You can use any manual DNS tool, such as “host” or “dig”. You simply check if a DNS entry of type A exist in a respective DNS zone of the BlockList. For example for SpamHaus you check the *.zen.spamhaus.org zone.
Problem You get the following error while loading (or reloading) a zone: rndc: ‘reload’ failed: CNAME and other data Analysis You have probably two entries of the same name in the zone file of that domain (usually in “$BIND_ROOT/var/named/named.yourdomain.com”), i.e.: