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Question 1: Tests showed those buried had suffered from smallpox, tuberculosis, Paget's disease, ________, and vitamin D deficiency.
Ankylosing spondylitisGoutOsteoarthritisRheumatoid arthritis

Question 2: It is believed to have been established originally as an unconsecrated graveyard for "single women," a euphemism for prostitutes, known locally as "Winchester Geese," because they were licensed by the ________ to work within the Liberty of the Clink.
Cyril GarbettAlwyn WilliamsEdward Stuart TalbotBishop of Winchester

Question 3: Excavations were conducted on the land by the Museum of London Archaeology Service between 1991 and 1998 in connection with the construction of London Underground's ________.
Baker Street tube stationWest Ham stationStratford stationJubilee line

Question 4: [1] The liberty lay outside the jurisdiction of the ________, and as a consequence it became known for its brothels and theatres, as well as bull and bear baiting, activities not permitted within the City itself.
Greater LondonBristolCity of WestminsterCity of London

Question 5: ________ reports that the archeologists found a highly overcrowded graveyard with bodies piled on top of one another.
LondonLondon Borough of LewishamLondon Borough of SouthwarkLondon Borough of Lambeth

Question 6: [1] The work has been performed in Shakespeare's Globe and in ________.
St Albans CathedralSouthwark CathedralCanterbury CathedralSt Paul's Cathedral

Question 7: [11] Interest generated by The Southwark Mysteries inspired the Cross Bones ________ festival, celebrated every year since 1998 with a procession, candles and songs.
Mischief nightHalloweenHalloween around the worldEaster

Question 8: Over one third of the bodies were ________ (between 22 weeks gestation and seven days after birth).
PregnancyReproductive medicineSexual intercoursePrenatal development

Question 9: Cross Bones is a post-medieval disused burial ground in The Borough, ________, south London, in what is now known as Redcross Way.


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