GK Questions & Answers on Dr. B. R Ambedkar

Check below 50+ Gk questions and answers on Dr. B. R Ambedkar. We have covered several aspect of his life including his early life, education, achievement, award, political career, death etc. These GK questions are excessively crucial for competitive examinations.

GK Questions & Answers on Dr. B. R Ambedkar

Question: Which city plays host to the International Ambedkar Conclave in 2021?

a Pune
b New Delhi
c Varanasi
d Chennai
Ans: B New Delhi

Question: Consider the following statements regarding Dr. BR Ambedkar?

He is the only Indian whose statue has been erected alongside Karl Marx in the London Museum.
Dr. BR Ambedkar’s personal library Rajgirh, was the world’s largest private library with over 50 thousand books.
Choose the correct answer
a Only 1
b Only 2
c Both 1 and 2
d Neither 1 nor 2
Ans: C Both 1 and 2

Question: In which city, President Ram Nath Kovind laid the foundation stone of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Cultural centre?

a Greater Noida
b Lucknow
c Agra
d Varanasi
Ans: B Lucknow

Question: Which of the following magazine was not launched by Dr. Ambedkar?

a Saraswati
b Prabuddh Bharat
c Bahishkrit Bharat
d Mooknayak
Ans: A Saraswati

Question: Dr B.R Ambedkar described which part as a ‘novel features’ of the Indian Constitution?

a Part III
b Part IV
c Part V
d Part VIII
Ans: B Part IV

Question: Who was the author of the book “The Problem of the Rupee: Its Origin and Its Solution”?

a Mahatma Gandhi
b M.N Roy
c B.R. Ambedkar
d Sarojini Naidu
Ans: C B.R. Ambedkar

Question: Which among the following is not a periodical by Ambedkar?

a Mooknayak
b Samta
c Janata
d Savitri
Ans: D Savitri

Question: Who was the first and only Satyagrahi to perform “Satyagraha for drinking water”?

a Mahatma Gandhi
b Vallabhbhai Patel
c Dr. Ambedkar
d None of the above
Ans: C Dr. Ambedkar

Question: Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and other labelled as Reason (R). Select the correct answer from the codes given below.

Assertion (A) Ambedkar wrote, Annihilation of Caste
Reason (R) He criticised Caste system and Hindu religious texts.
a Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A
b Both A and R are true, but R is not the correct explanation of A
c A is True, R is False
d A is False, R is True
Ans: A, Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

Question: Which of the following books has not been written by Dr. Ambedkar?

a Thoughts on Pakistan
b Annihilation of caste
c The problem of Rs: Origin and solution
d Gandhi, Nehru, and Tagore
Ans: D Gandhi, Nehru, and Tagore

Question: The Mahaparivartan Diwas was observed on December 6th throughout the country. In this context, consider the following statements:

1 It marks the birth anniversary of Dr. Ambedkar.
2 Mahaparinibbana Sutta refers to the birth of Lord Buddha.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a Only 1 is correct
b Only 2 is correct
c Neither 1 nor 2 is correct
d Both 1 and 2 are correct
Ans: C Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

Question: Which of the following political parties has not been formed by Dr. Ambedkar?

a Indian Republican Party
b Independent Labor Party
c Scheduled Cast Federation
d Dalit Shoshit Samaj Sangharsh Samiti
Ans: D Dalit Shoshit Samaj Sangharsh Samiti

Question: Which state/UT launched booklet for student on Ambedkars teachings?

a Delhi
b Maharashtra
c Odisha
d Goa
Ans: A Delhi

Question: When was Dr. Ambedkar given Bharat Ratna?

a 1985
b 1980
c 1990
d 1973
Ans: C 1990

Question: Which of the following political parties/organizations were established by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar?

