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Unformatted text preview: b. After the reactor shuts down c. Until the primary coolant system is activated 25. Control rods are used in a reactor core to: a. Absorb free neutrons b. Are a source of free neutrons which are used to cause fission c. Encase the nuclear fuel 26. In a pressurized water- reactor the primary cooling water: a. Boils in the core and is used to turn the turbine b. Evaporates to the atmosphere using a cooling tower c. Transfers its heat to the secondary cooling water in a steam generator...
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