Blood Relation 

1.         Introducing a girl, Vipin said, “Her mother is the only daughter of my mother-in-law.” How is Vipin related to that girl?

(a) Uncle      (b) Father        (c) Brother   (d) Husband   (e) None

2.         Showing the lady in the park, Vineet said, “She is the daughter of my grandfather’s only son.” How is Vineet related to that lady?

(a) Brother   (b) Cousin       (c) Father     (d) Uncle         (e) None

3.         A man said to a lady, “Your mother’s husband’s sister is my aunt.” How is that lady related to that man?

(a) Daughter                         (b) Sister       (c) Grand-daughter

(d) Mother                             (e) Aunt

4.         Introducing a man, a woman said, “His wife is the only daughter of my father.” How is that man related to the woman?

(a) Husband                                               (b) Brother      (c) Father-in-law

(d) Maternal-uncle              (e) None of these

5.         P is the brother of Q and R. S is R’s mother. T is P’s father. Which of the following cannot be definitely true?

(a) Q is T’s son                     (b) T is Q’s father,               

(c) S is P’s mother                (d) P is S’s son                     

(e) T is S’s husband.

6.         Introducing a man, a woman said, “He is the only son of my mother’s mother.” How is the woman related to that man?

(a) Mother   (b) Cousin       (c) Niece       (d) Aunt           (e) None

7.         Pointing to a lady, a man said. “The son of her only brother is the brother of my wife.” How is the lady related to that man?

(a) Mother’s sister                (b) Grandmother                 

(c) Sister of father-in-law   (d) Mother-in-law       

(e) Maternal-aunt

8.         Pointing to a man in a photograph, Reena said, “His mother’s only daughter is my mother.” How is Reena related to that man?

(a) Nephew  (b) Sister          (c) Niece       (d) Wife

(e) Grand-daughter

9.         Pointing to a man in the park, Naman said. “His son is my son’s uncle.” How is the man related to Naman?

(a) Brother   (b) Father        (c) Uncle      (d) Grandfather

(e) None of these

10.      A told B, “Yesterday I met the only brother of the daughter of my grandmother.” Whom did A meet?

(a) Cousin    (b) Brother      (c) Nephew  (d) Son             (e) Father

11.      Neelam, who is Rohit’s daughter, says to Indu, “Your mother Reeta is the younger sister of my father, who is the third child of Sohan ji.” How is Sohan ji related to Indu?

(a) Maternal-uncle              (b) Father     (c) Grandfather

(d) Father-in-law                  (e) None of these

12.      A woman introduces a man as the son of the brother of her mother. How is that man related to the woman?

(a) Nephew  (b) Son             (c) Cousin    (d) Uncle        

(d) Grandson

Directions for Q. No. 13 to 14: Read the following information carefully to answer the questions given below it :

          (i) ‘L % M’ means that M is brother of L

          (ii) ‘L ´ M means that L is mother of M

          (iii) ‘L ÷ M’ means that L is the sister of M

          (iv) ‘L = M’ means that M is father of L

13.      Which of the following means “I is the nephew of Q”      (i) Q%J=I (ii) Q=M%B%I (iii) C ÷ I = B % Q

(a) Only iii    (b) Only i         (c) Only ii     (d) Both i and iii

(e) None of these

14.      Which of the following is superfluous to answer the above question?

 (a) i Only      (b) ii Only        (c) iii  Only  (d) iv Only      (e) None

15.      If ‘A $ B’ means that A is the father of B, ‘A * B’ means that A is the mother of B, ‘A @ B’ means that A is the wife of B, then which of the following means that M is the grand-mother of N ?             

(a) M*R$T@N                     (b) M*R@ T@N                 

(c) M *T$N@R                    (d) M *T$N@ R                   (e) None

16.      B is the husband of P. Q is the only grandson of E, who is wife of D and mother-in-law of P. How is B related to D ?

(a) Cousin                              (b) Son-in-law                       (c) Son

(d) Nephew                            (e) None of these

17.    Pointing to a lady in the photograph, “Seema said” Her son’s father is the son-in-law of my mother”. How is Seema related to that lady?

(a) Sister       (b) Mother      (c) Cousin    (d) Aunt           (e) None



1. (b)         2. (a)           3. (b)           4. (a)             5. (a)           6. (c)  

7. (c)         8. (c)           9. (b)           10. (e)           11. (c)         12. (c)

13. (e)       14. (c)         15. (d)        16. (c)           17. (a)