Verbal Reasoning - Blood Relation Test - Discussion


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


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

Varaprasad said: (May 8, 2011)  
There is no information to tell that 'D' is either male or female.

Vaishali Kumar said: (Dec 1, 2011)  
The correct answer is 'data inadequate' cause here the gender of d is not mentioned hence it could be mother or father of 'c'.

Pratap said: (Apr 17, 2012)  
But gender of A is known. That is female then automatically D is male. We have analyse that. So option A is correct.

Chandril said: (Mar 25, 2017)  
I think it's Data Inadequate.

D could be the mother.

Hrx said: (Apr 8, 2017)  
From statements, we can conclude that c is the daughter of 'A' and 'D'.

A is her mother then it's obvious that other person must be his father.

Raj said: (Oct 5, 2018)  
There is no gender information about D. So how D as a father?

Shweta Raina said: (Dec 29, 2018)  
If A is mother of B then it is understood that D is a father. The Correct answer is D.

Insha said: (Apr 8, 2019)  
We cannot assume whether d is male or female. So option is data inadequate.

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