If you live in the National Capital Region, or anywhere in North India really, then congratulations: aapko severely hazardous air quality mubarak ho. While the rest of India sighs a deep breath, knowing that they are far away from the clutches of PM 2.5 and PM 10–you are living amidst a public health emergency. Probably with an air-purifying mask constantly ruining your makeup.
All jokes apart, each winter the region reports an AQI (air quality index) worse than the time before–and this year is no different. If you’ve been a resident of this part of Bharatvarsh for a while, then we bet you’ve figured out at least a few ways to save yourself from the hazards of this level of air pollution. So, here’s your chance to test your knowledge and figure out just how likely you are to survive life in some of the most polluted cities in the world: