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#### Games And Tournament

Direction: In a knockout tournament 64 players participated. These 64 players are seeded from 1 to 64 with seed 1 being the top seed and seed 64 being the bottom seed. The tournament is conducted in different stages.
In stage 1 seed 1 played with seed 64 and that match is named as match 1 of stage 1, seed 2 played with seed 63 and that match is named as match 2 of stage 1, and so on.
In stage 2, winner of match 1 and match 32 of stage 1 played against each other and that match is named as Match 1 of stage 2, then winner of match 2 and match 31 of stage 1 played against each other and that match is named as Match 2 of stage 2. And so on
The same procedure is followed in further stages. Now answer the following questions.

1. Which lowest seeded player can win the tournament without causing an upset by him?
1. 32
2. 33
3. 34
4. None of these
##### Correct Option: A

If all the matches in stage 1 is an upset except the last match where seed 32 won, then in stage 2 seed 32 is the highest seeded player who can win the tournament without causing an upset.