What is a Quota
A quota is a certain amount that is required to be done for a certain project or job. For example, at a factory your quote might be to finish painting 30 cars each day.
A quota is an amount of something that needs to be met by a certain period of time. Often people need to meet quotas for their job by a deadline.
A quota specifies the maximum amount of a good that is permitted into a country from abroad in a given period