Blood Relations Questions

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Introducing a man to her husband , a woman said "His brother's father is the only son of my grandfather". How is the woman related to this man?

A) Mother B) Aunt
C) Sister D) Aunt
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Sister

Explanation:

Only son of woman's grandfather - woman's father;  Man's brother's father - Man's father 

So, man's father is woman's father i.e woman is the man's sister.

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Rahul told Anand, 'Yesterday I defeated the only brother of the daughter of my grandmother.' Whom did Rahul defeat 

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

Explanation:

Daughter of grandmother — Aunt: Aunt's only brother — Father. 

 

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Rahul's mother is the only daughter of Monika's father. How is Monika's husband related to Rahul ?

A) Uncle B) Father
C) Grandfather D) Brother
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Father

Explanation:

 Clearly, the only daughter or Monika's father is Monika herself 

So, Rahul's mother is Monika 

Thus, Monika's husband is the father of Rahul. 

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Pointing to a man in a photograph. Asha said. "His mother's only daughter is my mother." How is Asha related to that man ? 

A) Nephew B) Sister
C) Wife D) Niece
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Niece

Explanation:

Asha's mother's mother is man's mother i.e.. A.sha's mother is man's sister or Asita is man's niece. 

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X introduces Y saying, "He is the husband of the granddaughter of the father of my father ". How is Y related to X?

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

Explanation:

Father's father ---->Grandfather;  Grandfather's granddaughter -----> Sister; Sister's husband ---->Brother-in-law. So, Y is X's Brother-in-law.

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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 'K' is father-in-law of H'? 

 

A) H @ J $ L # P & K B) H @ J $ P & L # K
C) H @ J $ L # K & P D) H @ P $ J & L # K
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) H @ J $ L # K & P

Explanation:

K is the father-in-law of H means H is the wife of the brother (say, J) of the daughter (say, L) of K and K is a male (brother or father of some person, say P) i.e H @ J $ L # K $ P or H @ J $ L # K & P.

 

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 I. A, B, C, D, E and F are six members of a family. 

 II. One couple has parents and their children in the family. 

 III. A is the son of C and E is the daughter of A. 

 IV. D is the daughter of F who is the mother of E. 

 Who are the male members in the family ? 

A) A and C B) C and F
C) A, B and D D) Cannot be determined
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Cannot be determined

Explanation:

E is the daughter of A and F is the mother of E. So, A is the father of E and hence the husband of F. Now, 

D is the daughter of F. So, D and E are the daughters of A and F Also. A is the son of C. 

Now, only B remains. Thus, B and C are the parents of A. 

The sex of B and C cannot be determined: 

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A family consists of six members P, Q, R, X, Y and Z. Q is the son of R but R is not mother of Q. P and R are a married couple. Y is the brother of R. X is the daughter of P. Z is the brother of P. How many children does P have ?  

A) 1 B) 2
C) 3 D) 4
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2

Explanation:

Q is the son of R but R is not the mother. So, R is the Father of Q. P is married to R 

So, P is the wife of R and the mother of Q, X is the daughter of P and hence of R and so she is the Sister of Q, Y is the brother of R and Z is the brother of P. 

Clearly, Q is the son of P and X is the daughter of P. So, P has two children. 

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