Verbal Reasoning - Blood Relation Test

Exercise :: Blood Relation Test - Blood Relation 1


Deepak said to Nitin, "That boy playing with the football is the younger of the two brothers of the daughter of my father's wife." How is the boy playing football related to Deepak?

A. Son
B. Brother
C. Cousin
D. Brother-in-law

Answer: Option B


Father's wife → mother. Hence, the daughter of the mother means sister and sister's younger brother means brother. Therefore, the boy is the brother of Deepak.


Pointing a photograph X said to his friend Y, "She is the only daughter of the father of my mother." How X is related to the person of photograph?

A. Daughter
B. Son
C. Nephew
D. Cannot be decided

Answer: Option B


'The only daughter of the father of X's mother' means mother of X.

Hence X is the son of the lady in the photograph.

Note: Still have doubt like "How X is a male?" - Let's see the discussions.


Veena who is the sister-in-law of Ashok, is the daughter-in-law of Kalyani. Dheeraj is the father of Sudeep who is the only brother of Ashok. How Kalyani is related to Ashok?

A. Mother-in-law
B. Aunt
C. Wife
D. None of these

Answer: Option D


Ashok is the only brother of Sudeep and Veena is the sister-in-law of Ashok. Hence Veena is the wife of Sudeep. Kalyani is the mother-in-law of Veena. Kalyani is the mother of Ashok.


If A + B means A is the sister of B; A x B means A is the wife of B, A % B means A is the father of B and A - B means A is the brother of B. Which of the following means T is the daughter of P?

A. P x Q % R + S - T
B. P x Q % R - T + S
C. P x Q % R + T - S
D. P x Q % R + S + T

Answer: Option B


P x Q → P is the wife of Q

Q % R → Q is the father of R

R - T → R is the brother of T

T + S → T is the sister of S.

Therefore, T is the daughter of P.


Pointing to a woman, Abhijit said, "Her granddaughter is the only daughter of my brother." How is the woman related to Abhijit?

A. Sister
B. Grandmother
C. Mother-in-law
D. Mother

Answer: Option D


Daughter of Abhijit's brother → niece of Abhijit. Thus the granddaughter of the woman is Abhijit's niece.

Hence, the woman is the mother of Abhijit.