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
  six
  character, letter, word, section of village
  study, learning, science
  person
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  two
  empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
  grove, forest
  in, inside, middle, mean, center
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  three
  name, noted, distinguished, reputation
  correct, justice, righteous, 10**40
  fire
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  seven
  exit, leave
  enter, insert
  power, strong, strain, bear up, exert
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  ten
  four
  jewel, ball
  right
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  stand up
  leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear
  forest, woods
  insect, bug, temper
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  large, big
  blue, green
  one
  rice field, rice paddy
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
  mountain
  day, sun, Japan
  shellfish
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  character, letter, word, section of village
  left
  person
  six
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  spirit, mind
  grove, forest
  in, inside, middle, mean, center
  two


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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