UPSC Prelims Mini Mock Test: 643

1.
Consider the following statements regarding tie and draw in cricket:
  1. A tie is the identical result that occurs when each team has scored the same number of runs after their allotted innings.
  2. A draw is the inconclusive result that occurs when the allotted playing time for the game expires without the teams having completed their innings.
  3. There is no difference b/w Tie and Draw in a Match with respect to Cricket
  4. Limited-overs matches cannot be drawn, although they can end with a no result if abandoned because of weather or other factors.
Which among the above statements is/ are correct?
2.
With reference to India’s culture and tradition, what is “Yakshagana”?
3.
Who among the following is known to have first granted the famous "double batta" to the East India Company?
4.
  Consider the following pairs of sports with their associated states/UTs:
  1. Asol Aap - Andaman and Nicobar islands
  2. Dhopkhel - Assam
  3. Jallikattu - Tamil Nadu
  Which of the above is/are correct?
5.
Recently, the Government has renamed the National Bamboo Mission (NBM) as National Agro-Forestry & Bamboo Mission (NABM). In this context, consider the following statements:
  1. The new mission is an initiative under the Ministry of Environment & Forests (MoEF)
  2. Under the Indian Forest Act, 1927, bamboos cultivated on forest and non-forest land are classified as grass
Which of the above statements is/are correct?

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