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
  bamboo
  flower
  year
  right
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum
  sound, noise
  sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan
  water
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  five
  book, present, main, true, real, counter for long things
  male
  dog
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  town, village
  correct, justice, righteous, 10**40
  large, big
  day, sun, Japan
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  one
  exit, leave
  stone
  red
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  life, genuine, birth
  power, strong, strain, bear up, exert
  car
  ten
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  tree, wood
  mouth
  king, rule, magnate
  evening
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  spirit, mind
  enter, insert
  see, hopes, chances, idea, opinion, look at, visible
  name, noted, distinguished, reputation
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  flower
  seven
  right
  bamboo
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  circle, yen, round
  sentence, literature, style, art, decoration, figures, plan
  water
  empty, sky, void, vacant, vacuum


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)