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

2. Who worked hard to make the Wailers a success?
(a) Peter Tosh.
(b) Bob Marley.
(c) Bunny Livingston.
(d) Winston Matthews.

3. What rumors circulated upon Marley's return to Jamaica?
(a) No rumors circulated about Marley upon his return to Jamaica.
(b) That he would be better than ever before.
(c) That he was dead.
(d) That he would not be as good as he once was.

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

5. Who still frequented Island House, despite developing his own work?
(a) Peter Tosh.
(b) Leslie Kong.
(c) Bunny Livingston.
(d) Coxsone Dodd.

6. During Omeriah's funeral, why were the mirrors turned in the house?
(a) To prevent more deaths in the family.
(b) To prevent Omeriah from rising from the dead.
(c) To preserve his spirit for reincarnation.
(d) To confuse any evil spirits lurking around.

7. What kind of car did Bob Marley drive in Chapter 15, "Redemption Song"?
(a) A Mustang.
(b) A Mercedes.
(c) A BMW.
(d) A Jaguar.

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

9. What happened to the producer of "The Best of the Wailers"?
(a) He was paralyzed in a car accident the next day.
(b) Nothing unusual.
(c) He succeeded at all of his future ventures.
(d) He died of a massive heart attack at thirty-eight years old.

10. Who went to the airport to see Selassie?
(a) Bunny.
(b) Rita.
(c) Peter.
(d) Bob.

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

12. What did Bob decide to do before leaving Jamaica?
(a) Break up with Rita.
(b) Disband the Wailers.
(c) Marry Rita.
(d) Release one more record.

13. What did Cedella believe Bob would be successful at when she received his note in Chapter 9, "Natural Mystic"?
(a) Music.
(b) Marriage.
(c) Fatherhood.
(d) Welding.

14. Who wanted Marley's ring from Wossen after Marley's death?
(a) Prophet Gad.
(b) Asfa Wossen.
(c) Rita.
(d) Cedella.

15. What did Bob hope to do by leaving Jamaica in Chapter 10, "Stir It Up"?
(a) Improve their situation.
(b) Bob never left Jamaica.
(c) Escape the music industry.
(d) Never return.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why would Bob need to sponsor Rita?

2. According to Chapter 14, "Who the Cap Fit", who was always the last to bed and first to rise in the house?

3. At his funeral, why was Omeriah's body reversed?

4. In what year did the Wailers tour England the United States to promote "Catch a Fire"?

5. How did Bob's mother feel about his desire to return to the ghetto and the music industry?

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