3rd Class Mental Ability Blood Relations Blood Relation

Blood Relation

Category : 3rd Class

Blood Relation

 

Learning Objectives

  • To get aware of blood relations,
  • To get an idea about family tree.
  • Improving the logical ability.
  • To be perfect; in solving problem.

 

Blood Relation

Blood relations are biological relations. Remember, a wife and a husband are not biologically related but they are biological parents of their own children. Similarly, brother, sister, paternal grandfather, paternal grandmother, maternal grandfather, maternal grandmother, grandson, grandmother, niece, cousin etc. are our blood relatives.

 

Types of Blood Relations

There are mainly two types of blood relations:

(i) Blood relations from paternal side.                                     

(ii) Blood relations from maternal side.                 


Now, we will discuss both kinds of relations one by one.

 

(i)   Blood Relation From Paternal Side

These types of blood relations can be further subdivided into three types:

 

(a) Past generations of father

Examples: Great grandfather, great grandmother, grandfather, grandmother etc.

 

(b) Parallel generations of father

Examples: Paternal Uncles, Paternal aunts etc.

 

(c) Future generations of father

Examples: Sons, daughters, grandsons, granddaughters etc.

 

(ii) Blood Relations From Maternal Side

These types of blood relations can also be subdivided into three types:-

 

(a) Past generations of mother

Examples: Maternal great grandfather, maternal great grandmother, maternal grandfather, maternal grandmother etc.

 

(b) Parallel generations of mother

Examples: Maternal uncles, maternal aunts etc.

 

(c) Future generations of mother

Examples: Sons, daughters, grandsons, granddaughters etc.

 

Some Important Blood Relations

 

  1. Son of father or mother         Brother
  2. Daughter of father or mother         Sister
  3. Brother of father               Uncle
  4. Brother of mother               Maternal uncle
  5. Sister of father                           Aunt
  6. Sister of Mother                Maternal Aunt
  7. Father of father                Grandfather
  8. Father of father of father             Great grandfather
  9. Father of grandfather              Great grandfather
  10. Mother of father                  Grandmother
  11. Mother of mother of father            Great grandmother
  12. Mother of grandmother              Great grandmother
  13. Father of mother                 Maternal grandfather
  14. Father of father of mother             Great maternal grandfather
  15. Father of maternal grandmother         Great maternal grandfather
  16. Mother of mother                  Maternal grandmother
  17. Mother of mother of mother           Great maternal grandmother
  18. Mother of maternal grandmother         Great maternal grandmother
  19. Wife of father                                 Mother
  20. Husband of mother                     Father
  21. Wife of grandfather                     Grandmother
  22. Husband of grandmother         Grandfather
  23. Wife of son                                 Daughter-in-law
  24. Husband of daughter                     Son-in-law
  25. Brother of husband                     Brother-in-law
  26. Brother of wife                                 Brother-in-law
  27. Sister of Husband                     Sister-in-law
  28. Sister of wife                                 Sister-in-law
  29. Son of brother                                 Nephew
  30. Daughter of brother                     Niece
  31. Wife of brother                                 Sister-in-law
  32. Husband of sister                     Brother-in-law
  33. Son of sister                                 Nephew
  34. Daughter of sister                     Niece
  35. Wife of uncle                                 Aunt
  36. Wife of maternal uncle                     Maternal Aunt
  37. Son/daughter of uncle, aunt Cousin
  38. Son/daughter of maternal uncle         Cousin

/ maternal aunt

  1. Son/daughter of sister of father         Cousin
  2. Son/daughter of sister of mother         Cousin
  3. Only son of grandfather                     Father
  4. Only daughter of maternal         Mother

Grand father

  1. Daughter of grandfather                     Aunt
  2. Son of grandfather other                     Uncle

than father

  1. Son of maternal grandfather         Maternal uncle
  2. Only daughter-in-law of

Grandfather/grandmother         Mother

  1. Daughter-in-law of

Grandfather, grandmother                    Aunt

  1. Daughter-in-law of maternal

Grandfather, maternal                         Aunt

Grandmother

  1. Neither brother nor sister         Self

 

General Problem of Blood Relations

 

Example-1

 

  1. If L is the sister of M and N is brother of M's son, how is L related to N?

(a) Mother                      (b) Aunt

(c) Sister                        (d) Father

(e) None of these

Answer (b) is correct.

