# Blood Relations Quiz Set 011

### Question 1

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.

Soln.
Ans: b

Mother's husband's sister means "sister of father". Hence, lady is the sister of that man.

### Question 2

Pointing to a lady, a man said, "The father of his brother is the only son of my grandfather." How is that lady related to that man?

A

Sister.

B

Daughter.

C

Aunt (Father's sister)

D

Mother-in-law.

Soln.
Ans: a

The father of his brother means his father and the only son of my grandfather means me. Therefore, lady's father is also the father of the man. Hence, lady is related as sister to that man.

### Question 3

'P ∆ Q' means that P is the mother of Q, 'P [] Q' means that P is the father of Q, 'P # Q' means that P is the sister of Q. Which of the following represents 'M is the daughter of R' ?

A

R [] M ∆ N.

B

R ∆ N [] M.

C

R # M [] N.

D

Soln.
Ans: a

R [] M means R is the father of M, but M could be male or female. Next R∆N means R is mother. Hence M is female, and therefore, daughter of R.

### Question 4

Read the following information carefully to answer the question given below it:

1. 'A + B' means that A is the father of B.
2. 'A − B' means that A is the wife of B.
3. 'A × B' means that A is the brother of B.
4. 'A ÷ B' means that A is the daughter of B.

If it is given 'P × R − Q', which of the following is true?

A

P is the brother-in-law of Q.

B

P is the brother of Q.

C

P is the uncle of Q.

D

P is the father of Q.

Soln.
Ans: a

Clearly, from the information provided P is related as brother-in-law of Q.

### Question 5

If 'A + B' means that A is the brother of B, 'A ÷ B' means that A is the father of B and 'A × B' means that A is the sister of B. Which of the following means 'M' is the uncle of 'P'?

A

M ÷ N × P.

B

N x P ÷ M.

C

M + S ÷ R × P.

D

M + K ÷ T × P.

Soln.
Ans: d

M + K ÷ T × P shows the required relationship as explained below:

1. T × P means T is the sister of P.
2. K ÷ T means K is the father of T. Hence, from information (i), K is also the father of P.
3. M + K means M is the brother of K. Therefore, using information (ii), we find that M is the uncle of P.