# Reasoning: Blood Relations Questions Set 14

Directions (1-4): Study the information given carefully and answer the question given below.

Eight persons – A, B, C, D, E, F, G and H consists of a family of three generations such that there are three females and two married couples in the family. For every person of the family either both or none of the parents are alive. C’s sister in law is mother of G. H is an unmarried female. G’s mother doesn’t have any siblings. A is father in law of F who is mother of two children. B is grandmother of G who is nephew of D.

1. How is C related to B?
Daughter
Son – in – law
Son
Husband
Wife
Option C
Solution: 1. B is grandmother of G who is nephew of D. C’s sister in law is mother of G. G’s mother doesn’t have any siblings. 2. A is father in law of F who is mother of two children. H is an unmarried female.
Hence, F is mother of G and H. 3. There are three females and two married couples in the family.
Hence, C and D are males. Hence, C is son of B.

2. How is F related to D?
Sister – in – law
Mother – in – law
Wife
Daughter – in – law
Brother – in – law
Option A
Hence, F is sister – in – law of D.

3. How many children does A have?
None
One
Two
Three
Four
Option D
Hence, A have three children.

4. How is E related to H?
Mother
Brother
Aunt
Uncle
Father
Option E
Hence, E is father of H.

5. Directions (5-6): Study the information given carefully and answer the question given below.

Some persons related to each other were going in a train and when asked about their relationships, following were their replies: I says ‘J is my grandmother and K is my paternal uncle’. L says ‘M is my wife and N is my father in law’. M says ‘O is my father in law and I is my daughter’. P says ‘I is my granddaughter and M is my daughter in law’.

6. How many male members are there in the family?
One
Two
Three
Four
Five
Option D
Solution:
1. L says ‘M is my wife and N is my father in law’. M says ‘O is my father in law and I is my daughter’. 2. I says ‘J is my grandmother and K is my paternal uncle’. P says ‘I is my granddaughter and M is my daughter in law’. Hence, there are four male members in the family.

7. How is L related to J?
Son
Brother
Son – in – law
Father
Uncle
Option C
Hence, L is son – in – law of J.

8. Direction (7-10): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions:

If ‘P → Q’ means ‘P is the husband of Q’
If ‘P + Q’ means ‘P is the father of Q’
If ‘P £ Q’ means ‘P is the mother of Q’
If ‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is the brother of Q’
If ‘P ÷ Q’ means ‘P is the sister of Q’
If ‘P − Q’ means ‘P is the son of Q’
If ‘P ↔ Q’ means ‘P is the daughter of Q’
If ‘P & Q’ means ‘P is the wife of Q’

9. If ‘A – B £ C + D’ is given, then how is A related to D?
Father
Uncle
Brother
Son
Daughter
Option B
Solution:
Let us first decode the given symbols and then draw a family tree. ‘A – B £ C + D’ means A is son of B, B is mother of C, C is father of D.

Hence, A is uncle of D.

10. What does ‘E @ F & G + H’ means?
H is the niece of E.
H is the nephew of E.
E is the paternal uncle of H.
H is the father of E.
Either (A) or (B)
Option E
‘E @ F & G + H’ means E is brother of F, F is wife of G, G is father of H.
Hence, H is either nephew or niece of E.

11. What does ‘I + J ↔ K ↔ L → M’ means?
I is the son of M.
I is the nephew of M.
M is the father-in-law of I.
I is the son-in-law of M.
M is the father of I.
Option D
‘I + J ↔ K ↔ L → M’ means I is the father of J, J is the daughter of K, K is the daughter of L, L is the husband of M.
Hence, I is the son-in-law of M.

12. If ‘P ÷ Q – R @ S’ and ‘T & S’ is given, then which of the following statement is true?
S is the aunt of P.
Q is the niece of S.
S is the father of P and Q.
P is the niece of S.
S is the father of P.
Option D
‘P ÷ Q – R @ S’ means P is sister of Q, Q is son of R, R is brother of S and ‘T & S’ means T is wife of S.
Hence, P is the niece of S.