XAT 2017 Question 85

Question 85

Some of the famous battles are listed below:
1.The Battle of Cajamarca
2.The Battle of Huai-Hai
3.The Battle of Plassey
4.The Battle of Stalingrad
5.The Battle of Waterloo
6.The Battle of Yorktown

Which of the following is the correct chronological order of the above battles?

Solution

The Battle of Cajamarca was fought in 1532 between the Incas and Spaniards. 
The Battle of Huai Hai was fought in 1948. It was a part of the Chinese civil war. 
The Battle of Plassey was fought in 1757 between the British East India Company and the Nawab of Bengal.
The Battle of Stalingrad was fought between 1942 and 1943. It was fought between the German and the Soviet forces. It is considered to be the largest battle of World War II.
The Battle of Waterloo was fought in 1815 between the French and the British. Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated in the battle of Waterloo.
The Battle of Yorktown was fought in 1781. 
Therefore, the correct order is 1-3-6-5-4-2. Therefore, option C is the right answer. 



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