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Questions tagged [family]

A puzzle centred around kinship, family ties, ancestry, relatives, blood ties and other family bonds.

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What relation is she to Bill?

Bill asked his brother’s wife’s mother-in-law’s only husband’s only daughter to join him and his wife for dinner. What relation is she to Bill?
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Opposite of “Rarer for younger, yet also the opposite”

Inspired by this puzzle I am a common word that refers to a person. I often refer to very young people – in fact, the younger a person is, the more likely they are to be called me. However, if ...
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Rarer for younger, yet also the opposite

I am a common word that refers to a person. I rarely refer to very young people – in fact, the older a person is, the more likely they are to be called me. However, if you pick two random ...
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How many people in the family

Imagine a family with: Mother Mother Daughter Daughter Grandmother Granddaughter How many people are in the family?
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Who are you and who I am?

You are my uncle, you are my half- brother's son. I'm your uncle, I'm your half-brother's son. Who are you and who I am? Note: Relationships must be legal and agree with church marriage contract.
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My birthday is uncommon

I was born 1 day after my sibling. Yesterday was my sibling's birthday but today is not my birthday. When is my birthday?
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A Stulano family

Shortly after embarking on your trans-oceanic voyage, you meet an extended family who speak Stulano.* Although you don't share a language, they quickly "adopt" you as one of their own. You pass a ...
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Come join me for some midday fun!

The second of many fun riddles to come, lets take your social media skills for a run. You'll need them in full swing, to find what i am, if you guessed I'm a man, for you the riddle has just began :) ...
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What is the relationship between Kiran and Ramesh?

The following statements describe eight members of the Pratap and Kiran families, listed by their given name and/or by their relationship to another family member. Pratap's wife's sister's ...
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Daughter And Wife [closed]

Two friends are sitting on a beach and they saw two women coming towards them. First friend says "Here comes my wife and daughter" and second friend also said the same thing i.e. "Here comes my wife ...
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Blood Relations

L, M, N, O, T, U, V and W are eight members of a family. They belong to three different generations. There are three married couples. They are all sitting around a circular table facing the center, ...
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Can you figure out how we're related?

Here is the puzzle: If Teresa's daughter is my daughter's mother, What am I to Teresa? Find puzzle here
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Can you Identify our relation? [closed]

I have only one brother. My brother's wife name is Clara. Clara has only one sister. Her name is Sara. Sara's sister is also sister to me. How?
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What is the relationship between the man and the woman?

A man walks up to a house and knocks on the door. He hears a woman asking: "Who is it?" The man answers: "My mother-in-law and your mother-in-law are mother and daughter" What is the ...
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Two women riddle

Two women were walking together down the street, each carrying a baby in her arms, they seen approaching two men also walking together in the opposite direction to them, one of the women said to the ...
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Mother in law is the daughter of mother in law

A Male and a Female were sitting on a bench in a garden. The Gardener asked the Male, "What is your relation with this Female?" the Male replied, "Her mother-in-law is the daughter of my mother-in-law....
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Me and my three siblings

First attempt at making a riddle, it should be easy for you guys. One of my siblings idolizes me, constantly trying its best to look like me, which I gladly appreciate. He even settles down the ...
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Attendance at a dinner party

In the late 1400's, a Count, who is hosting a dinner party, receives a message from his steward. The note lists that the following relatives of the Count will be attending the party: The father'...
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A tiny question: The little big family

In a family, there are the following human members: Grandfather, grandmother, father, mother, son, daughter. All family members are inside a single room now. Question: What is the minimum amount of ...
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Where are the missing guests?

I'm Caucasian and my fiancé is Chinese - I met her on a trip to Tahiti though as chance would have it, it turned out that we actually grew up in adjacent towns in Ohio. We decided to have a very ...
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Slumdog millionaire (7)

My Indian friend Jamal recently participated in the well-known TV quiz show Who wants to be a millionaire?. You might have heard or read about Jamal's spectacular success; the media reported on it ...
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The Three Coffins

Two mothers and two daughters were in a multi car accident. They were all pronounced dead at the scene. All the bodies have been moved to the local mortuary. There are only three coffins. No one is ...
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Two sisters born on the same day [closed]

Two sisters were born on the same day in the same year, yet they aren't twins. None of their other sisters share the birthday. What's going on? Explain.
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Is my sibling a sister [duplicate]

A male friend of yours wants to test if you are ok at Math and logical thinking, he says I am one of two children of my parents, and asks you to find out the probability that his sibling is a sister, ...
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Discover the relation of two babies of a awkward marriage

There are two friends, they are not related. Each has a daughter. Their wives are dead. Each man marries his friend's daughter, and after a while, both couples will have a child (a daughter). What ...