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GK Questions and Answers on Doctor B.R. Ambedkar

GK Questions and Answers on Doctor B.R. Ambedkar – BR Ambedkar was born on April 14th, 1891, in Mhow, India. He served as the leader of Dalits (Scheduled Castes, formerly called untouchables) and law minister of the government of India from 1947 to 1951.

Question 1. Dr Ambedkar was born in which state?

(a) West Bengal
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Kerala
(d) Gujarat

Answer: B (Madhya Pradesh)

Explanation: Dr Ambedkar was born in Mahu, Madhya Pradesh.

Question 2. When was Dr Ambedkar born on which date?

(a) 14th April 1891
(b) 14th April 1893
(c) 15th January 1889
(d) 15th December 1869

Answer: A (14th April 1891)

Explanation: Dr Ambedkar was born on 14th April 1891 in Mahu, Madhya Pradesh, is known as Dr Ambedkar Nagar.

Question 3. What was the name of Dr Ambedkar’s father?

(a) Ramji Maloji Sakpal
(b) Sambha ji Sakpal
(c) Yashwant Sambha Ambedkar
(d) Yashwant Ji Sakpal

Answer: A (Ramji Maloji Sakpal)

Explanation: Dr Ambedkar’s father’s name is Ramji Maloji Sakpal and his mother’s name is Bhimabai.

Question 4. Which statement is not true about Dr Ambedkar?

(a) Dr Bhimrao got married at the age of 15 years to a 9y 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) In 1965, He adopted Buddhism

Answer: D (In 1965, He adopted Buddhism)

Question 5. When was Dr Ambedkar honoured with Bharat Ratna?

(a) 1988
(b) 1989
(c) 1990
(d) 1991

Answer: C

Question 6. What is the name of Dr Ambedkar’s memorial site?

(a) Samta Sthal
(b) Chaitya Bhoomi
(c) Veer Bhumi
(d) Buddhist Bhumi

Answer: B

Question 7. Which political parties were not formed by Dr Ambedkar?

(a) Indian Republican Party
(b) Independent Labor Party
(c) Scheduled Cast Federation
(d) Dalit Shoshit Samaj Sangharsh Samiti

Answer: D

Question 8. Dr Ambedkar served as the chairman of which committee constituted to make the Indian Constitution?

(a) Preamble Committee
(b) Drafting Committee
(c) Flag Committee
(d) Union Constitution Committee

Answer: B

Question 9. Which book is not 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

Answer: D

Question 10. Indians joined in all three round table conferences?

(a) Dr. Ambedkar
(b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru
(d) Madan Mohan Malaviya

Answer: A

Question 11. Who is 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) None

Answer: C

Question 12. Who founded the ‘Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha’?

(a) Mahatma Phule
(b) Dr Ambedkar
(c) Govind Ranade
(d) None

Answer: B

Question 13. Which magazine is not launched by Dr Ambedkar?

(a) Mooknayak
(b) Bahishkrit Bharat
(c) Prabuddh Bharat
(d) Saraswati

Answer: D

Question 14. Which weekly papers were started by Dr BR Ambedkar?

(a) Excluded India
(b) Mook Nayak
(c) Janta
(d) All

Ans. (D)

Question 15. Which book is written by Dr Ambedkar?

(a) Letter for a Nation
(b) Thoughts on Pakistan
(c) Thoughts on India
(d) Train to India

Ans. (B)

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on Ambedkar Jayanti

  • Date of Birth: 14 April 1891
  • Birthplace: Mhow, Madhya Pradesh (now Dr Ambedkar Nagar)
  • Death: 6 December 1956 (age 65)
  • Names: Babasaheb Ambedkar
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Ambedkar’s Father: Ramji Maloji Sakpal
  • Ambedkar’s Mother: Bhimaba
  • Wife: Ramabai Ambedkar (married 1906), Dr Savita Ambedkar (married 1948)
  • Son: Yashwant Bhimrao Ambedkar
  • Grandson: Prakash Ambedkar
  • Educational degrees: University of Mumbai (BA), Columbia University (MA, PhD, LL.D.), London
  • School of Economics (MSc, DSC), Gray’s Inn (Barrister-at-Law)
  • Awards / Honors: Bodhisattva (1956), Bharat Ratna (1990), First Colombian Ahead of Their Time (2004), The Greatest Indian (2012)
  • Political Party: Scheduled Caste Federation, Independent Labor Party, Republican Party of India
  • Social Organization: Bahishkrit Hitakarini Sabha, Samata Sainik Dal

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