The correct answer is basic truth.
B. basic truth
C. wood shank
The correct answer is (B) Basic truth; a self-evident and universally accepted truth; a maxim; a universally accepted principle, proposition, or rule; a self-evident or proverbial truth. Also, a proposition, which is assumed in mathematics, in order to examine the results that flow from it.
Axiom comes from French axiome, Latin axiõma, Greek axios (worthy).
Examples of use:
- From time to time, someone would write an axiom on the blackboard.
- "It takes money to make money," is an often-repeated axiom.