ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A GOOMBA?
Just how well do you know Nintendo’s mustachioed mascot? Put your Mario knowledge to the test with our fiendish quiz
Q1 The game known in the west as Super Mario Bros 2 started off as something very different in Japan. What was it called originally?
A) Kabu Prince B) Yume Kōjō: Doki Doki Panic C) Super Haikan Adventure 2
Q2 When was Mario’s first appearance in a videogame?
A) 1989 B) 1985 C) 1981
Q3 Who was the main villain of 1989 Game Boy classic Super Mario Land?
A) Tatanga B) Wart C) Wario
Q4 How many golf games has Mario appeared in? Q5 Who invented the FLUDD in Super Mario Sunshine?
A) Doctor U Reeka B) Mr Splashstein C) Professor E Gadd
Q6 Of the seven party members in Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door, only one is optional – which one?
A) Admiral Bobbery B) Ms Mowz C) Vivian
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