Blood Relations and Family Tree - Logical Reasoning (MCQ) Questions

1)   Read the following information carefully and answer the question below.

1. J + K means J is the son of K
2. J - K means J is the wife of K
3. J x K means J is the brother of K
4. J ÷ K means J is the mother of K
5. J = K means J is the sister of K

What does A x B ÷ C mean?

- Published on 15 May 17

a. A is the brother of C
b. A is the father of C
c. A is the uncle of C
d. A is the nephew of C
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: A is the uncle of C

Explanation:
A x B ÷ C means A is the brother of B who is the mother of C i.e. A is the uncle of C.
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2)   Read the following information carefully and answer the questions below.

1. J + K means J is the son of K
2. J - K means J is the wife of K
3. J x K means J is the brother of K
4. J ÷ K means J is the mother of K
5. J = K means J is the sister of K

What does A + B – C mean?

- Published on 08 May 17

a. C is the father of A
b. C is the uncle of A
c. C is the son of A
d. C is the brother of A
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: C is the father of A

Explanation:
A + B – C means A is the son of B who is the wife of C i.e. C is the father of A.

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3)    Read the following information carefully and answer the questions below.

1. P x Q means P is the father of Q
2. P - Q means P is the sister of Q
3. P + Q means P is the mother of Q
4. P ÷ Q means P is the brother of Q

Which of the following represents ‘R is niece of M’?

- Published on 08 May 17

a. M – J + R – N
b. R – M x T - W
c. M – K x T - R
d. None of these
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: M – J + R – N

Explanation:
R is the niece of M means R is the daughter of brother or sister of M i.e. M – J + R – N or M – J x R – N

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4)   Read the following information carefully and answer the questions below.

1. P x Q means P is the father of Q
2. P - Q means P is the sister of Q
3. P + Q means P is the mother of Q
4. P ÷ Q means P is the brother of Q

Which of the following represents ‘J is the son of F’?

- Published on 08 May 17

a. J ÷ R – T x F
b. J + R – T x F
c. J ÷ M – N x F
d. None of these
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: None of these

Explanation:
J ÷ R – T x F means J is the brother of R who is the sister of T who is the father of F i.e. J is the uncle of F.

J + R – T x F means J is the mother of R who is the sister of T who is the father of F i.e. J is the grandmother of F

J ÷ M – N x F means J is the brother of M who is the sister of N who is the father of F i.e. J is the uncle of F

Here, none of the options follow.


5)   Read the following information carefully and answer the questions below.

1. P x Q means P is the father of Q
2. P - Q means P is the sister of Q
3. P + Q means P is the mother of Q
4. P ÷ Q means P is the brother of Q

In the expression, B + D x M ÷ N, how is M related to B?

- Published on 08 May 17

a. Son
b. Grandson
c. Granddaughter
d. Daughter
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Grandson

Explanation:
B + D x M ÷ N means B is the mother of D who is the father of M, who, in turn, is the brother of N.

Thus, M is the son of D, whose mother is B i.e. M is B’s grandson.
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6)   Read the following information carefully and answer the question below.

1. M $ N means M is the mother of N
2. M # N means M is the father of N
3. M @ N means M is the husband of N
4. M % N means M is the daughter of N

If F @ D % K # H, then how is F related to H?

- Published on 08 May 17

a. Brother-in-law
b. Sister
c. Sister-in-law
d. None of these
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Brother-in-law

Explanation:
F @ D % K # H means F is the husband of D who is the daughter of K who is the father of H i.e. F is the husband of D who is the sister of H i.e. F is H’s brother-in-law.

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7)   Read the following information carefully and answer the question below.

1. M $ N means M is the mother of N
2. M # N means M is the father of N
3. M @ N means M is the husband of N
4. M % N means M is the daughter of N

If G $ M @ K, how is K related to G?

- Published on 08 May 17

a. Mother
b. Mother-in-law
c. Daughter
d. Daughter-in-law
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Daughter-in-law

Explanation:
G $ M @ K means G is the mother of M who is the husband of K i.e. K is the wife of G’s son i.e. K is G’s daughter-in-law.
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8)   Read the following information carefully and answer the question below.

1. M $ N means M is the mother of N
2. M # N means M is the father of N
3. M @ N means M is the husband of N
4. M % N means M is the daughter of N

Which of the following expressions indicate ‘H is the brother of N’?

- Published on 03 May 17

a. H # R $ D $ N
b. N % F @ D $ H
c. N % F @ D % H
d. N % F @ D $ H # R
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: N % F @ D $ H # R

Explanation:
N % F @ D $ H # R
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9)   Read the following information carefully and answer the question below.

1. M $ N means M is the mother of N
2. M # N means M is the father of N
3. M @ N means M is the husband of N
4. M % N means M is the daughter of N

Which of the following expressions indicate ‘R is the sister of H’?

- Published on 03 May 17

a. H $ D @ F # R
b. R % D @ F $ H
c. R $ D @ F # H
d. None of these
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: R % D @ F $ H

Explanation:
R % D @ F $ H

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10)   Read the following information carefully and answer the questions below.

1. M $ N means M is the mother of N
2. M # N means M is the father of N
3. M @ N means M is the husband of N
4. M % N means M is the daughter of N

P @ Q $ M # T indicates what relationship of P with T?

- Published on 25 Apr 17

a. Paternal grandmother
b. Paternal grandfather
c. Maternal grandfather
d. Maternal grandmother
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Paternal grandfather

Explanation:
P @ Q $ M # T means P is the husband of Q who is the mother of M who is the father of T i.e. P is the father of T’s father. P is T’s paternal grandfather.
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