# General Intelligence and Reasoning MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) - SchoolingAxis

Que- A's son B is married with C whose sister D is married to E the brother of B. How D is related to A?

a. Sister

b. Daughter-in-law

c. Sister-in-law

d. Cousin

Explanation-   Since E is the brother of B Therefore, A is the father of E but D is the wife of E. Hence, D is the daughter-in-law of A.

Que- Pointing to a lady a person said, "The son of her only brother is the brother of my wife." How is the lady related to the person?

a. Maternal aunt

b. Grandmother

c. Sister of father-in-law

d. None of these

Explanation-   Brother of person's wife → brother-in-law of the person. Hence, the son of lady's brother is brother-in-law of the person. Therefore, the brother of the lady is the father-in-law of the person. Hence, the lady is the sister of the person's father-in-law.

Que- Pointing to a girl Sandeep said, "She is the daughter of the only sister of my father." How is sandeep related to the girl?

a. Uncle

b. Cousin

c. Father

d. Grandfather

Explanation-   The girl is the daughter of the sister of Sandeep's father. Hence, the girl is the cousin or Sandeep is the cousin of the girl.

Que- Pointing to a boy in the photograph Reena said, "He is the only son of the only child of my grandfather." How Reena is related to that boy?

a. Mother

b. Sister

c. Aunt

d. Cannot be determined

Explanation-   The boy in the photograph is the only son of Reena's grandfather's only son; i.e., the boy is the only son of Reena's father. Hence, the boy is the brother of Reena or Reena is the sister of the boy.

Que- If M x N means M is the daughter of N; M + N means M is the father of N; M % N means M is the mother of N and M - N means M is the brother of N then P % Q + R - T x K indicates which relation of P to K?

a. Daughter-in-law

b. Sister-in-law

c. Aunt

d. None of these

Explanation-   P % Q → P is the mother of Q Q + R → Q is the father of R R - T → R is the brother of T Hence, → Q is the father of T T x K → T is the daughter of K Hence, → Q is the husband of K. Therefore, P is the mother-in-law of K.

Que- If P + Q means P is the brother of Q; P x Q means P is the father of Q and P - Q means P is the sister of Q, which of the following relations shows that I is the niece of K?

a. K + Y + Z - I

b. K + Y x I - Z

c. Z - I x Y + K

d. K x Y + I - Z

Answer- K + Y x I - Z

Explanation-   K + Y → K is the brother of Y Y x I → Y is the father of I Hence, → K is the uncle of I and I - Z → I is the sister of Z Hence, → I is the niece of K.

Que- Pointing towards a girl, Abhisek says, "This girl is the daughter of only a child of my father." What is the relation of Abhisek's wife to that girl?

a. Daughter

b. Mother

c. Aunt

d. Sister

Explanation-   Only the child of my father means 'Abhisek' himself. This means the girl is the daughter od Abhisek. Hence, Abhisek's wife is the mother of the girl.

Que- Anupam said to a lady sitting in a car, "The only daughter of the brother of my wife is the sister-in-law of the brother of your sister." How the husband of the lady is related to Anupam?

a. Maternal uncle

b. Uncle

c. Father

d. Son-in-law

Explanation-   Anupam's son-in-law is the brother of the lady who was sitting in the car. Hence, the husband is also the son-in-law of Anupam.

Que- A is the son of C; C and Q are sisters; Z is the mother of Q and P is the son of Z. Which of the following statements is true?

a. P and A are cousins

b. P is the maternal uncle of A

c. Q is the maternal grandfather of A

d. C and P are sisters

Answer- P is the maternal uncle of A

Explanation-   C and Q are sisters and A is the son of C. Hence, C is the mother of A or Z is the mother Q. Hence, Z is the maternal grandmother of A. P is the son of Z. Hence, P is the maternal uncle of A.

Que- If X + Y means X is the daughter of Y; X - Y means X is the brother of Y; X % Y means X is the father of Y and X x Y means X is the sister of Y. Which of the following means I is the niece of J?

a. J - N % C x I

b. I x C - N % J

c. J + M x C % I

d. I x C + N - J

Answer- I x C + N - J

Explanation-   I x C → I is the sister of C C + N → C is the daughter of N and N - J → N is the brother of I. Hence, I is niece of J.

Que- Pointing towards a boy, Veena said "He is the son of only son my grandfather." How is that boy related to Veena?

a. Uncle

b. Brother

c. Cousin

Explanation-   Only son of grandfather -- Father; Son of father-- Brother

Que- Pointing to a man in a photograph, Asha said,"His mother's only daughter is my mother." How is Asha related to that man?

a. Nephew

b. Sister

c. Wife

d. Niece

Explanation-   Asha's mothers mother is man's mother i.e, Asha's mother is man's sister or Asha is man's niece.

Que- Pointing to a women, Naman said, "She is the daughter of the only child of my grandmother." How is the women related to Naman?

a. Sister

b. Niece

c. Cousin

Explanation-   Only child of Naman's grandmother-----Naman's father/mother Daughter of Naman's father/mother-----Naman's sister.

Que- 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 ?

a. His own

b. His son's

c. His father's

d. His nephew's

Explanation-   Since the narrator has no brother, his father's son is he himself. So, the man who is talking is the father of the man in the photograph. Thus, the man in the photograph is his son.

Que- Introducing a man, a woman said," His wife is the only daughter of my father," How is that man related to the woman?

a. Brother

b. Father-in-law

c. Maternal uncle

d. Husband

Explanation-   Only daughter of woman's father-----woman herself. So, the man is woman's husband.

