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UPSC PRELIMS QUIZ – 1
1. Consider the following statements about Bharat Stage (BS) emission standards
1. The Indian government announced that the country would skip the BS – V norms altogether and adopt BS VI norms
2. The proposed BS VI emission standards will essentially bring Indian regulations into alignment with European union regulations for light cars and commercial vehicles, heavy – duty trucks and buses, and two and three wheeled vehicles
Which among the above statements is/are correct?
a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both 1 and 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2
ANSWER & EXPLANATION
a) 1 only
Though stringent, the proposed BS VI emission standards does not reach the European standards for three wheeled vehicles.
For rest of the vehicles -light cars and commercial vehicles, heavy – duty trucks and buses,-Indian regulations are in alignment with the European union regulations