A university library budget committee must reduce exactly five of eight areas of expenditure—I, J, K, L, M, N, O and P—in accordance with the following conditions: If both I and O are reduced, P is also reduced. If L is reduced, neither N nor O is reduced. If M is reduced, J is not reduced. Of the three areas J, K, and N exactly two are reduced. Question : If both K and N are reduced, which one of the following is a pair of areas neither of which could be reduced?

A) I, L

B) J, L

C) J, M

D) I, J

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Option – B.