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. How did Bob's godmother offend the family?

2. When rumors spread that Bob Marley was dead, how did he prove that he was back on top?

3. Why were Marley's new songs a marvel?

4. What did Bob dream that he was given in Chapter 11, "Rat Race"?

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

Short Essay Questions

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

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

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

4. Describe Rita's meeting with Haile Selassie.

5. How did Marley disprove rumors that he would not be as good as he once was when he returned to Jamaica?

6. When and why did Marley decide to marry Rita?

7. What did the Wailers do while Marley is in Delaware?

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

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Why were the Wailers so successful? How did their music influence the Jamaican people?

Essay Topic 2

How is religion portrayed in "Catch a Fire"? How does Rastafarianism affect Bob's life and career? Are these changes positive or negative, and why?

Essay Topic 3

How did the people Marley knows affect his life? How would his life have be different if he had never met some of these people?

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