Que- Pointing to a photograph, a man said,"She is the grand daughter of the elder brother of my father." How is the girl in the photograph related to this man?

a. Niece

b. Sister

c. Aunt

d. Sister-in-law

Explanation-   Brother of father----Uncle: Uncle's grand daughter----Daughter of uncle's son----Daughter of cousin---Niece.

Que- Introducing Reena, Monika said, "She is the only daughter of my father's only daughter." How is Monika related to Reena?

a. Aunt

b. Niece

c. Cousin

d. None of these

Explanation-   Monika's father's only daughter----Monika. So, Reena is Monika's daughter,i.e. Monika is Reena's mother.

Que- Pointing towards a girl in the picture, Sarita said, "She is the mother of Neha whose father is my son." How is Sarita related to the girl in the picture?

a. Mother

b. Aunt

c. Cousin

d. None of these

Explanation-   Neha is the daughter of Sarita's son, and the girl is Neha's mother. So,the girl is Sarita's son's wife i.e. Sarita is the girl's mother-in-law.

Que- A man said to a lady, " Your mother's husband's sister is my aunt." How is the lady related to the man?

a. Daughter

b. Grand daughter

c. Mother

d. Sister

Que- Pointing to a man, a woman said, "His mother is the only daughter of my mother." How is the woman related  to the mother ?

a. Mother

b. Daughter

c. Sister

d. Grandmother

Explanation-   ony daughter of my mother---Myself. So, the woman is man's mother.

Que- Deepak said to Nitin, " That boy playing football is the younger of the two brothers of the daughter of my father wife." How is the boy playing football related to Deepak?

a. Son

b. Brother

c. Cousin

d. Nephew

Explanation-   Father's wife---Mother; Mother's daughter---Sister; Deepak's sister's younger brother---Deepak's younger brother. So, the boy is Deepak's brothers.

Que- If Neena says, "Anita's father Raman is the only son of my father-in-law Mahipal", then how is Bindu, who is the sister of Anita, related to Mahipal?

a. Niece

b. Daughter

c. Wife

d. None of these

Explanation-   Only son of Neena's father-in-law Mahipal---Neena's husband. So, Raman is Neena's husband and Anita and Bindu are his daughters. Thus, Bindu is the grand daughter of Mahipal.

Que- If X is the brother of the son of Y's son, How is X related to Y?

a. Son

b. Brother

c. Cousin

d. Grandson

Explanation-   Son of Y's son---Grandson; Brother of Y's grandson---Y's grandson. So, X is Y's grandson.

Que- Pointing to a lady on the platform, Manju said, "She is the sister of the father of my mother's son." Who is the lady to Manju?

a. Mother

b. Sister

c. Aunt

d. Niece

Explanation-   Manju's mother's son---Manju's brother; Manju's brother's father---Manju's father; Manju's father's sister---Manju's aunt.

Que- Pointing to the woman in the picture, Rajiv said, "Her mother has only one grandchild whose mother is my wife." How is the woman in the picture related to Rajiv?

a. Cousin

b. Wife

c. Sister

Explanation-   Rajiv's wife's child---Rajiv's child. The woman's mother is the grandmother of Rajiv's child. So, the woman is rajiv's wife.

Que- Pointing towards Rita, Nikhil said, " I am the only son of her mother's son." How is Rita related to Nikhil?

a. Aunt

b. Niece

c. Mother

d. Cousin

Explanation-   Rita's mother's son---Rita's brother. So, Nikhil is the son of Rita's brother or Rita is Nikhil's aunt.

Que- When Anuj saw Manish, he recalled, "He is the son of the father of my daughter's mother." Who is Manish to Anuj?

a. Brother-in-law

b. Brother

c. Cousin

d. Uncle

Explanation-   Anuj's daughter's mother---Anuj's wife; Anuj's wife father---Anu's father-in-law; Father-in; Father-in-law's son---Anuj brother-in-law. So, Manish is Anuj's brother-in-law.

Que- Introducing a man to her husband, a woman said, "His brother's father is the only son of my grandfather." How is the woman related to this man?

a. Mother

b. Aunt

c. Sister

d. uncle

Explanation-   Only son of woman's grandfather---Woman's father; Man's brother's sister---Man's father.  So, man's father is woman's father i.e. woman is the man's sister.

Que- A girl introduced a boy as the son of the daughter of the father of her uncle. The boy is girl's?

a. Brother

b. Son

c. Uncle

d. Son-in-law

Explanation-   Daughter of uncle's father---Uncle's sister---mother, Mother's son--- Brother.

Que- Pointing to a lady, a man said, " The son of her only brother is the brother of my wife." How is the lady related to the man?

a. Mother's sister

b. Grandmother

c. Mother-in-law

d. Sister of father-in-law

Explanation-   Wife's brother---Brother-in-law. Son of lady's brother is the brother-in-law of the man. So, lady's brother is man's father-in-law i.e. the lady is the sister of man's father-in-law.

Que- Pointing to Kapil, Shilpa said, "His mother's brother is the father of my son Ashish." How is kapil related to Shilpa?

a. Sister-in-law

b. Nephew

c. Niece

d. Aunt

Explanation-   Father op shilpa's son---Shilpa's husband. So, Kapil is the son of sister of Shippa's husband.  Thus, Kapil is Shilpa's nephew.

Que- Pointing to Ketan, Namrata said, " He is the son of my father's only son." How is ketan's mother related to Namrata?

a. Daughter

b. Aunt

c. Sister

d. Sister-in-law

Explanation-   Namrata's father's  only son---Namrata's brother. So, Ketan is the son of Namrata's brothers. Thus, Ketan's mother is the wife of Namrata's brother i.e. Namrata's sister in low.

