Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT) will be conducted on 6 January 2013. For students who are weak in Verbal Ability, the best way to practice is with the previous year question papers.Find here the fully solved Verbal Ability section from XAT 2007 Question paper with 41 questions.
10. Basic assumptions and beliefs that are shared by members of an organisation, that operate unconsciously, and that define in a basic 'taken-for-granted' fashion an organisation's view of itself and its environment. These assumptions and beliefs are learned responses to a group's problems. They come to be taken for granted because they solve those problems repeatedly and reliably. What would be the word that can substitute for assumptions in the extract above, WITHOUT changing the extract's meaning?
5) None of the above
11. The various branches of knowledge complete, correct, and balance each other. This consideration, if well-founded, must be taken into account, not only as regards the attainment of truth, which is their common end, but as regards the influence which they excise upon those whose education in the study of them. The word excise in the extract above most nearly means