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Trivia Question 9/19/2013 – Nevada Nuke Testing

Nuclear Bomb BlastOn this day in 1957, the United States conducted its first underground nuclear test when it detonated a 1.7 kiloton nuclear weapon in an underground tunnel at the Nevada Test Site 65 miles north of Las Vegas.  The 1360 square mile site was established in 1951 for the testing of nuclear devices.


In the 41 years between 1951 when the US started nuclear bomb testing, and 1992 when the last nuclear test took place, how many nuclear devices were detonated at the Nevada Test Site?

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