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11. 

Who among the following cricketer achieved the world record for the highest-ever individual score in List A cricket by scoring a 141-ball 277 against Arunachal Pradesh in Vijay Hazare Trophy?

A. Narayan Jagadeesan
B. Prithvi Shaw
C. Ruturaj Gaikwad
D. Yashavi Jaiswal

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Tamil Nadu batter Narayan Jagadeesan broke the world record for the highest-ever individual score in List A cricket by hammering a 141-ball 277 against Arunachal Pradesh in Vijay Hazare Trophy here.

12. 

Which footballer has become the first player to score in 5 World Cups?

A. Cristiano Ronaldo
B. Neymar
C. Lionel Messi
D. Antony

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the first player in football history to score in five different World Cups.

13. 

Which star footballer has left Manchester United?

A. Marcus Rashford
B. Jadon Malik Sancho
C. Cristiano Ronaldo
D. Anthony Martial

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Cristiano Ronaldo, a Star striker has parted ways with Manchester United. The star footballer will immediately leave Manchester United after reaching a mutual agreement with the Red Devils.

14. 

What is the name of the official mascot of Qatar World Cup 2022?

A. Zakumi
B. Striker
C. Phuleko
D. Laeeb

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The official mascot of the Qatar World Cup is La'eeb. The adventurous, fun and curious La'eeb was unveiled during the Qatar 2022 Final Draw, which took place in Doha on April 1, following a tradition that was initiated in England in 1966.

15. 

Who represented India at the inaugural FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar?

A. Narendra Modi
B. Rajnath Singh
C. Amit Shah
D. Jagdeep Dhankhar

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar represented India at the inauguration of the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.