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The 'Coolants' Which Can Be Used in the Reactor of a Nuclear Power Station Are: (A) Liquid Mercury and Nitrogen Dioxide (B) Liquid Sodium and Carbon Dioxide (C) Liquid Ammonia and Carbon Monoxide (D) Liquid Boron and Uranium Oxide - CBSE Class 10 - Science

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The 'coolants' which can be used in the reactor of a nuclear power station are:

(a) liquid mercury and nitrogen dioxide
(b) liquid sodium and carbon dioxide
(c) liquid ammonia and carbon monoxide
(d) liquid boron and uranium oxide

 

Solution

 liquid sodium and carbon dioxide

Liquid sodium and carbon dioxide are used in order to transfer the heat produced in the reactor by fission to the heat exchanger, for converting water into steam.

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Solution The 'Coolants' Which Can Be Used in the Reactor of a Nuclear Power Station Are: (A) Liquid Mercury and Nitrogen Dioxide (B) Liquid Sodium and Carbon Dioxide (C) Liquid Ammonia and Carbon Monoxide (D) Liquid Boron and Uranium Oxide Concept: Alternative or Non-conventional Sources of Energy - Nuclear Energy.
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