Swaraj Party
Samaj Samata Sangh
All India Scheduled Castes Federation
The Independent Labour Party
a 1, 2 and 4
b 1,3 and 4
c 2, 3 and 4
d 1, 2 and 3
Ans: C 2, 3 and 4

Question: What was the name of Dr. Ambedkar’s father?

a Ramji Maloji Sakpal
b Sambha ji Sakpal
c Yashwant Sambha Ambedkar
d None of these
Ans: A Ramji Maloji Sakpal

Question: Which city is the venue of the 2nd International Ambedkar Conclave (IAC-2018)?

a New Delhi
b Indore
c Bhopal
d Chennai
Ans: A New Delhi
Question: Dr. Ambedkar born in…………
a Maharashtra
b Madhya Pradesh
c Karnataka
d Gujarat
Ans: B Madhya Pradesh

Question: Consider the following statements about the Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan:

1 It was inaugurated to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Babasaheb Ambedkar
2 It aimed to generate nation-wide efforts to increase social harmony and to foster farmers’ progress

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a 1 Only
b 2 Only
c Both 1 & 2
d Neither 1 nor 2
Ans: C Both 1 & 2

Question: Which of the following weekly papers was started by Dr. BR Ambedkar?

a Janta
b Mook Nayak
c Excluded India
d All the above
Ans: D All the above

Question: According to Ambedkar, which among the following are the conditions to be fulfill by the executive?

a Majority should give minority the opportunity in forming Government .
b Prevent tyranny of majority in executive.
c Both 1 and 2
d Neither 1 nor 2
Ans: C Both 1 and 2

Question: Which of the following statements is not correct about Poona Pact?

a Poona Pact was held on 24 September 1934
b Poona Pact took place between Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Ambedkar.
c In Poona Pact, right to separate electorate and two votes for Dalits was abolished
d After Poona Pact, the number of seats reserved for Dalits was increased from 71 in the Provincial Legislatures to 147 and 18% of the total seats in the Central Legislature.
Ans: A Poona Pact was held on 24 September 1934

Question: The “Ambedkar Social Innovation and Incubation Mission (ASIIM)” has been launched by which ministry?

a Ministry of MSME
b Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
c Ministry of HRD
d Ministry of Tribal Affairs
Ans: B Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Question: Dr. Ambedkar was the chairman of which committee constituted to form the Indian Constitution?

a Preamble Committee
b Drafting Committee
c Flag Committee
d Union Constitution Committee
Ans: B Drafting Committee

Question: Uttar Pradesh cabinet decided to replace the “Ambedkar Vishesh Rojgar Yojana” by which of the following name?

a Jyotirao Phule Rojgar Yojana
b Baba Saheb Ambedkar Rozgar Yojana
c Uttar Pradesh Village Rojgar Yojana
d None of the above
Ans: B Baba Saheb Ambedkar Rozgar Yojana

Question: Which of the following statements is not correct about Dr. Ambedkar?

a Dr. Bhimrao got married at the age of 15 years with a nine-year-old girl “Ramabai”.
b The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was based on the ideas of Ambedkar, which he recommended to the Hilton Young Commission.
c He was the first Law and Justice Minister of independent India
d He adopted Buddhism in 1965
Ans: D He adopted Buddhism in 1965

Question: Who commented that ‘Dr. Ambedkar is dead and the Articles are very much alive’?

a H.V. Kamath
b K.M. Munshi
c Pattabhi Sitaramayya
d Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Ans: A H.V. Kamath

Question: Who among the following established the ‘Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha’?

a Mahatma Phule
b Govind Ranade
c Dr. Ambedkar
d Govind Vallabh Pant
Ans: C Dr. Ambedkar

Question: An important personality in Ambedkar’s historic conversion to Buddhism passed away recently. What is his name?

a Santu Mukherjee
b Sadanand Fulzele
c H R Bhardwaj
d Potturi Venkateswar
Ans: B Sadanand Fulzele

Question: What is the name of Dr. Ambedkar’s memorial site?

a Samta Sthal
b Chaitya Bhoomi
c Veer Bhumi
d Buddhist Bhumi
Ans: B Chaitya Bhoom

Question: In the budget, what amount has been allocated towards B R Ambedkar Housing Scheme?

