In the Battle of Wandhiwash (1760)

(A) French defeated British
(B) British defeated British
(C) British defeated French
(D) Dutch defeated British

Correct Answer : British defeated French
Question Asked : UPPCS (Mains) 2015
Explanation : Battle of Am bur (August, 1749) : The combined armies of Muzaffar Jung, Chanda Sahib and the French defeated and Killed Anwar-ud-din at the Battle of Ambur near Bellore in August, 1749. Muzaffar Jung became the Subedar of Deccan. Duplex was appointed Governor of all the Mughal territories south of the river Krishna. The Nizam surrendered some districts in the northern circars to the French. A French army under Bussy was stationed in Hyderabad. Battle of Plassey (June, 1757) : Fought between Nawab of Bengal Sirajuddaula and the British army. Bengal was in control of British after Plassey. Mir Jafar was to be placed on the throne by Robert Clive. In exchange, Mir Jafar ceded to ,the British an area of south of Calcutta known as 24 Pargana for their services and gifted 2,34,000 pounds to Clive as personal gift reward. Battle of Wandiwash (January, 1760) : It occurred between French and British. French were defeated by British. Sir Eyre coote was the leader of British army while French troops were led by Count de Lally. Battle of Buxar (October, 1764) : Fought between allied forces of Mir Qasim, Shujauddaula, Shah Alam II and the British. British led by Hector Munro defeated badly the allied force. Thus option (B) will be the correct answer.
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