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Today, In 1953, Russia tested first Hydrogen Bomb

Today, In 1953, Russia tested first Hydrogen Bomb

On 29 August 1953, Russia tested the first Hydrogen Bomb. In that period of the Cold War, Russia had shocked the whole world by acquiring technology ahead of the nuclear bomb.

There was such a competition to gain the power of hydrogen bomb, in which RussiaAmerica and Britain were engaged in beating each other. It was a race to acquire the most destructive weapon of mankind. Russia had put forward a new kind of crisis in front of the world in this competition.

Highlights of test

  • Russia gave this test a code name. That code name was - RDS 1.
  • The Russian government had set a target of 5 years for this.
  • A young scientist, Igor Kurchatov, was employed in Russia's nuclear project.
  • Igor led this project.
  • The atomic bomb was tested in Russia's Kazakhstan province.
  • Earth was shaken by the explosion of hydrogen bomb weighing 22 kilotons.
  • The hydrogen bomb Russia tested used a 400 kiloton explosion.
  • It was 26 times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped at Nagasaki and Hiroshima.

Related Question:-

Q.1 When was first hydrogen bomb successfully tested?
A. 15 April 1959
B. 29 August 1953
C. 3 October 1948
D. 10 December 1954
Answer...
Ans: 29 August 1953
Q.2 Which country in the world tested hydrogen bomb first ?
A. America`
B. Russia
C. India
D. China
Answer...
Ans: Russia

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