Geography of Jamaica Lesson for Kids


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The name 'Jamaica' came from the Taino word, 'Xaymaca,' which means _____.

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1. Which state in the United States is about the same size as Jamaica?

2. In Jamaica, there are many cays. A cay is a _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use the quiz/worksheet combo to see what you know about the geography of Jamaica. Cays and the state that is around the same size of Jamaica are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See how much you know about:

  • The name for the highest point on the island of Jamaica
  • Geographic area in Jamaica that has the giant swallowtail
  • The definition of Xaymaca
  • United States state that is about the same size of Jamaica

Skills Practiced

  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about the meaning of Xaymaca
  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important details from the lesson on Jamaica
  • Explaining information - read about the word 'cay' and explain it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more, use the lesson called Geography of Jamaica Lesson for Kids. This lesson lets you review other topics like:

  • The size of Jamaica
  • Famous waterfall in Jamaica
  • Jamaican mountains