Square 9

I. Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.

Eight players – P, Q, R, S, T, U, V and W sit around a square table in such a way that four of them sit on the four sides while the rest at corners. They play different sports like Chess, Football, Kabaddi, Tennis, Badminton, Boxing, Hockey and Cricket. Some of them are facing the centre while some are facing facing outside.(i.e away from the centre)

Note: Same directions means that if one person facing the centre then the other person also faces the centre and vice versa. Opposite direction means if one person is facing the centre then the other person faces outside and vice versa.

Q faces the centre of the table and does not sit on any corner. V sits on one of the corner between the Cricketer and boxer. W sits second to the right of Football player who faces centre.

The Badminton player sits third to the left of Q.  S sits opposite to W. P sits on the corner exactly opposite to T. The Football player sits third to the right of hockey player. The chess player does not facing the centre.

The boxer sits opposite to Q, also faces in opposite direction of Q and sits between hockey and badminton player. T who is the Badminton player sits immediate right to the tennis player.

The Tennis player faces the same direction of the U. The immediate neighbours of Q are facing opposite directions.The Hockey player sits exactly opposite to Kabaddi player.

The one who is on the immediate left of U is facing the same direction as W.  R sits third to the left of W.




1. Who among the following is a boxer?
A. P
B. U
C. T
D. Can’t be determined
E. None of these


2. R is related to which of the following Sports?
A. Kabaddi
B. Chess
C. Hockey
D. Can’t be determined
E. None of these


3. Which of the following sits exactly between R and the  Chess Player?
A. The person who plays Cricket
B. The person who plays Hockey
C. The person who plays Football
D. Boxer
E. None of these


4. How many persons sit facing the centre?
A. None
B. One
C. Two
D. Three
E. Four


5. Which of the following pairs are the immediate neighbour of the cricketer?
A. P, V
B. P, R
C. V, R
D. Q, R
E. V, Q


1. B. U
2. A. Kabaddi
3. C. The person who plays Football
4. E. Four
5. A. P, V

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