12 '20 at 17:53
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    $\begingroup$ @zixuan I have. They also seemed quite like trivia to me, but this one is the most blatant trivia so I finally decided to bring it up. You could try browsing our questions on riddle creation, there is some good advice there. $\endgroup$
    – bobble
    Dec 12 '20 at 17:54
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    $\begingroup$ Also, please don't vandalize your question by crossing out the important text. $\endgroup$
    – bobble
    Dec 12 '20 at 17:55
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Oxygen

One fifth of air

Oxygen makes up 21% of the Earth's atmosphere

Without me, you wouldn't exist

Humans need Oxygen to survive

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    $\begingroup$ Haha! Bet me by 7 secs. $\endgroup$
    – Ak.
    Dec 12 '20 at 17:38
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I think it's

Oxygen

Reasons

Oxygen is about one-fifth of the atmosphere (~ 21 %)
And oxygen is essential for us (Aerobic) to live

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    $\begingroup$ Sorry, but you were beaten by @Nilster by 7 seconds! $\endgroup$ Dec 12 '20 at 17:39
  • $\begingroup$ Yep! I saw.. :'( $\endgroup$
    – Ak.
    Dec 12 '20 at 17:40

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