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Nuclear explosive devices were tested in India at
1. Bangalore
2. Sriharikota
3. Kanchipuram
4. Pokhran

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : Pokhran

The correct answer is Pokhran.

  • Nuclear explosive devices were tested in India at Pokhran.
  • Pokhran is a village and a municipality located in the Jaisalmer district of the Indian state of Rajasthan.
  • It is a remote location in the Thar Desert region and served as the test site for India's first underground nuclear weapon, ballistic missiles. 

  • The Pokhran-II tests were a series of five nuclear bomb test explosions conducted by India at the Indian Army's Pokhran Test Range in May 1998.
  •  It was the second instance of nuclear testing conducted by India; the first test, code-named Smiling Buddha, was conducted in May 1974. 
  • Smiling Buddha was the assigned code name of India's first successful nuclear bomb test on 18 May 1974.  

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