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Appears in Mario Party 3
Type 4-player mini-game
Time limit 5 seconds per turn
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M.P.I.Q. is a 4-player minigame found in the Nintendo 64 game Mario Party 3.


Players have to listen to Toad when he is asking a question based on the activities on the board, players or anything related.

The first player to answer three questions correctly wins. First, Toad will slowly show the question letter by letter. A player must press A Button to hit the buzzer and answer the question, and players can hit the buzzer before the question is fully revealed. An "O" means the answer is correct and an "X" means the answer is incorrect. If an answer is incorrect, the player who answered the question gets squashed by a block and loses his or her next turn. Players are also squashed if a question is not answered within five seconds.

If no one answers three questions correctly after ten questions, the minigame ends. If multiple players have the highest score, a draw occurs.

List of possible questions[edit]

It has been requested that this article be rewritten. Reason: list could be changed to a chart showing all possible answers, similar to the 64th Trivia Quiz-Off

  • The color hat of Mario, Luigi or Wario.
  • Who Mario's younger brother is.
  • The princess of the Mushroom Kingdom/Sarasaland.
  • The initials on Donkey Kong's necktie.
  • How much certain items cost.
  • How many coins it takes for Boo to steal coins/a star.
  • What button to press first when performing certain actions (using an item, hitting a dice block etc.).
  • How many times board/duel maps have been played.
  • Which board/duel map has been played the most/least.
  • The records for certain minigames.
  • Who currently has the most/fewest coins or stars.*
  • The current total of coins/stars one or all players have.*
  • How many spaces the players have landed on (Blue Spaces, Red Spaces, etc.).*
  • Who currently won the most/fewest coins in minigames.*
  • Who hosts certain types of minigames (Battle, Item etc.)
  • The Story Mode rank of a character the player finished with.
  • What number in the Mario Party series the player is currently playing.

* = Only asked while playing a Board Map


  • A Button – Buzz in / Answer question
  • B Button – Answer question
  • Z Button – Answer question

In-game text[edit]

  • Game Rules"Hit the block quickly for your chance to answer the question. The first player to reach 3 points, wins."
  • Advice"If you hit the block in the middle of the question, you won't see the entire question."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese キノピオクイズ
Kinopio kuizu
Toad Quiz
Spanish Concurso M.P. M.P. Challenge
French Le Quizz The Quiz
German M.P.I.Q. -


  • The question asking about the initials to Donkey Kong's necktie, "TK" from one of the possible three answers might be a reference to Tiny Kong.