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81.
In which event did Jyothi Yarraji win the gold medal at the Asian Indoor Athletics Championship?
Long Jump
60m hurdles
Shot Put
200m Sprint
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Jyothi Yarraji secured the gold medal in the 60m hurdles event at the Asian Indoor Athletics Championship in Tehran. She achieved this feat with a timing of 8.12 seconds, breaking her national record set in the previous edition of the championship.

82.
Who made history as India's first female pitch curator?
Radhika Sharma
Raj Laxmi Arora
S Meghana
Jacintha Kalyan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Jacintha Kalyan has made history as India's first female pitch curator. Her journey from the administrative sector to curatorship showcases her passion for the game and determination to break barriers. Her role in the upcoming Women's Premier League marks a significant milestone for gender inclusion in cricket.

83.
Where was the Khelo India University Games launched by Anurag Singh Thakur?
Mumbai
Kolkata
Guwahati
Chennai
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Anurag Singh Thakur, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, inaugurated the Khelo India University Games in Guwahati. The event aimed to promote sports among university students and was launched with the participation of the Prime Minister via video message.

84.
Which country's women's badminton team won the title at the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024?
India
Thailand
Malaysia
China
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian women's badminton team secured a historic gold medal at the Badminton Asia Team Championships 2024 were held in Shah Alam, Malaysia, marking a significant achievement in India's badminton journey. In an intense final match against Thailand, India emerged victorious with a thrilling 3-2 scoreline, led by the stellar performance of 17-year-old Anmol Kharb. Led by PV Sindhu, India overcomes top-seeded teams like China, Japan, and Thailand to secure the title. Teresa Jolly and Gayatri Gopichand contributed significantly by winning a tense doubles encounter.

85.
Who recently became the second Indian bowler to take 500 wickets in Test matches?
Ravindra Jadeja
Ravichandran Ashwin
Jasprit Bumrah
Mohammed Shami
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Ravichandran Ashwin reached a monumental milestone in cricket by becoming the second Indian bowler to secure 500 wickets in Test matches. This accomplishment highlights his exceptional skill and consistency throughout his career. Achieving this feat during the India vs. England Test match in Rajkot solidifies his place in cricket history.