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
  sound, noise
  one
  forest, woods
  life, genuine, birth
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  study, learning, science
  flower
  rice field, rice paddy
  nine
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  grass, weeds, herbs, pasture, write, draft
  early, fast
  in, inside, middle, mean, center
  spirit, mind
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  seven
  eye, class, look, insight, experience, care, favor
  exit, leave
  child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM, first sign of Chinese zodiac
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  blue, green
  left
  month, moon
  correct, justice, righteous, 10**40
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  day, sun, Japan
  heavens, sky, imperial
  above, up
  hand
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  circle, yen, round
  two
  four
  fire
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  king, rule, magnate
  five
  eight
  hundred
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  one
  ten
  life, genuine, birth
  sound, noise
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  ear
  rice field, rice paddy
  nine
  study, learning, science


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)