Q. With reference to “World Air Quality Report, 2022” consider the following statements:
1.As per the report, New Delhi was the most polluted city in the world.
2.As per the report, Bangladesh was the top five most polluted countries in the world.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B

Explanation –

Statement 1 is incorrect. As per the report, Lahore was the most polluted city in the world. In India, New Delhi is the second most polluted capital city in the world and Bhiwadi in Rajasthan was found to be the most polluted city in India.

Statement 2 is correct. As per the report, Chad, Iraq, Pakistan, Bahrain, and Bangladesh are the 5 most polluted countries in 2022.

Source: ForumIAS