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A family consists of six members P, Q, R, S, T and U. There are two married couples. Q is a doctor and the father of T. U is grandfather of R and is a contractor. S is grandmother of T and is a housewife. There is one doctor, one contractor, one nurse, one housewife and two students in the family. Which of the following is definitely a group of male members ? 

A) QU B) QUT
C) QUP D) UT

Answer:   A) QU

Explanation:

Q, the Doctor, is the father of T. S, the Housewife, is the grandmother of T and hence the mother of Q. Since there are only two married couples one being that of Q, the grandfather of R. i.e, U must be married to S. Thus, R and T will be both children of Q and these must be the students So, P, who remains, shall be the wife of Q and she alone can be the nurse. Thus, U must be the contractor 

Clearly, for definite the males are Q, the father and U, the grandfather 

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A man pointing to a lady says, “Her brother is the father of my only son's sister.” How is that lady related to the man ?

A) Daughter-in-law B) Sister
C) Niece D) Daughter
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Sister

Explanation:

My only son's sister is my daughter
father of my daughter is me only
her brother means she is my 'sister'.

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If [P @ Q] means [P is wife of Q], [P+Q] means [P is father of Q] and [P - Q] means [P is sister of Q] then in [G+ H - R @ D], how is G related to D ?

A) Son-in-law B) Grand father
C) Father-in-law D) Brother
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Father-in-law

Explanation:

"G is father in law of D"
G+H means G is father of H
H is either son or daughter of G
H-R means H is sister of R
R@D means R is wife of D
so H and R are sisters
and daughters of G
so husband of R i.e. D is son in law of G
or G is father in law of D

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A man pointing to a lady says, "Her brother is the father of my only son's sister."  How is that lady related to the man ?

A) sister of father-in-law B) daughter-in-law
C) Sister D) daughter
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sister

Explanation:
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If 'A $ B' means 'A is brother of B', 'A @ B' means 'A is wife of B', 'A #B' means ' A is daughter of B' and 'A * B' means 'A is father of B', then which of the following expressions indicates the relationship 'U is father-in-law of P ?

A) P@Q$T#U*W B) P@Q$T#W*U
C) P@W$Q*T#U D) P@Q$W*T#U
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) P@Q$T#U*W

Explanation:

Here the P is the wife of Q who is brother of T who is daughter of U.

That implies P is wife of U's son Q => U is father-in-law of P.

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Q's mother is sister of P and daughter of M who is brother of R. S is daughter of P and sister of T. How is M related to T ?

A) Grand father B) Grand mother
C) Grand father or Grand mother D) Can't be determined
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Grand father

Explanation:

Q's mother is sister of P and daughter of M => P is the child of M.
S is daughter of P and sister of T, so P is parent of T too.
M ----> parent --------> P ------------>parent -------------> T
But given M is brother of R => M is male.

So, M is grandfather of T.

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