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Pointing to a person, a man said to a women, ‘His mother is the only daughter of your father’’, How was the women related to the person ?
 1) Aunt 2) Mother 3) Wife 4) Daughter 5) None of these.
Explanation :
Only Daughter of women’s father „ women itself.
The persons mother is the woman itself.
Hence, the women is the person’s mother.
Directions  : Study the information given below to answer these questions. There is a family of five persons A, B, C, D and E. They are working as a doctor, a teacher, a trader, a lawyer and a farmer. B, an unmarried teacher, is the daughter of A. E, a lawyer, is the brother of C. C is the husband in the only married couple in the family. A, a farmer, is a father of two sons and an unmarried daughter.Which of the following is a group of male members in the family ?
 1) B and D 2) A, B and C 3) A, C and E 4) A, C and D 5) None of these
Answer : A, C and E
Directions : Study the information given below to answer these questions. There is a family of five persons A, B, C, D and E. They are working as a doctor, a teacher, a trader, a lawyer and a farmer. B, an unmarried teacher, is the daughter of A. E, a lawyer, is the brother of C. C is the husband in the only married couple in the family. A, a farmer, is a father of two sons and an unmarried daughter.Which of the following is the married couple ?
 1) C and D 2) A and B 3) A and D 4) B and D 5) None of these
Pointing towards a person in a photograph, Anita said, "He is the only son of the father of my sister's brother." How is that person is related to Anita ?
 1) Father 2) Mother 3) Brother 4) Maternal Uncle 5) None of these
Explanation :
Relation's given in the question may be analysed as follows :
Sister's brother - brother;
Brother's father - father;
Father's son - brother;

So, he is Anita's brother.
Pointing to a photograph, a man said, "I have no brother or sister but that man's father is my father's son.'' Whose photograph was it ?
 1) Himself 2) His Son 3) His Father 4) His Grandfater 5) None of these
Explanation :
Since, the person who is telling has no brother or sister, so his father son is he himself.
So, the man in the photograph is his son.
Pointing to a boy in the photograph, Minati said, "His sister is the only daughter of my father". How is the boy related to Minati's father ?
 1) brother 2) uncle 3) son 4) cousin 5) None of these
Explanation :
My father's onlydaughter means Minati herself. She is the sister of the boy in the photograph.This means the boy is the brother of Minati. Therefore, he is the son of Minati's father.

X and Y are brothers. C and D are sisters. X's son is D's brother. How is Y related to C ?
 1) son 2) father 3) brother 4) uncle 5) None of these
Explanation : It has been clearly indicated that Y is the brother of X, X's son is D's brother. This implies that D is the daughter of X. Since C and D are sisters, C is also the daughter of X.
So, Y is the uncle of C.
A is brother of B, C is the father of A, D is a brother of E, E is a daughter of B. Who is the uncle of D ?
 1) A 2) B 3) C 4) can't be determined 5) None of these
M and N are a married couple. O and P are brothers. O is the brother of M. How is P related to N ?
 1) brother 2) uncle 3) brother-in-law 4) Cousin brother 5) None of these