The function of control rods in nuclear plants is to

A. Control temperature

B. Control radioactive pollution

C. Control absorption of neutron

D. Control fuel consumption

Answer: Option C

Solution(By Examveda Team)

Control rods are used in nuclear reactors to control the fission rate of uranium and plutonium.
They are composed of chemical elements such as boron, silver, indium and cadmium that are capable of absorbing many neutrons without themselves fissioning.

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