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

Timothy White
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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. When did Haile Selassie visit Jamaica?

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

3. Where was Cedella when Bob dreamed in Chapter 11, "Rat Race"?

4. What did Jamaicans fear which caused them to hide inside on July 7, 1977?

5. Who treated Marley in Bavaria?

Short Essay Questions

1. How was "Catch a Fire" released, and how was it received?

2. How did Bob tell Cedella about his marriage?

3. After Marley returned to Jamaica, how did the Wailers afford their recordings?

4. How did Marley get in a bad situation which culminates with a shooting before the "Smile Jamaica" concert?

5. Describe what happened at Island House in Chapter 14, "Who the Cap Fit".

6. Describe the interaction between Bob and Cedella in Chapter 9, "Natural Mystic".

7. What did "Rude Boy" describe and why was it popular?

8. What happened at the Wailers' show on December 25, 1964?

9. How did The Wailers change in Chapter 14, "Who the Cap Fit"?

10. What caused Peter and Bunny to withdraw further from the Wailers in Chapter 15, "Redemption Song"?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is the significance of music in this book? What events are driven by Bob's career in the music industry? How are people viewed based on their involvement in the music industry?

Essay Topic 2

What role does mysticism play in Marley's biography? How do mystic events affect Bob's life and career?

Essay Topic 3

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

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