Professor Oak's Big Pokémon Examination

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Professor Oak's Big Pokémon Examination (Japanese: オーキド博士のポケモン大検定 Doctor Okido's Big Pokémon Examination) is a segment featured at the end of anime episodes in Japan during the Diamond & Pearl series. It was featured from DP098 to DP191, and was preceded by Professor Oak's Big Pokémon Encyclopedia and was succeeded by Professor Oak's Pokémon Live Caster. The segment was also featured at the end of SS024 and SS025.

List of Professor Oak's Big Pokémon Examination segments

050Diglett.png This list is incomplete.
Please feel free to edit this list to add missing information and complete it.
Reason: Missing pictures (DP130 - DP139, DP143 - DP149, DP152, DP157, DP169, DP171 - DP172, DP181, DP183 - DP190, and SS025).
Episode Subject Level Question Answer
DP098 Magikarp Easy Magikarp learn Flail, Tackle, and what other move? Splash Professor Oak Lecture DP098.png
DP099 Charmander Easy What does Charmander evolve into, Charmeleon or Charizard? Charmeleon Professor Oak Lecture DP099.png
DP100 Muk Normal Muk have one of two abilities, Stench or what?

A. Swift Swim
B. Shell Armor
C. Sticky Hold

Sticky Hold Professor Oak Lecture DP100.png
DP101 Electrode Normal What are Electrode also known as?

A. Bomb Balls
B. Forkballs
C. Shadow Balls

Bomb Balls Professor Oak Lecture DP101.png
DP102 Lapras Hard Lapras is a Water-type and what-type Pokémon? Ice-type Professor Oak Lecture DP102.png
DP103 Altaria Normal The sound of Altaria's voice is described as what?

A. Soprano
B. Alto
C. Bass

Soprano Professor Oak Lecture DP103.png
DP104 Flygon Hard What are Flygon, which live in the desert, also known as? Spirits of the Desert Professor Oak Lecture DP104.png
DP105 Huntail Easy What item is needed to evolve Clamperl into Huntail?

A. Deep Sea Tooth
B. Deep Sea Scale

Deep Sea Tooth Professor Oak Lecture DP105.png
DP106 Sableye Normal In caves, what do Sableye eat?

A. Moss
B. Ore
C. Dirt

Ore Professor Oak Lecture DP106.png
DP107 Shiftry Hard What stone is needed to evolve Nuzleaf to Shiftry? Leaf Stone Professor Oak Lecture DP107.png
DP108 Machoke Easy What is the power-suppressing belt around Machoke's waist called?

A. Champion Belt
B. Power-Saving Belt

Power-Saving Belt Professor Oak Lecture DP108.png
DP109 Finneon Hard What other Bug-type Pokémon is Finneon likened to? Beautifly Professor Oak Lecture DP109.png
DP110 Starmie Normal What is the jewel-like central part of Starmie that shines in seven colors called?

A. Flower
B. Core
C. Navel

Core Professor Oak Lecture DP110.png
DP111 Skarmory Normal Where do Skarmory make their nests?

A. In bramble bushes
B. In Pokémon Centers
C. In Kangaskhan pouches

In bramble bushes Professor Oak Lecture DP111.png
DP112 Numel Hard What is the temperature of the magma in Numel's body? 1200 degrees Professor Oak Lecture DP112.png
DP113 Wartortle Normal What part of Wartortle's body symbolises its long life?

A. Shell
B. Tail
C. Fangs

Tail Professor Oak Lecture DP113.png
DP114 Paras Hard What is the proper name for the mushrooms growing on Paras's back? Caterpillar fungus Professor Oak Lecture DP114.png
DP115 Tropius Hard How many times per year do the fruits growing on Tropius's neck bear fruit? Twice Professor Oak Lecture DP115.png
DP116 Lanturn Easy Due to its powerful light, what is Lanturn also known as?

A. The Deep Sea Star
B. The Prince of the Sea

The Deep Sea Star Professor Oak Lecture DP116.png
DP117 Slowpoke Normal What activity involving its tail is the only activity that Slowpoke excels at?

A. Forward upward circling on the horizontal bar
B. Multiplication
C. Fishing

Fishing Professor Oak Lecture DP117.png
DP118 Abra Hard How many hours a day do Abra sleep? 18 hours Professor Oak Lecture DP118.png
DP119 Dodrio Easy Dodrio's three heads express anger, sadness, and what other emotion?

