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What was the code name for Pokhran Nuclear Test 2?
1. Laughing Buddha
2. Smiling Buddha
3. Operation Research
4. Operation Shakti

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Operation Shakti

The correct answer is Operation Shakti.

  • The Pokhran nuclear test 2 was a series of five nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by India at the Indian Army.
  • It was conducted at the Pokhran test range in Rajasthan.
  • Pokhran Nuclear Test 2 was conducted in May 1998.
  • Pokhran 2 was code-named Operation Shakti.
  • It was the second instance of nuclear testing conducted by India.
  • The first test, code-named Smiling Buddha was conducted in May 1974.
  • The five nuclear bombs were designated Shakti-I through to Shakti-V.

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