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# Analytical Section : Logical Reasoning

Below are the few questions on Logical question. Choose the correct answer from the following question.

Question 31

Barrack said - "This lady is the wife of the grandson of my mother". How is Barrack linked to the lady?

1. Grandfather
2. Father-in-law
3. Husband
4. Wife
5. None of the others

Explanation: The lady is the wife of grandson of Barrack's mother i.e., the lady is the wife of son of Barrack. Hence, Barrack is the father-in-law of the girl.

Question 32

Showing towards a man, a lady said, "His mother is the only one daughter of my mother." How is the woman linked to the man?

1. Grandmother
2. Mother
3. Sister
4. Wife
5. Sister-in-law

Explanation: Only daughter of my mother is equal to me. Hence, the lady is the mother of the man.

Question 33

Introducing Solomon, Andrew says, "She is the wife of only one nephew of only small brother of my mother." How Solomon is related to Andrew?

1. Mother
2. Wife
3. Sister
4. Mother-in-law
5. None of the others

Explanation: By Brother of mother we mean mother of Uncle. Therefore only nephew of Andrew's maternal uncle means Andrew himself. Therefore Solomon is the wife of Andrew.

Question 34

K and P are children of R. Who is the father of K? To answer this question which of the statements (1) and (2) is required?

1. C is the brother of K and the son of E.
2. F is the mother P.

1. Only 1
2. 1 and 2 both
3. Only 2 and 1
4. Only 2
5. None of the above

Explanation: K and P are children of D.

From (1), C is the brother P and son of E. Since, the sex of R and E are not known. Hence (1) is not enough to answer the question. From (2), F is the mother of P. therefore; F is also the mother of K. Hence R is the father of K. Thus, (2) is sufficient to answer the question.

Question 35

If A \$ W means P is the brother of W; A # W means A is the mother of W; A * W means A is the daughter of W in A # B \$ M * D, who is the father?

1. B
2. D
3. W
4. A
5. None of the above

Explanation: A is the mother of B, B is the brother of M and M is the daughter of D. Hence, D is the father.
A and D parents
And B is the brother of M

Question 36

If V + B means B is the brother of V; V x B means B is the husband of V; V - B means V is the mother of B and V % B means V is the father of B, which of the following relations shows that W is the grandmother of Z?

1. B = VB
2. W - P + R % Z
3. P - W %
4. PW - 8
5. None of the above

Explanation: Q - P → W is the mother of P
P + R → R is the brother of P Hence, → W is the mother of R
R % Z → R is the father of Z. Hence, W is the grandmother of Z.

Question 37

Showing towards Volvo, Mini said, "I am the only and one son of the sons of his father." How is Volvo associated to Mini?

1. Uncle
2. Father or uncle
3. Mother
4. Sister
5. None of the above

Explanation: Mini is the only son of one of the sons of Volvo's father. Both Volvo is the father or uncle of Mini.

Question 38

If Q + H means Q is the brother of H; Q % H means Q is the father of B and Q x H means Q is the sister of H. Which of the following means D is the uncle of J?

1. D + K % T x J
2. DK +T
3. TD
4. P + T
5. None of the above

Explanation: D + K → M is the brother of K. K % T → K is the father of T. T x J → T is the sister of J
Therefore, K is the father of J and D is the uncle of J.

Question 39

1. R3Z means R is the mother of Z
2. R4Z means R is the brother of Z
3. R9Z means R is the husband of Z
4. R5Z means R is the daughter of Z

Which of the following means that U is the mother-in-law of X?

1. X9N5U3J
2. X347HJ
3. JH34
4. DHTY43
5. None of the above

Explanation: X9N → X is the husband of N. N5U → N is the daughter of U. Hence, → X is the son-in-law of U. U3J → U is the mother of J. Hence, → U is a lady. Hence, → U is the mother-in-law of X.

Question 40

Pointing towards a woman, Sharlock said, "She is the mother of the one and only daughter of my son." How that lady is linked to Sharlock?

1. Daughter-in-law
2. Daughter
3. Father
4. Son
5. Mother

Explanation: The lady is the mother of Sharlock's granddaughter. Therefore, the woman is the daughter-in-law of Sharlock.

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