A. Hatred
B. Joy

Joy Professor Oak Lecture DP119.png
DP120 No lecture
(Episode was
DP121 Exeggutor Normal Due to their walking appearance, what are Exeggutor also known as?

A. The Walking Tropical Forest
B. The Walking Shelterbelt Forest
C. The Walking Coniferous Forest

The Walking Tropical Forest Professor Oak Lecture DP121.png
DP122 Hitmonchan Hard How many minutes can Hitmonchan fight for before needing a break? Three minutes Professor Oak Lecture DP122.png
DP123 Nosepass Easy What direction do Nosepass always face?

A. North
B. South

North Professor Oak Lecture DP123.png
DP124 Happiny Easy What item is needed to evolve Happiny to Chansey?

A. Fire Stone
B. Oval Stone

Oval Stone Professor Oak Lecture DP124.png
DP125 Xatu Hard What does Xatu's right eye see? The future Professor Oak Lecture DP125.png
DP126 Marill Normal What is contained within the end of Marill's tail?

A. Pokémon food
B. Aura
C. Oil

Oil Professor Oak Lecture DP126.png
DP127 Rhyhorn Hard Rhyhorn bones are how many times harder than human bones? A thousand times Professor Oak Lecture DP127.png
DP128 Probopass Easy What are the small units called?

A. Mini-Noses
B. Fish Paste Sausage Noses

Mini-Noses Professor Oak Lecture DP128.png
DP129 Magneton Normal What celestial phenomenon is connected with mass outbreaks of Magneton?

A. When sunspots become more common
B. When comets approach
C. When the rabbit in the moon makes mochi

When sunspots become more common Professor Oak Lecture DP129.png
DP130 Exeggcute Hard What item is needed to evolve Exeggcute to Exeggutor? Leaf Stone NOEPHD.png
DP131 Kangaskhan Normal What is the only time that Kangaskhan's child leaves its pouch?

A. When it battles
B. When it is safe
C. When it has to study

When it is safe NOEPHD.png
DP132 Bagon Easy What is Bagon waiting to have grow from its body?

A. Hair
B. Wings

Wings NOEPHD.png
DP133 Swalot Normal What is the only thing that Swalot's stomach acid can't dissolve?

A. Swalot's stomach
B. Master Balls
C. Focus Bands

Swalot's stomach NOEPHD.png
DP134 Medicham Easy What can Medicham see?

A. Tomorrow
B. Auras

Auras NOEPHD.png
DP135 Bellossom Normal What stone is needed to evolve Gloom to Bellossom?

A. Leaf Stone
B. Shiny Stone
C. Sun Stone

Sun Stone NOEPHD.png
DP136 Ninetales Hard What color does Ninetales's fur shine? Gold NOEPHD.png
DP137 Horsea Easy What does Horsea spit from its mouth when it feels endangered?

A. Ink
B. Fire

Ink NOEPHD.png
DP138 Onix Hard How many kilometres per hour can Onix dig through earth? 80 kilometres per hour NOEPHD.png
DP139 Goldeen Normal What is Goldeen called when it swims?

A. The Water-type Misty
B. The Water Queen
C. The Fish Wearing a Swimsuit

The Water Queen NOEPHD.png
DP140 Castform Easy Castform's cellular structure is similar to that of which substance?

A. Silver
B. Water

Water Professor Oak Lecture DP140.png
DP141 Suicune Hard What is Suicune said to be the reincarnation of? The North Wind Professor Oak Lecture DP141.png
DP142 Luvdisc Normal What Pokémon do Luvdisc sleep near?

A. Corsola
B. Kyogre
C. Octillery

Corsola Professor Oak Lecture DP142.png
DP143 Spoink Hard What Pokémon made the pearl on Spoink's head? Clamperl NOEPHD.png
DP144 Mr. Mime Normal What does Mr. Mime create invisible walls from?

A. Atmospheric Particles
B. Glass
C. Clear Files

Atmospheric Particles NOEPHD.png
DP145 Bidoof Normal Whose front teeth grow fastest, Bidoof's or Rattata's?

