Toad Scholar

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Toad Scholar
Location Sunbeam Plains
Mission # 6
Game Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
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Toad Scholar is the sixth mission of Sunbeam Plains 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. What's this item called?
    • Boo Biscuit.
    • Ghost Cookie.
    • Spirit Snack.
  2. Where did you first find the book that contained all the paper characters?
  3. What's the first enemy you guys fought in this adventure?
  4. How did Paper Mario make his first appearance in this adventure?
    • He fluttered down from the sky.
    • He was running.
    • He was stuck in a narrow space.
  5. Which of these is not like the others?1
  6. How are Mario and Luigi related?
    • They're brothers.
    • They're cousins.
    • They're the same guy.
  7. What question are we on?2
    The numbers present may vary for this question.
  8. What's this attack called?
    • Trio Basket.
    • Trio Racquet.
    • Trio Spatula.
    • Trio Tennis.
  9. Which of these is not like the others?1
  10. Who is this?
    • Babbit.
    • Bannit.
    • Nabbit.
    • Nitbit.
  11. What do Mario and Luigi kick during one of their Bros. Attacks?1
  12. The Princess Peach pictured in Peach's Castle is...
    • Closing her eyes.
    • Facing left.
    • Facing right.
    • Facing straight ahead.
  13. Who spoke first in this conversation?
    • Luigi.
    • Mario.
    • Princess Peach.
    • Toad.
  14. Which of the following enemies isn't found in Sunbeam Plains?
  15. Who gave you the Dash Socks?
  16. When an enemy hits you from behind, what happens?
    • I fall down.
    • I lose coins.
    • My SPEED decreases.

1 - The answers are displayed as images instead of words.
2 - The question counter is hidden, presumably to prevent the player from cheating.

In-game text[edit]


  • "A super-smart Toad has appeared! Answer his questions to pass!"


  • "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 平野
Monoshiri Kinopio to Kuizu in Heiya
A Quiz with Know-It-All Toad in the Plains