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
  car
  heavens, sky, imperial
  mouth
  jewel, ball
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  person
  village, town, block, street
  grove, forest
  two
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  stream, river
  three
  white
  year
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  circle, yen, round
  eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
  one
  study, learning, science
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
  ear
  little, small
  above, up
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  gold
  eight
  grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
  life, genuine, birth
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  sound, noise
  spirit, mind
  blue, green
  stone
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  flower
  soil, earth, ground, Turkey
  exam, school, printing, proof, correction
  five
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  heavens, sky, imperial
  power, strong, strain, bear up, exert
  jewel, ball
  car
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  six
  grove, forest
  two
  person


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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