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  • n  (formerly in Britain) an examination taken by 11 and 12 year old students to select suitable candidates for grammar school

  • Britain's "eleven-plus exam," an IQ measurement plus tests in arithmetic and English composition, was set up in 1944 as the fairest way to channel children into state.
  • SAVILLE by David StoreyHarper Row; 506 pages; $10Young Colin Saville does well in his "eleven-plus" exam, wins the scholarship to a.
  • Says Headmaster William Hamblin of London's Samuel Pepys Comprehensive School: "Last year 150 boys90% of whom had come here as eleven-plus failureswere able to take the .

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