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Feeling smart? Try to beat the Maclean’s Genius

We tested Peter Dyakowski on everything from Norse mythology to the meaning of A=4πr2. Can you beat his 73%?


 

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Welcome back to the Maclean’s Quiz, a diversion designed by Terrance Balazo to test your trivia skills. Good luck, and remember: no Internet assistance allowed.

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. And we don’t call him our genius for nothing—he solved the viral Singapore brain teaser that had been stumping the Internet. (And during his workout, no less!) And try to beat his very Canadian score at our very Canadian Canada Day Quiz here!

This week, we tested Dyakowski on everything from British punk to Norse mythology, and the land of chinchillas to the meaning of A=4πr2. How did he do? “I lost a few coin tosses, and a changed answer came back to bite me!” he says. He scored 73 per cent.

Ready to try your hand? Click here to take the Quiz,or take it below.


 
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