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The Quiz: You vs. the Maclean’s Genius

This week, we tested our Genius Peter Dyakowski on everything from British sovereigns to German stews. Can you beat his 73 per cent?

Buckingham Palace. (William Fawcett/iStock)

Buckingham Palace. (William Fawcett/iStock)

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 British sovereigns to German stews, from vitamins to wizards. A week after he bounced back slightly from a career-low score with a 73 per cent, how did he do this week? “Help! I’m in a rut!” he said. He scored 73 per cent. 

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

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