Pirate Facts Quiz

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Pirate Facts Quiz

This quiz will test your knowledge of pirates. Good luck! If you score 100%, you will receive 60 reading bucks. A score of 88% will earn you 53 reading bucks, and a score of 75 will earn you 45 reading bucks. Bucks will be awarded once the quiz is closed out.


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  • 1. 
    Corsairs were pirates who sailed mainly in what area:
    • A. 

      The Atlantic ocean

    • B. 

      The Mediterranean Sea

    • C. 

      The Persian Gulf

    • D. 

      The coast of Africa

  • 2. 
    The following animals were considered good luck by sailors:
    • A. 

      Whales and dogs

    • B. 

      Dogs and cats

    • C. 

      Dolphins and black cats

    • D. 

      Albatross and dolphins

  • 3. 
    This Irish lass grew up to be called the "Pirate Queen."
    • A. 

      Anne Bonny

    • B. 

      Mary Read

    • C. 

      Grace O'Malley

    • D. 

      Jean Lafitte

  • 4. 
    Pirates are often pictured wearing an eye patch.  Many pirates lost vision in one eye die to:
    • A. 

      Being stabbed with a cutlass

    • B. 

      Lack of vitamin C

    • C. 

      Gunpowder blowing in their eye as they shot rifles.

    • D. 

      Infection due to unsanitary conditions at sea.

  • 5. 
    The front of a ship is referred to as the
    • A. 

      Bow

    • B. 

      Stern

    • C. 

      Front

    • D. 

      Lead

  • 6. 
    This famous ancient ruler was once kidnapped by pirates and released six weeks later, when the requested ransom was paid.
    • A. 

      Alexander the Great

    • B. 

      Julius Caesar

    • C. 

      Atilla the Hun

    • D. 

      Caesar Augustus

  • 7. 
    This popular pirate port in the Caribbean was destroyed by an earthquake in 1692.
    • A. 

      Tortuga

    • B. 

      The Bahamas

    • C. 

      Port Royal

    • D. 

      Port Nassau

  • 8. 
    This pirate was known for his brutal ways.  If a prisoner refused to give up a ring, he would cut off their finger to take it.
    • A. 

      Henry Morgan

    • B. 

      William Kidd

    • C. 

      John Rackham

    • D. 

      Edward Teach