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. Who decided to release the Wailers' old tracks for pure profit?

2. How did Bob's godmother offend the family?

3. What concert was Marley asked to do by two conflicting political sides in order to avoid civil war in Jamaica?

4. Who eventually took over the house at 56 Hope Road?

5. Why did Bunny and Peter record singles with Dodd individually?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Rita's meeting with Haile Selassie.

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

3. What did Marley dream about while in Delaware?

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

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

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

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

8. What happened to the Wailers in England?

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

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

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

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?

Essay Topic 3

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

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