We’ve also invited the Maclean’s Genius, Peter Dyakowski, to take the quiz. Dyakowski is a lineman with the CFL’s Hamilton Ticats who also bested the competition in CBC’s Canada’s Smartest Person contest in 2012.
This week, we tested Dyakowski on everything from guinea pigs to wind instruments, from pirate booze to Monty Python. “I can now say that all doubt has been removed,” says Dyakowski: “After getting #29 wrong I can conclusively state that the countless hundreds of hours I spent as a teenager watching and re-watching Monty Python were utterly wasted. The remaining hope that they could one day help me get a trivia question correct has been dashed.” He scored 83 per cent.
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