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1. This famous Scottish pirate was originally hired by the British to capture pirates but allegedly turned to piracy to plunder from ships near India. What was his name?
2. Born in 1635, this pirate was an advocate of stealing from the Spanish people living in the Caribbean. Which of these men, also depicted, happened to be the Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica?
3. In the 17th and 18th century, Welsh-born Bartholomew Roberts became a famous pirate. By what name was he later known?
4. Edward Teach, the captain of a French vessel known as Queen Anne's Revenge, is best known by what name?
5. Which pirate, of these, was hanged in Jamaica and was credited with creating the Jolly Roger?
6. Known to English-speakers as Redbeard, what Turkish pirate became the ruler of the north African city of Algiers in 1516?
7. While certainly a pirate, this man also assisted the American government, protecting New Orleans from attacks by the British in the early 19th century. Who is he?
8. This man was never referred to as a pirate figurehead but he did find himself embroiled in a number of raids during his time on the seas. Who is this person who became the first man to circle the globe thrice on the high seas?
9. Known as 'El Draco' to the Spanish, which pirate was knighted by the British for his exploits and became the second man to perform a circumnavigation?
10. 'The King of Pirates'! Every real pirate wants to be known by this moniker. Which of these British pirates (born in 1659) took on this name after years in the Royal Navy and the slave trade?
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