A. Bidoof's
B. Rattata's
C. Both grow at the same speed

Both grow at the same speed NOEPHD.png
DP146 Flareon Hard When Flareon stores fire in its body, its body temperature is more than how many degrees? More than 900 degrees NOEPHD.png
DP147 Blissey Hard What is contained in the eggs Blissey gives to others to make them smile? Happiness NOEPHD.png
DP148 Froslass Hard What item is needed to evolve a female Snorunt to Froslass? Dawn Stone NOEPHD.png
DP149 Rapidash Hard How many paces does Rapidash have to take to get to full speed? Ten paces NOEPHD.png
DP150 Bonsly Easy What move do Bonsly need to know to evolve to Sudowoodo?

A. Mimic
B. Ancient Power

Mimic Professor Oak Lecture DP150.png
DP151 Beldum Hard Beldum's cells are all made from what? Magnets Professor Oak Lecture DP151.png
DP152 Wooper Easy To protect it from enemies, what is found in the mucous membrane surrounding Wooper?

A. Electricity
B. Poison

Poison NOEPHD.png
DP153 Snorunt Normal According to legend, what would happen if you were visited by Snorunt?

A. You would have lots of children
B. You would become rich
C. You would be able to withstand harsh snow

You would become rich Professor Oak Lecture DP153.png
DP154 Ditto Hard What is the only move that Ditto knows? Transform Professor Oak Lecture DP154.png
DP155 Magby Easy When Magby is tired, what happens to the fire it breathes out?

A. Black smoke accompanies it
B. The fire turns blue

Black smoke accompanies it Professor Oak Lecture DP155.png
DP156 Oddish Normal What is Oddish also known as?

A. Alexander
B. Archimendes
C. Atlantis

Archimendes Professor Oak Lecture DP156.png
DP157 Slakoth Hard How many leaves does a Slakoth need to eat each day to be full? Three leaves NOEPHD.png
DP158 Roserade Easy What stone is needed to evolve Roselia to Roserade?

A. Shiny Stone
B. Leaf Stone

Shiny Stone Professor Oak Lecture DP158.png
DP159 Charmeleon Easy When Charmeleon is agitated, what happens to the flame on its tail?

A. It turns bluish-white
B. It turns pink

It turns bluish-white Professor Oak Lecture DP159.png
DP160 Abomasnow Hard Due to it being able to use many Ice-type moves, what is Abomasnow also known as? Ice Monster Professor Oak Lecture DP160.png
DP161 Mantine Medium What Pokémon sticks itself to Mantine's fin to eat what it leaves behind?

A. Remoraid
B. Octillery
C. Barboach

Remoraid Professor Oak Lecture DP161.png
DP162 Unown Easy How many species of Unown have been confirmed to exist so far?

A. 48 species
B. 28 species

28 species Professor Oak Lecture DP162.png
DP163 Donphan Normal Among herds of Donphan, the length of what part of their body determines their superiority?

A. Nose
B. Tail
C. Fangs

Fangs Professor Oak Lecture DP163.png
DP164 Golem Easy What phenomenon do Golem exhibit once a year?

A. Moulting
B. Belching

Moulting Professor Oak Lecture DP164.png
DP165 Ambipom Normal What does it mean when Ambipom make a ring with their long tails?

A. Willpower
B. Friendship
C. Ceiling

Friendship Professor Oak Lecture DP165.png
DP166 Bibarel Hard Bibarel may be relaxed on land, but in the water, they can swim as fast as what Pokémon? Feebas Professor Oak Lecture DP166.png
DP167 Whismur Easy When Whismur cries as loud as it can, it is as loud as what?

A. A jet engine taking off
B. Dad sneezing

A jet engine taking off Professor Oak Lecture DP167.png
DP168 Bronzong Easy Ancient people believed Bronzong to be the god of what?

A. The god of plentiful harvests
B. The god of old bronze bells

The god of plentiful harvests Professor Oak Lecture DP168.png
DP169 Deoxys Hard Deoxys has four Formes, Normal, Attack, Defence, and what? Speed Forme NOEPHD.png
DP170 Wurmple Easy Wurmple can evolve to Silcoon or Cascoon. Which one will this Wurmple evolve into? Cascoon Professor Oak Lecture DP170.png
DP171 Sharpedo Normal Due to their violent actions, Sharpedo are also known as the what of the sea?

A. The Hitmen of the Sea
B. The Missiles of the Sea
C. The Gangs of the Sea

The Gangs of the Sea NOEPHD.png
DP172 Skiploom Hard The flower on Skiploom's head only blooms when its body temperature is above how many degrees? 18 degrees NOEPHD.png
DP173 Wobbuffet Easy Which is female?

