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The Quiz: You vs. the Maclean's Genius

This week, we tested our Genius Peter Dyakowski on everything from Blue Jays championships to Mad Men. Can you beat his 73 per cent?


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 the Vitruvian Man to Mad Men, from Blue Jays World Series wins to Marilyn Monroe movies. After a week where he struggled with a 67 per cent score, how did he do? “It wasn’t quite the recovery I had hoped for,” he said. “I ought to know my Israeli statesmen better.” He scored 73 per cent. 

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