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11. 

Who has broken the world record for most goals scored in men's international football?

A. Xavi
B. Neymar
C. Sergio Aguero
D. Cristiano Ronaldo

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Portuguese captain Cristiano Ronaldo has broken the world record for most goals scored in men's international football.

12. 

Who has won the Women's Prize for Fiction for the fantasy novel Piranesi?

A. Sudha Murty
B. J. K. Rowling
C. Michelle Obama
D. Susanna Clarke

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

British writer Susanna Clarke won the prestigious Women's Prize for Fiction for her mind-tweaking fantasy novel 'Piranesi'.

13. 

Who has been named as the new captain of Afghanistan's men's cricket team for the T20 World Cup?

A. Asghar Afghan
B. Mohammad Nabi
C. Gulbadin Naib
D. Samiullah Shenwari

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Veteran all-rounder Mohammad Nabi has been named as the new captain of Afghanistan men's cricket team for the upcoming T20 World Cup after Rashid Khan stepped down from captaincy in protest against the selection of the national squad without his inputs.

14. 

Who has become the first IAS officer to win a Paralympic medal?

A. Sumit Antil
B. Suhas Yathiraj
C. Devendra Jhajharia
D. Krishna Nagar

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Noida District Magistrate Suhas Suhas Yathiraj became the first IAS officer to win a medal in Badminton at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics Games.

15. 

How many medals have been won by India at the Tokyo Paralympics 2021?

A. 17
B. 19
C. 21
D. 15

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

India finished their campaign at the Tokyo Paralympics 2021 with an all-time high of 19 medals which includes five gold, eight silver and six bronze.