Ultra Handy Kanji Tester - Grade 6

Test your knowledge of the Kanji characters that Japanese children learn in grade 6 of elementary school
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For each of the following 10 randomly selected Grade 6 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
  silk
  shaku, Japanese foot, measure, scale, rule
  shrink, contract, shrivel, wrinkle, reduce
  ashes, puckery juice, cremate
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  engrave, cut fine, chop, hash, mince, time, carving
  loyalty, fidelity, faithfulness
  descend, precipitate, fall, surrender
  play music, speak to a ruler, complete
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  dye, color, paint, stain, print
  precious, value, prize, esteem, honor
  discard, throw away, abandon, resign, reject, sacrifice
  worship, adore, pray to
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  unfold, expand
  timber trees, wood
  accompany, obey, submit to, comply, follow, secondary, incidental, subordinate
  tide, salt water, opportunity
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  pain, hurt, damage, bruise
  shoot, shine into, onto, archery
  place on the head, receive, top of head, top, summit, peak
  leather, become serious, skin, hide, pelt
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  watch over, see
  suppose, be aware of, believe, feel
  masses, great numbers, multitude, populace
  conjecture, infer, guess, suppose, support
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  translate, reason, circumstance, case
  mellow, ripen, mature, acquire skill
  acknowledge, witness, discern, recognize, appreciate, believe
  skeleton, bone, remains, frame
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  brandish, wave, wag, swing, shake
  suck, imbibe, inhale, sip
  renowned, publish, write, remarkable, phenomenal, put on, don, wear, arrival, finish (race), counter for suits of clothing, literary work
  hole, aperture, slit, cave, den
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  shaku, Japanese foot, measure, scale, rule
  tower, tall building, palace
  ashes, puckery juice, cremate
  silk
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  nativity, be born, declension, lie, be arbitrary
  descend, precipitate, fall, surrender
  play music, speak to a ruler, complete
  engrave, cut fine, chop, hash, mince, time, carving


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)