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Following is the diagram of a nuclear reactor. Identify X.

(a) Control Rods

(b) Core

(c) Reflectors

(d) Coolant

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This interesting question is from Nuclear fission & Nuclear Reactor in section Quantum Physics of Engineering Physics I

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Right choice is (c) Reflectors

To explain I would say: In the given figure, X is the reflectors, which helps in reducing the leakage, z are the control rods, present for safety, and Y is the core, where the nuclear fission reaction takes place.

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