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Think you’re a trivia champ? Try our Quiz, and take on our Genius

On this week’s Maclean’s Quiz, we tested Peter Dyakowski on everything from poetry to planets. Can you beat his 80 per cent?


 

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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!)

This week, we tested Dyakowski on everything from liquor to athletic musicians, from poetry forms to planetary systems. How did he do? “Now I know why the villanelles I’ve been self-publishing are always criticized for being too short,” he said. Even if he didn’t quite nail our question on poetry, he still scored 80 per cent.

Ready to try your hand? Click here to take the Quiz.


 
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