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
  discriminating, know, write
  detain, fasten, halt, stop
  cheerful, pleasant, agreeable, comfortable
  boundary, border, region
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  ward off, defend, protect, resist
  again, twice, second time
  feelings, emotion, passion, sympathy, circumstances, facts
  flock, group, crowd, herd, swarm, cluster
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  shift, move, change, drift, catch (cold, fire), pass into
  ticket
  acquiesce, hear, listen to, be informed, receive
  guilt, sin, crime, fault, blame, offense
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  miscellaneous
  ability, talent, skill, capacity
  grace, kindness, goodness, favor, mercy, blessing, benefit
  wife, spouse
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  made in..., manufacture
  domesticate, raise, keep, feed
  discontinue, beyond, sever, cut off, abstain, interrupt, suppress
  easy, ready to, simple, fortune-telling, divination
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  standard, measure
  protect, guarantee, keep, preserve, sustain, support
  precipitous, inaccessible place, impregnable position, steep place, sharp eyes
  lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  evaluate, criticism, comment
  outburst, rave, fret, force, violence, cruelty, outrage
  unravel, notes, key, explanation, understanding, untie, undo, solve, answer, cancel, absolve, explain, minute
  ratio, rate, proportion, %, coefficient, factor
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  grave, tomb
  safeguard, protect
  journey, chase away, let go, going, travel
  lecture, club, association
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  detain, fasten, halt, stop
  responsibility, duty, term, entrust to, appoint
  boundary, border, region
  discriminating, know, write
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  river
  feelings, emotion, passion, sympathy, circumstances, facts
  flock, group, crowd, herd, swarm, cluster
  ward off, defend, protect, resist


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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