Hero Quiz!

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Hero Quiz!
HeroQuiz MarioSonicLondon2012OlympicGames.png
Appears in Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Wii)
Type 4-player mini-game
Time limit 30 seconds (10 times 3)

Hero Quiz! is a 4-player minigame in Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games for the Wii.


In this game, players answer three of either yes-or-no or 4-multi-choice questions. Points are reward for correct answers, while it's value is determined by how quickly it is answered. The one with the most points is the winner, even if it is a tie. The quiz focuses on Mario and Sonic only.

Possible questions[edit]

Question Up Answer Right Answer Down Answer Left Answer Explanation
Sonic's full name is Sonic the Hedgehog, right? n/a no n/a yes Hedgehogs are prickly little things!
Sonic and Tails are best friends... and brothers too! n/a no n/a yes They're super close, but they're not actually related.
Sonic transforms into Super Sonic using the Chaos Emeralds... No, Sol Emeralds! n/a no n/a yes It's the Chaos Emeralds! He needs to get all 7 to transform!
Do you know what happens to Sonic when he transforms into Sonic the Werehog? He becomes invincible He gets stronger He turns into a robot He gets faster He gets really strong, and his body is covered in fur like a wolf.
Do you know which item to grab to turn into Boo Mario? Boo Mushroom Boo Flower Boo Boo Suit You can slip through a lot of places as Boo Mario.
Do you know which Sonic wears a golden suit of armor and a helmet? Excalibur Sonic Sonic the Werehog Golden Sonic Warrior Sonic Excalibur Sonic wields the legendary sword Excalibur.
Do you know what Sonic becomes when he transforms into Darkspine Sonic? Mushroom Flame Smoke Light Darkspine Sonic uses the power of flame, darkness and wind.
What does the mark on Mario's hat say? L Z M W Mario's hat has a red "M" on it!
Sonic's name was actually used to name something in real life--guess which one! A gene A general A nutrient An echidna The Sonic Hedgehog Gene discovered by American and German scientists is spiky!


Wii Remote held sideways

  • +Control PadControl Pad: Select

Wii Remote and Nunchuk

  • Control Stick: Select
  • (+Control PadControl Pad: Select)

In-game text[edit]

Objective: The one with the highest score wins!

  • Compete to answer 3 questions about Mario and Sonic. Try to buzz in first within the time limit.
  • Faster answers yield more points, so try to be quick! Whoever has the most points after 3 questions wins.
  • The contestant with the highest score at the end wins. Answering quickly is the key to victory.