Que- Showing the man receiving the prize, Saroj said, " He is the brother of my uncle's daughter." Who is the man to Saroj ?

a. Son

b. Brother-in-law

c. Nephew

d. Cousin

Explanation-   Brother of uncle's daughter---Uncle's son---Cousin. So, the man is Saroj cousin.

Que- Pointing to a gentleman, Deepak said, "His only brother is the father of my daughter's father." How is the gentleman related to Deepak?

a. Grandfather

b. Father

c. Brother-in-law

d. Uncle

Explanation-   Father of Deepak's daughter's father---Deepak's father. So, the man's brother is Deepak's father or the man is the brother of Deepak's father i.e., Deepak's uncle.

Que- Pointing to a man on the stage, Rashi said, " He is the brother of the daughter of the wife of my husband." How is the man on the stage related to Rashi?

a. Son

b. Husband

c. Cousin

d. Nephew

Explanation-   Wife of Rashi's husband---Rashi; Brother of daughter---Son. So, the man on the stages is Rashi's son.

Que- Pointing to a girl in the photograph, Amar said, "Her mother's brother is the only son of my mother's father." How is the girl's mother related to Amar?

a. Mother

b. Sister

c. Aunt

d. Grandmother

Explanation-   Only son of Amar's mother's father---Amar's maternal uncle. So, the girl's maternal uncle is Amar's maternal uncle. Thus, the girl's mother is Amar's aunt.

Que- Looking at a portrait of a man, Harsh said, "His mother is the wife of my father's son. Brothers and sisters I have none." At whose portrait was Harsh looking?

a. His son

b. His cousin

c. His uncle

d. His nephew

Explanation-   Since Harsh has no brother and sister, so he is his father's only son. So, wife of Harsh's father's son---Harsh's wife. Thus, Harsh's wife is the man's mother or the man is Harsh's son.

Que- A woman introduces a man as the son of the brother of her mother. How is the man related to the woman?

a. Nephew

b. Son

c. Cousin

d. Uncle

Explanation-   Brother of mother---Uncle; Uncle's son---Cousin.

Que- Pointing out to a lady, a girl said, " She is the daughter in law of the grandmother of my father's only son." How is the lady related to the girl ?

a. Sister-in-law

b. Mother

c. Aunt

d. Mother-in-law

Explanation-   Girl's father's only son---Girl's brother; Grand mother of girl's brother---Girls grand mother; Daughter-in-law of girl's grand mother---Girl's mother.

Que- Introducing a man, a woman said, "He is the only son of my mother's mother." How is the woman related to the man ?

a. Mother

b. Aunt

c. Sister

d. Niece

Explanation-   Mother's mother---Maternal grand mother; Maternal grand mother's only son----Maternal uncle. So, the man is woman's maternal uncle i.e., the woman is man's niece.

Que- Pointing to a photograph, a woman says, " This man's son's sister is my mother-in-law," How is the women's husband related to the man in the photograph?

a. Grandson

b. Son

c. Son-in-law

d. Nephew

Explanation-   Man's son's sister---Man's daughter. So, the man's daughter is the mother of the woman's husband. Thus, the woman's husband is the grandson of the man in the photograph.

Que- Pointing to a photograph, Arun said, " She is the mother of my son's wife's daughter." How is Arun related to the lady?

a. Uncle

b. Cousin

c. Father-in-law

d. None of these

Explanation-   Arun's son's wife's daughter---Arun's son's daughter; Mother of daughter of Arun's son---Wife of Arun's son. So, Arun is the father-in-law of the lady.

Que- Pointing to a photograph, a lady tells Pramod, "I am the only daughter of this lady and her son is your maternal uncle. " How is the speaker related to Pramod's father?

a. Sister-in-law

b. Wife

c. Either 1 or 2

d. Neither 1 nor 2

Explanation-   Clearly, the speaker's brother is Pramod's maternal uncle. So,the speaker is Pramod's mother or his father's wife.

Que- Rahul told Anand, "Yesterday I defeated the only brother of the daughter of my grand mother." Whom did Rahul defeat?

a. Son

b. Father

c. Brother

d. Father-in-law

Explanation-   Daughter of grand mother---Aunt; Aunt's only brother---Father

Que- Pointing to an old man, Kunal said," His son is my son's uncle." How is the old man related to Kunal ?

a. Brother

b. Uncle

c. Father

d. Grandfather

Explanation-   Kunal son's uncle---Kunal's brother. So, the old man's son is Kunal's brother i.e., the old man is Kunal's father.

Que- X introduces Y saying, " He is the husband of the  grand daughter of the father of my father." How is Y related to X ?

a. Brother

b. Son

c. Brother-in-law

d. Nephew

Explanation-   Father's father---Grandfather; Grandfather's grand daughter---Sister; Sister's husband---Brother-in-law. So, Y is X's brother-in-law.

Que- Arun said, " This girl is the wife of the grandson of my mother." Who is Arun to the girl ?

a. Father

b. Grandfather

c. Husband

d. Father-in-law

Explanation-   Mother's grandson---Son; Son's wife---Daughter-in-law.

Que- If Kamal says, "Ravi's mother is the only daughter of my mother, How is Kamal related to Ravi?

a. Grandfather

b. Father

c. Brother

d. None of these

Explanation-   Only  daughter of Kamal's mother---Kamal's sister. So, Ravi's mother is Kamal's sister or Kamal is the brother of Ravi's mother i.e., Ravi's maternal uncle.

