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These brain teasers rely on your ability to recognize groups of common attributes. For each of these puzzles you'll need to figure out why the words or letters are grouped as they are. Sometimes you will be asked to pick the odd-one-out or to place a new word into the correct group.


Puzzle ID:#50369
Fun:*** (2.12)
Difficulty:*** (2.82)
Submitted By:cnmne*us*****




You are given a group of eight elements that share a common characteristic. You are also a given a pool of sixteen elements. Eight of the elements in the pool have the characteristic that allows them to be added to the group. The remaining eight elements in the pool do not have that characteristic and can not be added.

Group: argon, flerovium, gallium, lanthanum, manganese, meitnerium, protactinium, scandium

Pool: aluminum, bohrium, calcium, cobalt, gold, helium, indium, mendelevium, mercury, molybdenum, neodymium, neon, platinum, titanium, xenon, zinc

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