Daily Questions: 4th March

1.Which of the following statements are true?

  1. Indian Forest Act 1927 defines “forest-produce” which connotes to those products whether found in, or brought from a forest.
  2. Minor Forest Produce (MFP) is a subset of forest produce.

(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

2. FAME India is associated with

  1. e – vehicle
  2. e – governance
  3. e – pharmacy
  4. e – marketplace

3. Which of the following statements are true?

  1. The National Electronics Policy (NEP) 2019 aims to create a Sovereign Patent Fund (SPF).
  2. It will support the MSME players largely by making cutting edge technologies available at a low cost.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

4. Param Shivay is

(a) Super Computer

(b) Micro processor

(c) Navigation satellite

(d) Weather forecast model

5. Pratyush, Mihir and SERC-Cray are associated with

a. Super computer

b. Microprocessor

c. Navigation satellite

d. None of the above

 

Answers

1. Ans:c

  • Indian Forest Act 1927 defines “forest-produce” which connotes to those products whether found in, or brought from a forest.
  • Minor Forest Produce (MFP) is a subset of forest produce.
  • It got a definition in 2007 when the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, was enacted.
  • It is defined as all non-timber forest produce of plant origin.
  • It includes bamboo, brushwood, stumps, canes, Tusser, cocoon, honey, waxes, Lac, tendu/kendu leaves, medicinal plants and herbs, roots, tuber and the like.

2. Ans: 3

Justification:

  • Indian Forest Act 1927 defines “forest-produce” which connotes to those products whether found in, or brought from a forest.
  • Minor Forest Produce (MFP) is a subset of forest produce.
  • It got a definition in 2007 when the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006, was enacted.
  • It is defined as all non-timber forest produce of plant origin.
  • It includes bamboo, brushwood, stumps, canes, Tusser, cocoon, honey, waxes, Lac, tendu/kendu leaves, medicinal plants and herbs, roots, tuber and the like.

3. Ans:c

  • The National Electronics Policy (NEP) 2019 aims to create a Sovereign Patent Fund (SPF).
  • It is a State-led investment fund that will acquire Intellectual Property (IP) assets important to national economic objectives.
  • It can develop a domestic innovation ecosystem, acquire critical IP and reduce the knowledge gap.
  • It will help in generating new businesses based on the IP assets owned by Indian corporate.
  • It will support the MSME players largely by making cutting edge technologies available at a low cost.

4. Ans:a

Justification:

  • It is a supercomputer of 833 teraflop capacity.
  • It was built at the cost of Rs 32.5 crore under the National Super Computing Mission at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
  • It will include 1 peta byte secondary storage and appropriate open source system.
  • This supercomputer centre will help deal with social issues faced by common people.

5. Ans: a

Justification:

  • The other super computers in the country are as follows,
  • Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology – Pratyush
  • National Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasting- Mihir
  • IISc – SERC-Cray

 

 

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