Q. With reference to the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) seen in the news recently consider the following statements:
1.It aims at creating energy by replicating the fusion processes of the Sun.
2.It uses high-energy laser beams for the fusion process.
3.India is a member to ITER..
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 1 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: C
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 3 are correct. ITER aims at creating energy by replicating the fusion processes of the Sun. It is an international collaborative project located in southern France. India joined the ITER project in 2005.

Statement 2 is incorrect. It uses very strong magnetic fields instead of high-energy laser beams.

Source: ForumIAS