a Rs 100 crore
b Rs 200 crore
c Rs 300 crore
d Rs 400 crore
Ans: B Rs 200 crore

Question: Which of the following Indians participated in all three round table conferences?

a Dr. Ambedkar
b Mahatma Gandhi
c Jawaharlal Nehru
d Madan Mohan Malaviya
Ans: A Dr. Ambedkar

Question: Ambedkar formed which of the following organisation?

a Bahishkrit Hitkarni Sabha
b Independent Labour Party
c All – India Schedule Caste Federation
d All of the above
Ans: D All of the above

Question: When was Dr. Ambedkar born?

a 14 April 1891
b 14 April 1893
c January 15, 1889
d 6 December 1869
Ans: A 14 April 1891

Question: Which form of government Ambedkar preferred?

a Constitutional Democracy
b Monarchy
c Aristocracy
d None of the above
Ans: A Constitutional Democracy

Question: Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Stadium is located at which of the following places?

a Bijapur
b Belgaum
c Bagalkot
d Bellary
Ans: A Bijapur

Question: When did Ambedkar signed the Poona Pact?

a 1935
b 1932
c 1945
d 1937
Ans: B 1932

Question: With reference to the several initiatives to aid artisans in India, which of the following statements are correct?

1 Samarth scheme of Flipkart seeks to increase the market access of artisans through e-commerce.
2 Amazon’s Kala Haat program seeks to increase market access for artisans.
3 Ambedkar Hastshilp Vikas Yojana aids the artisans in the market support and service sector.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
a 1 and 2
b 1 and 3
c 2 and 3
d All of the above
Ans: D All of the above

Question: B.R. Ambedkar was elected to the Constituent Assembly from which of the following states?

a West Bengal
b the Bombay Presidency
c the then Madhya Bharat
d Punjab
Ans: B the Bombay Presidency

Which article was referred to as the ‘the heart and soul’ of the constitution by Dr. B.R, Ambedkar?

a Article 30
b Article 32
c Article 44
d Article 28
Ans: B Article 32

Which of the above is/are correctly matched?

a Only 3
b Only 2 & 3
c Only 1 & 3
d Only 1, 2 & 3
Ans: A Only 3

Question: Which of the following is / are correct statements about Dr. B. R. Ambedkar?

1 He launched a periodical “Mook Nayak” to bring to light the humiliations suffered by the “untouchables”
2 He started and led Mahad Satyagraha and attended all the three Round Table Conferences
3 He founded the Bharatiya Bauddha Mahasabha
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
a Only 1 & 2
b Only 2 & 3
c Only 1 & 2
d 1, 2 & 3
Ans: D 1, 2 & 3

Question: Ambedkar advocated?

a Separate Electorate
b Reservation for depressed class
c Both 1 and 2
d Neither 1 nor 2
Ans: C Both 1 and 2

Question: Which of the following statements are correct?

In the First Round Table conference, Dr. Ambedkar demanded separate electorates for the depressed classes.
In the Poona Act, special provisions for representation of the depressed people in the local bodies and civil services were made.
The Indian National Congress did not take part in the Third Round Table Conference.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
a Only 1 & 2
b Only 2 & 3
c Only 1 & 3
d 1, 2 & 3
Ans: C Only 1 & 3

Question: Which among the following about the Mahar movement is/ are true?

The untouchables of Maharashtra were known as Mahars
Their first political conference was held in 1927
B.R. Ambedkar was the first graduate among the Mahars
They burnt Manu Smriti
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :
a 1 & 2
b 1, 2 & 3
c 1, 3 & 4
d 1, 2, 3 & 4
Ans: D 1, 2, 3 & 4

Question: Which act signed by B.R. Ambedkar on behalf of depressed classes in September 1932 abandoned the demand for separate electorate for the depressed classes?

a Lucknow Pact
b Delhi Pact
c Poona Pact
d Nagpur Pact
Ans: C Poona Pact

Question: India has appealed against the closure of Ambedkar House memorial. It is located in which country?

a France
b United Kingdom
c Russia
d Japan
Ans: B United Kingdom