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Grit test: Do you have what it takes? Complete the test to find out

Jeff Bridges and Hailee Steinfeld in the Coen brothers' remake of True Grit.

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In his new book, Canadian journalist Paul Tough argues high IQ in childhood is not a good indicator of future success. For kids to succeed in life, it's more important they have have a combination of character traits called grit. Do you have what it takes?

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