The Quiz

Hey, smart guy! Think you can beat the Maclean's Genius at trivia?

Can you beat Maclean's Genius (and CFL football player) Peter Dyakowski's score of 80 per cent at our trivia test?

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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 Toronto Argonauts 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 if you love trivia, try your hand at our daily Canada 150 Quiz Countdown, our five-question mini-quizzes about our home and native land from Terrance—where you could win a prize, every day until Canada Day!

This week, we tested Dyakowski on everything from mereswines and the Marvel Universe, to Amelia Earhart and Roman goddesses. How did he do? “It was very nearly a little higher but for a few late second-guesses.” He got 80 per cent.

Try the Quiz now!