CAT Quant Practice Problems

Question: In a tournament, there are n teams T1, T2,..., Tn , with n > 5. Each team consists of ‘k’ players, k > 3. The following pairs of teams have one player in common:

T1 & T2,T2 & T3,...,Tn–1 & Tn, and Tn & T1

No other pair of teams has any player in common. How many players are participating in the tournament, considering all the ‘n’ teams together?


  1. n(k –1)
  2. k(n –1)
  3. n(k –2)
  4. k(n – 2)
  5. (n – 1)(k – 1)

Correct Option:1

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