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31. 

Devendra Jhajharia has claimed a silver medal in which sports event for India at the Paralympics 2020?

A. Shooting
B. Javelin Throw
C. Discuss Throw
D. Long Jump

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

At the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics 2020, India's greatest Paralympian, Devendra Jhajharia won the silver medal in the men's javelin throw - F46 final event.

32. 

Indian para-athlete Sumit Antil has claimed the gold medal in which event at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics?

A. Shotput
B. Discuss Throw
C. Long Jump
D. Javelin throw

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

India's Sumit Antil has won the gold medal in the men's javelin throw F64 final event at the Tokyo Paralympics, and in the process set a new world record throw of 68.55m.

33. 

Stuart Binny, who has announced his retirement from cricket, played for which country?

A. India
B. New Zealand
C. Australia
D. West Indies

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Indian all-rounder Stuart Binny has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.

34. 

Name the Indian Grandmaster who has won the 2021 Barcelona Open chess tournament title?

A. Krishnan Sasikiran
B. S P Sethuraman
C. Srinath Narayanan
D. Aravindh Chithambaram

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Indian Grandmaster S P Sethuraman won the 2021 Barcelona Open chess tournament title, remaining unbeaten through the nine rounds, winning six matches and drawing three.

35. 

Bhavinaben Patel has claimed the silver medal for India at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics in which game?

A. High Jump
B. Badminton
C. Table Tennis
D. Shooting

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Indian paddler Bhavinaben Patel has claimed a historic silver medal at the 2020 Paralympic Games at Tokyo on August 29, 2021, in the women's singles summit clash.