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51. 

Who will be made the brand ambassador of adventure tourism in Kerala?

A. P.R. Sreejesh
B. Virat Kohli
C. P V Sindhu
D. Sania Nehwal

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Olympian P.R. Sreejesh will be made the brand ambassador of adventure tourism in Kerala. The feasibility of operating a solar boat in Muziris would be probed.

52. 

Raunak Sadhwani belongs to which game?

A. Chess
B. Badminton
C. Hockey
D. Golf

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Young Indian Grandmaster Raunak Sadhwani emerged winner in the 19th Spilimbergo Open chess tournament with seven points from nine rounds.

53. 

Who has become the 69th Grandmaster of India?

A. Pooja Desai
B. Ravi Chugh
C. Harshit Raja
D. Dennis Wagner

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

India got its 69th Grandmaster in Harshit Raja. The 20-year-old Harshit, who is pursuing a dual degree in economics and finance from the University of Mizzou in the US, got his third and final GM norm at the Biel Masters Open after a draw with Dennis Wagner.

54. 

Komalika Beri belongs to which sport?

A. Archery
B. Badminton
C. Lawn Tennis
D. Cricket

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Reigning under-18 world champion Komalika Bari made a perfect transition to the under-21 age group, winning the junior title in the Archery Youth World Championships to become the second Indian after Deepika Kumari to achieve the feat.

55. 

ICC has allowed participating nations in the upcoming T20 World Cup to bring how many players for the tournament in the UAE?

A. 12
B. 14
C. 16
D. 15

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has allowed participating nations in the upcoming T20 World Cup to bring 15 players and eight officials for the tournament in the UAE.