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March 2013 Current Affairs News Quiz - 1 March 2013

1. Results for Assembly Elections of three north eastern states Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya were declared on Thursday 28th Feb 2013. Which parties emerged as the biggest parties in terms of number of seats won in the election in these states - Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] CPM, Congress, JD(U)
[B] CPM, Naga People's Front (NPF), Congress
[C] Congress, Naga People's Front (NPF), CPM
[D] CPM, NPF, National People's Party


2. Finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday, 28 Feb 2013, announced a tax credit of Rs 2,000 for persons with income up to Rs 5 lakh. However in the Budget proposals for the next fiscal, he proposed a surcharge of 10% on persons with income of over Rs ____________.
[Category: Budget 2013 Current Affairs]
[A] 50 Lakhs
[B] 1 Crore
[C] 5 Crore
[D] 10 Crore


3. As per the Budget Proposal 2013-14, the Finance Minsiter announced to set up India's first women bank in the public sector and hope that by October 2013 it will start. The proposed bank will lend mostly to women and women run businesses, support women SHGs and womens livelihood and will employ predominately women. How much initial capital has been approved for this bank in the budgetery provision?
[Category: Indian Budget 2013-14 Current Affairs]
[A] 100 Crore
[B] 500 Crore
[C] 1000 Crore
[D] 2000 Crore


4. Violent clashes and riots were triggered in Bangladesh killing more than 35 people on 28th Feb 2013 after a Bangladesh war crimes tribunal gave death penalty to a leader of fundamentalist Jamaat-e-Islami for "crimes against humanity" during the 1971 liberation war against Pakistan. Who was sentenced to death?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] A T M Fazle Kabir
[B] Syed Munawar Hasan
[C] Liaqat Baloch
[D] Delwar Hossain Sayedee


5. Which Indian software services provider agreed to pay $29.75 million to settle a class-action law suit in the United States, brought by two former non-US-citizen employees on 28th Feb 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] TCS
[B] Infosys
[C] HCL
[D] Wipro


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