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And this is what again? (Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail)
And this is what again? (Kevin Van Paassen/The Globe and Mail)

TIFF 2012

Hollywood Reporter lets readers test their ‘Toronto IQ’ Add to ...

Hollywood’s been trekking to TIFF every September for almost 40 years now. At first it was a trickle; now it’s a flood. But just how knowledgeable are these visitors about the city some will be calling home for the next several days?

Showbiz bible The Hollywood Reporter kindly includes a “Test Your Toronto I.Q.” in its Sept. 14 issue (subscription required), with nine multiple-choice questions.

Question 7 asks: “Have you packed properly for Toronto in September? Hope you remembered your toque. Actually, what’s a toque?”

Question 9: “Your Canadian boss asks you to run out and get him a double-double, pop and some smarties. What do you buy?” Among the four proffered answers: “An assortment of the latest party drugs”; “Two Leaf tickets, a copy of The Globe and Mail and a pack of Players cigarettes”; “A case of Molson, a Beaver Tail and some poutine.” All three are incorrect – we think.

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