Red Ahead - Fun Nintendo Trivia Quiz

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Red Ahead - Fun Nintendo Trivia Quiz
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Publisher Nintendo
Platforms Browser
Genre Quiz
Rating(s) N/A
Mode(s) Single player
Input Mouse/touchscreen

Red Ahead - Fun Nintendo Trivia Quiz is a skill quiz on the Play Nintendo website.[1] In this quiz, the player has to guess which character or object is shown as a red spot in a blurred screenshot of a Nintendo 3DS game. The quiz is part of a collection of Valentine's Day-related activities on Play Nintendo.[2][3]

Overview[edit]

The player is given a total of seven questions to answer. Each question provides four answers to choose from, with only one of them being the correct answer. The player has to press "Check Answer" to see if the answer they selected is correct. If they selected the correct answer, their answer will be highlighted green. If the player answered incorrectly, the answer that they chose will be highlighted red, and the correct answer will be highlighted green. At the end of the quiz, a message will pop up saying how many questions the player got out of seven. The player then can choose to retake the quiz or to take a different quiz on the website.

Questions[edit]

Correct answers are marked with a green border. Messages displayed in the quiz for answering a question right or wrong are also shown.

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Picture shown with the first question in Red Ahead - Fun Nintendo Trivia Quiz

Who’s sporting this shade of red?

Mario Wiggler Red Spike Top Goomba


Smiley face displayed when a question is answered correctly in a skill quizWoo-hoo!
Angry Wigglers, Red Spike Tops, and Goombas can all be found in the Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS game. But *this* particular shade of red belongs to Mario himself!
Disappointed face displayed when a question is answered incorrectly in a skill quizThat’s-a wrong!
Angry Wigglers, Red Spike Tops, and Goombas can all be found in the Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS game. But *this* particular shade of red belongs to Mario himself!
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Picture shown with the second question in Red Ahead - Fun Nintendo Trivia Quiz

Where can you find this shade of red?

Shy Guy's robe Poochy's tongue Yoshi's shell Piranha Plant


Smiley face displayed when a question is answered correctly in a skill quizGot it!
Shy Guys come in lots of different colors (just like Yoshis), but Red Shy Guys are the most common. You can turn them into piles of red yarn in the Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World game!
Disappointed face displayed when a question is answered incorrectly in a skill quizNot even close.
Shy Guys come in lots of different colors (just like Yoshis), but Red Shy Guys are the most common. You can turn them into piles of red yarn in the Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World game!
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Picture shown with the third question in Red Ahead - Fun Nintendo Trivia Quiz

Which character is wearing red?

Toad Donkey Kong Diddy Kong Piranha Plant


Smiley face displayed when a question is answered correctly in a skill quizIt’s on like Diddy Kong!
With his red shirt and little red cap, Diddy Kong does a great job representing red in the Mario Party Star Rush[sic] game. (Toad, Donkey Kong, and Piranha Plants sport red in the game, too!)
Disappointed face displayed when a question is answered incorrectly in a skill quizNot a chance!
With his red shirt and little red cap, Diddy Kong does a great job representing red in the Mario Party Star Rush[sic] game. (Toad, Donkey Kong, and Piranha Plants sport red in the game, too!)
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Picture shown with the fourth question in Red Ahead - Fun Nintendo Trivia Quiz

Who’s sporting that snazzy shade of red?

Lyle Lottie Digby Redd


Smiley face displayed when a question is answered correctly in a skill quizNice job!
Lottie dresses like a true professional in the Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo game. This sassy river otter—one of the best real estate agents in town—wears her Happy Home Academy uniform with pride!
Disappointed face displayed when a question is answered incorrectly in a skill quizNot exactly…
Lottie dresses like a true professional in the Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo game. This sassy river otter—one of the best real estate agents in town—wears her Happy Home Academy uniform with pride!
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Picture shown with the fifth question in Red Ahead - Fun Nintendo Trivia Quiz

Where is this red in the Kirby: Planet Robobot game?

