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
  mouth
  name, noted, distinguished, reputation
  see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible
  stream, river
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  power, strong, strain, bear up, exert
  exit, leave
  book, present, main, true, real, counter for long things
  five
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  car
  two
  gold
  before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  mountain
  flower
  above, up
  eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  left
  water
  leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear
  day, sun, Japan
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  rest, day off, retire, sleep
  study, learning, science
  exam, school, printing, proof, correction
  thousand
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  sound, noise
  fire
  life, genuine, birth
  heavens, sky, imperial
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  rain
  ear
  three
  early, fast
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  name, noted, distinguished, reputation
  grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
  stream, river
  mouth
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  ten
  book, present, main, true, real, counter for long things
  five
  power, strong, strain, bear up, exert


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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