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6.
Which spectrum band is COAI requesting a ban on for WiFi 6E routers in India?
2.4 GHz
5 GHz
6 GHz
8 GHz
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The ban on WiFi 6E routers in India is due to the illegal use of the 6 GHz spectrum band. This band is yet to be officially assigned for use, and the unauthorized use of this spectrum can lead to interference with other wireless communication devices. To maintain spectrum integrity and prevent such interference, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) called for the ban on WiFi 6E routers utilizing the 6 GHz spectrum band.

7.
In which year was the Indian Historical Records Commission (IHRC) established?
1915
1923
1900
1919
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Indian Historical Records Commission (IHRC) was established in 1919 as an apex advisory body on archival matters in India. It serves as a national forum for managing records and advising the Government of India on historical research, emphasizing its significant role in preserving and honouring India's historical records since its inception. Recently, the IHRC unveiled a new logo and motto to visually communicate its unique identity and ethos.

8.
Which country tested the Pyoljji-1-2 anti-aircraft missile and the Hwasal-1 Ra-3 strategic cruise missile, escalating tensions in the region?
South Korea
United States
North Korea
Iran
Answer: Option
Explanation:
North Korea recently conducted tests of advanced missiles, including the Pyoljji-1-2 anti-aircraft missile and the Hwasal-1 Ra-3 strategic cruise missile. These tests, capable of carrying nuclear warheads, have heightened tensions with South Korea and the United States. As a response, military cooperation among allies has increased, and joint exercises have been conducted to address the escalating situation in the region.

9.
When did India initiate the 2024 Lok Sabha elections with the first phase of polling across 102 seats?
April 17
April 19
April 21
April 23
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India started the 2024 Lok Sabha elections with the first phase of polling on April 19 across 102 seats in 21 states/UTs. This phase involved over 16.63 crore voters and saw the deployment of extensive personnel and security measures by the Election Commission.

10.
What is Mamta G Sagar known for winning?
Fiction writer
Academic research
Kannada poet
Political activism
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Mamta G Sagar, a Kannada poet, won the World Literary Prize for her significant contributions to literature, as recognized by the World Organization of Writers during the first Congress of WOW in Nigeria. This award highlights her achievements in winning international literature prizes.