Reasoning: Blood Relations Questions Set 16

  1. Directions: Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it: Ten members A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and J are members of the same family and have three generations. There are five males and five females. Each like different cities viz. Pune, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Ranchi, Delhi, Mumbai, Patna, Ahmadabad and Amritsar but not necessarily in the same order. Each male member except B and H has two brothers and one sister. The granddaughter of J does not like Pune. B has no brother-in-law. A does not like Chennai. No female members like Kolkata or Chennai. I is the mother-in-law of F and she likes Bangalore. G likes Amritsar and is daughter-in-law of B. D who likes Ranchi is the unmarried brother of E who does not like Delhi. C is the brother-in-law of F but he does not like Delhi, Mumbai or Chennai. E is G’s sister-in-law. B’s mother is H’s wife who does not like Pune. The grandparents like Pune and Patna. No male likes Patna. The one who likes Kolkata is husband of F. Who among the following likes Chennai?
    E
    F
    C
    D
    B
    Option E
    B’s mother is H’s wife who does not like Pune. G likes Amritsar and is daughter-in-law of B. E is G’s sister-in-law. D who likes Ranchi is the unmarried brother of E who does not like Delhi.
    Hence, H is father of B.
    Each male member except B and H has two brothers and one sister.
    This implies B is a male.

    B’s mother is H’s wife who does not like Pune. G likes Amritsar and is daughter-in-law of B. E is G’s sister-in-law. D who likes Ranchi is the unmarried brother of E who does not like Delhi.
    Hence, H is father of B.
    Each male member except B and H has two brothers and one sister.
    This implies B is a male.

    Hence, B likes Chennai.

     

  2. Who among the following likes Ahmadabad?
    E
    C
    B
    H
    Cannot be determined
    Option B
    The granddaughter of J does not like Pune.
    As there are three generations in the family. So, J is grandmother of E.
    The grandparents like Pune and Patna. No male likes Patna.
    Hence, H likes Pune and J likes Patna.
    Hence, C likes Ahmadabad.

     

  3. How is B related to F?
    Father
    Grand Father
    Father – in – law
    Cousin
    Brother
    Option C
    I is the mother-in-law of F and she likes Bangalore. The one who likes Kolkata is husband of F. Each male member except B and H has two brothers and one sister. C is the brother-in-law of F but he does not like Delhi, Mumbai or Chennai.
    Hence, D has two brothers. So, I is the wife of B. A is the husband of F.
    Hence, B is F’s Father – in – law.

     

  4. Four of the following are alike in a certain way and form a group. Which of the following does not belong to the group?
    J
    I
    F
    B
    G
    Option D
    C is the brother-in-law of F but he does not like Delhi, Mumbai or Chennai.
    Hence, C likes Ahmadabad.
    No female members like Kolkata or Chennai. D who likes Ranchi is the unmarried brother of E who does not like Delhi.
    Hence, F likes Delhi and E likes Mumbai. B likes Chennai.

    Hence, except B all other are females.

     

  5. Which of the following combination is not correct?
    J – Patna
    I – Bangalore
    F – Delhi
    E – Kolkata
    G – Amritsar
    Option D

     

  6. Directions (6-10): Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below it

    A, B, C, D and E are five members of a family. B is the mother of D, who is the husband of E. E is the daughter-in-law of C and has no siblings. A is the son of E. Each of the five persons has different height and weight. If they were given ranks 1 to 5 according to their heights (in decreasing order of heights) and weights (in decreasing order of weights), no person got the same rank in both the categories. For any person, the number of persons heavier than him is not equal to the number of persons shorter than him. E, the tallest person is heavier than A, the shortest person. C is heavier than only one person and is shorter than D.
    Each person lives in different cities among – Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad and work in different companies among – P, Q, R, S and T, not necessarily in the same order. A lives in Delhi but does not work in company Q. C works in company T. The person who lives in Bangalore works in company S. Neither D nor B lives in Chennai. B works in company P and E lives in Hyderabad.

  7. Which company does D work in?
    P
    R
    S
    Q
    T
    Option C
    Solution:
    1) B is the mother of D, who is the husband of E.
    2) E is the daughter-in-law of C and has no siblings.
    It implies C is the father of D and husband of B.
    3) A is the son of E.

    Now:
    E, the tallest boy is heavier than A, the shortest boy.
    So, E is heavier in weight than A.

    1) The person who lives in Bangalore works in company S and B works in company P and E lives in Hyderabad.
    2) A lives in Delhi but does not work in company Q and C works in company T.
    So, A works in company R and D lives in Bangalore.

    3) Neither D nor B lives in Chennai.
    So, B lives in Mumbai.

    Hence, D works in company S.

     

  8. In which city does the person who works in company P lives?
    Chennai
    Mumbai
    Delhi
    Either (1) or (2)
    Either (2) or (3)
    Option B
    C is heavier than only one boy and is shorter than D.
    So, D is taller than C.

    Hence, the person works in company P lives in Mumbai.

     

  9. Who among the following is third heaviest?
    A
    C
    D
    B
    Cannot be determined
    Option A
    For any boy, the number of boys heavier than him is not equal to the number of boys shorter than him and C is heavier than only one boy and is shorter than D.
    So, D must have got the second rank in height.

    Hence, A is the third heaviest.

     

  10. What is the sum of ranks of C in both the categories?
    4
    3
    7
    9
    Cannot be determined
    Option C


    Hence, the rank of C in both the categories is 7.

     

  11. How is A related to B?
    Son
    Grand Son
    Brother
    Cousin
    Father
    Option B

     


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