In the given passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. Against each, five words are suggested one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

Trust is the basic tenet for all relationships, so building an environment of trust is one of the (71) important things one can do to (72) positive work environment. It is a philosophy that must be demonstrated in everything you and your staff does. Trust is about doing what you say you going to do and being who you say (73). It is about showing your staff in everything you do that you are reliable, responsible and accountable and that they can (74)on you for consistency. Also, letting them know you (75) the same from them. When your words and behaviour are congruent you (76) trust. It will some time for your staff members to learn that you are a person of your word. If they see that you are consistent you will blind trust, but if they see that your words don’t match your behaviour their trust in you will be (77). The uncomfortable thing about trust is that it takes a long time to build, but is very fragile and breaks easily. Once broken, it takes an (78) longer time to regain and it may never be fully rebuilt. Therefore, it is of primary importance that you are (79) of all your words and behaviour and ensure that they are worthy of your employees’ trust. Even while dealing with uncomfortable situations, if you are honest and upfront it will make thing (80) for everyone.

Question 157



The author is trying to explain that if your words and actions are not in harmony then the trust that has been developed will be "destroyed". And among all the options also "destroyed" is most suitable for the sentence construction. Hence, answer will be D

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