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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?
Bartholomew Roberts
Francis Drake
Henry Morgan
Edward Teach

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


This famous English pirate and politician of the Elizabethan era sailed around the world, returning to England in 1580.
Marco Polo
Francis Drake
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.
John Cabot
Henry Morgan
William Kid
Robert Morgan

Question 7:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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