Characteristics of Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor - Science & Technology

Q.  Which of the following is true about Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor?

1. It uses Lead-cooled fast reactor.
2. It will use plutonium-uranium oxide as fuel.
3. It is part of the three-stage nuclear power program.

- Published on 10 Jul 15

a. 1,2
b. 2,3
c. 1,3
d. All of the above

Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor is being developed at Kalpakkam will be commissioned in September. The Kalpakkam PFBR is using uranium-238 not thorium, to breed new fissile material, in a sodium-cooled fast reactor design.

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