Wonder #2897: Who Was Ritchie Valens?

Question 1 of 3

In which order did these events occur?

  1. Valenzuela became Valens, learned to play guitar, sang on TV.
  2. Valenzuela sang on TV, became Valens, learned to play guitar.
  3. Valenzuela learned to play guitar, sang on TV, became Valens.
  4. None of the above.

Question 2 of 3

Which statement about Ritchie Valens is a fact?

  1. Valens was a popular musician in the 1950s.
  2. Valens is alive and popular today.
  3. Valens started playing music as an adult.
  4. Valens’ music was typical rock and roll.

Question 3 of 3

According to the article, Valens stopped playing music because…?

  1. His family wanted him to become a lawyer.
  2. His music was never popular.
  3. He died unexpectedly.
  4. He was too busy going to school.

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