### Directions:

**Read the following to answer these questions .**

Seven persons J, K, L, M, N, O and P participate in a series of swimming races in which the following are always true about the results :

- K finishes ahead of L.
- N finishes directly behind M.
- Either J finishes first and O last, or O following first and J last.
- There are no ties in any race everyone finishes each race.

## Ques 1.

If exactly two swimming finish between J and L, then which of the following must be true?

(a) J finishes first

(b) o finishes first

(c) K finishes second

(d) M finishes fifth

(e) None of the above

**Ans 1.**J finishes first

J > P > k > L

## Ques 2.

Which of the following cannot be true?

(a) K Finishes third

(b) K finishes sixth

(c) M finishes second

(d) N finishes fourth

(e) None of the above

**Ans 2.**K finishes sixth

K > L and either J or O has to be the last.

## Ques 3.

If N finishes directly ahead of K, then which of the following is a complete and accurate listing of the positions in which m could have finished?

(a) second

(b) Third

(c) Second, third

(d) Second, third , fourth

(e) None of the above'

**Ans 3.**Second, third

J >P > M > N > K > L > O or

J >M > N >K >L >P> O

## Ques 4.

If O and K finish so that one is directly behind the other, Then which of the following must be true?

(a) K finishes sixth

(b) O finishes seventh

(c) J finishes first

(d) L finishes third, J finishes seventh

(e) None of the above

**Ans 4.**L finishes third , J Finishes seventh

O > K > L > M > N > P > J or

O > K > L > P > M > N > J

## Ques 5.

If J finishes first, and if L finishes ahead of N, then in How many different orders is it possible for the other swimmers to finish ?

(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 5

(e) none of the above

**Ans 5.**4

(1) J > P > K > L > M >N > O

(2) J > K > P > L > M > N > O

(3) J > K > L > P > M > N > O

(4) J > K >L > M > N > P > O

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