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
  dog
  grove, forest
  before, ahead, previous, future, precedence
  person
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  month, moon
  shellfish
  ten
  six
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  stream, river
  hundred
  flower
  white
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  car
  ear
  thread
  little, small
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  stand up
  blue, green
  red
  exit, leave
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  soil, earth, ground, Turkey
  large, big
  nine
  enter, insert
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  study, learning, science
  rest, day off, retire, sleep
  leg, foot, be sufficient, counter for pairs of footwear
  above, up
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  left
  see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible
  evening
  correct, justice, righteous, 10**40
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  grove, forest
  stone
  person
  dog
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  spirit, mind
  ten
  six
  month, moon


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)