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# How to Solve Relation Puzzles?

Given the nuclear family system trending in the modern world, it can be tricky to solve relation puzzles. But don't decide too fast because there is a way to make it easier.

Relation puzzles asked in a competitive banking exam can scare students. They are an integral part of the logical reasoning section of the exam. These types of puzzles can show up as comprehension of four or more questions. In this article, you will learn exactly how to solve a relation puzzle in detail.

## Why are relation puzzles important to learn?

These types of questions may pose difficulty and confusion in the minds of many students. Given the fact, that in the 21st century. Almost every family is a nuclear family and I do not see a joint family anymore. for the next-generation visualisation of complex relationships has become very difficult because of nuclear families which are taken as an advantage by question papers set in banking exams. But is essentially the purpose of settings that questions are to test an individual’s logical reasoning capabilities.

## How to solve relation puzzles?

To solve such questions with ease first we have to memorize blood relations.

 Grandfather/ Grandmother’s father Great grandfather Grandfather/Grandmother’s mother Great grandmother Father/ Mother’s Father Grandfather Father/ mother’s mother Grandmother Grandfather’s wife Grandmother Grandmother’s husband Grandfather Father/mother’s father in law Grandfather father/mother’s Mother-in-law Grandmother Mother’s Husband Father Father’s father/father’s mother’s daughter in law Mother Father’s second wife Stepmother Father’s brother Uncle Mother’s brother Maternal Uncle Father’s sister Aunt Mother’s sister Maternal Aunt Aunt’s husband Uncle Uncle’s wife Aunt grandfather/grandmother’s son Father/Uncle father-in-law/mother-in-law of father’s daughter Mother/Aunt wife/husband’s father Father-in-law wife/husband’s mother Mother-in-law Children of the same parent’s Siblings Father’s/Mother’s only son/daughter Oneself father/ mother’s son Brother father or mother’s daughter Sister Father’s second wife’s son Stepbrother Father’s second wife’s daughter Stepsister uncle/aunt’s Son/daughter Cousin husband / wife’s brother Brother-in-law husband / wife’s sister Sister-in-law sister/sister-in-law’s husband Brother-in-law Father’s son Oneself/Brother son/daughter’s Mother Oneself/Wife daughter/son’s Father Oneself/husband grandmother/grandfather’s Son of the son Brother/Oneself/Cousin grandmother/ grandfather’s Daughter of the son Cousin/Oneself/Sister brother / sister’s Son Nephew brother/sister’s Daughter of Niece father/mother’s Grandson Son/Nephew father/mother’s Granddaughter Daughter or Niece Daughter’s Husband Son-in-law brother/brother-in-law’s Wife Sister-in-law Son’s wife Daughter-in-law Son/Daughter’s Son Grandson son/Daughter’s Daughter Granddaughter Son’s or Daughter’s grandson Great Grandson Son’s or Daughter’s granddaughter Great-granddaughter

## 1. Single person blood relationships (SPBR)

Direct SBPR

These are solely two-person relationships.

To gain a simple answer for the question, break the supplied phrase at: is/was/as & solve it from the main conclusion to is/was/as.

Pay close attention to the examples provided.

1st example:

“She is the father’s sole daughter of my sister’s brother,” Ashwin stated, pointing to a lady. What is her relationship with Ravi?

Option 1:

Break the supplied phrase exactly where it is.

In Ravi’s opinion, My sister’s brother – brother, from the last.

Brother’s father – father

Sister of the father’s daughter,

As a result, sister is the solution.

INDIRECT SPBR: Use is/was/as to split the provided phrase.

Reduce the sentence from the previous one to:  is/was/as

Also, from the first sentence to is /was/as, conclude the statement.

Then you’ll have a simple solution.

Example:

“His mom’s only girl is my mom,” a woman replies, pointing to a guy in the photos. What is the relationship between the man and the woman in the above question?

Option 1:

Break the sentence where it is now.

From the bottom to the top, there’s my mom – the mom of a woman.

Starting with the first, his mom’s only daughter – his sister

His sister is the mom of the woman.

As a result, the answer is Uncle, Mother’s brother.

If it is asked, “How is that woman related to that man?” in the above question, then the answer to the relation puzzle is niece, who is the child of a sister.

## 2. Relationships of Mixed Blood

Mutual blood ties are dependent on more than 2 people in this case.

The following generational list may be useful to you.

Generation one: Grandmother / Grandfather

Dad, Mom, Uncle, and Aunt are the second generation.

Third generation: myself, sister, sister-in-law, brother, brother-in-law.

Son, Daughter, Nephew, and Niece make up the fourth generation.

X & Y are brothers, but P & Q are sisters, in this question. M’s sibling is X’s son. What is the blood relationship between Y & P?

Solution:

X, Y  appear to be from one generation, whereas P, Q appear to be from another.

As a result, A and B are placed in one horizontal row, while C and D are placed in another horizontal line.

X is P’s father, according to the text. Uncle is the brother of the father. As a result, the answer is uncle.

## 3. Coded blood relations puzzle

Relationships are represented using symbols & codes such as +, –, /, & * in this type. Depending on the above code, you must assess the appropriate relation. You may also require a diagrammatic depiction of the problem to solve it. Use the same symbolism as when dealing with mixed blood ties.

It is preferable to solve the coding equation starting with the final letter.

Ex. -7: X+Y implies X is Y’s spouse, X/Y means X is y’s sister, and X*Y means X is Y’s son. What is the relationship between S and P in S*Q+R/P?

Option 1:

R/P – R is the younger sister of Y.

O+R/P – Q (sister’s spouse – brother in law) is P’s brother in law.

S*Q+R/P – S is P’s nephew (sister’s hubby’s son translates to sister’s son, / nephew).

So, Nephew is the correct answer.

### Conclusion

To handle difficulties with relation puzzles, you must memorize and recall all of your relationships as well as the family tree and generations. You can’t do anything if you don’t understand relationships. In terms of examination, single person blood connections are the most crucial of all sorts. Read through the article thoroughly and practice as many relation puzzles as you can from mock tests and create an aim to ace the cut-off, so that you can score decently in the examinations.

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