Pirate Quiz (all answers are somewhere in this hub): Quiz Statistics and Answer Key

This quiz has been taken 97 times, 35 times on Owlcation and 62 times on other sites.

Average score: 79%

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Who began his career as a privateer but was ultimately hanged as a pirate?
The correct answer is "Captain Kidd"

Why did nations use privateers?
The correct answer is "It was cheaper than maintaining a navy"

Acts of piracy are known to have occurred as far back as:
The correct answer is "1400 BC"

Buccaneers were:
The correct answer is "A group operating in the Caribbean in the 1600s"

Which statement is true regarding Letters of Marque?
The correct answer is "They granted a private individual or vessel authority to act against enemy nations"

Which captain did not operate during the Golden Age of Piracy?
The correct answer is "Sir Francis Drake"

Henry Morgan was:
The correct answer is "Both"

Which of the following was a privateer working for England?
The correct answer is "Captain Kidd"

The buccaneers directed their attacks against vessels of which nation?
The correct answer is "Spain"

What was the "Bloody Red"?
The correct answer is "The flag flown by pirate Christopher Moody"