Toad Brain

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Toad Brain
Location Twinsy Tropics
Mission # 9
Game Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
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Toad Brain is the ninth mission of Twinsy Tropics in Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam.


The mission consists of a pop quiz with a Know-It-All Toad.

In Normal Mode, there are five questions, three randomly selected answers per question, and no time limit, and the player must correctly answer at least three to win.

In Hard Mode, there are eight questions, again with three randomly selected answers per question, a time limit of ten seconds per question is added, and the player must correctly answer all eight questions to win.

The questions are as follows, in no particular order regardless of mode, with correct answers bolded:

  1. Which of the following appears in a shop in Twinsy Tropics?
    • A fan.
    • A palm tree.
    • A shell.
  2. Which of the following baddies is the tallest?
  3. How does Kamek laugh?
    • Eheeheehee!
    • Gwahahaha!
    • Snooooortle!
  4. Which of these images appears on Nabbit's bag?1
  5. What number are we on?
    The numbers present may vary for this question.
  6. Which enemy is this?
  7. Where does this plant grow?
  8. What happens when a Cheep Cheep stays grounded?
    • It explodes.
    • It gains energy.
    • It loses its energy.
  9. Which one of these is a surprised Mario?1 2
    • Mario (bobbing up and down)
    • Mario (head bobbed to side)
    • Mario (slouched posture)
  10. Where did you learn Trio Drill?
  11. What does a Koopa Troopa wear under its shell?
    • A sleeveless shirt.
    • A T-shirt.
    • A turtleneck.
    • Nothing at all.
  12. Which of the following accessories does Wendy wear?
    • A bow tie.
    • A hair bow.
    • A ring.
  13. What image is printed on Bowser Jr.'s bib?
    • A mouth.
    • Eyes.
    • Hands.
  14. Who rides in this?
    • Iggy.
    • Bowser Jr.
    • Roy.
  15. Which of these Bros. Attacks starts with Luigi?
    • 3D Red Shell.
    • Drill Shell.
    • Bomb Derby.
  16. Which of these attacks can Paper Mario use?
    • 3D Red Shell.
    • Trio Racquet.
    • Bomb Derby.
  17. Who is this?2
    • Spear Guy.
    • Iggy.
    • Monty Mole.
  18. Which of the following is a status effect that can apply to Paper Mario?
    • Crinkle.
    • Crease.
    • Shred.
  19. Which of the following is a Bob-omb?1 2
    • First.
    • Second.
    • Third.

1 - The answers are displayed as images instead of words.
2 - The image(s) pertaining to the answers appear as silhouette(s), presumably to prevent the player from cheating.

In-game text[edit]


  • "Another Toad with a batch of brain benders. Can you pass the test?"


  • "Answer three or more questions correctly."

Hard Mode Objective[edit]

  • "Answer all questions correctly."

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese 物知りキノピオとクイズ in 諸島
Monoshiri Kinopio to Kuizu in Shotō
A Quiz with Know-It-All Toad in the Archipelago
Italian Toad cervellone Brainiac Toad