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 record company gained the rights to "Catch a Fire"?
(a) Jamaica Recording and Publishing Studio, Ltd.
(b) JAD and Cayman Music.
(c) Island Records.
(d) Jamaican Records.

2. Who did Marley sign a contract with in Chapter 12, "Coming In From the Cold"?
(a) Jamaica Recording and Publishing Studio, Ltd.
(b) JAD and Cayman Music.
(c) Jamaican Records.
(d) Island Records.

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

4. 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.

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

6. Why was the militia preemptively called in during the third annual independence parade in Kingston?
(a) To break up fights.
(b) To prevent upheaval.
(c) To scare the Wailers.
(d) This did not occur.

7. When rumors spread that Bob Marley was dead, how did he prove that he was back on top?
(a) By giving a free concert.
(b) By hosting a large party.
(c) He ignored the rumors.
(d) By releasing a new single.

8. What group did Marley join that Prophet Gad was also a part of?
(a) Selassie's Servants.
(b) The Twelve Tribes of Israel.
(c) Muslim Mayhem.
(d) Rasta-Pasta.

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

10. Why was Bunny imprisoned?
(a) For fighting another band.
(b) For marijuana possession.
(c) For murdering his wife.
(d) For stealing food for his children.

11. Who arrived in Jamaica shortly after the Wailers released their single, "Rude Boy"?
(a) Haile Selassie.
(b) Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King.
(c) Asfa Wossen.
(d) Cedella Marley.

12. Who purchased a house in Kingston in the early 1970s in order to get some Jamaican roots?
(a) Leslie Kong.
(b) Bob Marley.
(c) Bunny Livingston.
(d) Chris Blackwell.

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

14. How was "Catch a Fire" received?
(a) It was a huge success.
(b) It was never released.
(c) It was a gigantic failure.
(d) It was released after Bob's death.

15. Who decided to release the Wailers' old tracks for pure profit?
(a) Bob Marley.
(b) Coxsone Dodd.
(c) Leslie Kong.
(d) Chris Blackwell.

Short Answer Questions

1. What concert was Marley asked to do by two conflicting political sides in order to avoid civil war in Jamaica?

2. After Bunny was released from prison, who did Marley look to produce with in Kingston?

3. What did Bob hope to do by leaving Jamaica in Chapter 10, "Stir It Up"?

4. What news did Bob break to his mother in stages?

5. Who gave Bob permission to marry Rita?

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