1. A learned pundit visited Akbar’s court
2. The pundit was proud because he had mastery over many different languages.
3. The pundit challenged everybody in the court to name his mother language.
4. Birbal quietly went to the pundits' room at night when he was sleeping and whispered into his ears and tickled with a feather, the pundit half awake cried out and shouted in his mother tongue.
5. 'In times of difficulty, a person speaks only his mother tongue.’ Birbal said this to Akbar. This is true as we can see the example in the chapter itself.
1. (b) akbar
2. (c) He could speak in different languages
In this story Birbal is an intelligent person who has the solution to every problem. He does not boast around but in the story ‘Nasruddin’s Aim’ Nasruddin is a foolish person who does not have the capability to do anything but boast around. He lies when the arrow does not hit the target but on the other hand Birbal tells the truth to Akbar in the end. They both are different from each other.