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
  salvation, save, help, rescue, reclaim
  illuminate, shine, compare, bashful
  un-, not yet, hitherto, still, even now, sign of the ram, 1-3PM, eighth sign of Chinese zodiac
  regiment, party, company, squad
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
2
  vein, pulse, hope
  profit, advantage, benefit
  love, affection, favourite
  lack, gap, fail
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
3
  expense, cost, spend, consume, waste
  England, English
  fruit, reward, carry out, achieve, complete, end, finish, succeed
  war, battle, match
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
4
  node, season, period, occasion, verse, clause, stanza, honor, joint, knuckle, knob, knot, tune, melody
  nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not
  vice-, duplicate, copy
  stamp, seal, mark, imprint, symbol, emblem, trademark, evidence, souvenir, India
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
5
  signpost, seal, mark, stamp, imprint, symbol, emblem, trademark, evidence, souvenir, target
  harm, injury
  shallow, superficial, frivolous, wretched, shameful
  old man, old age, grow old
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
6
  contend, dispute, argue
  bud, sprout, spear, germ
  wish, sense, idea, thought, feeling, desire, attention
  toil, diligent, as much as possible
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
7
  nest, rookery, hive, cobweb, den
  retainer, subject
  celebrate, congratulate
  graduate, soldier, private, die
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
8
  fishing, fishery
  side, lean, oppose, regret
  lower, short, humble
  chapter, lesson, section, department, division, counter for chapters (of a book)
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
9
  illuminate, shine, compare, bashful
  test, try, attempt, experiment, ordeal
  regiment, party, company, squad
  salvation, save, help, rescue, reclaim
 Japanese KanjiSelect English Meaning
10
  special
  love, affection, favourite
  lack, gap, fail
  vein, pulse, hope


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)