Que- Pointing to a person, a man said to a woman, "His mother is the only daughter of your father. How was the woman related to the person ?

a. Aunt

b. Mother

c. Wife

d. Daughter

Explanation-   Only daughter of woman's father---woman herself. So, the woman is person's mother.

Que- Pointing to a man in a photograph, a woman said, "His brother's father is the only son of my grandfather." How is the women related to the man in the photograph ?

a. Mother

b. Aunt

c. Sister

d. Daughter

Explanation-   Only son of women's grandfather---Woman's father; Man's brother's father---Man's father. So, the woman is man's sister.

Que- P's father is Q's son. M is the paternal uncle of P and N is the brother of Q. How is N related to M?

a. Brother

b. Nephew

c. Cousin

d. None of these

Explanation-   P's father is Q's son. So, Q is P's grandfather. M is the paternal uncle of P. So, M is the brother of P's father. This means that M is also Q's son. N is the brother of Q. Thus, N is the paternal uncle of P.

Que- In a joint family, there are father, mother, 3 married sons and one unmarried daughter. Of the sons, two have 2 daughters each, and one has a son . How many female members are there in the family ?

a. 2

b. 3

c. 6

d. 9

Explanation-   The female members in the family are mother,wives of 3 married sons unmarried daughter and 2 daughters of each of the two sons. Number of female members=(1+3+1+2x2)=9

Que- A is the uncle of B, Who is the daughter of C and C is the daughter-in-law of P. How is A related to P ?

a. Brother

b. Son

c. Son-in-law

Explanation-   B is the daughter of C and C is the daughter-in-law of P. So, P is the grandfather of B. Also, A is uncle of B i.e., A is the brother of B's father. Thus, A is the son of P.

Que- If X is brother of son of Y's son, then how is X related to Y ?

a. Brother

b. Cousin

c. Grandson

d. Son

Explanation-   Brother of son is also a son. So, X is son of Y's son i.e., X is Y's grandson.

Que- I.F is the brother of A.   II. C is the daughter of A.   III. K is the sister of F.   IV.G is the brother of C.    Who is the uncle of G?

a. A

b. C

c. F

d. K

Explanation-   G is the brother of C and C is the daughter of A. So, F is the uncle of G.

Que- 1.A is the mother of B. 2.C is the son of A. 3. D is the brother of E. 4. E is the daughter of B.   The grandmother of D is ?

a. A

b. B

c. C

d. E

Explanation-   D is the brother of E and E is the daughter of B. This means that D is the son of B. Also, A is the mother of B. So, A is the grandmother of D.

Que- B is the husband of P. Q is the only grandson of E, who is wife of D and mother-in-law of P. How is B related to D ?

a. Nephew

b. Cousin

c. Son-in-law

d. Son

Explanation-   B is the husband of P and e is mother-in-law of P. So, B is the son of E. Also, E is wife of D. Thus, B is the son of D.

Que- A,B and C are sisters. D is the brother of E and E is the daughter of B. How is A related to D ?

a. Sister

b. Cousin

c. Niece

d. Aunt

Explanation-   E is the daughter of B and D is the brother of E. So, D is the son of B. Also, A is the sister of B. Thus, A is D's aunt.

Que- Deepak has a brother Anil. Deepak is the son of Prem. Bimal is Prem's father. In terms of relationship, what is Anil of Bimal ?

a. Son

b. Grandson

c. Brother

d. Grandfather

Explanation-   Anil is the brother of Deepak and Deepak is the son of Prem. So, Anil is the son of Prem. Now, Bimal is the father of Prem. Thus, Anil is the grandson of Bimal.

Que- A and B are married couple. X and Y are brothers. X is the brother of A. How is Y related to B ?

a. Brother-in-law

b. Brother

c. Cousin

d. None of these

Explanation-   A and B are husband and wife. Since X and Y are brothers and X is the brother of A, Y is also the brother of A. Thus, Y is the brother-in-law of B.

Que- If (i) M is brother of N. (ii)B is brother of N and (iii) M is brother of D, then which of the following statements is definitely true?

a. N is brother of B

b. N is brother of D

c. M is brother of B

d. D is brother of M

Answer- M is brother of B

Explanation-   M is the brother of N and B is the brother of N. So, M is the brother of B.

Que- D, the son-in-law of B , is the brother-in-law of A who is the brother of C.  How is A related to B ?

a. Brother

b. Son

c. Father

Explanation-   D is the son-in-law of B and brother-in-law of A. This means that B is the father/mother of D's wife, ans A is the brother of D's wife. Thus, A is B's son.

Que- Deepak is brother of Ravi. Reena is sister of Atul. Ravi is son of Reena. How is Deepak related to Reena ?

a. Son

b. Brother

c. Nephew

d. Father

Explanation-   Deepak is brother of Ravi, who is the son of Reena. Thus, Deepak is the son of Reena.

Que- Q's mother is sister of P and daughter of M. S is the daughter of P and sister of T. How is M related to T?

a. Grandmother

b. Father

c. Grandfather

d. Grandfather or Grandmother

Explanation-   S is te daughter of P and sister of T. So, T is the daughter of P. Now, the sister P is the daughter of M. This means that P is the son or daughter of M. Clearly, T is the grand daughter of M. So, M is the grandfather or grandmother of T.

