Refer to the drawing of a reactor vessel (RV) differential pressure (D/P) level detection system. Which one of the following events will result in a reactor vessel level indication that is greater than actual level ___

Refer to the drawing of a reactor vessel (RV) differential pressure (D/P) level detection system (see figure below).

Level Detection System -PG-47

Which one of the following events will result in a reactor vessel level indication that is greater than actual level?

A. The RV pressure increases by 50 psia.
B. The variable leg breaks and completely drains.
C. A portion of the reference leg water flashes to steam.
D. The temperature surrounding the RV and reference leg decreases by 30°F.

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Answer: C

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