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. Where did Cedella go to see Marley play?

2. Who wrote a long letter to Bob in February?

3. Who worked hard to make the Wailers a success?

4. What did the fears of total chaos in Jamaica symbolize?

5. What popular label in Jamaica did the Wailers release a song on in Chapter 13, "Crisis"?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. What happened during Marley's meeting with Crown Prince Asfa Wossen?

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

6. How were Jamaican mystic beliefs on display during Omeriah's funeral?

7. What happened during the Wailers' tour in America to promote "Catch a Fire"?

8. How was the house at 56 Hope Road significant?

9. Describe Rita's meeting with Haile Selassie.

10. What occurred during the Third Annual Independence Parade in Kingston?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why is the setting of this biography important? How would Bob's life have been different if he had been raised in a different location?

Essay Topic 2

Choose one of the main themes in this biography and detail its recurrences throughout the book. What does it add to Marley's biography? How does it affect the different individuals in his life?

Essay Topic 3

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?

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