Hi Everyone!! This article will share Mother Tongue Questions & Answers.
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Mother Tongue Questions & Answers
- Courtier – people at the king’s court
- Learned – highly educated
- Mastery – thorough knowledge
- Fluently – speaking smoothly
- Quietly – with very little voice
- Challenged – called to solve the problem
- Whispered – spoke very softly
- Tickled – touched
- Surprised – amazed
- Accepted – agreed
- Difficulty – trouble
Question 1: Who came to Akbar’s court?
Answer: A learned pundit came to Akbar’s court.
Question 2: What did he claim to know?
Answer: He claimed that he could speak many languages fluently.
Question 3: How did he challenged everybody?
Answer: He challenged everybody to find out his mother tongue.
Question 4: Why did Emperor Akbar reward the Pandit?
Answer: The Emperor rewarded the Pandit because he could converse in many languages like Sanskrit, Arabic, Telugu, Punjabi, Bengali and French too. This impressed the emperor greatly.
Question 5: How did the Pandit react when Birbal gave the correct answer? What did Birbal say next that made the Pandit realize his mistake?
Answer: The Pandit looked quite crestfallen and nodded quietly. Birbal said that if knowledge made us proud then knowledge is of no use.
Question 6: What had Birbal proved to the emperor and others?
Answer: Birbal had proved to the emperor and others that in times of difficulty, a man only speaks in his mother tongue.
Question 7: What happened to the Pandit in the end?
Answer: The Pandit realized his mistake in the end. He apologized to the king and left the court.
Question 8: Read and answer the questions:
(a) What visited to the court of Akbar?
Answer: A learned Pundit visited to the court of Akbar.
(b) What did he tell the king and his courtiers?
Answer: He told them that he had mastery over many languages
(c) Give the opposite of different.
Question 9: Read and answer the questions:
(a) What was the special ability of Pundit?
Answer: The special ability of the Pundit is that he could speak many languages fluently.
(b) Why was it difficult to find out what his mother tongue was?
Answer: It was so difficult to find out his mother tongue because he was so fluent in the languages.
(c) What did he challenge to courtiers?
Answer: He challenged everybody to name his mother tongue.
Question 10: Read and answer the questions:
(a) To whom does ‘He’ refers to?
Answer: He refers to Birbal.
(b) What did he do?
Answer: He whispered into the Pundit’s ear and tickled with a feather.
(c) In which language did he (pundit) shout out?
Answer: He shouted out words in his mother tongue Telugu.
Question 11: Read and answer the questions:
(a) Where did Birbal go to the next day?
Answer: Birbal went to the Akbar’s court next day.
(b) What did Birbal tell everyone?
Answer: Birbal told everyone that the Pundit’s mother tongue was Telugu.
(c) Why was the Pundit surprised?
Answer: The Pundit was surprised because Birbal find out his mother tongue.
So, these were Mother Tongue Questions & Answers.