Explanation: Option (b) is correct because L is sister of M and N is the son of

  1. Therefore L is Aunt of N.

Rest of the options is incorrect because the correctness of option (b).

 

  1. Reena's father is only son of Ram's father. How is Reena's husband related to Ram?

(a) Brother-in-law            (b) Son-in-law

(c) Brother                     (d) Sister

(e) None of these

Answer (b) is correct.

                       

Explanation: Option (b) is correct because, the only son of Ram's father is Ram himself. So, Reena's father is Ram.

Thus, Reeena's husband is son-in-law of Ram.

Rest of the options is incorrect because the correctness of option (b).

 

  1. Reena's father is only son of Ram's father. How is Ram related to Reena's sister?

(a) Aunt                         (b) Brother

(c) Sister                        (d) Father

(e) None of these

Answer (d) is correct.

Explanation: Option (d) is correct because, the only son of Ram's father is Ram himself. So, Reena's father is Ram. Therefore, Reena's sister is the daughter of Ram.

Rest of the options is incorrect because the correctness of option (d).

 

  1. Reena is sister of Neeraj. Neeraj is brother of Pooja. Pooja is daughter of Prem and Rani is wife of Prem. How is Rani related to Neeraj?

(a) Sister                                    (b) Mother

(c) Brother                     (d) Aunt

(e) None of these

Answer (b) is correct.

Explanation: Prem is husband of Rani and Neeraj is brother of Pooja. Pooja is daughter of Prem.       

Therefore, Rani is the mother of Neeraj.

Rest of the options is incorrect because the correctness of option (b).

 

  1. Prem is brother of Raj. Rinki is sister of Raj and Raj is father of John and Jockey. Sheela is wife of Raj. How is Rinki related to John?

(a) Mother                      (b) Sister

(c) Wife                                     (d) Aunt

(e) None of these

Answer (d) is correct.

Explanation: In the given question, Prem and Raj are brothers of Rinki. Sheela is wife of Raj. Raj is father of John and Jockey. Therefore, Rinki is Aunt of John and Jockey.

Rest of the options is incorrect because the correctness of option (d).

 

Commonly Asked Question

 

 

  1. What do we call our mother's father?

(a) Grandfather (Paternal)

(b) Grandfather (Maternal)

(c) Uncle                                   

(d) Father

(e) None of these

Answer (b) is correct.

Explanation: Our mother's father is called Grandfather but the relation is of maternal side, so the answer is Maternal Grandfather.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (b).

 

  1. What do we call our father's mother?

(a) Grandmother (Paternal)  

(b) Grandmother (Maternal)

(c) Mother                                             

(d) Aunt

(e) None of these

Answer (a) is correct.

Explanation: Our father's mother is called Grandmother but the relation is of paternal side, so the answer is Paternal Grandmother.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (a).

 

  1. X is brother of Y, Y is the son of Amitab. M is the daughter of Amitab. How is M related to X?

(a) Brother                     (b) Mother

(c) Grandmother             (d) Sister

(e) None of these

Answer (d) is correct.

Explanation: In this case, X and Y are brothers, Amitabh is father of X, Y and M. M is the sister of X and Y.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (d).

 

 

  1. X is brother of Y, Y is the daughter of Rita. M is the husband of Rita. How is M related to X?

(a) Brother                     (b) Father

(c) Uncle                        (d) Grandfather

(e) None of these

Answer (b) is correct.

Explanation: In this case, X and Y are brother and sister. Rita is mother of

X and Y. M is husband of Rita, then M is father of X and Y.

Rest of the options is incorrect because of the correctness of option (b).

 

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