For questions 1-12, read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap.

Enrico Rastelli

Enrico Rastelli was probably the greatest juggler the world has ever known. Juggling involves throwing a__ number of objects up into the air and catching them (1) _________ dropping a single one. Rastelli was able to juggle (2) _________ many as eight balls at one time. However, (3)__________ made him a genius was his perfect style, rather (4) _________ the quantity of objects he (5) __________ juggle.

Rastelli's contributions to juggling were many. He started using rubber balls (6) _________ of the cotton balls that were (7) _________ use at the time. These rubber balls are now standard. It was Rastelli, too, who began the now commonly seen practice (8) _________ throwing a ball into the air, and then catching (9) _________ on a stick held in his mouth.

Enrico Rastelli was born into a circus family in Siberia in 1896. Although he spent some of his early years in Italy, it (10) _________ in Russia that he acquired his juggling skills. It was not uncommon (11) _________ him to practise twelve hours a day, and this dedication was reflected in his astonishing performances. The degree of control shown (12) _________ Enrico Rastelli has never been equalled.

For questions 1-8, complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word IN CAPITALS. Use between two and five words.