QUIZ: Can you still pass the 11-plus exam?

19 September 2019, 10:59

11 plus exam quiz
11 plus exam quiz. Picture: Getty

For many people, just hearing the words '11-Plus exam' sends shivers down the spine.

For others, you may not have even heard of it.

Created back in 1944, the eleven-plus was designed to determine which type of school (out of three) a pupil would attend after primary school.

The best eleven-plus scorers would usually gain a place at a local grammar school.

While secondary technical schools and secondary moderns no longer exist, the eleven-plus is still used in some schools in England and Northern Ireland, with exams divided into verbal reasoning, non-verbal reasoning, Maths and English.

But could you pass the exam if you were tested right now? Try our mini-version below and test your knowledge against a 10-year-old's...