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11. Two planes take off at the same exact moment.  They are flying across the Atlantic.  One leaves New York and is flying to Paris at 500 miles per hour.  The other leaves Paris and is flying to New York at only 450 miles per hour ( because of a strong head wind ).  Which one will be closer to Paris when they meet?

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12. A carpenter was in a terrible hurry.  He had to work as quickly as possible to cut a very heavy 10 foot plank into 10 equal sections.  If it takes 1 minute per cut, how long will it take him to get the 10 equal pieces?

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13. Why are 1898 silver dollars worth more than 1897 silver dollars?

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14. What English word can have 4 of its 5 letters removed and still retain it's original pronunciation?

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15. Johnny's mother had three children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child's name?

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16. In your sock drawer, you have a ratio of 5 pairs of blue socks, 4 pairs of brown socks, and 6 pairs of black socks.  In complete darkness, how many socks would you need to pull out to definitely get a matching pair of the same color?

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17. How can a woman living in New Jersey, legally marry 3 men, without ever getting a divorce, be widowed, or becoming legally separated?

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18. A woman goes into a hardware store to buy something for her house.  When asked the price, the clerk replies, "the price of one is twelve cents, the price of forty-four is twenty-four cents, and the price a hundred and forty-four is thirty-six cents.  What does the woman want to buy?

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19. If there are 5 apples on the counter and you take away 2, how many do you have?

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20. If, having only one match, on a freezing winter  day, you entered a room which contained a lamp, a kerosene heater, and a wood burning stove, which should you light first.

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