GK/CA for CLAT 2025 : Practice Passage #3

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One of India’s largest indigenously built nuclear power plants, the ………..[1]  in Gujarat, achieved a key milestone Sunday as it ………..[2] paving the way for its eventual transition to generating power for commercial use.

The fourth unit of the …… .. ………….. at 1.17 am in the presence of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) Chairman-cum-Managing Director ……….[3], NPCIL announced in a statement Sunday. 

Unit-3 and Unit-4 of the ……. are the first 700 megawatts …………[4] built by India. Unit-3 has been operating at full capacity since August. These reactors will boost India’s nuclear energy capacity, which is projected to reach …………….[5] by 2031.

  1. What is the significance of the Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPS) in the context of India’s nuclear power capability?

 A) It is the first nuclear power plant in India.

B) It uses a new type of nuclear reactor.

C) It is the largest nuclear power plant built indigenously in India.

D) It achieved first criticality, marking a milestone in India’s nuclear energy program.

2. What does ‘first criticality’ mean in a nuclear power plant?

A) The plant starts producing commercial electricity.

B) It is the initial phase of construction.

C) The beginning of a regulated fission reaction.

D) The plant has passed all safety checks.

3. Which type of reactor is used in Unit-3 and Unit-4 of the KAPS?

A) Light Water Reactor.

B) Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor.

C) Fast Breeder Reactor.

D) Gas Cooled Reactor.

4. What is the projected nuclear energy capacity of India by 2031?

A) 10,000 MW.

B) 15,500 MW.

C) 22,480 MW.

D) 30,000 MW.

5. Who is the chairman of NPCIL?

A) Narendra Modi

B) D. C. Pandey

C) B. C. Ramanna

D) B. C. Pathak

Answers

  1. D) It achieved first criticality, marking a milestone in India’s nuclear energy program.
  2. C) The beginning of a regulated fission reaction.
  3. B) Pressurised Heavy Water Reactor.
  4. C) 22,480 MW.
  5. D) B. C. Pathak

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