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 checkers to cartoon villains, from Fight Club to the Wu-Tang Clan. How did he do? “Thoroughly average,” he said. “But I don’t mind getting a few wrong from time to time since it’s always fun learning something new!” He scored 67 per cent.