Ultra Handy Kanji Tester - Grade 3

Test your knowledge of the Kanji characters that Japanese children learn in grade 3 of elementary school
Random monster

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
  Inst., institution, temple, mansion, school
  tooth, cog
  medicine, chemical, enamel, gunpowder, benefit
  green
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  ball, sphere
  exertion
  jail cell, grieve, sad, deplore, regret
  employee, member, number, the one in charge
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  guard, protect, defend, obey
  play
  beauty, beautiful
  mask, face, features, surface
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  commence, begin
  hurry, emergency, sudden, steep
  tool, utensil, means, possess, ingredients, counter for armor, suits, sets of furniture
  blessing, fortune, luck, wealth
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  degrees, occurrence, time, counter for occurrences
  person in charge, connection, duty, concern oneself
  darkness, disappear, shade, informal, grow dark, be blinded
  accept, undergo, answer (phone), take, get, catch, receive
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  polish, study of, sharpen
  wherefore, a reason
  hot water, bath, hot spring
  nickname, number, item, title, pseudonym, name, call
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  substitute, change, convert, replace, period, age, generation, charge, rate, fee
  research, study
  plant
  copy, be photographed, describe
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  notebook, account book, album
  sheep
  farm, field, garden, one's specialty, (kokuji)
  plank, board, plate, stage
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  tooth, cog
  tribe, family
  green
  Inst., institution, temple, mansion, school
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  deep, heighten, intensify, strengthen
  jail cell, grieve, sad, deplore, regret
  employee, member, number, the one in charge
  ball, sphere


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)