A. A Wobbuffet without lipstick
B. A Wobbuffet with lipstick

The Wobbuffet with lipstick Professor Oak Lecture DP173.png
DP174 Hitmonlee Hard How many times their usual length can Hitmonlee's legs extend? Twice Professor Oak Lecture DP174.png
DP175 Zangoose Easy What Pokémon is Zangoose's rival?

A. Arbok
B. Seviper

Seviper Professor Oak Lecture DP175.png
DP176 Togepi Hard What is said to be contained within Togepi's shell? Happiness Professor Oak Lecture DP176.png
DP177 Gligar Normal What item is needed to evolve Gligar into Gliscor?

A. Razor Fang
B. Quick Claw
C. Focus Band

Razor Fang Professor Oak Lecture DP177.png
DP178 Honchkrow Easy What is Honchkrow also known as?

A. Summoner of the Night
B. Emperor of the Night

Summoner of the Night Professor Oak Lecture DP178.png
DP179 Caterpie Normal What Bug-type move can Caterpie learn by levelling up?

A. Bug Buzz
B. Bug Bite
C. Swarm

Bug Bite Professor Oak Lecture DP179.png
DP180 Nidoran Easy Which gender of Nidoran evolves into Nidorino?

A. Male
B. Female

Male Professor Oak Lecture DP180.png
DP181 Clefairy Hard What stone is needed to evolve Clefairy? Moon Stone NOEPHD.png
DP182 Gardevoir Normal What phenomenon can Gardevoir create when it uses all of its Psychic powers to protect its Trainer?

A. A wormhole
B. A concert hall
C. A black hole

A black hole Professor Oak Lecture DP182.png
DP183 Regigigas Hard The three Pokémon that Regigigas created are Regirock, Regice and what? Registeel NOEPHD.png
DP184 Beedrill Normal Which of Beedrill's three stingers contains the most potent poison?

A. Right Hand
B. Left Hand
C. Rear

Rear NOEPHD.png
DP185 Glaceon Easy Glaceon creates what natural phenomenon by cooling the air around it?

A. Diamond Dust
B. Needle Ice

Diamond Dust NOEPHD.png
DP186 Rhyperior Hard What Pokémon can Rhyperior launch from its palms instead of rocks? Geodude NOEPHD.png
DP187 Miltank Hard How many litres of milk does a Miltank produce each day? Twenty litres NOEPHD.png
DP188 Cresselia Easy Cresselia is also known as the incarnation of what?

A. The Full Moon
B. The Crescent Moon

The Crescent Moon NOEPHD.png
DP189 Swinub Easy What do Swinub often dig up when searching for mushrooms?

A. Hot Springs
B. Coins

Hot Springs NOEPHD.png
DP190 Nuzleaf Normal What happens when you hold onto Nuzleaf's long nose?

A. It loses its strength
B. It turns into sand
C. It bursts into flame

It loses its strength NOEPHD.png
DP191 Cacnea Hard How many days can Cacnea survive on their internal water supply without having to drink? 30 days Professor Oak Lecture DP191.png
SS024 Lickitung Easy Lickitung will lick anything, but what taste don't they like?

A. Sweet
B. Sour

Sour Professor Oak Lecture SS024.png
SS025 Smeargle Hard When Smeargle become adults, what mark is drawn on their back by their friends? A footprint NOEPHD.png

Bonus segments of the Pokémon anime
Original Professor Oak's Pokémon LecturePokémon de EnglishKanto Pokérap
Pikachu's JukeboxPokémon KaraokémonWho's That Pokémon?
Advanced Generation Professor Oak's Pokémon LecturePokémon Trivia Quiz
Who's That Pokémon?Pokémon Trainer's Choice
Diamond & Pearl Professor Oak's Big Pokémon EncyclopediaPikachu the Movie Memorial
Professor Oak's Big Pokémon Examination
Best Wishes! Professor Oak's Pokémon Live CasterTeam Rocket Live CasterWho's That Pokémon?
XY Professor Oak's Pokémon Holo CasterMega Evolution Pokédex
Poké TVPokémon QuizWho's That Pokémon?
Sun & Moon Poké ProblemWho's That Pokémon?

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