Specialist: Mario

From the quiz on 30/8/16.

  1. In the NES game Super Mario Bros. 3, which musical instrument may be collected and played to warp to different worlds? Whistle

  2. What is the name of the scientist who invented Mario’s water pack F.L.U.D.D. in Super Mario Sunshine, Luigi’s ghost vacuum Poltergust 3000 in Luigi’s Mansion and the magical suitcase Stuffwell in Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time? Professor Elvin Gadd (usually known as just Professor E. Gadd)

  3. Despite their strong resemblance to shiitake mushrooms, which common Mario enemy is known in Japan as kuribō, a word which may be loosely translated as “chestnut guy”? Goomba

  4. What is the name of the Japanese composer who provided the soundtracks for many games in the Mario franchise, including Super Mario Bros. 1–3, Super Mario Galaxy 1 and 2, and Super Mario 64? Kōji Kondō

  5. On which Nintendo console was the very first Mario sports game, Mario’s Tennis, released in 1995? Virtual Boy

  6. Which video game, originally released in 1995 for MS-DOS, was the first for which Mario’s current voice actor, Charles Martinet, provided the voice of Mario? Mario’s Game Gallery (later released as Mario’s FUNdamentals)


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