Daily Current Affairs Quiz 01-05-2020

1. In the context of computing technology for data processing, consider the following statements:

  1. 1.In Cloud computing, data is stored and processed in centralized data centers
  2. 2.In Edge computing, data storage and processing are done at or near the source of the data.
  3. 3.Cloud computing allows quicker data processing and content delivery than Edge computing.
  4. 4.At present, the existing Internet of Things (IoT) systems performs all of their processing using Edge based computing.
  5. Which of the statements given above are correct?


2. Consider the following statements regarding Farmer Producer Companies:

  1. 1.They are registered under the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013.
  2. 2.Only farmers or farmer organizations can become members of the Farmer Producer Companies.
  3. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


3. The Hong Kong International Convention for the Safe and Environmentally Sound Recycling of Ships, 2009 is aimed at ensuring that ships do not pose any unnecessary risks to human health, safety and environment when being recycled. Recently, India became the first major ship recycling nation to ratify this convention. The Convention was adopted under the aegis of:


4. Consider the following statements:

  1. 1.Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 (MMDR Act) empowers the Central government to frame rules to prevent illegal mining of sand.
  2. 2.After the flood, removal of sand deposited on the agricultural field will not be considered as mining operation only if it is done to reclaim the agricultural land.
  3. 3.85% to 90% of global demand for sand is met by extraction from rivers and seashores.
  4. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?


5. When a Minority Educational Institution is being regulated or framed guidelines that is against their fundamental right, then which of the following right is violated?


6. ‘Special 301 Report’ is released by the


7. Which of the following is not a Wetland present in the state of Punjab under Ramsar Convention?


8. In context to Defence Exhibition Organisation, consider the following:

  1. 1.It is an autonomous organisation of the Indian Government.
  2. 2.It was established to promote export potential of the Indian defence industry.
  3. 3.It is responsible for organising international exhibitions such as DEFEXPO and Indian participation at overseas exhibitions.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


9. Consider the following statements with reference to Aero India:

  1. 1.It is a military and civil airshow.
  2. 2.It has been organised annually since 1996.
  3. 3.It is organised by Ministry of Defence.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


10. With reference to International Financial Services Centres (IFSCs), consider the following:

  1. 1.It can provide Indian corporates with easier access to global financial markets.
  2. 2.It aids in promotion of financial markets in India.
  3. 3.The first IFSC in India has been set up in Gandhinagar.
  4. Which of the statements given above are correct?


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