Ultra Handy Kanji Tester - Grade 5

Test your knowledge of the Kanji characters that Japanese children learn in grade 5 of elementary school
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For each of the following 10 randomly selected Grade 5 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
  lady, woman, wife, bride
  beckon, invite, summon, engage
  bag, bale, sack, counter for bags
  severance, decline, refuse, apologize, warn, dismiss, prohibit, decision, judgement, cutting
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  detain, fasten, halt, stop
  wife, spouse
  lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)
  old times, old things, old friend, former, ex-
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  acid, bitterness, sour, tart
  limit, restrict, to best of ability
  branch, support, sustain
  protect, guarantee, keep, preserve, sustain, support
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  coin, .01 yen, money
  contain, form, looks
  grace, kindness, goodness, favor, mercy, blessing, benefit
  discipline, conduct oneself well, study, master
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  occupation, camp, perform, build, conduct (business)
  flock, group, crowd, herd, swarm, cluster
  substance, quality, matter, temperament
  judgement, signature, stamp, seal
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  phrase, clause, sentence, passage, paragraph, counter for haiku
  ratio, rate, proportion, %, coefficient, factor
  damage, loss, disadvantage, hurt, injure
  fertilizer, get fat, fertile, manure, pamper
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  level, average
  accustomed, get used to, become experienced
  evidence, proof, certificate
  prohibition, ban, forbid
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  expert, teacher, master, army, war
  dwindle, decrease, reduce, decline, curtail, get hungry
  abbreviation, omission, outline, shorten, capture, plunder
  standard, measure
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  beckon, invite, summon, engage
  retreat, withdraw, retire, resign, repel, expel, reject
  severance, decline, refuse, apologize, warn, dismiss, prohibit, decision, judgement, cutting
  lady, woman, wife, bride
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  discontinue, beyond, sever, cut off, abstain, interrupt, suppress
  lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)
  old times, old things, old friend, former, ex-
  detain, fasten, halt, stop


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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