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"Pirates!" by Celia Rees
"Ahoy, me hearties! Nancy Kington and Minerva Sharpe are going on the account to escape from their unwanted lives. Test how much you remember about this rich, highly adventurous, and extremely well written book."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
William's mother used to be what, to the Kington family?
The laundry maid
The family maid
Nancy's wet nurse
What ship does William first sail on?
Who is the suitor in Bath that seems the most interested in Nancy (or her money, more likely)?
Mr. Edward Bruton
Mr. James Arthur Williams
Mr. Reginald William Christopherson
Mr. James Phillips Calthorpe
How does Mr. Kington die?
He chokes to death
From the flu
By falling from his horse
What is the cross Bartholome wears made of?
What is Graham's first name?
The pool for which Fountain Head plantation was named is where Nancy and Minerva become friends.
When Joseph first comes to Fountain Head while Nancy is there, what else, besides chicken and rice, does Phillis prepare?
Green beans with bacon, and a pie
Sweet potato and beans
Shrimp barbeque and coleslaw
Fresh-baked bread and spicy soup
What African city did Phillis live in when she was a child?
What does Graham want Nancy to do when he first sees her on board the Deliverance?
Swab the deck
Hold down a boy whose leg he is amputating
Nurse a sick boy
Sew up a wound
To what does Broom compare Jessop's last effort to draw a device?
A misshapen corset and a blob of lard
A sword with a withered apple next to it
A painted pig's bladder over a couple of sticks
Two triangles flanked by a two sticks
According to Graham, Nancy's eyes shine like "sun glinting off gold" when she talks about her sailor lad.
Which of the men is the quartermaster?
When they are at port in Nassau, Nancy and Minerva dress as men so they can walk freely about the town. Which of the following does Minerva wear?
A waistcoat of deep plum velvet
A blue coat with red bars
Black satin breeches
Black shoes with silver buckles
Minerva is better with pistols and better at swordplay than Nancy is.
During the equator-crossing ceremony for Minerva, Nancy, and Andrews, the crewmembers that were on Low's ship begin a mutiny. What do they first try to do to Broom?
String him up by his wrists
Make him walk the plank
Where does the Flying Dutchman, Bartholome's ship, finally catch up with Nancy and her friends?
When the New Fortune returns to Bristol
In the open ocean
In the Caribbean
Off the coast of Madagascar
Do Minerva and Vincent retire to a cabin with silk sheets on the bed after their wedding?
What do Minerva and Nancy toast to at the end of the book?
A piratical life, youth, and adventure
Booty, youth, and adventure
The sea, booty, and each other
Youth, freedom, and booty
In the afterward, you learn that Nancy is writing this account of her life for a Mr. Defoe. Complete the title of the book he is making a further edition of: "The General History of the ________."
Life of the Most Notorious Picaroons
Adventures and Tales of Female Pyrates of the Sea
Robberies and Murders of the Most Notorious Pyrates
Most Fierce Pyrates of the High Seas
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Compiled Jun 28 12