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

  • (a) These soils range from red to brown in colour.
  • (b) Generally sandy in texture and saline.
  • (c) Soil lacks humus and moisture.


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


So, the correct answer is- 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.
  • Because of dry climate , high temperature with more rate of evaporation the soil lacks humus and moisture.

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