With reference to nuclear energy production, what is the use of boiling water in a boiling water reactor (BWR)?
1. As a coolant
2. As a neutron moderator
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

The boiling water reactor (BWR) uses demineralized water as a coolant and neutron moderator.

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