Question 11: Choose the word or phrase among A, B, C or D that best fits the blank space in the following passage:
"While the world there are different (1) …. for people to greet each other. In much of the world, a handshake is the (2)…. form of welcoming and greeting someone. In many countries around the Mediterranean Sea a (3) … kiss on the cheek is the appropriate way to welcome friends and family. It can be a very (4)… surprise if you expect to shake hands and get a kiss or a hug instead. At times, it is difficult to tell what sort of greeting (5)… is followed. People may bow, (6)….. another’s arm or even slap the other person on the back. In some places people just smile, look at (7)….. face and say nothing. Most people in the world are (8) ….of visitors and don’t mind what travelers do that seems wrong as long as the visitors are (9)… . A big part of the (10)…. of world travel is experiencing different customs."
5. At times, it is difficult to tell what sort of greeting (5)… is followed.
Translation: Sometimes it is difficult to distinguish what kind of salute is followed.