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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did Cedella and Bob move in Chapter 6, "Small Axe"?
(a) Nine Miles.
(b) Wilmington.
(c) Trench Town.
(d) Kingston.

2. Who was partially credited with bringing Rastafarianism to the islands?
(a) Marcus Garvey.
(b) Peter Tosh.
(c) Bob Marley.
(d) Asfa Wossen.

3. Who hung out on her porch every day in order to try to get the Wailers' attention?
(a) Pearl Malcolm.
(b) Bunny Livingston.
(c) Rita Anderson.
(d) Cedella Marley.

4. Why did the father of Cedella's child marry her?
(a) He refuses to marry her.
(b) Because he loves her.
(c) To save Bob from being a bastard child.
(d) Because the law demands it.

5. Who was Bob given the opportunity to sing for in Chapter 6, "Small Axe"?
(a) Leslie Kong.
(b) Peter Tosh.
(c) Chris Blackwell.
(d) Coxsone Dodd.

6. Who was Ras Tafari born to?
(a) Asfa Wossen.
(b) Ras Makonnen.
(c) Bob Marley.
(d) Haile Selassie.

7. Who started to promote Bob's records in Chapter 7, "Who Feels It, Knows It"?
(a) Bob.
(b) Coxsone.
(c) Bunny.
(d) Peter.

8. What did the Malcolm family realize after they did not hear from Bob for several weeks?
(a) They heard from Bob every couple days.
(b) He was on his way home.
(c) He was having a good time.
(d) He was lost in Kingston.

9. What is the name of the "Black Man's Bible" of Rastafarianism?
(a) Koran.
(b) Torah.
(c) King James Bible.
(d) The Holy Piby.

10. Why did Bob tell his mother not to worry about his father's remarriage?
(a) Bob did not tell his mother not to worry.
(b) They did not need Captain Marley anyway.
(c) Karma would repay Captain Marley.
(d) Captain Marley was going to die soon anyway.

11. What was Cedella's nickname?
(a) Delly.
(b) Ceddy.
(c) Ciddy.
(d) Dilly.

12. Who married Cedella when she became pregnant?
(a) Omeriah Malcolm.
(b) Bob Marley.
(c) Toddy Livingston.
(d) Captain Marley.

13. Who was the most respected citizen in Nine Miles?
(a) Omeriah Malcolm.
(b) Robert Malcolm.
(c) Nesta Marley.
(d) Cedella Marley.

14. How did Rita's aunt Viola respond to finding Rita and Bob in her house?
(a) She invited them to stay.
(b) She shot at them.
(c) She kicked them out.
(d) She called the police.

15. Where did the boys in Kingston learn to be more independent and more mischievous?
(a) In the big city.
(b) In the music they hear.
(c) In school.
(d) In the country.

Short Answer Questions

1. How was a girl in Bob's culture seen if she was not pregnant by the time she was out of her teens?

2. What did Captain Marley's new wife realize during his conversation with Cedella?

3. Why did Cedella decide to relocate?

4. What was special about Tafari's ring?

5. How did Cedella's family feel when Bob returned to Nine Miles with his mother?

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