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Exercise : Sports - Latest Current Affairs
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41.
Who, among the following cricketers, is set to receive the prestigious Arjuna Award 2023?
Virat Kohli
Mohammed Shami
Rohit Sharma
Shikhar Dhawan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Mohammed Shami, India's ace pacer, is thrilled about receiving the Arjuna Award, considering it a dream come true. He stands out as the sole cricketer among the 26 players chosen for the honour by the Sports Ministry of India in 2023.

42.
Which government ministry has announced the 'Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar' for the year 2023?
Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports
Ministry of Finance
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Ministry of External Affairs
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The 'Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar' for the year 2023 has been declared by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, acknowledging the significant contributions of corporate entities, Sports Control Boards, NGOs, and sports bodies towards the promotion and development of sports in India.

43.
In which Union Territory did the inaugural multi-sports beach games, featuring over 1,200 players from 20 Indian states and union territories, take place starting January 4?
Goa
Diu
Puducherry
Lakshadweep
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The inaugural multi-sports beach games took place in Diu, a Union Territory, featuring over 1,200 players from 20 Indian states and union territories participating in games such as volleyball, beach soccer, and kabaddi.

44.
Which country is hosting the FIH Hockey5s World Cup qualifiers?
Oman
Argentina
Australia
Netherlands
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Oman is set to unveil its latest sports complex to host the FIH (International Hockey Federation) Hockey5s World Cup qualifiers, showcasing the country's commitment to excellence in sports, particularly in the realm of hockey. The event is scheduled just ahead of the Summer 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.

45.
What is the nationality of Beatrice Chebet, the woman who broke the world record for the women's 5 km marathon at the Cursa dels Nassos in Barcelona?
Ethiopia
Jamaica
Morocco
Kenya
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Beatrice Chebet of Kenya displayed athletic prowess by breaking the world record for the women's 5 km marathon in Barcelona, concluding her remarkable year on a triumphant note. The clocking of an astounding 14:13 marked a memorable achievement, pending World Athletics' ratification.