Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did "Rude Boy" describe?
(a) Intercourse with many women.
(b) A rebellious teenage boy.
(c) Religious repression.
(d) The discontent found on the Jamaican streets.

2. Why were Marley's new songs a marvel?
(a) Because Peter Dodd actually approved of it.
(b) They are not.
(c) Because they are highly personal but universal simultaneously.
(d) Because the music is so catchy.

3. Who cut ties with the Wailers after his girlfriend was killed in a car accident after leaving Island House?
(a) Bob Marley.
(b) Winston Matthews.
(c) Peter Tosh.
(d) Bunny Livingston.

4. At his funeral, why was Omeriah's body reversed?
(a) To prevent Omeriah from rising from the dead.
(b) To prevent more deaths in the family.
(c) To confuse any evil spirits lurking around.
(d) To preserve his spirit for reincarnation.

5. What did the house at 56 Hope Road become known as?
(a) Jamaican House.
(b) Spliff House.
(c) Island House.
(d) Marley Manor.

6. What city did the Wailers give a show in on Christmas morning in 1964?
(a) Nine Miles.
(b) Wilmington.
(c) Kingston.
(d) New York City.

7. How did Bob's mother feel about his desire to return to the ghetto and the music industry?
(a) Happy.
(b) Resigned.
(c) Shocked.
(d) Angry.

8. What did the meeting between Selassie and Rita ultimately affect?
(a) Bob Marley's early demise.
(b) Rita's career in music.
(c) Bob's increased popularity.
(d) Rita leaving Bob.

9. How did Bob's godmother offend the family?
(a) By blaming Bob for Omeriah's death.
(b) By claiming she is better than they are.
(c) She does not offend Bob's family.
(d) By questioning their beliefs.

10. Who eventually took over the house at 56 Hope Road?
(a) Bob Marley.
(b) Coxsone Dodd.
(c) Peter Tosh.
(d) Bunny Livingston.

11. After Bunny was released from prison, who did Marley look to produce with in Kingston?
(a) Chris Blackwell.
(b) Leslie Kong.
(c) Peter Tosh.
(d) Coxsone Dodd.

12. What did Bob show no desire to do after Omeriah's death?
(a) Experiment with mysticism.
(b) Talk to his godmother.
(c) Continue recording music.
(d) Fill the role his grandfather had left behind.

13. Who gave Bob permission to marry Rita?
(a) His mother.
(b) His band.
(c) Her aunt.
(d) Her daughter.

14. Who wrote a long letter to Bob in February?
(a) Bunny.
(b) Rita.
(c) Cedella.
(d) Captain Marley.

15. Where was Cedella when Bob dreamed in Chapter 11, "Rat Race"?
(a) Sitting next to him.
(b) The store.
(c) At work.
(d) In the kitchen.

Short Answer Questions

1. While visiting friends in Delaware, how old did Marley say he would be when he died?

2. Why was Bunny imprisoned?

3. Why did Bob try to convince Cedella to move in Miami?

4. What did Bob decide to do before leaving Jamaica?

5. What record company gained the rights to "Catch a Fire"?

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