Ultra Handy Kanji Tester - Grade 1

Test your knowledge of the Kanji characters that Japanese children learn in grade 1 of elementary school
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For each of the following 10 randomly selected Grade 1 Kanji, select the correct English meanings from the multiple choice answers.

Handy hint Many Kanji are derived from pictures of the things which they represent. Allegedly.

 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
1
  seven
  grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
  jewel, ball
  king, rule, magnate
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  grove, forest
  hand
  rice field, rice paddy
  blue, green
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  village, town, block, street
  white
  enter, insert
  sound, noise
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  ten
  six
  see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible
  two
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  large, big
  circle, yen, round
  eight
  year
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  gold
  exam, school, printing, proof, correction
  character, letter, word, section of village
  hundred
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  rain
  thread
  name, noted, distinguished, reputation
  stand up
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  shellfish
  nine
  sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan
  thousand
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
  month, moon
  king, rule, magnate
  seven
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  stone
  rice field, rice paddy
  blue, green
  grove, forest


The Kanji Data used in these tests is provided courtesy of a download from the KANJIDIC/KANJD212 Project - thanks dudes! The grade levels are as specified by the Japanese Ministry of Education for kanji that are to be taught in elementary school (according to the notes on the Kanjidic website)

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