Corrosion due to the corrosiveness of the soil is called as ___________

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Corrosion due to the corrosiveness of the soil is called as ___________

A. Soil corrosion

B. Oxidation corrosion

C. Galvanic corrosion

D. Concentration cell corrosion

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The correct option is A. Soil corrosion

Explanation: Corrosion due to the corrosiveness of the soil is called as the soil corrosion. Direct action of the oxygen on metal causes oxidation corrosion.