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Question 1: In Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl, ________ is shown as having a P branded on his left forearm, for "pirate".
Will TurnerElizabeth SwannJack SparrowHector Barbossa

Question 2: "When Charles Moritz, a young German, visited England in 1782 he was much surprised at this custom, and in his diary mentioned the case of a clergyman who had fought a ________ and killed his man in Hyde Park.
DuelHawaiiUnited StatesLouisiana

Question 3: [citation needed] Vaishnavism stresses submission to worship of Vishnu or his associated ________, principally Rama and Krishna, as the original and supreme God.
AvatarHinduismHanumanHindu deities

Question 4: In 1698 it was enacted that those convicted of petty theft or ________, who were entitled to benefit of clergy, should be "burnt in the most visible part of the left cheek, nearest the nose." This special ordinance was repealed in 1707.
BurglaryReasonable personAssaultLarceny

Question 5: The punishment was adopted by the ________, and the ancient law of England authorized the penalty.
AnglesGermanic peoplesAnglo-SaxonsFrisians

Question 6: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Copyright infringementPublic domainCopyrightIntellectual property

Question 7: Surgeon and Oxford English Dictionary contributor William Chester Minor was required to perform human branding on deserters at around the time of the ________.
Battle of Spotsylvania Court HouseOverland CampaignEastern Theater of the American Civil WarBattle of the Wilderness

Question 8: The Acts of Sharbil record it applied between the eyes and on the cheeks in Parthian Edessa at the time of the Roman Emperor ________ on a judge's order to a Christian for refusal to sacrifice, amongst other tortures.
Marcus AureliusHadrianNervaTrajan

Question 9: Found guilty of ________ he was burnt in the hand, if that could be called burning which was done with a cold iron" (Markham's Ancient Punishments of Northants, 1886).
ManslaughterNegligent homicideMisdemeanor murderFelony murder rule

Question 10: ________) or TFP (travaux forcés à perpetuité, forced labour for life) until 1832.
SlaveryUnfree labourHuman traffickingPenal labour

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