Identify the soil which ranges from red to brown in colour and saline in nature:

(a) Red soil

(b) Laterite soil

(c) Arid soil

(d) Alluvial soil


So, the correct answer is (c) - Arid Soil


  • Arid soils range from red to brown in color.
  • Arid soils are sandy in texture and saline in nature.
  • In some areas the amount of salt is very much which is then used in obtaining salt by evaporating the water.

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 14 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.