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51.
Which sport did Sheetal Devi excel in to receive the Arjuna Award for Outstanding Performance in Sports and Games in 2023?
Blind Cricket
Para Canoeing
Para Archery
Table Tennis
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Sheetal Devi was recognized for her remarkable achievements in Para Archery, showcasing sportsmanship, discipline, and leadership qualities over the past four years, earning her the Arjuna Award in 2023.

52.
Who has been suspended for one year by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) due to three whereabouts failures?
Sakshi Malik
Geeta Phogat
Vinesh Phogat
Pooja Dhanda
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Indian wrestler Pooja Dhanda, a decorated athlete, has been suspended for one year by NADA for three whereabouts failures, marking a setback in her career.

53.
Where will the Khelo India Youth Games 2023 be held?
Maharashtra
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Telangana
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Khelo India Youth Games 2023 is set to be held in Tamil Nadu, with the event commencing on January 19, 2024. The Games will take place across four cities: Chennai, Madurai, Trichy, and Coimbatore, providing a crucial platform for nurturing the nation’s young sports talent.

54.
Against which team did India Women achieve a historic maiden Test victory in cricket?
England
South Africa
Australia
New Zealand
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India Women achieved a historic maiden Test victory against Australia in a one-off Test match in Mumbai, concluding their first 'home season' of Test cricket in 28 years. The win marked a significant achievement for the Indian team in a season characterized by exemplary performances.

55.
Who is the recipient of the Arjuna Award 2023 in the sport of Chess?
R Praggnanandhaa
D Gukesh
P Harikrishna
R Vaishali
Answer: Option
Explanation:
R Vaishali was honoured with the Arjuna Award in 2023 for her remarkable achievements in Chess, demonstrating sportsmanship, discipline, and leadership qualities over the past four years.