Practice Reasoning Questions (Blood Relations) for Upcoming Bank PO/Clerk Exams 2016

Practice Reasoning Questions (Blood Relations) for Upcoming Bank PO/Clerk Exams 2016
Practice Reasoning Questions (Blood Relations) for Upcoming Bank PO/Clerk Exams 2016 Set-5:
Dear Readers, Here we have given from Reasoning Questions for Upcoming Bank PO/Clerk Exam 2016. Candidates those who are all preparing for these exams can use this material.

1). If ‘A × D’ means ‘A is sister of D’, ‘A + D’ means ‘D is the daughter of A’ and ‘A / D’ means ‘A is the mother of D’, then how will ‘N is the aunt of M’ be denoted?
a)   M + L × N
b)   M / L + N
c)   L × N / M
d)   N × L / M
e)   None of these

Directions (Q. Nos. 2-3) Read the following information carefully to answer the questions that follow.
I.             ‘A + B’ means ‘A is the son of B’.
II.           ‘A – B’ means ‘A is the wife of B’.
III.          ‘A × B’ means ’A is the brother of B’.
IV.         ‘A / B’ means ‘A is the mother of B’.
V.           ‘A = B’ means ‘A is the sister of B’.

2). What does ‘P × R / Q’ means ?
a)   P is the nephew of Q
b)   P is the uncle of Q
c)   P is the brother of Q
d)   P is the father of Q
e)   None of these

3). What does ‘P = R / Q’ means ?
a)   P is the aunt of Q
b)   Q is the daughter of P
c)   P is the sister of Q
d)   Q is the niece of P
e)   None of these

Directions (Q. Nos 4-5) Read the following information carefully and answer the questions that follow.
I.             P + Q means P is the father of Q.
II.           P – Q means P is the wife of Q.
III.          P × Q means P is the brother of Q.
IV.         P / Q means P is the daughter of Q.

4). If A / C + D + B, then which of the following statement is true ?
a)   A is the daughter of B
b)   B is the aunt of A
c)   A is the aunt of B
d)   A is the mother of B
e)   None of these

5). If A – C + B, then which of the following statements is true ?
a)   A is the daughter of B
b)   B is the aunt of A
c)   A is the mother of B
d)   A is the aunt of B
e)   None of these

Directions (Q. Nos 6-8) Read the following information carefully and answer the questions given below.
I . ‘P × Q’ means ‘P is the father of Q’.
II. ‘P – Q’ means ‘P is the sister of Q’
III. ‘P + Q’ means ‘P is the mother of Q’.
          IV. ‘P / Q’ means ‘P is the brother of Q’.

6). In the expression B + D × M / N, how is M related to B ?
a)   Granddaughter
b)   Son
c)   Grandson
d)   Granddaughter or grandson
e)   None of these

7). Which of the following represent ‘J is the son of F’ ?
a)   J / R – T × F
b)   J + R – T × F
c)   J / M – N × F
d)   Cannot be determined
e)   None of these

8). Which of the following represents ‘R is the niece of M’ ?
a)   M / K × T – R
b)   M – J + R – N
c)   R – M × T / W
d)   Cannot be determined
e)   None of these

Directions (Q. Nos 9-10) Read the following information carefully to answer the questions that follow.
I.             ‘P + Q’ means ‘P is the father of Q’.
II.           ‘P – Q’ means ‘P is the mother of Q’
III.          ‘P × Q’ means ‘P is the brother of Q’.
IV.         ‘P / Q’ means ‘P is the sister of Q’.

9). Which of the following means ‘H’ is paternal grandfather of T ?
a)   H + J + T
b)   T × K + H
c)   H + J × T
d)   H – J + T
e)   None of these

10). Which of the following means ‘M is maternal uncle of T’ ?
a)   M / K –T
b)   M × K – T
c)   M × K + T
d)   M / K + T
e)   None of these

Answers:                    
1). d)  2). b)  3). a)  4). c)  5). c)  6). c)  7). e)  8). b)  9). a)  10). b)

Explanation:

1). By decoding given information with symbols of family diagram, we get

Now , by applying above decoding method, we can check all the options for the required relationship.
(a) (M + L × N) = Rejected

So, N is the daughter of M.
(b) (M / L + N) = Rejected

(c) (L × N / M) = Rejected

(d) (N × L / M) = Selected

Now, it is clear that N is the aunt of M.
Answer : d)

Directions (Q. Nos 2-3) By decoding given information with symbols of family diagram, we get

2). By applying above decoding method for (P × R / Q), we draw the following family diagram

Clearly, P is the uncle of Q.
Answer : b)

3).  By applying above decoding method for (P = R / Q), we draw the following family diagram

Clearly, P is the aunt of Q.
Answer : a)

Directions (Q. Nos 4-5) By decoding given information with symbols of family diagram, we get

4). From the given information, following family diagram can be drawn

So, it clear that A is the aunt of B.
Answer : c)

5). From the given information, following family diagram can be drawn

Now, it is clear that A is the mother of B.
Answer : c)

Directions (Q. Nos 6-8) By decoding given information with symbols of family diagram, we get

6). By applying above method for (B + D × M / N), we draw the following family diagram

Hence, it is clear that M is the grandson of B.
Answer : c)

7). By applying above decoding method, we can check all the options for the required relationship.
(a) (M / T – R × F) = Rejected

(b) (J + R – T × F) = Rejected

(c) (J / M – N × F) = Rejected

So, none of the options is correct to answer the question.
Answer : e)

8). By applying above decoding method, we can check all the options for the required relationship
(a) (M / K × T – R) = Rejected

Here, gender of R is not known. So, R is either niece or nephew of M.
(b) (M – J + R – N) = selected

As, we have already obtained the answer, so there is no need to check other options.
Answer : b)

Directions (Q. Nos 9-10) By decoding given information with symbols of family diagram, we get

9). By applying above decoding method, we can check all the options for the required relationship
(a) (H + J + T)

Hence, there is no need to check other options, as we have already obtained the answer.
Answer : a)]

10). By applying above decoding method, we can check all the options for the required relationship
(a) (M / K – T) = Rejected

(b) (M × K – T) = selected

Hence, there is no need to check other options.
Answer : b)


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