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32

Who sits in the 'crow's nest'?

The lookout.

33

What does a lookout shout when they spot land?

"Land Ho!"

34

What is the name of Ben Gunn's small boat?

It is a coracle.

35

Why did Blackbeard make his hair smoke?

So he looked very scary and people would give up without a fight.

36

Whose flag was a skull with an eyepatch over crossed bones?

Sir Henry Morgan.

37

What did Jim Hawkins' map say by the red cross?

"Bulk of treasure here."

38

What was the name of the small island at the south of 'Treasure Island'?

Skeleton Island.

39

Why did pirates keep parrots and monkeys as pets?

To show they had been to lots of places.

40

What was the name of the blind pirate in 'Treasure Island'?

Blind Pugh.

41

Blackbeard's first mate gave his name to which 'Treasure Island' pirate?

Israel Hands.

42

What did pirates do to improve their eyesight (it didn't work)?

They pierced their ears.

43

Who did pirates mean when they spoke of 'Davy Jones'?

The devil.

44

What did "Davy Jones' locker" mean to a pirate?

Hell.

45

What type of ship was a galley?

It had oars rather than sails.

46

How did the famous Barbarossa brothers get their name?

Barbarossa means 'red beard'.

47

Where did pirates with one leg often work on ship?

As ships' cooks.

48

What were ships' cooks often called?

Barbecue.