A moderator

A. Absorbs neutrons

B. Does not absorb neutrons

C. Accelerates neutrons

D. None of these

Answer: Option B

Solution(By Examveda Team)

The moderator, which is of importance in thermal reactors, is used to moderate, that is, to slow down, neutrons from fission to thermal energies.
Commonly used moderators include regular water , solid graphite and heavy water

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