Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

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Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby black bart on Thu Jul 22, 2010 5:50 am

Yarr I be separatin ye into teams for this one mateys. I'll let ye choose yer team mate, 2 per team, for example:

Nef Yoo and Calico Jack be a good Combinashun.

Let me know your teams and I be awardin 5 Bonus points for thee most amusin team name.

The prize be a Piratical Portrait/Caricature done by none uvver than the Big Brenda's on board artist (me)...both team members will get the prize.

Here be the quiz:

1. If ye had been in Paignton, Devon on 30 december 1897 what might ye ave been able to see for thee first time?

2. Which Welsh privateer was appointed Lieutenant-governor of Jamaica in 1675?

3. Which Royalist garrison's piratical activities so annoyed the Dutch that they declared war on them in 1651?

4. Which Scottish sailor was hanged for piracy and murder at Execution Dock, Wapping on 23 May 1701?

5. Which notorious pirate was defeated and killed on 22 November 1718 by a naval force led by Lieutenant Robert Maynard RN (damn his eyes!)?

6. Nicknamed 'the flail of the Spaniards', this notoriously cruel French buccaneer of the 17th century was born Jean (girl's name) David Nau. How is he better known?

7. On 16 November 1720 John 'Calico Jack" Rackham and 12 of his accomplices were sentenced in Jamaica to be hanged for piracy. However two were spared. Why?

8. Which English island was briefly occupied by Barbary pirates in the 17th century?

9. According to 18th-century Writer Horace Walpole, English clergyman Lancelot Blackburne spent part of his youth as a buccaneer in the West Indies. What did Blackburne become in 1724?

and the Bonus question worth 5 extra points

10. What is my (Black Bart's) favourite colour?
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby DaveL on Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:58 am

YArrrr...

10. Pink of course.
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby black bart on Thu Jul 22, 2010 10:51 am

DaveL wrote:YArrrr...

10. Pink of course.


You aint in a team yet matey...choose carefully.
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby TwistedSister on Thu Jul 22, 2010 10:59 am

Now I've got to get Bacon to stick around long enough to be on my team. :fsm_yarr:
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby black bart on Thu Jul 22, 2010 11:04 am

TwistedSister wrote:Now I've got to get Bacon to stick around long enough to be on my team. :fsm_yarr:


Don't forget your amusing team name...Twisty Bacon springs to mind but I'm sure you can come up with something better.
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby Nef Yoo BlackBeard on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:16 pm

ummmmmmm
rrrrrrrrrr

day were gurl piritz an day were gunna hava baby pirit dats why !

unkle farts favrit color iz plaid

he bekum tha gubnor

wuz 'is noime jon tha foot?

rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

noaw me parrnur caliko jak b ansir tha west ove da qwestinz
rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby bacon on Thu Jul 22, 2010 12:45 pm

Aye, Oi be on yer team Twisty. We be gettin' back ta ye on argh team name.
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby Qwertyuiopasd on Thu Jul 22, 2010 1:36 pm

Would a team of DaveL and I be too unfair? :haha:
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby TwistedSister on Thu Jul 22, 2010 6:27 pm

Team #1 signing up.
Bacon and Twisty

Team Name: Bakin' Cookies

Do we submit answers in a PM to you Bart? If we post them here some scurvy scoundrels are apt to steal our answers.
You know you can't trust pirates.
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby bacon on Thu Jul 22, 2010 7:14 pm

:stupid:
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby TwistedSister on Thu Jul 22, 2010 10:04 pm

:stupid: :lol:
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby black bart on Fri Jul 23, 2010 5:32 am

Aye mayteys...send em in secret semaphore ta thee Big Brenda (a PM).

I aint had any uvver entries yet so ye could be in a strong position...

unless ye count Dave L's pathetic attempt at one question which he got wrong!
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby daftbeaker on Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:03 am

1. If ye had been in Paignton, Devon on 30 december 1897 what might ye ave been able to see for thee first time?
Big Brenda
2. Which Welsh privateer was appointed Lieutenant-governor of Jamaica in 1675?
Henry Morgan
3. Which Royalist garrison's piratical activities so annoyed the Dutch that they declared war on them in 1651?
The Eton Rifles
4. Which Scottish sailor was hanged for piracy and murder at Execution Dock, Wapping on 23 May 1701?
Wee Jock Poo Pong McPlop
5. Which notorious pirate was defeated and killed on 22 November 1718 by a naval force led by Lieutenant Robert Maynard RN (damn his eyes!)?
Blackbeard, aka Edward Teach
6. Nicknamed 'the flail of the Spaniards', this notoriously cruel French buccaneer of the 17th century was born Jean (girl's name) David Nau. How is he better known?
That froggy bastard
7. On 16 November 1720 John 'Calico Jack" Rackham and 12 of his accomplices were sentenced in Jamaica to be hanged for piracy. However two were spared. Why?
They were female and pregnant
8. Which English island was briefly occupied by Barbary pirates in the 17th century?
Windsor Castle
9. According to 18th-century Writer Horace Walpole, English clergyman Lancelot Blackburne spent part of his youth as a buccaneer in the West Indies. What did Blackburne become in 1724?
Archbishop of Canterbury/Westminster (whichever one the owl-eyebrows bloke is in charge of at the moment)
and the Bonus question worth 5 extra points

10. What is my (Black Bart's) favourite colour?
Lavender

Can you guess which questions I didn't know the answer to? :moon:

Team name - DB and his banana.
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby TwistedSister on Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:14 am

^ you can't be on a team with your banana!!! :furious:
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Re: Ye Pyrate Prize Quiz

Postby black bart on Fri Jul 23, 2010 9:17 am

Arrgh a good try matey...but I can't accept the Banana as yer team mate as he/she/it has never posted anything on the Forums and may, I suspect, consist of vegetable matter.
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