Q. 1: If the queen is at c5, and the other pieces at positions c2, gl, g3, g5 and a3, how many are under attack by the queen? There are no other pieces on the board.
Q. 3: If the other pieces are only at positions al, a3, b4, d7, h7 and h8, then from how many positions the queen cannot attack any of the pieces?
Q. 4: Suppose the queen is the only piece on the board and it is at position d5. In how many positions can another piece be placed on the board such that it is safe from attack from the queen?
Q1: Option (C)
Q2: Option (D)
Q3: Option (C)
Q4: Option (C)
P1 is in the same column as Queen
P2 is in the same diagonal as Queen
P3 is not in the same diagonal, column or row of the queen
P4 is in the same row as queen
P5 is diagonal to queen
So, acc to the question, queen can attack P1, P2, P4 and P5
Q2 When Queen is at f8
The Queen can attack P6 (same row), P3 (Same diagonal). So, 2
When Queen is at a7
The Queen can attack P2 (Same column), P4 (Same row). So, 2
When Queen is at c1
The Queen can attack P1 (Same row), P2 (Same Diagonal). So, 2
When Queen is at d3