# Reasoning: Blood Relations Set 1

Directions (1 – 3):
B is the mother of C who is the sister of G and H only. I is the son of H. D is the father of E. Among the children of A and B, only 1 is unmarried. G is the uncle of E who is the sister of F. C has only 2 children.

1. How is G related to B?
A) son
B) daughter
C) son-in-law
D) daughter-in-law
E) Cannot be determined
Option A
Explanation:

G is the uncle so is male. so is son of B
2. Who is the unmarried child of A and B?
A) C
B) G
C) H
D) E
E) Cannot be determined
Option B
Explanation:

I is son of H and C has 2 children, so G is left. Also A and B have only 3 children because C is sister on only H and G.
3. Who is the mother of F?
A) C
B) H
C) B
D) Cannot be determined
E) None of these
Option D
Explanation:
E is sister of F, D being their father. But no relation is given between C and D or H and D. C can be F’s mother or H can also be F’s mother because not specified that H has how many children.

Directions (4 – 5): Consider the following relationships and answer based on the relationships given below:
‘P % Q’ means ‘P is daughter of Q’
‘P # Q’ means ‘P is wife of Q’
‘P \$ Q’ means ‘P is father of Q’
‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is brother of Q’

1. N @ B \$ M % D indicates what relationship between N and D?
A) D is sister of N
B) D is nephew of N
C) D is sister in law of N
D) N is wife of D
E) None of these
Option C
Explanation:

N is brother of B, B is father of M and M is daughter of D, so L is daughter of B and D, B is father so D is female, and so sister in law of N.
2. The expression “M # Q @ D % S” indicates which of the following relationship?
A) Q is father of S
B) D is brother-in-law of M
C) M is sister of S
D) S is mother-in-law of M
E) None of above
Option E
Explanation:

M is wife of Q, Q is brother of D, so M is sister-in-law of D
D is daughter of S, so M must be daughter-in-law of S – but gender of S not known, and D sister-in-law of M
3. Looking at a lady in a photograph, Tanya said, “She is my mother’s mother’s daughter”.
How is the lady related to Tanya?
A) Aunt
B) Sister
C) Sister in law
D) Daughter
E) Cannot be determined
Option E
Explanation:

Since it is not specified that mother’s mother have how many daughters, so lady can be mother or aunt of Tanya.
4. If ‘P \$ Q’ means ‘P is mother of Q’, ‘P # Q’ means ‘P is father of Q’, and ‘P @ Q’ means ‘P is husband of Q’, then in the expression “B @ K \$ W # M” what is the relationship of B with M?
A) Paternal Grandmother
B) Maternal Grandmother
C) Paternal Grandfather
D) Maternal Grandfather
E) None of these
Option C
Explanation:

B is husband of K, K is mother of W, so W is child of B and K
W is father of M, so M is grandchild of B and K, B being male here

Directions (8 – 10):
P is the brother of Q. C is the daughter of P and also sister of J. A is mother of J. S is father of A. D who is son of T is brother of A. B has only one son and is married to E, mother of P.

1. How is D related to J?
A) son
B) father
C) brother-in-law
D) uncle
E) Cannot be determined
Option D
Explanation:

D is brother of A and A is mother of J. So D is uncle of J.
2. If G is married to Q, how is B related to G?
A) father
B) father-in-law
C) son-in-law
D) uncle
E) Cannot be determined
Option B
Explanation:

E is mother of P, so B is his father, Q is child of B, so B is father-in-law of someone (here G) who is married to Q.
3. If A relates to S in the same way as J relates to P, then how is J related to Q?
A) daughter
B) nephew
C) niece
D) Cannot be determined
E) None of these