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?

They will both be the same distance from Paris when they meet.

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?

9 minutes. It only takes 9 cuts to get 10 equal sections.

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

$1,898.00 is one more silver dollar than $1,897.00.

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

Queue and thanks to some of our visitors here is another answer: aitch - take away the aitc and you are left with h.

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?

It has to be Johnny. He's the third child.

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?

4. If you don't agree, try it yourself.

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

It's her job, she's a Justice of the Peace or a Minister.

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?

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

You have 2 apples. There are 3 left on the counter, but you have 2.

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.