Ultra Handy Kanji Tester - Grade 3

Test your knowledge of the Kanji characters that Japanese children learn in grade 3 of elementary school
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For each of the following 10 randomly selected Grade 3 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
  help, rescue, assist
  badge, chapter, composition, poem, design
  attend, doing, official, serve
  topic, subject
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  bureau, board, office, affair, conclusion, court lady, lady-in-waiting, her apartment
  farm, field, garden, one's specialty, (kokuji)
  matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
  building, mansion, large building, palace
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  pillar, post, cylinder, support
  tribe, family
  Esq., way, manner, situation, polite suffix
  once upon a time, antiquity, old times
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  current, a sink, flow, forfeit
  finger, point to, indicate, put into, play (chess), measure (ruler)
  slope, incline, hill
  discuss, talk
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  bend, music, melody, composition, pleasure, injustice, fault, curve, crooked, perverse, lean
  defeat, negative, -, minus, bear, owe, assume a responsibility
  ocean, western style
  station
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  darkness, disappear, shade, informal, grow dark, be blinded
  reality, truth
  clothing, admit, obey, discharge
  play
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine
  lord, chief, master, main thing, principal
  don, arrive, wear, counter for suits of clothing
  bridge
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  guard, protect, defend, obey
  leaf, plane, lobe, needle, blade, spear, counter for flat things, fragment, piece
  bad, vice, rascal, false, evil, wrong
  take, fetch, take up
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  badge, chapter, composition, poem, design
  ritual, offer prayers, celebrate, deify, enshrine, worship
  topic, subject
  help, rescue, assist
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  pick up, gather, find, go on foot, ten
  matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
  building, mansion, large building, palace
  bureau, board, office, affair, conclusion, court lady, lady-in-waiting, her apartment


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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