Question of The Day15-04-2020

What is Akademik Lomonosov?

Answer

Correct Answer : a ) Floating nuclear power plant by Russia

Explanation :

Akademik Lomonosov is World’s first floating nuclear power plant. It has been towed along the Northern Sea Route from the Arctic port of Murmansk to Chukotka. The Northern Sea Route connects European Russia with far eastern ports.

Akademik Lomonosov will provide electricity to Chaun-Bilibin mining complex in Chukotka, including gold mines. It will also provide power to offshore oil rigs in Russia's Arctic. It will also be linked to a desalination plant. Akademik Lomonosov is critical in global development of small modular nuclear reactors (SMRs) technology.

Hence, option (a) is correct.

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