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!)
This week, we tested Dyakowski on everything from Canadian astronauts to Canadian left-wing radicals, from volcanoes to electricity. How did he do? Nailed it!” he said, gleefully. “I had a few lucky guesses, but I’ll take it!” He scored 90 per cent.