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 toilet theme parks and chlorofluorocarbons to celebrity couple portmanteaux and Victorian theatre slang. How did he do? “It is with great pride that I can report that I do not know the differences between the pokemen,” he said, scoring 80 per cent.