Que- Q is the brother of R; P is the sister of Q; T is brother of S; S is the daughter of R. Who are the cousins of Q ?

a. R and P

b. P and T

c. Q and T

d. S and T

Explanation-   T is the brother of S, who is the daughter of R. So, T and S are the children of R. Now, Q is the brother of R, So, T and S are the cousins of Q.

Que- A is father of C and D is son of B. E is brother of A, If C is sister of D, How is B related to E ?

a. Daughter

b. Brother-in-law

c. Husband

d. Sister-in-law

Explanation-   A is father of C and C is sister of D. So, A is father of D. But D is son of B. So, B is the mother of D and wife of A.Also, E is the brother of A. So, B is the sister-in-law of E.

Que- E is the son of A. D is the son of B. E married to C. C is B's daughter. How is D related to E ?

a. Brother

b. Uncle

c. Father-in-law

d. Brother-in-law

Explanation-   C is B's daughter and D is B's son. So, D is the brother of C. E is a male and married to C. So, E is the husband of C, whose brother is D. Thus, D is the brother-in-law of E.

Que- A is father of X; B is mother of Y. The sister of X is Z and Y. Which of the following statements is definitely not true ?

a. B is the mother of Z

b. X is the sister of Z

c. Y is the son of A

d. B has one daughter

Answer- Y is the son of A

Explanation-   A is the father of X and Y is the sister of X. So, Y is the daughter of A.

Que- P is the son of Q while Q and R are the sisters to one another. T is the mother of R. If S is the son of T, which of the following statements is correct ?

a. T is the brother of Q

b. S is the cousin of P

c. Q and S are sisters

d. S is the maternal uncle of P

Answer- S is the maternal uncle of P

Explanation-   Q and R are sisters, So, T is the mother of R, means T is the mother of both q and R. S is the son of T, means S is the brother of Q. Thus,P is the son of Q means S is the maternal uncle of Q.

Que- P's father Q is B's paternal uncle and A's husband M is P's paternal uncle. How is A related to B ?

a. Cousin

b. Aunt

c. Mother

Explanation-   Q is the paternal uncle of B, means Q is the brother of P's father. P is the son of Q. So, B's father and P's father are brothers. Also, M is the paternal uncle of P, means M is the brother of P's father. So, M is the father of B. Since A is the wife of M, so A is the mother of B.

Que- C is A's father's nephew. D is A's cousin but not the brother of C. How is D related to C ?

a. Father

b. Sister

c. Mother

d. Aunt

Explanation-   C is A's father's nephew, means C is the son of A's father's brother i.e., C is the cousin of A. D is also A's cousin. So, D must be real brother or sister of C. But D is not brother of C. So, D must be sister of C.

Que- A is the brother of B. B is the brother of C. D is the father of A. Based on these statements, which of the following statements cannot be definitely true ?

a. B is the brother of A

b. B is the son of D

c. A is the brother of C

d. C is the brother of A

Answer- C is the brother of A

Explanation-   A is the brother of B and B is the brother of C. So, C may be the brother or sister of A.

Que- P is the brother of Q and R. S is R's mother. T is P's father. Which of the following statements cannot be definitely true ?

a. T is Q's father

b. S is P's mother

c. P is  S's son

d. Q is T's son

Explanation-   P, Q, R are children of same parents. So, S, who is R's mother and T, who is P's father will be mother and father of all three. However, it is not mentioned whether Q is male or female. So,(5) cannot be definitely true.

Que- A, B, C, D, E, F and G are members of a family consisting of four adults and three children, two of whom, F and G are girls. A and D are brothers and A is a doctor. E is an engineer married to one of the brothers and has two children. B is married to D and G is their child. Who is C ?

a. A's son

b. E's daughter

c. F's father

d. G's brother

Explanation-   E is married to A or D. But, S is married  to D. Thus, E is married to A. Thus, A, B, D, E are the four adults and C, F, G are the three children in the family. B and D have a child G. A and E have two children---C and F. Now, only F and G are girls. So, C is a boy. Thus, C is A's or E's son.

Que- Shobha is the niece of Ashish. Ashish's  mother is Priya. Kamla is Priya's mother. Kamla's husband is Hari. Krishna is the mother-in-law of Hari. How is Shobha related to Hari ?

a. Daughter

b. Great grand daughter

c. Grand niece

d. Great grandson's daughter

Explanation-   Shobha is the niece of Ashish means Ashish is the  uncle of Shobha. Now, Priya is Ashish's mother. So, Priya  is the grand mother of Shobha. Hari is Priya's father. So, Shobha  is the greatgrand daughter of Hari.

Que- K is the brother of N and X. Y is the mother of N and Z is the father of K. Which of the following statements is not definitely true?

a. K is the son of Z.

b. Y is the wife of Z.

c. K is the son of Y.

d. N is the brother of X.

Answer- N is the brother of X.

Explanation-   K is the brother of N and X. So, Y, who is the mother of N and Z, who is the father of K, will be mother and father of N, K and X of whom K is a male. Thus,K is the son of Y and Z, and Y is the wife of Z. But, N is either brother or sister of X.

Que- Kalyani is mother-in-law of Veena who is sister-in-law of Ashok. Dheeraj is father of Sudeep, the only brother of Ashok. How is Kalyani related to Ashok?

a. Cousin

b. Wife

c. Mother-in-law

d. None of these

Explanation-   Veena is siter-in-law of Ashok means Ashok is the brother of Veena's husband. But Ashok has only one brother,Sudeep. So, Sudeep is Veena's husband. Kalyani is mother-in-law of Veena means Kalyani is the mother-in-law of Veena's husband i.e., sudeep. Since, Ashok is Sudeep's brother, so Kalyani is Ashok's mother.

