Nonverbal Reasoning

• ( 1 ) There is a family of six persons A, B, C, D, E and F. They are Lawyer, Doctor, Teacher, Salesman, Engineer and Accountant There are two married couples in the family. D, the Salesman is married to the Lady Teacher. The Doctor is married to the Lawyer. F, the Accountant is the son of B and brother of E. C, the Lawyer is the daughter-in-law of A. E is the unmarried Engineer. A is the grandmother of F. What is the profession of A?

• 1) Lawyer
• 2) Teacher
• 3) Doctor
• 4) None of these
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Solution : C is the daughter-in-law of A who is the grandmother of F means C is the mother of F But F is the son of B.
So. B is C's husband. But C, the lawyer. is married to the Doctor So. B is the Doctor. F. the Accountant, will he the non of B and C E is the unmarried Engineer
So. the other married couple can be that of grandmother of F. i.e, A and D. But D, the Salesman, is married to the Lady Teacher.
So. D, the Salesman, is the grandfather of F. father of B and the husband of A. the Lady Teacher.

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• ( 2 ) Muthu said, "This girl is the wife of the grandson of my mother". Who is Suresh to the girl?

• 1) Father
• 2) Grandfather
• 3) Father-in-law
• 4) Husband
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Solution : Mother's grandson - Son;
Son's wife - Daughter-in-law

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• ( 3 ) A family consists of six members P, Q, R, X, Y and Z. Q is the son of R but R is not mother of Q. P and R are a married couple. Y is the brother of R. X is the daughter of P. Z is the brother of P. How many children does P have ?

• 1) 1
• 2) 2
• 3) 3
• 4) 4
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Solution : Q is the son of R but R is not the mother. So, R is the Father of Q. P is married to R
So, P is the wife of R and the mother of Q, X is the daughter of P and hence of R and so she is the Sister of Q, Y is the brother of R and Z is the brother of P.
Clearly, Q is the son of P and X is the daughter of P. So, P has two children.

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• ( 4 ) Rajan is the brother of Sachin and Manick is the father of Rajan. Jagat is the brother of Priya and Priya is the daughter of Sachin. Who is the uncle of Jagat ?

• 1) Rajan
• 2) Sachin
• 3) Manick
• 4) None of these
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Solution : Jagat is the brother of Priya and Priya is the daughter of Sachin. So. Jagat is the son of Sachin. Now, Rajan is the brother of Sachin.
Thus, Rajan is the uncle of Jagat

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• ( 5 ) If A $B means A is the brother of B; A @ B means A is the wife of B; A # B means A is the daughter of B and A * B means A is the father of B, which of the following indicates that U is the father-in-law of P? • 1) P @ Q$ T # U * W
• 2) P @ W $Q * T # U • 3) P @ Q$ W * T # U
• 4) P @ Q $T # W * U • Discussion in forum Answer : 1) P @ Q$ T # U * W
Solution : P @ Q → P is the wife of Q----------(1)
Q $T → Q is the brother of T---------(2) T # U → T is the daughter of U Hence, → Q is the son of U-----------(3) U * W → U is the father of W. From (1) and (3), U is the father-in-law of P. discussion Answer : 1) P @ Q$ T # U * W

• ( 6 ) Pointing to a photograph. Bajpai said, "He is the son of the only daughter of the father of my brother." How Bajpai is related to the man in the photograph?

• 1) Nephew
• 2) Brother
• 3) Father
• 4) Maternal Uncle
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Solution : The man in the photo is the son of the sister of Bajpai. Hence, Bajpai is the maternal uncle of the man in the photograph.

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• ( 7 ) A family consists of six members P, Q, R, S, T and U. There are two married couples. Q is a doctor and the father of T. U is grandfather of R and is a contractor. S is grandmother of T and is a housewife. There is one doctor, one contractor, one nurse, one housewife and two students in the family. Who is the sister of T ?

• 1) R
• 2) Uncle
• 3) T
• 4) None of these
• Discussion in forum
Solution : Q, the Doctor, is the father of T. S, the Housewife, is the grandmother of T and hence the mother of Q. Since there are only two married couples one being that of Q, the grandfather of R. i.e, U must be married to S. Thus, R and T will be both children of Q and these must be the students So, P, who remains, shall be the wife of Q and she alone can be the nurse. Thus, U must be the contractor Clearly, R and T are children of same parent, So. R will be the sister of T.

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• ( 8 ) If A $B means A is the brother of B; B * C means B is the son of C; C @ D means C is the wife of D and A # D means A is the son of D, how C is related to A? • 1) Maternal grandmother • 2) Maternal aunt • 3) Aunt • 4) Mother • Discussion in forum Answer : 4) Mother Solution : A$ B → A is the brother of B
B * C → B is the son of C
Hence, → A is the son of C
C @ D → C is the wife of D
Hence, → C is the mother of A.

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• ( 9 ) A family consists of six members P, Q, R, S, T and U. There are two married couples. Q is a doctor and the father of T. U is grandfather of R and is a contractor. S is grandmother of T and is a housewife. There is one doctor, one contractor, one nurse, one housewife and two students in the family. What is the profession of P ?

• 1) Doctor
• 2) Nurse
• 3) Housewife
• 4) None of these
• Discussion in forum
Solution : Q, the Doctor, is the father of T. S, the Housewife, is the grandmother of T and hence the mother of Q. Since there are only two married couples one being that of Q, the grandfather of R. i.e, U must be married to S. Thus, R and T will be both children of Q and these must be the students So, P, who remains, shall be the wife of Q and she alone can be the nurse. Thus, U must be the contractor

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• ( 10 ) Pointing to an old man, Kailash said, "His son is my son`s uncle". How is the old man related to Kailash ?

• 1) Brother
• 2) Uncle
• 3) Father
• 4) Grandfather
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Solution : Kailash's son's uncle -- Kailash's brother.
So, the old man's son is Kailash's brother i.e., the old man is Kailash's father.

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