Quiz on Ambedkar: 20 GK MCQ Questions with Answers 

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Quiz on Ambedkar

Every year India celebrates April 14 as Ambedkar Jayanti and commemorates the birth anniversary of Dr B. R. Ambedkar. He was a prolific scholar, economist, social reformer, and political leader who advocated ideals of equality, justice, and freedom. Additionally, Dr B. R. Ambedkar also spread the importance of education in the social upliftment of Dalits and weaker sections of society. As the occasion of Ambedkar Jayanti is around the corner, schools and colleges are gearing up to organize activities for students such as writing an essay on Bhimrao Ambedkar and so on. To help you learn more about him, here are some important MCQ quiz questions and answers on Ambedkar in English.  

Ambedkar GK Questions in English

Let’s get started with GK quiz on Ambedkar with these fun questions:

1. What is the full name of B.R. Ambedkar?

  1. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar
  2. Bhimji Rao Ambedkar
  3. Babasaheb Ramjirao Ambedkar 

2. When was Dr Ambedkar born? 

  1. 14 April 1891
  2. 6 December 1956
  3. 28 December 1891

3. Ambedkar was born in which state of India?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Karnataka
  3. Madhya Pradesh 

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

  1. Samba ji Sakpal
  2. Motilal Nehru
  3. Ramji Maloji Sakpal

5. In which year was Dr Ambedkar given the prestigious Bharat Ratna?

  1. 1973
  2. 1985
  3. 1990

6. Out of the following options, what is the name of Ambedkar’s memorial site?

  1. Chaitya Bhoomi
  2. Veer Bhoomi
  3. Samta Sthal

7. Ambedkar’s memorial site is found in:

  1. Himachal Pradesh 
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Bihar

8. Out of the following options, which of these political parties were not formed by Ambedkar?

  1. Dalit Shoshit Samaj Sangharsh Samiti
  2. Scheduled Cast Federation
  3. Indian Republican Party

9. Dr. Ambedkar was elected as the chairman of ______ committee of the Indian Constitution.

  1. Union Constitution Committee
  2. Drafting Committee
  3. Budgeting Committee

10. Which of the following books was written by Ambedkar?

  1. Annihilation of Caste
  2. Gandhi, Nehru, and Tagore
  3. Basti 

11. Ambedkar participated in how many round table conferences? 

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3

12. Ambedkar was the first and only Satyagrahi to perform Satyagraha for drinking water. Is this statement true or false?

  1. True
  2. False
  3. None of the above 

13. Which of the following pacts took place between Mahatma Gandhi and Dr B R Ambedkar?

  1. Gandhi-Irwin Pact
  2. Poona Pact
  3. Lord Irwin Pact

14. In 1925, Ambedkar was appointed to an all-European commission, which was formed to study the constitutional reforms of British India. What was the name of this commission?

  1. British Constitution Formation
  2. Nehru Report
  3. Simon Commission

15. Out of the following options, which religion did Ambedkar adopt?

  1. Sikhism
  2. Buddhism 
  3. Christianity 

16. What is Mookanayaka?

  1. Ambedkar’s pen name
  2. Ambedkar’s newspaper
  3. Ambedkar’s TV series 

17. Out of the following options, who provided a scholarship to Ambedkar for his studies abroad?

  1. Nizam of Hyderabad
  2. Maharaja of Kohlapur
  3. Maharaja of Baroda

18. Which text was ceremonially burnt by Ambedkar and his followers?

  1. Manusmriti
  2. Natyashastra
  3. Mahabharata 

19. Before Buddhism, Ambedkar thought of converting to which religion?

  1. Judaism
  2. Jainism
  3. Sikhism 

20. Which caste did Ambedkar belong to?

  1. Brahman
  2. Mahar
  3. Shudra 

Answer Key

1. 16. 1 11. 316. 2
2. 17. 212. 117. 3
3. 38. 113. 218. 1
4. 39. 214. 319. 3
5. 310. 115. 220. 2
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