Directions: In questions 1 to 5 you have several passages where some of the words have been left out. Read the passages carefully and choose the correct answer to each blank out of the four alternatives and mark it in the answer sheet.

I have always been nervous and keyed up at onset of any operation. With Louwtzie next to me, I became even more tense. There was a sense of ...1......between us which did not belong in the theatre. It was something electrical, a sort of involuntary interlocking of our ......2....... selves, which she could not ...3........ any more than I would. Inevitably, this was a ......4....... at the operating table. The ritual of command and interlacing of hands and instruments demand a totally different .........5......

futility

hostility

consistency

intimacy

2. I have always been nervous and keyed up at onset of any operation. With Louwtzie next to me, I became even more tense. There was a sense of ...1......between us which did not belong in the theatre. It was something electrical, a sort of involuntary interlocking of our ......2....... selves, which she could not ...3........ any more than I would. Inevitably, this was a ......4....... at the operating table. The ritual of command and interlacing of hands and instruments demand a totally different .........5......

projected

distracted

protracted

frustrated

3. I have always been nervous and keyed up at onset of any operation. With Louwtzie next to me, I became even more tense. There was a sense of ...1......between us which did not belong in the theatre. It was something electrical, a sort of involuntary interlocking of our ......2....... selves, which she could not ...3........ any more than I would. Inevitably, this was a ......4....... at the operating table. The ritual of command and interlacing of hands and instruments demand a totally different .........5......

sever

help

solve

sewer

4. I have always been nervous and keyed up at onset of any operation. With Louwtzie next to me, I became even more tense. There was a sense of ...1......between us which did not belong in the theatre. It was something electrical, a sort of involuntary interlocking of our ......2....... selves, which she could not ...3........ any more than I would. Inevitably, this was a ......4....... at the operating table. The ritual of command and interlacing of hands and instruments demand a totally different .........5......

proposition

sufferance

disturbance

contraction

5. I have always been nervous and keyed up at onset of any operation. With Louwtzie next to me, I became even more tense. There was a sense of ...1......between us which did not belong in the theatre. It was something electrical, a sort of involuntary interlocking of our ......2....... selves, which she could not ...3........ any more than I would. Inevitably, this was a ......4....... at the operating table. The ritual of command and interlacing of hands and instruments demand a totally different .........5......

companionship

partnership

relationship

studentship

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