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Word 2. Paragraph 3. Sentence 4. Letters 5. Phrase

a. 4, 1, 5, 2, 3

b. 4, 1, 3, 5, 2

c. 4, 2, 5, 1, 3

d. 4, 1, 5, 3, 2

Answer- 4, 1, 5, 3, 2

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Family 2. Community 3. Member 4. Locality 5. Country

a. 3, 1, 2, 4, 5

b. 3, 1, 2, 5, 4

c. 3, 1, 4, 2, 5

d. 3, 1, 4, 5, 2

Answer- 3, 1, 2, 4, 5

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Leaf 2. Fruit 3. Stem 4. Root 5. Flower

a. 3, 4, 5, 1, 2

b. 4, 3, 1, 5, 2

c. 4, 1, 3, 5, 2

d. 4, 3, 1, 2, 5

Answer- 4, 3, 1, 5, 2

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Caste 2. Family 3. Newly married Couple 4. Clan 5. Species

a. 2, 3, 1, 4, 5

b. 3, 4, 5, 1, 2

c. 3, 2, 1, 4, 5

d. 4, 5, 3, 2, 1

Answer- 3, 2, 1, 4, 5

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. House 2. Street 3. Room 4. Town 5. District

a. 3, 2, 1, 4, 5

b. 3, 1, 4, 2, 5

c. 3, 1, 2, 4, 5

d. 3, 1, 2, 5, 4

Answer- 3, 1, 2, 4, 5

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Probation 2. Interview 3. Selection 4. Appointment 5. Advertisement 6. Application

a. 5, 6, 3, 2, 4, 1

b. 5, 6, 4, 2, 3, 1

c. 5, 6, 2, 3, 4, 1

d. 6, 5, 4, 2, 3, 1

Answer- 5, 6, 2, 3, 4, 1

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Yarn 2. Plant 3. Saree 4. Cotton 5. Cloth

a. 2, 4, 5, 1, 3

b. 2, 4, 3, 5, 1

c. 2, 4, 1, 5, 3

d. 2, 4, 5, 3, 1

Answer- 2, 4, 1, 5, 3

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Leaves 2. Branch 3. Flower 4. Tree 5. Fruit

a. 4, 3, 1, 2, 5

b. 4, 2, 5, 1, 3

c. 4, 3, 2, 1, 5

d. 4, 2, 1, 3, 5

Answer- 4, 2, 1, 3, 5

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Tree 2. Seed 3. Flowers 4. Fruit 5. Plant

a. 5, 2, 1, 3, 4

b. 2, 5, 1, 4, 3

c. 2, 5, 1, 3, 4

d. 2, 5, 3, 1, 4

Answer- 2, 5, 1, 3, 4

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Protect 2. Pressure 3. Relief 4. Rain 5. Flood

a. 2, 4, 3, 1, 5

b. 2, 4, 5, 1, 3

c. 2, 5, 4, 1, 3

d. 3, 2, 4, 5, 1

Answer- 2, 4, 5, 1, 3

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Presentation 2. Recommendation 3. Arrival 4. Discussion 5. Introduction

a. 5, 3, 4, 1, 2

b. 3, 5, 4, 2, 1

c. 3, 5, 1, 4, 2

d. 5, 3, 1, 2, 4

Answer- 3, 5, 1, 4, 2

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Heel 2. Shoulder 3. Skull 4. Neck 5. Knee 6. Chest 7. Thigh 8. Stomach 9. Face 10. Hand

a. 3, 4, 7, 9, 2, 5, 8, 10, 6, 1

b. 3, 9, 4, 2, 10, 6, 8, 7, 5, 1

c. 2, 4, 7, 10, 1, 5, 8, 9, 6, 3

d. 4, 7, 10, 1, 9, 6, 2, 5, 8, 3

Answer- 3, 9, 4, 2, 10, 6, 8, 7, 5, 1

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Rainbow 2. Rain 3. Sun 4. Happy 5. Child

a. 4, 2, 3, 5, 1

b. 2, 3, 1, 5, 4

c. 4, 5, 1, 2, 3

d. 2, 1, 4, 5, 3

Answer- 2, 3, 1, 5, 4

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Never 2. Sometimes 3. Generally 4. Seldom 5. Always

a. 5, 2, 1, 3, 4

b. 5, 2, 4, 3, 1

c. 5, 3, 2, 1, 4

d. 5, 3, 2, 4, 1

Answer- 5, 3, 2, 4, 1

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Index 2. Contents 3. Title 4. Chapters 5. Introduction

a. 2, 3, 4, 5, 1

b. 3, 2, 5, 1, 4

c. 3, 2, 5, 4, 1

d. 5, 1, 4, 2, 3

Answer- 3, 2, 5, 4, 1

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Windows 2. Walls 3. Floor 4. Foundation 5. Roof 6. Room

a. 4, 1, 5, 6, 2, 3

b. 4, 2, 1, 5, 3, 6

c. 4, 3, 5, 6, 2, 1

d. 4, 5, 3, 2, 1, 6

Answer- 4, 2, 1, 5, 3, 6

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Presentation 2. Recommendation 3. Arrival 4. Discussion 5. Introduction

a. 3, 5, 1, 4, 2

b. 3, 5, 4, 2, 1

c. 5, 3, 1, 2, 4

d. 5, 3, 4, 1, 2

Answer- 3, 5, 1, 4, 2

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Sea 2. Rivulet 3. Ocean 4. River 5. Glacier

