Physical Features Of Jamaica

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This quiz contains questions about the mountains, rivers and plains that can be found in Jamaica.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In which parish can Yallahs river be found?

    • A.

      Portland

    • B.

      St.Andrew

    • C.

      St.Thomas

    Correct Answer
    C. St.Thomas
    Explanation
    Yallahs river can be found in St. Thomas parish.

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  • 2. 

    Where is the John Crow Mountain located?

    • A.

      Portland

    • B.

      Kingston

    • C.

      St.James

    Correct Answer
    A. Portland
    Explanation
    John Crow Mountain is located in Portland.

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  • 3. 

    How high is the Blue Mountain Peak?

    • A.

      2205 meters

    • B.

      2250 meters

    • C.

      2240 meters

    Correct Answer
    B. 2250 meters
    Explanation
    The Blue Mountain Peak is located in Jamaica and is the highest point on the island. It stands at an elevation of 2250 meters.

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  • 4. 

    Which river is the longest navigable river in Jamaica?

    • A.

      Black River

    • B.

      Rio Cobre

    • C.

      Dunn's River

    Correct Answer
    A. Black River
    Explanation
    The Black River is the longest navigable river in Jamaica. It stretches for approximately 53.4 kilometers and is located in the southwestern part of the island. The river is known for its diverse ecosystem and is home to various species of birds, fish, and crocodiles. It is a popular tourist attraction, offering boat tours that allow visitors to explore its scenic beauty and observe the wildlife. Due to its length and navigability, the Black River is considered the longest navigable river in Jamaica.

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  • 5. 

    Which plain can be found in St.Elizabeth?

    • A.

      George's

    • B.

      Pedro

    • C.

      Vere

    Correct Answer
    B. Pedro
    Explanation
    St. Elizabeth is a parish located in Jamaica. Among the given options, Pedro is the only plain that can be found in St. Elizabeth.

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  • 6. 

    Jamaica has the largest natural harbour in the world, what is its name?

    • A.

      Old Harbour

    • B.

      Port Royal

    • C.

      Kingston Harbour

    Correct Answer
    C. Kingston Harbour
    Explanation
    Kingston Harbour is the correct answer because it is the largest natural harbour in the world. Jamaica is known for its beautiful coastal areas, and Kingston Harbour stands out as the largest among them. It is a deep-water port located on the southeastern coast of the island and is surrounded by the city of Kingston. With its vast size and strategic location, Kingston Harbour plays a crucial role in Jamaica's economy and international trade.

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  • 7. 

    Which river does not run from north to south?

    • A.

      Plantain Garden River

    • B.

      Black River

    • C.

      Dunn's River

    Correct Answer
    A. Plantain Garden River
    Explanation
    The Plantain Garden River is the correct answer because it does not run from north to south. The Black River and Dunn's River are not the correct answers because they do run from north to south.

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  • 8. 

    Which plain is the capital city Kingston, located on? 

    • A.

      Vere Plain

    • B.

      Liguanea Plain

    • C.

      George's Plain

    Correct Answer
    B. Liguanea Plain
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Liguanea Plain. Kingston, the capital city, is located on the Liguanea Plain.

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  • 9. 

    In which parish can Sir John's Peak be found?

    • A.

      St.Thomas

    • B.

      St.Andrew

    • C.

      Portland

    Correct Answer
    B. St.Andrew
    Explanation
    Sir John's Peak can be found in St. Andrew parish.

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  • 10. 

    In which parish is Dunn's River located?

    • A.

      Trelawny

    • B.

      St. Ann

    • C.

      St.Mary

    Correct Answer
    B. St. Ann
    Explanation
    Dunn's River is located in St. Ann parish.

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