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Read the features of a soil given below and name the related soil. 

  • (a) It consists of properties of sand, silt and clay.
  • (b) It is described on the basis of age.
  • (c) It is very fertile.


  1. Arid Soil
  2. Laterite Soil
  3. Alluvial Soil
  4. None of the above


So, the correct answer is - (C) Alluvial Soil


  • Widely spread and important soil.
  • Entire region of the northern plain is made up of alluvial soil.
  • Deposited by the Indus, the Ganga and the Brahmaputra.
  • Through a narrow corridor these soil extends in Rajasthan and Gujarat.
  • Found in Eastern coastal plains.

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Davneet Singh has done his B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has been teaching from the past 13 years. He provides courses for Maths, Science, Social Science, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science at Teachoo.