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16. 

Which players represented India as flagbearers at the closing ceremony of CWG 2022?

A. Lakshya Sen and Vinesh Phogat
B. Bhavina Patel and Chirag Shetty
C. Nikhat Zareen and Sharath Kamal
D. Amit Panghal and Mirabai Chanu

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Indian Boxer Nikhat Zareen and table tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal served as the flagbearers at the closing ceremony.

17. 

Indian athletes Eldhose Paul and Abdullah Aboobacker have claimed gold and silver medal for India respectively in which of these sports at CWG 2022?

A. Squash
B. Triple Jump
C. Boxing
D. Wrestling

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Eldhose Paul (17.03m) claimed gold and Abdullah Aboobacker (17.02m) clinched silver in the men's triple jump.

18. 

How many medals India has won in Commonwealth Games 2022 held in Birmingham?

A. 61
B. 71
C. 41
D. 51

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

India's Medal Tally at the Commonwealth Games 2022 reached a total of 61 medals with 22 Gold Medals, 16 Silver Medals, and 23 Bronze Medals.

19. 

Nitu Ghang and Nikhat Zareen have won the gold medal for India in which sports?

A. Weightlifting
B. Shooting
C. Boxing
D. Wrestling

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Nitu Ghang won gold in women's 48kg category. Meanwhile, Nikhat Zareen won gold in the women's 50kg bout of boxing.

20. 

Annu Rani has won a bronze medal for India at the 2022 CWG in which sports?

A. Javelin Throw
B. Boxing
C. Long Jump
D. Table Tennis

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Annu Rani won bronze in women's javelin, with the best effort of 60m.