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The Control Rods Used in the Reactor of a Nuclear Power Plant Are Made Of: (A) Steel (B) Graphite (C) Uranium (D) Boron - Science

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The control rods used in the reactor of a nuclear power plant are made of:

(a) steel
(b) graphite
(c) uranium
(d) boron

Solution

 boron

Boron is used in the control rods as it absorbs neutrons.

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 Lakhmir Singh Solution for Physics for Class 10 (2018 (Latest))
Chapter 3: Sources of Energy
Q: 29 | Page no. 158
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