Meta Knight’s sword King Dedede’s hammer Kirby’s Robobot Armor Waddle Dee’s parasol


Smiley face displayed when a question is answered correctly in a skill quizYou’re on fire!
Kirby’s a pink puffball, but his Robobot Armor is all red—in Fire Mode, that is. When Kirby puts on his high-tech mech suit, he can torch enemies with fiery flame throwers in the Kirby: Planet Robobot game.
Disappointed face displayed when a question is answered incorrectly in a skill quizOoh…burn.
Kirby’s a pink puffball, but his Robobot Armor is all red—in Fire Mode, that is. When Kirby puts on his high-tech mech suit, he can torch enemies with fiery flame throwers in the Kirby: Planet Robobot game.
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Picture shown with the sixth question in Red Ahead - Fun Nintendo Trivia Quiz

What’s red in the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon games?

Pikachu Pokéball Litten Rotom Pokédex


Smiley face displayed when a question is answered correctly in a skill quizGood job!
Pikachu has red cheek pouches, but *this* red belongs to the Rotom Pokédex. This helpful tool records info about Pokémon you see and catch during your adventure in the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon games. Plus, it sparkles with its own personality!
Disappointed face displayed when a question is answered incorrectly in a skill quizNope.
Pikachu has red cheek pouches, but *this* red belongs to the Rotom Pokédex. This helpful tool records info about Pokémon you see and catch during your adventure in the Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon games. Plus, it sparkles with its own personality!
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Picture shown with the seventh question in Red Ahead - Fun Nintendo Trivia Quiz

What’s this red in the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time game?

King Zora’s cape Ganondorf’s hair Heart Container Goron Tunic


Smiley face displayed when a question is answered correctly in a skill quizNot so heart, was it?
King Zora’s cape, Ganondorf’s hair, and Goron Tunics are all colored crimson, but the red item in question here is a Heart Container. In the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time game, you can try to collect four Pieces of Heart to form a Heart Container, which increases Link’s health meter.
Disappointed face displayed when a question is answered incorrectly in a skill quizNope.
King Zora’s cape, Ganondorf’s hair, and Goron Tunics are all colored crimson, but the red item in question here is a Heart Container. In the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time game, you can try to collect four Pieces of Heart to form a Heart Container, which increases Link’s health meter.

When an answer is chosen for each question, the screenshot shown under the magnifying glass zooms out of the subject and becomes clear.

Results[edit]

  • 0/7 - 1/7: Your heart’s not in it. Don’t feel bad—this was a really tough quiz. But there’s a good reason why you can see so much red in video games, from Mario’s hat to Kirby’s Robobot Armor. Red is bright, bold, and powerful—just like the amazing Nintendo 3DS games from this quiz!
  • 2/7 - 5/7: Time to paint the town red. You didn’t exactly ace this quiz. But you *did* get some of the important ones right, so we’ll cut you a little slack. You can see how long it takes you to spot all of the red characters and items the next time you play these amazing Nintendo 3DS games.
  • 6/7 - 7/7: You passed this quiz with flying colors. When it comes to all things red, you’re at the top of your game. There’s a good reason why you can see so much red in video games, from Mario’s hat to Kirby’s Robobot Armor. Red is bright, bold, and powerful—just like the amazing Nintendo 3DS games from this quiz!

A short video clip giving the player a rating is also shown at the end of the quiz.

Description and tagline[edit]

Red ahead
Red is the color of hearts, kisses, and all sorts of lovey-dovey stuff. But the shades of red in this quiz can all be found in awesome Nintendo 3DS video games!

I spy…something red!
Can you figure out who (or what!) is behind the red?

References[edit]

  1. ^ Red Ahead - Fun Nintendo Trivia Quiz. Play Nintendo. Retrieved February 3, 2020. (Archived July 29, 2020, 19:39:03 UTC via Internet Archive: Wayback Machine.)
  2. ^ Sweetest time of year. Play Nintendo. June 3, 2019, 12:50:53 UTC snapshot on Internet Archive: Wayback Machine. Retrieved February 8, 2021.
  3. ^ Cat Mario & Cat Peach make a purr-fect pair. Play Nintendo. February 4, 2021, 18:00:09 snapshot on Internet Archive: Wayback Machine. Retrieved February 8, 2021.