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231. 

The world's first floating nuclear power plant tested by Russia is;

[A]. Embalse
[B]. Akademik Lomonosov
[C]. Ningde Nuclear Power
[D]. Phenix plant

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Russia has successfully tested the world's first floating nuclear power plant (NPP), Akademik Lomonosov. Reactors of the floating atomic block were launched in November 2018. The tests confirmed the operational stability of the main and auxiliary equipment for the plant will be the world's first fully commercial operational floating nuclear power plant. All automatic process and control systems were tested successfully.Akademik Lomonosov was built at a shipyard in St.Petersburg since 2008 and was last summer towed around Scandinavia to Murmansk where the uranium fuel elements were loaded into the two reactors and testing now has been going on for nearly a year.

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