Relationships – Verbal Reasoning

This section will have Multiple choice Verbal Reasoning Questions on Relationships. This section will come under Logical Reasoning part and will determine candidate’s ability to identify various relations based on certain conditions.

Note – A relationships on mother’s side is called Maternal while that on the father’s side is called ‘paternal’.

So, mother’s brother is called ‘maternal uncle’ and father’s brother is called ‘paternal uncle’.

Q 1 – Pointing to a man, a woman said,’His mother is the only daughter of my mother’. How is the woman related to Mother ..?
  • Mother
  • Daughter
  • Grand Daughter27
  • None of the above

Q 2 – Looking at a portrait of a man, Joy said,’his mother is the wife of father’s son. Brothers and sisters I have none.’ At whose portrait was Joy looking … ?
  • His Son
  • His Cousin
  • His Uncle
  • His Nephew

Q 3 – Pointing to a woman, Ray said,’She is the daughter of the only child of my grandmother’. How is the woman related to Ray .. ?
  • Sister
  • Niece
  • Cousin
  • Data inadequate

Q 4 – Jack said,’This girl is the wife of the grandson of my mother.’ Who is Jack to the girl ..?
  • Father
  • Grand Father
  • Husband
  • Father-in-Law

Q 5 – D, the son-in-law of B, is the brother-in-law of A who is the brother of C. How is A related to B .. ?
  • Brother
  • Son
  • Father
  • None of the above

Q 6 – Pointing to a man, James said ,’His only brother is the father of my Daughter’s father.’How is the man related to James ?
  • Grand Father
  • Father
  • Brother-in-Law
  • Uncle

Q 7 – Pointing towards a girl in the picture, Liz said, ‘ She is the mother of Martha whose father is my son.’ How is Liz related to the girl in the picture ..?
  • Mother
  • Cousin
  • Aunt
  • Mother-in-Law

Q 8 – Pointing to James, Liz said ,’His mother’s brother is the father of my son Joy.’ How is James related to Liz ..?
  • Sister-in-law
  • Nephew
  • Niece
  • Aunt

Q 9 – If Pete says ,’John’s mother is the only daughter of my mother.’ What is Pete’s relationships to John ..?
  • Grand father
  • father
  • Brother
  • Maternal Uncle

Q 10 – If P$Q means P is the father of Q; P#Q means P is the mother of Q;P*Q means P is sister of Q, then how is D related to N in ‘N#A$B*D ..?
  • Nephew
  • Grandson
  • Granddaughter27
  • None of the above

Q 11 – If ‘P+Q’ means P is the father of Q, ‘P*Q’ means P is the brother of Q, ‘P-Q’ means P is the mother of Q, then which of the following is definitely true about C – A + B ..?
  • B is the son of A
  • A is the son of C
  • B is the father of A
  • C is the mother of B

Q 12 – If ‘A$B’ means A is father of B, ‘A*B’ means A is the mother of B,’A@B’ means A is the wife of B, then which of the following will mean M is the grandmother of N ?
  • M*T$N@R
  • M*T$R@N
  • M*R$T@N
  • M*R@T@N

Directions for Relationships Questions 13 – 15

P@Q means P is the mother of Q

P$Q means P is husband of Q

P#Q means P is sister of Q

P*Q means P is son of Q

Q 13 – Based on directions above, which of the following indicates ‘R is daughter of T’..?
  • T@B#F*R
  • T@B#R*F
  • R#F*B@T
  • R#F*B$T

Q 14 – Based on directions listed above, M*H@D$K represents what relation of H with K ..?
  • Mother
  • Father
  • Father-in-Law
  • Mother-in-law

Q 15 – Based on above information and also If F#J*T$R@L, then which of the following is definitely true ..?
  • L is brother of J
  • F is sister of L
  • F is brother of J
  • F is brother of L

Directions for Relationships Question 16 – 19

P=Q means Q is father of P

P*Q means P is sister of Q

P?Q means Q is mother of P

P$Q means P is brother of Q

P&Q means Q is son of P and

P%Q means P is daughter of Q

Q 16 – Based on above information, which of the following is not correct ..?
  • R%S?T means R is grandaughter of T
  • P=Q?R means R is grandmother of P
  • L$M*O means O is sister of L
  • M*O&P=Q means Q and O are Husband and Wife

Q 17 – Based on directions above, which of the following is correct ?
  • V%D*T means P is maternal uncle of V
  • D?V*T means D is grand-daughter of T
  • L&M$R means R is paternal uncle of L
  • M&R*D?V means M is the son of V

Q 18 – Based on Directions listed above, which of the following indicates A is grandfather of B..?
  • M%A=N=B
  • B&L%Q%A
  • B%L%A
  • L*B=S$Q=A

Q 19 – Based on give directions above, following equation reveals which of the following relations S%M*B&L=F?Q ..?
  • F and B are brother and sister
  • B is paternal uncle of S
  • L is grand-daughter of Q
  • M is maternal aunt of L

Q 20 – Ravi is son of Aman’s father’s sister. Sahil is son of Divya who is mother of Gaurav and grandmother of Aman. Ashok is father of Tanya and grandfather of Ravi. Divya is wife of Ashok. How is Ravi related to Divya ?
  • Nephew
  • Grandson
  • Son
  • data inadequate

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