Study Notes: Blood Relation For Bank PO

Check Tips and Tricks to solve questions of blood relation in reasoning for bank exams. Concept and theory of blood relation with solved examples.

Here we are with clear and detail concept of Blood Relation:
• Blood Relation is a must-do part of the exam. As it may come for 5 marks and you know every mark is important.
• In Blood Relation question certain information is given about the members of the family. Based on that information you need to find out the relationship between a particular member of the family.
• Now, take a look at below given “Generation Table” which will help you to understand the different relationship.

Blood relation For Bank PO

we are presenting the relation in two different forms:

1. Relations of paternal side:
i. Father’s Father – Grandfather
ii. Father’s Mother – Grandmother
iii. Father’s Brother – Uncle
iv. Father’s Sister – Aunt
v. Children of Uncle – cousin vi. Wife of Uncle – Aunt vii. Children of Aunt – Cousin viii. Husband of Aunt – Uncle
2. Relations of maternal side:
i. Mother’s Father – Maternal Grandfather
ii. Mother’s Mother –Maternal Grandmother
iii. Mother’s Brother – Maternal Uncle
iv. Mother’s Sister – Aunt
v. Children of Maternal Uncle – Cousin
vi. Wife of Maternal uncle – Maternal Aunt
• The solve questions of Blood Relations easily, you can take help of “Generation Tree”.

 Types of questions asked from Blood Relations: 

1. Based on Dialogue or Conversation
2. Based on Puzzles
3. Based on Symbolically coded
Based on Conversation or Dialogue-
In this type of questions, the one person talking to or doing chit-chat with other person giving information by pointing to some picture or person.
Example: Pointing to a lady on the stage, Monika said, “She is the sister of the son of the wife of my husband.” How is the lady related to Monika?
Solution: Find who you can easily relate to and be that person-then go about creating one relation after another.
In this question, be Monika-then start from the end of the sentence.
“My husband” = Monika’s husband
‘Wife of my husband’ = is me = Monika
‘Son of the wife of my husband’ = My Son
‘Sister of the Son of the wife of my Husband’ = My Son’s Sister = My daughter
‘She’ is the sister of the son of the wife of my husband’ = the lady on the stage = the lady being pointed out = my daughter.
So, the lady on the stage is Monika’s daughter.
Based on Puzzles: 
In this type of question, you have to conclude the relations between two given person based on more than one information given in the question.
Example: In a family of eight people, there is three generations and two couples. R is the brother of Z, who is the grandchild of X. X is married to P. L is the father of Z. P is the father in law of U.  L is the brother of Y and K. K is the aunt of Z. How is P related to K?
(a) Grandfather
(b) father in law
(c) Father
(d) Mother
(e) None of these
So, P is the father of K.
Based on Symbols: 
In this type of question, information is coded in the form of symbols life D, #, $, % ……. etc.
Example: Read the following information carefully.
(i) P % Q means P is the father of Q.
(ii) P @ Q means P is the brother of Q.
(iii) P $ Q means P is the daughter of Q.
(iv) P * Q means P is the son of Q.
(v) P © Q means P is the mother of Q
(vi) P & Q means P is the wife of Q
Who among the following is daughter in law of Z in the relation- ‘T & Y % S & X * Z’ is true?
(a) X
(b) Y
(c) T
(d) S
(e) Can’t be determine

here, from the above generation tree. we can easily find out S is daughter in law of Z.

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