Verbal Reasoning - Blood Relation Test

Exercise :: Blood Relation Test - Blood Relation 1

16. 

Amit said - "This girl is the wife of the grandson of my mother". How is Amit related to the girl?

A. Brother
B. Grandfather
C. Husband
D. Father-in-law

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The girl is the wife of grandson of Amit's mother i.e., the girl is the wife of son of Amit. Hence, Amit is the father-in-law of the girl.

17. 

A and B are children of D. Who is the father of A? To answer this question which of the statements (1) and (2) is necessary?

  1. C is the brother of A and the son of E.
  2. F is the mother B.

A. Only (1)
B. Only (2)
C. Either (1) or (2)
D. (1) and (2) both

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

A and B are children of D.

From (1), C is the brother B and son of E.

Since, the sex of D and E are not known. Hence (1) is not sufficient to answer the question.

From (2). F is the mother of B. Hence, F is also the mother of A. Hence D is the father of A.

Thus, (2) is sufficient to answer the question.


18. 

Pointing towards a man, a woman said, "His mother is the only daughter of my mother." How is the woman related to the man?

A. Mother
B. Grandmother
C. Sister
D. Daughter

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Only daughter of my mother → myself.

Hence, the woman is the mother of the man.


19. 

If P $ Q means P is the brother of Q; P # Q means P is the mother of Q; P * Q means P is the daughter of Q in A # B $ C * D, who is the father?

A. D
B. B
C. C
D. Data is inadequate

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

A is the mother of B, B is the brother of C and C is the daughter of D. Hence, D is the father.
A      (Parents)        D
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B - is - Brother - of - C

20. 

Introducing Sonia, Aamir says, "She is the wife of only nephew of only brother of my mother." How Sonia is related to Aamir?

A. Wife
B. Sister
C. Sister-in-law
D. Data is inadequate

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Brother of mother means maternal uncle. Hence only nephew of Aamir's maternal uncle means Aamir himself. Therefore Sonia is the wife of Aamir.