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
  sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan
  ten
  king, rule, magnate
  grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  four
  male
  ear
  water
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  stone
  rest, day off, retire, sleep
  name, noted, distinguished, reputation
  early, fast
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  forest, woods
  tree, wood
  village, town, block, street
  month, moon
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
  before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
  one
  gold
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  in, inside, middle, mean, center
  jewel, ball
  five
  correct, justice, righteous, 10**40
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  insect, bug, temper
  heavens, sky, imperial
  child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
  mouth
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  evening
  eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
  exit, leave
  rain
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  ten
  spirit, mind
  grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
  sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  thread
  ear
  water
  four


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)