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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:#50117
Fun:*** (2.22)
Difficulty:*** (2.96)
Submitted By:JQPublic**




Find the odd one out in each of the following:

a) fjords, stacks, tombolos, waterfalls
b) sea arches, bays, headlands, valleys
c) basalt, granite, obsidian, pumice
d) Hawaiian Islands, Ryukyu Islands, Marianas Islands, Aleutian Islands


a) Think about the four processes of denudation.
b) Think about the nature of the rocks in these landforms.
c) Where were these rocks formed?
d Where are these islands found?


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