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Here is a list of the 10 most Famous Pirates in World History. Are you familiar with these famous pirates?

1. Here is a list of the 10 most Famous Pirates in World History. Are you familiar with these famous pirates?

Sir Francis Drake (English, 1540 - 1595).
37%
717 votes
Francois l'Olonnais (French, 1635 - 1668).
3%
53 votes
Sir Henry Morgan (Welsh, 1635 - 1688).
24%
464 votes
William Kidd (Scottish, 1645 - 1701).
26%
505 votes
Henry Every "Long Ben" (English, 1653 - unknown).
5%
89 votes
Edward Teach "Blackbeard" (English, 1680 - 1718).
47%
906 votes
Bartholomew Roberts "Black Bart" (Welsh, 1682 - 1722).
23%
454 votes
Anne Bonny (Irish, 1700 - 1782).
13%
248 votes
Ching Shih (Chinese, 1785 - 1844).
3%
52 votes
Cheung Po Tsai (Chinese, early 1800's - mid 1800's).
2%
36 votes
I am familiar with all of these famous pirates.
5%
98 votes
N/A
31%
605 votes
Here is 6 of the Famous Pirate Ships. Are you familiar with the names of these ships?

2. Here is 6 of the Famous Pirate Ships. Are you familiar with the names of these ships?

Adventure Galley: The ship was outfitted with 34 guns and 23 oars for maneuvering the ship in calm winds, and the captain was Willian Kidd.
5%
105 votes
Queen Anne's Revenge: Blackbeard added 26 guns to the vessel (which already boasted 14) making the renamed Queen Anne's Revenge one of the most powerful ships in American waters.
25%
484 votes
Fancy: Henry Avery successfully took over the Fancy, and this ship boasted nearly 50 guns.
5%
105 votes
Whydah: "Black Sam" Bellamy (who claimed the vessel as his flagship) was believed to hold treasure from more than 50 ships when it sank in a storm off the coast of Cape Cod on April 26, 1717.
5%
106 votes
Royal Fortune(s): Bartholomew Roberts outfitted the naval frigate with 26 cannons.
5%
88 votes
CSS Alabama: The most destructive Confederate raider in history. Was 220 feet long, 32 feet wide, and the pivot gun fired 100-pound shells.
6%
114 votes
N/A
66%
1,268 votes
Here are a few Pirate Phrases. Which phrases are you familiar with?

3. Here are a few Pirate Phrases. Which phrases are you familiar with?

Ahoy: An interjection used to hail a ship or a person, or to attract attention.
57%
1,109 votes
Avast: A comHempen Halter: The hangman’s noose.mand meaning stop or desist.
26%
500 votes
Davy Jones’ Locker: A fictional place at the bottom of the ocean. In short, a term meaning death.
46%
898 votes
Dead Men Tell No Tales: Standard pirate excuse for leaving no survivors.
48%
930 votes
Fire in the Hole: A warning issued before a cannon is fired.
49%
953 votes
Hempen Halter: The hangman’s noose.
4%
76 votes
Loaded to the Gunwalls: To be drunk.
10%
191 votes
Motherload: The largest amount of booty discovered.
44%
851 votes
Pillage: To rob of goods by force, especially in time of war; plunder.
42%
808 votes
Piracy: Robbery committed at sea.
46%
883 votes
Scuttlebutt: Gossip.
35%
685 votes
Shiver Me Timbers: An expression of surprise or strong emotion.
50%
962 votes
I am familiar with all of these pirate phrases.
4%
83 votes
N/A
24%
466 votes

4. Modern pirates attack and overtake transport vessels, stealing goods and often taking hostages. The areas most plagued by seafaring criminals include the waters between the Red Sea and Indian Ocean, off the Gulf of Aden and the east coast of Somalia, according to the ICC International Maritime Bureau's Piracy Reporting Center. Do you think "Modern Pirates" are worse than the "Old World Pirates"?

Yes
32%
610 votes
No
17%
336 votes
Undecided
29%
568 votes
Not Applicable
22%
418 votes
11/03/2015 Trivia 1932 27 By: msrcms

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