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16. 

For which sports will the Tribal Affairs ministry be setting up academies to train tribal children?

A. Baseball
B. Football
C. Cricket
D. Archery

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda has said the government has decided to set up 100 archery academies in the country to promote talent amongst tribal children by nurturing their archery skills.

17. 

What is the name of the football used in the World Cup 2022?

A. Jabulani
B. Telstar Mecta
C. Al Rihla
D. Brazuca

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The name of the football to be used during the world cup is Al Rihla. Al Rihla means "Journey" in Arabic. It has been made by the German multinational company Adidas.

18. 

Who won the F1 Abu Dhabi race that started in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates?

A. Max Verstappen
B. Charles Leclerc
C. Sergio Perez
D. Sebastian Vettel

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Formula One (F1) world champion Max Verstappen of the Red Bull team won the season-ending F1 Abu Dhabi race in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

19. 

Who is the winner of the 2022 ATP Finals Singles Title?

A. Novak Djokovic
B. Casper Rudd
C. Rafael Nadal
D. Carlos Alcaraz

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Serbian player Novak Djokovic beat Norway's Casper Rudd to collect a record-equalling sixth ATP Finals Singles Title.

20. 

Who has become the first Indian woman paddler to win a medal at Asian Cup Table Tennis Tournament?

A. Ankita Das
B. Manika Batra
C. Sreeja Akula
D. Sutirtha Mukherjee

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Table Tennis Player Manika Batra defeated World No. 6 Hina Hayata of Japan in the Asian Cup 2022 women's singles bronze medal match in Bangkok, Thailand.