Which port has been named as Deendayal Port?
[A] Paradip Port
[B] Kandla Port
[C] New Mangalore Port
[D] Vishakhapatnam Port
The Ministry of Shipping has issued a notification renaming Kandla Port Trust as Deendayal Port Trust with effect from 25th of September, 2017.
Kandla Port, located on the Gulf of Kutch in Gujarat, is one of the twelve major ports in the country.
 The International Day of Peace is observed annually on 21 September. What was the theme of 2017 International Day of Peace?
[A] Focus on Peace education
[B] Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All
[C] Right to Peace
[D] Partnerships for Peace – Dignity for All
[Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All]
The day was first celebrated in 1982.
This year, the International Day of Peace focuses on engaging and mobilizing people throughout the world to show support for refugees and migrants.
 Which day is observed as the International Day for Preservation of Ozone Layer?
[A] 11 September
[B] 13 September
[C] 16 September
[D] 22 September
Theme 2017: Caring for all life under the sun.
 Researchers have discovered new species of edible freshwater fish, Labeo filiferus. In which river the researchers discovered the new species?
[A] Pamba River
[B] Kaveri River
[C] Godavari River
[D] Narmada River
Labeo filiferus is a species of freshwater fish belonging to the genus Labeo.
It’s recently found from Pamba River, Kerala.
 Which portal has been launched by The Union Ministry of Human Resource and Development for providing digital platform to teacher?
 What was the Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) of India in 2016?
According to the just released SRS bulletin, IMR of India has declined by three points (8% decline), from 37 per 1000 live births in 2015 to 34 per 1000 live births in 2016, compared to two points decline last year.
 Which day is observed as the World Tourism Day (WTD)?
[A] 9 September
[B] 18 September
[C] 23 September
[D] 27 September
It was first observed in 1980.
The slogan in 2017 of the day is “sustainable tourism”.
This date was chosen to coincide with an important milestone in world tourism: the anniversary of the adoption of the UNWTO Statutes on 27 September 1970.
 Udaan, a Special Industry Initiative scheme, is related to which state?
[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Jammu & Kashmir
[Jammu & Kashmir]
The programme aims to provide skills training and enhance the employability of unemployed youth of J&K.
The Scheme covers graduates, post graduates and three year engineering diploma holders.
Time period of the Scheme “Special Industry Initiative for J&K” (Sll J&K)- Udaan has been extended till 31st December, 2018.
Initially the time period of Udaan was upto 2016-17.
 From which village the President of India launched a nationwide sanitation campaign “Swachhta Hi Seva” on September 15, 2017?
[A] Hiware Bazar [Maharashtra]
[B] Punsari [Gujarat]
[C] Pothanikkad [Kerala]
[D] Iswarganj [Uttar Pradesh]
Iswarganj [Uttar Pradesh]
 Who has won the 2017 US Open title in men’s single category?
[A] Andy Murray
[B] Rafael Nadal
[C] Roger Federer
[D] Alexander Zverev
Rafael Nadal won his 16th Grand Slam title and 3rd US Open title, defeating first time Grand Slam finalist Kevin Anderson.