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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 old was Tina when she got pregnant?

2. What song did Ike write for someone else and Tina ended up doing the demo?

3. To what city does Tina travel to visit her parents while they are working away?

4. What does Tina love about going to her grandmother's Pentecostal Church?

5. Who was the young girl that Ike brought in to watch the kids and keep house?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who was Rhonda Graam and what was her role in Ike and Tina's life?

2. How did Tina inform Ike that she wanted a divorce and how did she take care of herself in the meantime?

3. How did Ike meet Tina?

4. Where did the Bullock family live after the jobs ended in Nashville?

5. Who was Phil Spector and what was his position in the music world in the 1960s?

6. What did a psychic tell Tina about her career?

7. What was the nature of Tina's relationship with Harry Taylor?

8. How did Tina manage to get away from Ike in Dallas?

9. What were the circumstances under which Ike first beat Tina?

10. What was Tina Turner's given name and where was she born?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Tina is very forthcoming about her premarital sexual relations and an abortion. Why did Tina make those decisions that she did? What would Tina advise young women today regarding such important life decisions? Would Tina make the same choices today if she had to do it all over again? Explain.

Essay Topic 2

Prejudice and discrimination against Negroes was a fact of life during Tina's childhood and early career. What limitations did Tina struggle against? How did racial discrimination hold her back? How did Ike and Tina capitalize on being black in the music world? What prejudices did they experience even when they were celebrities? Explain.

Essay Topic 3

Explain why Tina was such a sensation during the 1960s. What was it about her talent and style that was so distinctive? How was she different from so many of the other girls on the music scene at the time? How much of Tina's performance was inherent and how much was for show?

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