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41. 

Who became the first Indian to be part of an NBA title-winning team?

A. Gajender Singh
B. Vinod Raj
C. Princepal Singh
D. Neeraj Chopra

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Princepal Singh became the first Indian to be part of an NBA title-winning team when his side Sacramento Kings clinched the 2021 NBA Summer League crown.

42. 

Which player has been selected as the new flag-bearer of India at the opening ceremony?

A. Mariyappan Thangavelu
B. Tekchand
C. Anju Malik
D. Shaili Singh

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Mariyappan Thangavelu, 2016 Rio Paralympic Games gold medalist will be replaced by Asian Games gold medalist Tekchand as the new flag-bearer of India at the opening ceremony.

43. 

Yordenis Ugas, who defeated Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines in Nevada (US) to retain the WBA welterweight title, is from which country?

A. Cuba
B. Yemen
C. USA
D. Russia

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Cuba's Yordenis Ugas defeats Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines in Nevada (US) to retain the WBA welterweight title.

44. 

Shaili Singh, who won the silver medal in the Women's long jump event, belongs to which country?

A. India
B. France
C. Russia
D. USA

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Shaili Singh from India has won the silver medal in the women's long jump event. She jumped a distance of 6.59 m in her third attempt, which was also her best show at the event.

45. 

The Stadium on premises of Army Sports Institute to be named after which sportsperson?

A. Bajrang Punia
B. Neeraj Chopra
C. Saina Nehwal
D. Vinesh Phogat

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The stadium on the premises of the Army Sports Institute in Pune is to be named after Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra.