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

2. Why was Bunny imprisoned?

3. What religion did Rita convert to?

4. What did Bob dream about on September 10, 1964 that caused him to wake with severe chest pain?

5. How did Cedella feel about Bob's dream in Chapter 11, "Rat Race"?

Short Essay Questions

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

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

3. What happened to Leslie Kong when he tried to re- release the Wailers' old tracks for pure profit?

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

5. Describe Rita's meeting with Haile Selassie.

6. How did Marley's illness progress until his death?

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

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

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

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

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 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

Compare and contrast Bob Marley and Haile Selassie.

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