How much do you know about pirates? Take our quiz

With international navies patrolling sea lanes and with more security guards on board, pirate attacks have decreased since the days of Captain Phillips and the Maersk Alabama. But Somali gangs aren't entirely gone, and many are still waiting for a new opportunity.  

How much do you know about the history of robbery at sea?

1. To which pirate is the famous Jolly Roger flag attributed?

Calico Jack Rackham

Bartholomew Roberts, a.k.a. "Black Bart"

William "Captain" Kidd

Henry Morgan

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