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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Bob think about his new neighborhood in Chapter 6 "Small Axe"?
(a) He liked it much better than his old neighborhood.
(b) He got into fights every day because he was poorer than his neighbors.
(c) He found it monotonous and boring.
(d) He thought it suited him perfectly.

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

3. What type of music was Bob interested in at age fourteen?
(a) Jazz.
(b) Ska.
(c) Country.
(d) Rap.

4. Who did Cedella quickly fall in love with?
(a) Omeriah Malcolm.
(b) Captain Norval Marley.
(c) Toddy Livingston.
(d) Bob Marley.

5. Where did Bob Marley grow up?
(a) In Kingston, Jamaica.
(b) In Nine Miles, Jamaica.
(c) In Brooklyn, New York.
(d) In Wilmington, Delaware.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who did Bob hang out with in Kingston?

2. Why did Bob's music start to catch on?

3. Where did Cedella decide to move when she discovered she was pregnant for a second time?

4. What was Ras Tafari promised from birth that he did not inherit?

5. What was the name of the influential music producer that Bob met in Chapter 6, "Small Axe"?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Bob's childhood as seen in Chapter 3, "Misty Morning".

2. Why did Captain Marley write Cedella in Chapter 4, "Bad Card"?

3. How did Bob cut his first recording, and what did he receive as payment?

4. How did Bob and Bunny react when radios become popular in their neighborhood?

5. When did Ras Tafari change his name, and what did he change it to?

6. Why did Cedella go to the courthouse, what happened there and how did Bob respond?

7. How and where did Cedella find Bob in Kingston?

8. How did Bob start to promote his records?

9. Who was Omeriah Malcolm, and what did he think about Bob?

10. What was the significance of Ras Tafari's ring?

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