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The explosion of reactor ruptured __________ pressure tubes.

(a) 1660

(b) 1770

(c) 1880

(d) 1990

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Correct answer is (a) 1660

To explain: The steam explosion lifted the 1,000-metric-ton cover off the top of the reactor, rupturing the rest of the 1,660 pressure tubes, causing a second explosion and exposing the reactor core to the environment.

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