**Question:**

The water content of soil is defined as the ratio of

**Option A):**

volume of water to volume of given soil**Option B):**

weight of water to weight of solids of given mass of soil**Option C):**

volume of water to volume of voids in soil**Option D):**

weight of water to weight of air in voids

**Correct Answer is Option B):**

weight of water to weight of solids of given mass of soil