# Relationship Puzzles Solved- Logical Reasoning

This post contains questions of relationship puzzle asked in logical reasoning syllabus. Blood Relation questions are very important as they are invariably asked in exams like GMAT, GRE, Maths Olympiad, SSC, SSC-CGL, Baking exams, NDA exams etc.

All the questions are fully solved along with the flow chart illustration so that you get full understanding about the problem solving process

## Relationship Puzzles

### (Q.1) Pointing to a photograph Pradeep said “ she is the mother of my son’s wife’s daughter. How is Pradeep related to lady ?

•  Pradeep’s son has a wife
•   The wife has her daughter
•  Now we can see that the daughter’s mother is Pradeep’s daughter-in-law

### (Q.2) Introducing a man to her husband a woman said “his brother’s father is the only son of my grand father” how is the woman related to this man ?  Taking man as a starting point.

• Man has his brother, placing brother parallel with him
•  Man’s brother has a father, placing his father above him
• Now the father is a women’s grand father’s only son
•   Now we can see that the woman is sister of man

### (Q.3) Pointing to Pradeep, Namrata said “ he is the son of my father’s only son “ how is only Pradeep’s mother related to Namrata ?

Taking Namrata as a starting point.

•   Namrata has her father, placing Namrata’s father above her
• Namrata’s father has a only son, placing son parallel to Namrata
•  Now we can see Namrata is sister of son
•    Namrata’s father’s son has his son, placing below him
• Now this son has his mother, who is Namrata’s father’s Son’s wife
• Now it is clear that Namrata is sister-in-law of son’s wife

### (Q.4) if A is the mother of B , C is the son of A , D is the brother of E , E is the daughter of B. who is the grandmother of D ? Taking B as a starting point.

•  A is the mother of B, A is female, placing A above B
• C is the son of A, C is male, placing C below A
• Now C is brother of B
• E is the daughter of B, E is female, placing E  Below B
•  D is the brother of E, D is male, placing D parallel to E
• Now we can see that A is the grandmother of D

### (Q.5) B is the mother of D & C is the brother of D. H is the daughter of E. D is the wife of E. What is the relation of E to C ?

• is the mother of D, B is female, placing B above D
•  C is the brother of D, C is male, placing C parallel to D
•     D is the wife of E, D is female, E is male, placing E parallel to D
• H is the daughter of E, H is female, placing H below E
• Now it is clear that C is the brother-in-law of E

### (Q.6) M is the son of P , Q is the granddaughter of O who is the husband of P. How is M related to O?

According to question, taking P as a starting point

• M is the son of P, M is male, placing M below P .
• O is the husband of P, O is male, P is female, placing O parallel to P .
• Now M is the son of O .
• Q is the granddaughter of O means daughter of M .

### (Q.7)  X and Y are brothers. R is the father of Y. S is the brother of T and maternal uncle of X . what is the T to R ?

According to question, taking R as starting point.

• R is the father of Y, R is male, placing y below R .
• X and Y are the brothers, X and Y are male, placing X parallel to Y.
• S is the maternal uncle of X means S is the brother of X’s mother.
• T is the sister of S means T is mother of X and Y means T is wife of R.

### (Q.8) A is B’s sister. C is B’s mother. D is C’s father. E is D’s mother. Then how is A related to D ?

According to question, taking B as a starting point.

• A is B’s sister, A is female, placing A parallel to B.
• C is B’s mother, C is female, placing C above B, C is also mother of A.
• D is C’s father, D is male, placing D above C.
• E is mother of D, placing E above D.
• A is the maternal granddaughter of D.

### (Q.9) A is the father of B and C. B is the son of A. but C is not the son of A. how C related to A ?

According to question, taking A as a starting point.

• A is the father of B and C, A is male, means B and C are siblings.
• B is the son of A, B is male, and brother of C.
• C is not the son of A but A is the father of C means C is the daughter of A

### (Q.10) A is the father of B, C is the daughter of B, D is the brother of B, E is the son of A. what is the relationship between C and E ?

According to question, taking B as a starting point.

• A is the father of B, A is male, placing A above B.
• C is daughter of B, C is female, placing C below B.
• D is the brother of B, D is male, placing D parallel to B.
• E is the son of A, means E B D are siblings, placing E below A.
• Now it is clear that, E is the uncle and C is niece.