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56. 

Unmukt Chand, who has announced retirement, belongs to which game?

A. Cricket
B. Hockey
C. Boxing
D. Badminton

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

World Cup-winning U19 India captain, Unmukt Chand has announced his retirement from cricket in India. He had made an unbeaten 111, leading a tense victory over Australia in the 2012 U-19 World Cup final in Townsville, Australia.

57. 

Indian contingent of what strength was being sent to the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics?

A. 61
B. 54
C. 34
D. 55

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The upcoming Tokyo Paralympics will witness the largest ever Indian contingent being send, with 54 para-sportspersons participating across 9 sports disciplines.

58. 

Gopal Bhengra, who breathed his last after a prolonged illness, belongs to which game?

A. Cricket
B. Hockey
C. Golf
D. Football

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Former international hockey player Gopal Bhengra breathed his last after prolonged illness at the age of 75.

59. 

Shakib Al Hasan, who was named the ICC Player of the Month for July, belongs to which country?

A. India
B. Pakistan
C. Bangladesh
D. West Indies

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan and West Indies skipper Stafanie Taylor were named the ICC Player of the Month for July in men's and women's categories respectively.

60. 

What is the rank of Indian Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra in the latest World Athletics Rankings?

A. 10
B. 13
C. 2
D. 1

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

An Indian Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has been ranked No. 2 in the latest World Athletics Rankings after his performance in the Tokyo Olympics.