Ultra Handy Kanji Tester - Grade 2

Test your knowledge of the Kanji characters that Japanese children learn in grade 2 of elementary school
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For each of the following 10 randomly selected Grade 2 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
  weak, frail
  long, leader
  week
  vapor, steam
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  plains, field, rustic, civilian life
  noon, sign of the horse, 11AM-1PM, seventh sign of Chinese zodiac
  few, little
  heart, mind, spirit
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  Parent's home, village, league
  now
  black
  inside, within, between, among, house, home
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  horse
  dainty, get thin, taper, slender, narrow
  eat, food
  genius, years old, cubic shaku
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  scribe, account, narrative
  think
  meat
  interval, space
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  ship, boat
  winter
  department, course, section
  park, garden, yard, farm
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  consider, think over
  plump, thick, big around
  wide, broad, spacious
  plot, plan, scheme, measure
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  direction, person, alternative
  picture, drawing, painting, sketch
  hit, right, appropriate, himself
  country
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  long, leader
  fit, suit, join, 0.1
  vapor, steam
  weak, frail
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  pull, tug, jerk, admit, install, quote, refer to
  few, little
  heart, mind, spirit
  plains, field, rustic, civilian life


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)