Catch a Fire: The Life of Bob Marley Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who formed a group called the Soulettes?

2. Why did Bob break ties with Kong?

3. How did Rita's aunt Viola respond to finding Rita and Bob in her house?

4. What entered Bob's eye while he was working as a welder?

5. Who did Cedella greet at Captain Marley's home?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Describe Ras Tafari's childhood.

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

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

5. Who were the members of the Wailers, and who offered them a contract?

6. How did Bob start to promote his records?

7. Why did Cedella decide to move to Trench Town, and how did Bob feel about the move?

8. How did Cedella meet and marry Captain Marley?

9. What was the connection between Haile Selassie and Rastafarianism?

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

How is foreshadowing used in "Catch a Fire"? Choose one major instance of foreshadowing and follow it through the book, finishing with how the event is fulfilled.

Essay Topic 2

What social events played a role in Bob Marley's life? How did these affect his private and professional life?

Essay Topic 3

How does Bob and Rita's relationship and marriage affect his life?

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