You vs. Canada’s Smartest Person

Peter Dyakowski scored 73 per cent. See how you fare on this week’s quiz



In a new feature, we invited ‘Canada’s Smartest Person,’ Peter Dyakowski, to take the Maclean’s quiz. Dyakowski is a lineman with the CFL’s Hamilton Ticats, and also bested the competition in CBC’s ‘Canada’s Smartest Person’ contest in 2012.

This week, we tested his trivia skills on everything from fantastical books to infamous crooks. He scored 73 per cent.

Think you can do better? Just click on the link below.

Take the quiz!

Questions about the questions? You can reach quizmaster Terrance Balazo here:

Twitter: @A_R_Trivia


You can also follow Peter Dyakowski on Twitter: @PeterDyakowski

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You vs. Canada’s Smartest Person

  1. Just scored 77%. Fear my prowess mortals!

    • Congrats…we tallied 57%.

  2. i only got 44 % the powerpuff’s girl question was the easiest for me since they were popular when i was like 8

  3. “Smart” means knowing the ingredients in some cocktail ? These are useless trivia questions, nothing to do with “smart” …

    • It’s just for fun

  4. Q1: Mercury is the closest, not Venus like the quiz says.

    Everyone gets an extra point and I get the moral victory.

    • Earth to Mercury: 77 million kilometres

      Earth to Venus: 38 million kilometres