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Notorious Pirates

written by: yana999
 
This quiz contains interesting facts about famous pirates who were active during the Golden Age of Piracy.

Question 1:


What Welsh pirate was known for his love of fine clothing and jewelry?
Francis Drake
Henry Morgan
Edward Teach
Bartholomew Roberts

Question 2:


What French pirate was given the title Baron by Napoleon Bonaparte?
Jan David No
Mishel D’Gramon
Robert Surcouf
Edward Teach

Question 3:


According to rumors this Scottish sailor left behind a great treasure.
Henry Morgan
Francis Drake
William Kidd
Edward Teach

Question 4:


What notorious English pirate was reported to have lit matches woven into his black beard to intimidate his enemies during battle?
John Rackham
Bartholomew Roberts
Edward Teach
John Cabot

Question 5:


This famous English pirate and politician of the Elizabethan era sailed around the world, returning to England in 1580.
Francis Drake
Marco Polo
Bartholomew Roberts
Amerigo Vespucci

Question 6:


This Welsh privateer was knighted in 1674 and the following year he took up the post of Lieutenant Governor of Jamaica.
Henry Morgan
Robert Morgan
William Kid
John Cabot

Question 7:


Why were popular female pirates Аnne Bonny and Mary Read not executed after they were captured?
because they escaped from prison
because they were found innocent
because they were women
because they were pregnant

Question 8:


What famous pirate was arrested and conducted to the Kingdom of England in 1672 because he violated a peace treaty between England and Spain?
Henry Morgan
Francis Drake
John Cabot
Eduard Morgan

Question 9:


Ching Shih was a prominent Chinese female pirate active during what century?
19th
17th
20th
18th

Question 10:


What legendary French corsair was nicknamed "King of Corsairs" due to his gallantry and chivalry?
Emanuel Wynn
Jacques Tavernier
Michel de Grammont
Robert Surcouf

 


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