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Quiz about Pirates
Quiz about Pirates

Pirates! Trivia Quiz


Pirates today often wear three- piece suits and are found in oil companies, big business and government. Once upon a time, however, they were more open and more colorful.

A multiple-choice quiz by robert362. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
robert362
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
20,009
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
6429
Awards
Top 20% Quiz
Last 3 plays: brm50diboll (9/10), Guest 99 (2/10), H53 (9/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. Perhaps the most famous pirate of all is Captain Kidd. What was his ultimate fate? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. 'Blackbeard' is also one of the most famous pirates. What was his real name? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. This island was a legendary haven for many pirates. Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. The flag that sailed atop many pirate ships was called what? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. Francis Drake was a buccaneer who led a colorful life. Which statement is NOT true of him? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. The most famous fictional pirate is probably Long John Silver. Name the author who created him. Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Jean Lafitte was a pirate who provided assistance to America in what war? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Which of these pirates is perhaps best known for his daring raid on Panama? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. This island has been the subject of treasure hunting and speculation about buried pirate treasure. Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. This legendary author of children's books wrote a classic about pirates. Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Perhaps the most famous pirate of all is Captain Kidd. What was his ultimate fate?

Answer: He was hanged

Kidd met the fate of many pirates - at the end of a rope.
2. 'Blackbeard' is also one of the most famous pirates. What was his real name?

Answer: Edward Teach

Maynard is the officer who killed Blackbeard.
3. This island was a legendary haven for many pirates.

Answer: Tortuga

It's mentioned in countless tales of pirate adventure.
4. The flag that sailed atop many pirate ships was called what?

Answer: Jolly Roger

Skull and crossbones
5. Francis Drake was a buccaneer who led a colorful life. Which statement is NOT true of him?

Answer: Drake's memoirs created a scandal when published after his death

Quite a life - but no memoirs.
6. The most famous fictional pirate is probably Long John Silver. Name the author who created him.

Answer: Robert Louis Stevenson

'Treasure Island', with Jim Hawkins as protagonist. Defoe did 'Robinson Crusoe', which was based on the true story of a marooned member of a pirate crew.
7. Jean Lafitte was a pirate who provided assistance to America in what war?

Answer: War of 1812

Specifically, the Battle of New Orleans.
8. Which of these pirates is perhaps best known for his daring raid on Panama?

Answer: Henry Morgan

Morgan had a colorful and exciting life.
9. This island has been the subject of treasure hunting and speculation about buried pirate treasure.

Answer: Oak Island

The legend of Oak Island is fascinating. What's down there? Who put it there? How? Why?
10. This legendary author of children's books wrote a classic about pirates.

Answer: Howard Pyle

It's hard to find now - out of print - but boys will love it.
("Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates", I believe.)
Source: Author robert362

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