MBA Logical Reasoning Questions & Answers – Blood Relation Set-I

Practice the Blood Relation MCQs at and prepare for the Logical Reasoning section of various exams such as CAT, CMAT, MAT, XAT, IIFT, SNAP etc.

Created On: Jul 5, 2016 18:08 IST
Modified On: Jul 5, 2016 18:28 IST

In the MBA entrance exam such as CAT, MAT, CMAT etc. students often encounter problems based on ‘Blood Relations’. These questions are very practical and involve your active logical participation. Hence, we bring for you a comprehensive sheet wherein you can practice the problems related to Blood Relations.

Practice Quiz on Blood Relations Set-I

Directions for questions (1 to 5): Answer the questions based on the following information given below:

There are two grandfathers and two grandmothers in a family of 21. There are six couples each having at least one child. The grandparents have 9 grandchildren altogether, among them three are Anne, Jerry and Ravi. Their father and mother are a physician and physiotherapist respectively. The Physician has a sister who is an Economist. The Physiotherapist has two brothers, one Engineer and a banker. Among the 9 grandchildren there are 5 granddaughters and 4 grandsons. The mother of two granddaughters among the five is the Economist whose husband is not in the party. The father of two grandsons among the four is an Engineer, whose wife is a homemaker.

1. How many children does the banker have?

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

2. How many grandchildren do the parents of the Economist have?

a) 3

b) 4

c) 5

d) 6

3. The banker has

a) Two sons

b) Two daughters

c) One daughter and a son

d) No children

4. How many children do the parents of physician have?

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) 4

5. How many fathers are there in the family?

a) 3

b) 4

c) 5

d) 6

6. A is the son of P, P is the daughter of K, K is the husband of O and O is the mother of only son L. What is L to A?

a) Uncle

b) Father

c) Son

d) Grandfather

7. A – B means B is son of A and A × B means A is brother of B, A ÷ B means B is sister of A, and A + B means A is mother of B. Which of the following is definitely TRUE about N × K – M ÷ L?

a) K is father of L and M

b) L is daughter of K and is the niece of her uncle N

c) K is the father of M and L – his son and daughter respectively

d) M is the uncle of K’s brother N.

8. In a family of seven people lawyer is married to a teacher and has three sons, one engineer, one doctor and one actor. The actor’s wife is a dancer and aunt of Emily. Emily, the daughter of engineer learns martial arts with her brother Joseph. How is doctor related to Joseph?

a) Son

b) brother

c) nephew

d) uncle

Directions for questions (9 -10): Answer the questions based on the following information given below:

I. A $ B means A is mother of B.

II. A # B means A is father of B.

III. A @ B means A is husband of B.

IV. A % B means A is daughter of B.

9. P @ Q $ M # T indicates what relationship P with T?

a) Paternal grandmother

b) Maternal grandmother

c) Paternal grandfather

d) Maternal grandfather

10. If G $ M @ K, how is K related to G?

a) Mother-in-law

b) Daughter-in-law

c) Daughter

d) Aunt


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Explanation (1 -5):

Explanation (6): L is the brother of P

Explanation (7): - N is the brother of K. M is the son of K. L is the sister of M.

Explanation (8):

Joseph is the son of the engineer who is the brother of Doctor. So, the doctor is Uncle of Joseph.

Explanation (9):

P @ Q $ M # T means P is the husband of Q and Q is the mother of M and M is the father of T. so, clearly P is T’s paternal grandfather.

Explanation (10):

G $ M @ K means G is the mother of M and M is the husband of K. Clearly K is G’s daughter-in la

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