Ultra Handy Kanji Tester - Grade 4

Test your knowledge of the Kanji characters that Japanese children learn in grade 4 of elementary school
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For each of the following 10 randomly selected Grade 4 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
  unusual, change, strange
  nonplussed, three, going, coming, visiting, visit, be defeated, die, be madly in love
  petition, request, vow, wish, hope
  node, season, period, occasion, verse, clause, stanza, honor, joint, knuckle, knob, knot, tune, melody
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  shallow, superficial, frivolous, wretched, shameful
  emulate, compete with, bid, sell at auction, bout, contest, race
  laugh
  toil, diligent, as much as possible
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  outlook, look, appearance, condition, view
  full, enough, pride, satisfy
  seasons
  illuminate, shine, compare, bashful
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  negative, non-, bad, ugly, clumsy
  rumor, opinion, theory
  bureaucrat, the government
  printing, print
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  need, main point, essence, pivot, key to
  ambition, full moon, hope, desire, aspire to, expect
  instruction, Japanese character reading, explanation, read
  resign, word, term, expression
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  borough, urban prefecture, govt office, representative body, storehouse
  elect, select, choose, prefer
  fruit, reward, carry out, achieve, complete, end, finish, succeed
  history, chronicle
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  sort, kind, variety, class, genus
  salt
  halt, stopping
  stamp, seal, mark, imprint, symbol, emblem, trademark, evidence, souvenir, India
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  plum
  people, nation, subjects
  lose, error, fault, disadvantage, loss
  contraption, fetter, machine, instrument
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  nonplussed, three, going, coming, visiting, visit, be defeated, die, be madly in love
  family name, surname, clan
  node, season, period, occasion, verse, clause, stanza, honor, joint, knuckle, knob, knot, tune, melody
  unusual, change, strange
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  army, force, troops, war, battle
  laugh
  toil, diligent, as much as possible
  shallow, superficial, frivolous, wretched, shameful


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)