Ultra Handy Kanji Tester - Grade 3

Test your knowledge of the Kanji characters that Japanese children learn in grade 3 of elementary school
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For each of the following 10 randomly selected Grade 3 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
  polish, study of, sharpen
  return, answer, fade, repay
  learn
  once upon a time, antiquity, old times
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  someone, person
  ball, sphere
  person in charge, connection, duty, concern oneself
  breath, respiration, son, interest (on money)
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  practice, gloss, train, drill, polish, refine
  Sino-, China
  shining, bright
  notebook, account book, album
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  sunshine, yang principle, positive, male, heaven, daytime
  have the honor to, sign of the monkey, 3-5PM, ninth sign of Chinese zodiac
  suffering, trial, worry, hardship, feel bitter, scowl
  hold, have
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  accept, undergo, answer (phone), take, get, catch, receive
  change, take the form of, influence, enchant, delude, -ization
  sheep
  pour, irrigate, shed (tears), flow into, concentrate on, notes, comment, annotate
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  generation, world, society, public
  happiness, blessing, fortune
  roof, house, shop, dealer, seller
  box, chest, case, bin, railway car
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  advance, proceed, progress, promote
  whole, entire, all, complete, fulfill
  distribute, spouse, exile, rationing
  beauty, beautiful
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  lord, chief, master, main thing, principal
  organize, arranging, tune, tone, meter, key (music)
  chase, drive away, follow, pursue, meanwhile
  ride, power, multiplication, record, counter for vehicles, board, mount, join
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  return, answer, fade, repay
  commence, begin
  once upon a time, antiquity, old times
  polish, study of, sharpen
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  gods, mind, soul
  person in charge, connection, duty, concern oneself
  breath, respiration, son, interest (on money)
  someone, person


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)