Bob Marley Trivia

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Bob Marley Trivia

Take this quiz to see how well you know the legendary musician, Bob Marley.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. When was Bob Marley born?
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1948

    • C. 

      1951

  • 2. 
    2. Where was Bob Marley born?
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Jamaica

    • C. 

      United States

    • D. 

      Bahamas

  • 3. 
    3. What region was Bob Marley born in
    • A. 

      Kingston

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      St. Ann's Parish

    • D. 

      London

    • E. 

      North Holland

  • 4. 
    4.  What was Bob Marley's full name?
    • A. 

      Robert Nesta Marley

    • B. 

      Bob Nesta Marley

    • C. 

      Robert Ziggy Marley

  • 5. 
    What race/nationality was Bob Marley's father?
    • A. 

      Black Jamaican

    • B. 

      White Norwegian

    • C. 

      Chinese

    • D. 

      White Englishman

    • E. 

      Latino American

  • 6. 
    6.) What is Bob Marley's best selling reggae album?
    • A. 

      One Love

    • B. 

      Legend

    • C. 

      Satisfy

  • 7. 
    Finish the lyric... "I remember when we used to sit in the government yard in...
    • A. 

      Jamaica

    • B. 

      Trenchtown

    • C. 

      Cleveland

  • 8. 
    What were Bob Marley's last words to his son Stephen?
    • A. 

      Do you see those three little birds outside?

    • B. 

      Money can't buy life.

    • C. 

      I did shoot the deputy.

  • 9. 
    Bob Marley worked as a lab assistant at DuPont in Wilmington, Delaware.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Who was in the Wailers with Bob Marley?
    • A. 

      Eric Burden and Steven Tyler

    • B. 

      Bunny Livingston and Peter Tosh

    • C. 

      Peter Gabriel and Isaac Smith

  • 11. 
    Who covered Bob Marley's song 'I Shot the Sheriff' in 1974?
    • A. 

      Eric Clapton

    • B. 

      Aerosmith

    • C. 

      Bob Dylan

  • 12. 
    What was the name of Bob Marley's female back-up group?
    • A. 

      The I-Threes

    • B. 

      Rhythm and Spice

    • C. 

      Cool Runnings

  • 13. 
    What happened to Bob Marley in December 1976, two days before "Smile Jamaica", a free concert organized by Jamaican Prime Minister Michael Manley in an attempt to ease tension between two warring political groups?
    • A. 

      A) He was shot by unknown gunmen.

    • B. 

      B) He went home to witness the birth of his son.

    • C. 

      C) He was honored by the Jamaican Government.

  • 14. 
    Bob’s wife Rita Marley had a hit song called …… in the early 1980s.
    • A. 

      One God

    • B. 

      One Draw

    • C. 

      One Night

    • D. 

      One Love

  • 15. 
    Fill in the missing lyric: I wanna love you every day and every night: We'll be together, with a _______ right over our heads!
    • A. 

      Angel

    • B. 

      Roof

    • C. 

      Hat

  • 16. 
    What year did Bob Marley die?
    • A. 

      1981

    • B. 

      1982

    • C. 

      1983

    • D. 

      1984

    • E. 

      1985

  • 17. 
    What record label was Bob Marley on when he died?
    • A. 

      Capitol

    • B. 

      Epic

    • C. 

      Island Records

  • 18. 
    Bob Marley had a son who played for the Miami Hurricane’s in the 1990’s
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    How and where did Bob Marley die?
    • A. 

      Malignant melanoma due to a wound to his toe in Miami

    • B. 

      Lung Cancer due to heavy smoking in London

    • C. 

      Gun shot due to burglary in Kingston

    • D. 

      Skin cancer due to his light skin in Berlin

  • 20. 
    What honor did Bob Marley receive in March of 1994?
    • A. 

      He had a statue of his likeness erected at the UN.

    • B. 

      He had an airport in Jamaica named after him.

    • C. 

      He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.