Directions: In  the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. against each number, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. find out the appropriate word in each case.

Changing an organizations culture is one of the most difficult leadership challenges. That’s because an organizations culture (___206___) interlocking set of goals, roles, processes, values communications practices, attitudes and assumptions. These elements (___207___) together as a mutually reinforcing system and combine to prevent any (___208___) to change it. That is why single fix challenges, such as the introduction of teams. Of lean, or agile, or scrum or knowledge management or some new process, may (___209___) to make progress for a while, but (___210___) the interlocking elements of the organisational culture (___211___) over and the change is Inexorably drawn (___212___) into the existing organisational culture. Changing a culture Is large scale undertaking and eventually all of the organisational focus for changing minds will need to be put in play. However, the (___213___) in which they are deployed has a Critical (___214___) on the (___215___) of success.

Q1.

206.

(a) Less

(b) embraces

(c) comprises

(d) makes

(e) composes

Q2.

207.

(a) amalgamate

(b) conjoin

(c) fit

(d) stands

(e) attach

Q3.

208.

(a) attempt

(b) energy

(c) ways

(d) power

(e) tries

Q4.

209.

(a) Look

(b) appear

(c) perform

(d) suspect

(e) seek

Q5.

210.

(a) especially

(b) presently

(c) likely

(d) eventually

(e) lately

Q6.

211.

(a) Bounce

(b) throw

(c) seize

(d) jump

(e) take

Q7.

212.

(a) forth

(b) ahead

(c) gain

(d) set

(e) back

Q8.

213.

(a) order

(b) succession

(c) Idea

(d) step

(e) label

Q9.

214.

(a) affect

(b) impact

(c) control

(d) jolt

(e) shake

Q10.

215.

(a) change

(b) odd

(c) risk

(d) likelihood

(e) option

ANSWERS :

            1 c       2 c       3 a       4 b       5 d       6 e       7 e       8 a       9 b       10 d