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 Harry Potter and Star Wars, to deserts and poetry. How did he do? “Not too shabby but I hosed myself with three last minute switches from right to wrong,” he said. “Always trust your gut.” He scored 83 per cent.