Blood Relations Questions ShortCut Tips and Tricks

The following types of Questions are asked in exam a lot, try to understand each variation of Blood Relation Problem, mostly the questions will be like this just values and relationships changed.

Before solving these problems make sure that you have gone to our how to solve Blood Relations Quickly with Family Tree method.

Basic Blood Relations Type 1 Questions

Way to solve type 1 questions

Saroj is mother-in-law of Vani who is sister-in-law of Deepak. Rajeesh is father of Ramesh, the only brother of Deepak. How is Saroj related to Deepak?

  • Option 1 :Mother-in-law
  • Option 2 : Aunt
  • Option 3 : Wife
  • Option 4 : Mother
  • Option 5 : None of these

We use Family tree method for this.(Try to Make Family Tree on your own, after which cross check with complete solution with Family Tree on this page)

Step 1

Saroj is mother-in-law of Vani

Step 2

Vani who is sister-in-law of Deepak, Now two options are there, since sister in law can mean two things

  • Deepak is Vani’s Sister’s Husband
  • Deepak is Vani’s Husband’s brother

Step 3

Rajesh is father of Ramesh

Step 4

Ramesh is only brother of Deepak

Now, Deepak may be Vani’s Sister Husband or Deepak maybe Vani’s Husband’s brother.

How is Saroj related to Deepak

Make a dotted diagram for both options above and lets check the options, option will have only one of the possibility

Options are – Mother, Sister and Grand Mother

For Case 2 i.e. Deepak maybe Vani’s Husband’s brother, Saroj is mother of Deepak. Hence Solved.

These type of Problems are famously called Looking picture problems as most questions start like this, sometimes alter version can be created like pointing at X or meeting X.

Ways to solve Type 2 Problem

Select the right option from the given alternatives

Pointing to a girl, Arvind said “She is daughter of the only child of my father,” How is Arvind’s wife related to that girl?

Option 1 : Daughter Option 2 : Mother Option 3 : Aunt Option 4 : Sister Option 5 : None of these

This question has lesser relations, so rather than family tree it will be easier and quicker if you solve via “Put yourself in the Situation method

Consider yourself as Aravind and solve by My.

She is daughter of the only child of my father.

  • Only child of my father – My Father’s Only child will be “ME”
  • She is daughter of the only child(ME)
  • So she is my Daughter

How is my wife related to my Daughter

  • My wife is her mother

So, Mother is the answer.

Way to Solve type 3 Question

If A + B means A is the brother of B; A – B means A is the sister of B and A x B means A is the father of B. Which of the following means that C is the son of M?

A. M – N x C + F
B. F – C + N x M
C. N + M – F x C
D. M x N – C + F

M x N → M is the father of N

N – C → N is the sister of C

and C + F → C is the brother of F.

Hence, M is the father of C or C is the son of M.