Basic LR Sets Blood Relations

Read the following passage and answer (three) items that follow:

A, B, C, D and E are members of the same family. There are two fathers, two sons, two wives, three males and two females. The teacher was the, wife of a lawyer who was the son of a doctor. E is not male, neither also a wife of a professional. C is the youngest person in the family and D is the eldest. B is a male.

1. How is D related to E?

  1. Son
  2. Father
  3. Wife
  4. Husband

2. Who are the females in the group?

  1. C and E
  2. E and A 
  3. D and E
  4. C and D 

3. Whose wife is the teacher?

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D


It is given that the teacher was the wife (female) of a lawyer (male). The lawyer is the son of a doctor. But E is not the wife of lawyer or professional.

There are 3 males - 2 fathers and 2 sons, so 1 male is both father and son.

Grandfather - D and Grandmother - E (Doctor)

Father - B (Lawyer) and Mother - A (Teacher)

Son - C

  1. D
  2. B
  3. B