a. 5, 2, 1, 3, 4

b. 5, 2, 4, 1, 3

c. 5, 4, 2, 3, 1

d. 5, 4, 3, 2, 1

Answer- 5, 2, 4, 1, 3

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Probation 2. Interview 3. Selection 4. Appointment 5. Advertisement 6. Application

a. 5, 6, 2, 3, 4, 1

b. 5, 6, 3, 2, 4, 1

c. 5, 6, 4, 2, 3, 1

d. 6, 5, 4, 2, 3, 1

Answer- 5, 6, 2, 3, 4, 1

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. District 2. Village 3. State 4. Town 5. City

a. 2, 4, 5, 1, 3

b. 2, 1, 4, 5, 3

c. 5, 3, 2, 1, 4

d. 2, 5, 3, 4, 1

Answer- 2, 4, 5, 1, 3

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Rainbow 2. Rain 3. Sun 4. Happy 5. Child

a. 2, 1, 4, 3, 5

b. 2, 3, 1, 5, 4

c. 4, 2, 3, 5, 1

d. 4, 5, 1, 2, 3

Answer- 2, 3, 1, 5, 4

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Heel 2. Shoulder 3. Skull 4. Neck 5. Knee 6. Chest 7. Thigh 8. Stomach 9. Face 10. Hand

a. 2, 4, 7, 10, 1, 5, 8, 9, 6, 3

b. 3, 4, 7, 9, 2, 5, 8, 10, 6, 1

c. 4, 7, 10, 1, 9, 6, 3, 2, 5, 8,

d. 3, 9, 4, 2, 10, 6, 8, 7, 5, 1

Answer- 3, 9, 4, 2, 10, 6, 8, 7, 5, 1

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Yarn 2. Plant 3. Saree 4. Cotton 5. Cloth

a. 2, 4, 1, 5, 3

b. 2, 4, 3, 5, 1

c. 2, 4, 5, 1, 3

d. 2, 4, 5, 3, 1

Answer- 2, 4, 1, 5, 3

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Book 2. Pulp 3. Timber 4. Jungle 5. Paper

a. 2, 5, 1, 4, 3

b. 3, 2, 5, 1, 4

c. 4, 3, 2, 5, 1

d. 5, 4, 3, 1, 2

Answer- 4, 3, 2, 5, 1

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Sentence 2. Chapter 3. Letter 4. Book 5. Word 6. Paragraph

a. 4, 2, 1, 6, 5, 3

b. 4, 2, 6, 1, 5, 3

c. 4, 6, 1, 2, 3, 5

d. 4, 6, 2, 5, 1, 3

Answer- 4, 2, 6, 1, 5, 3

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Leaf 2. Fruit 3. Stem 4. Root 5. Flower

a. 3, 4, 5, 1, 2

b. 4, 1, 3, 5, 2

c. 4, 3, 1, 2, 5

d. 4, 3, 1, 5, 2

Answer- 4, 3, 1, 5, 2

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Post-box 2. Letter 3. Envelope 4. Delivery 5. Clearance

a. 2, 3, 1, 4, 5

b. 3, 2, 1, 4, 5

c. 3, 2, 1, 5, 4

d. 3, 2, 4, 5, 1

Answer- 3, 2, 1, 5, 4

Que- Arrange the words given below in a meaningful sequence. 1. Puberty 2. Adulthood 3. Childhood 4. Infancy 5. Senescence 6. Adolescence

a. 2, 4, 6, 3, 1, 5

b. 4, 3, 1, 6, 2, 5

c. 4, 3, 6, 2, 1, 5

d. 5, 6, 2, 3, 4, 1

Answer- 4, 3, 1, 6, 2, 5

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. parsley

b. basil

c. dill

d. mayonnaise

Explanation-   Parsley, basil, and dill are types of herbs. Mayonnaise is not an herb.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. inch

b. ounce

c. centimeter

d. yard

Explanation-   An ounce measures weight; the other choices measure length.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. tyre

b. steering wheel

c. engine

d. car

Explanation-   Tire, steering wheel, and engine are all parts of a car.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. tulip

b. rose

c. bud

d. daisy

Explanation-   Tulip, rose, and daisy are all types of flowers. A bud is not.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. rye

b. sourdough

c. pumpernickel

d. loaf

Explanation-   Loaf, sourdough, and pumpernickel are types of bread. A rye is not a bread type. Loaf - Bread that is shaped and baked in one piece and usually sliced before being eaten. Pumpernickel - Dark, dense German bread made from coarsely ground whole-grain rye. Sourdough - Leaven for making bread, consisting of fermenting dough, typically that left over from a previous batch. Rye - A wheatlike cereal plant that tolerates poor soils and low temperatures.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. guitar

b. flute

c. violin

d. cello

Explanation-   The guitar, violin, and cello are stringed instruments; the flute is a wind instrument.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. dodge

b. flee

c. duck

d. avoid

Explanation-   Dodge, duck, and avoid are all synonyms meaning evade. Flee means to run away from.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. branch

b. dirt

c. leaf

d. root

Explanation-   A branch, leaf, and root are all parts of a tree. The dirt underneath is not a part of the tree.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. street

b. freeway

c. interstate

d. expressway

Explanation-   Freeway, interstate, and expressway are all high- speed highways; a street is for low-speed traffic.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

b. body

c. letter

d. closing

Explanation-   Heading, body, and closing are all parts of a letter;  the letter is the whole, not a part.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. tape

b. twine

c. cord

d. yarn

Explanation-   The yarn, twine, and cord are all used for tying. The tape is not used in the same way.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. leopard

