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121. Which one of the followings is/are used as moderator in the Nuclear reactors?
1, 2, 3 & 4
In nuclear engineering, a neutron moderator is a medium that reduces the speed of fast neutrons, thereby turning them into thermal neutrons capable of sustaining a nuclear chain reaction involving uranium-235. Commonly used moderators include light water, solid graphite and heavy water. Beryllium has also been used in some experimental types.
Paluweh, also known as Rokarenda, is a stratovolcano that forms the small island of Plau’e, north of Flores Island in Sikka Regency in the province of East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. On 10 August 2013, the mountain erupted for about seven minutes and spewed ash and smoke about 2 kilometers into the air.
A team of research recently found antibodies for the Middle East Respiratory syndrome in dromedary camels in Oman, suggesting that the virus is circulating widely among the dromedary Camels in the region.
[C]Colin Michael Foale
Prem Bhatia Memorial Awards are given to promote excellence in journalism. Shalini Singh, a deputy director of The Hindu presented with the Prem Bhatia Award for best political reporting of the year 2013. Jaideep Hardikar, a special correspondent of The Telegraph, bagged the Prem Bhatia award for excellence in environmental reporting, particularly related to rural and agrarian issues.
126. At present, beside India which of the following countries have indigenous aircraft carrier?
[A]US, UK, France and Japan
[B]US, UK, France and China
[C]US, UK, France and Russia
[D]US, UK, France and Germany
Recently, the cabinet decided to increase the number of districts under the “Integrated Action Plan” from 82 to 88. Six new districts four in Chhattisgarh and two in Maharastra have been brought under the IAP.
128. Six new districts four in Chhattisgarh and two in Maharastra have been brought under the IAP.
[A]Allegation of corruption charges in the conduct of commonwealth games
[B]Illegal iron ore mining’s in Goa and Karnataka
[C]Misappropriation of funds under MGNERGA scheme
[D]To look into the 2G spectrum allocation issue