b. cougar

c. elephant

d. lion

Explanation-   A leopard, cougar, and lion all belong to the cat family; an elephant does not.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. couch

b. rug

c. table

d. chair

Explanation-   The couch, table, and chair are pieces of furniture; the rug is not.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. cornea

b. retina

c. pupil

d. vision

Explanation-   The cornea, retina, and pupil are all parts of the eye.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. noun

b. preposition

c. punctuation

Explanation-   The noun, preposition, and adverb are classes of words that make up a sentence. Punctuation belongs in a sentence, but punctuation is not a class of word.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. book

b. index

c. glossary

d. chapter

Explanation-   An index, glossary, and chapter are all parts of a book. Choice a does not belong because the book is the whole, not a part.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. unimportant

b. trivial

c. insignificant

d. familiar

Explanation-   The first three choices are all synonyms.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. tsangpo

b. hazaribagh

c. kanha

d. bandipur

Explanation-   All except tsangpo are national parks

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. feldspar

b. bauxite

c. azurite

d. cryolite

Explanation-   All except azurite are ores of aluminium.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. wing

b. fin

c. beak

d. rudder

Explanation-   The wing, fin, and rudder are all parts of an airplane.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. core

b. seeds

c. pulp

d. slice

Explanation-   The core, seeds, and pulp are all parts of an apple. A slice would be a piece taken out of an apple.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. peninsula

b. island

c. bay

d. cape

Explanation-   A peninsula, island, and cape are all landforms; a bay is a body of water.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. fair

b. just

c. equitable

d. favorable

Explanation-   Fair, just, and equitable are all synonyms meaning impartial. Favorable means expressing approval.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. unique

b. beautiful

c. rare

d. exceptional

Explanation-   Unique, rare, and exceptional are all synonyms. Beautiful has a different meaning.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. acute

b. right

c. obtuse

d. parallel

Explanation-   Acute, right, and obtuse are geometric terms describing particular angles. Parallel refers to two lines that never intersect.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. triangle

b. circle

c. oval

d. sphere

Explanation-   A circle, oval, and sphere are all circular shapes with no angles. A triangle is a different kind of shape with angles and three straight sides.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. scythe

b. knife

c. pliers

d. saw

Explanation-   The scythe, knife, and saw are all cutting tools. Pliers are tools, but they are not used for cutting.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. biology

b. chemistry

c. theology

d. zoology

Explanation-   Biology, chemistry, and zoology are all branches of science. Theology is the study of religion.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. evaluate

b. assess

c. appraise

d. instruct

Explanation-   Evaluate, assess, and appraise are all synonyms; instruct does not mean the same thing.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. defendant

b. prosecutor

c. trial

d. judge

Explanation-   Defendant, prosecutor, and judge are all persons involved in a trial. A trial is not a person.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. aorta

b. heart

c. liver

d. stomach

Explanation-   The heart, liver, and stomach are all organs of the body. The aorta is an artery, not an organ.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. mayor

b. lawyer

c. governor

d. senator

Explanation-   The mayor, governor, and senator are all persons elected to government offices; the lawyer is not an elected official.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. excite

b. flourish

c. prosper

d. thrive

Explanation-   Flourish, prosper, and thrive are all synonyms; excite does not mean the same thing.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. seat

b. rung

c. cushion

d. leg

Explanation-   Seat, rung, and leg are all parts of a chair. Not all chairs have cushions.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. area

b. variable

c. circumference

Explanation-   Area, circumference, and quadrilateral are all terms used in the study of geometry. Variable is a term generally used in the study of algebra.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. eel

b. lobster

c. crab

d. shrimp

Explanation-   The lobster, crab, and shrimp are all types of crustaceans; an eel is a fish.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. two

b. three

c. six

d. eight

Explanation-   Two, six, and eight are all even numbers; three is an odd number.

Que- Which word does NOT belong with the others?

a. pharynx

b. bronchiole

c. auricle

d. alveoli

Explanation-   All except auricle are parts of lungs, while auricle is a part of the heart.

Que- Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it ? a_bbc_aab_cca_bbcc

a. bacb

b. acba

c. caba

d. abba

Explanation-   The pattern is, aabbccaabbccaabbc. The pattern aabbcc is repeated.

Que- Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it ? _ bc _ ca _ aba _ c _ ca

a. abcbb

b. bbbcc

c. baaba

d. abbcc

Explanation-   The series is,  abc b ca c aba b c b ca. The letters are changing their place in a cycling order.

Que- Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it ? _ ab _ b _ aba _ _ abab.

a. abbaa

b. bbaab

c. abaab

d. aaaba

Explanation-   aabab / aabab / aabab. The pattern is repeated aabab.

Que- Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it ? bca _ b _ aabc _ a _ caa

a. acab

b. bcbb

c. cbab

d. ccab

Explanation-   The series is,  bcaa / bcaa / bcaa / bca. bcaa pattern is reapeated.

Que- Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it ? b _ac _ cc _ cb _ ab _ ac

a. cbaba

b. bbaac

c. abbbc

d. aabba

Explanation-   The series is,  baac / accb / cbba / baac

Que- Which one set of letters when sequentially placed at the gaps in the given letter series shall complete it ? aab _ aa _ bbb _ aaa _ bbba

a. abba

b. baab

c. aaab

d. abab

Explanation-   The series is,  aabb / aaabbb / aaaabbbb / a. Thus letters are repeated twice, then thrice then four times and so on.

Que- _ bcc _ ac _ aabb _ ab _ c.

a. aabca

b. abaca

c. bacab

d. bacaa