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250 Deep Conversation Topics & Questions About Life, Love, Family

Sometimes only talking about your hobbies and discussing the day’s weather with a friend or new person you’ve met can get old. Why not try connecting with someone on a deeper level and try talking about some deep conversation topics? This can add something new and unfamiliar to a conversation, and even teach you something new about the person you’re talking to.

This list of deep conversation topics can help you cover topics about dreams and aspirations, career goals, fears, accomplishments, challenges, and more. You never know where your conversation may lead thanks to these deep topics.

We’ve compiled 250 deep conversation topics that are designed to help create a deeper connection with someone. Whether you’re meeting someone new at work, talking to someone in class, getting to know that certain someone on a first date, looking for couples questions, or just hanging out with old friends, deep conversations provide limitless potential for where the conversation may go, and what you’ll talk about too.

Check out the full list of 250 deep conversation topics below!

Deep Conversation Topics About Life

Where do you think your life is headed?

How would you be able to rank the following in importance: family, career, love life?

What has been the most difficult experience you've ever had?

Where in the world would you like to live? What’s the reason for it?

If budget were no object, where would you go on vacation?

Who would you prefer if you had to choose a character from a book, movie, or TV show who is the most similar to you? Why?

When was the last time you put in a lot of effort?

When you're bored, what do you usually do?

What two big turning points in your life do you consider to be the most significant?

What do you want to achieve in your life? What is the most important thing to you?

What are some of the things you remember that you'd rather forget?

Do you play any sports? If so, which one?

Tell me about two of your lifelong friends and why they matter so much to you. What factors made you choose them?

What are the rules you want to establish at home? What would you do if someone broke one of them?

Would you rather have a simple task for someone else or a challenging job for yourself?

What color best describes your personality?

On a personal level, which pizza topping do you relate to the most?

What are you reading that isn't part of a class or a requirement at work?

Who do you think knows you the best out of anyone you've met so far?

How would you describe the ugliest thing in the whole world?

What is something you've done as an adult that you'd be proud of if you were younger?

How would you describe the most beautiful thing in the whole world?

You have the ability to erase only one thing from existence. What are your plans for it?

What's the worst thing that's ever happened to you when you've been on the road?

What is the most admirable aspect of human nature? What about the worst thing?

Do you enjoy working there or are you just there to make money?

Do you think humans are really good for this planet?

Do you think it's possible for men and women to only be friends?

What little changes will the world make tomorrow to make it a better place?

What has been your biggest regret in your life?

Which would you want to be called if you could just be called your name or your nickname for the rest of your life?

Have you ever saved the life of an animal? What about a person's whole life?

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What random thing do you think you'll be nostalgic about in 30 years?

How much money is really enough to cover all of your living expenses?

How can you deal with stress? What do you need from your friends when the pressure is really on?

What are the things do you bring with you everywhere you go?

What would you call this year if you had to give it a name?

What's one mode of self-expression that you've been afraid to try?

What is something that the majority of people discover when it is too late?

What was your most memorable “culture shock” encounter while visiting another country?

What do you think are the questions that shouldn’t be asked at a dinner party?

What aspect of your personality would you improve if you could?

How would you spend your day if you woke up one morning with all of your problems solved?

What terrified you but you went ahead and did it anyway?

Do you follow any strict diet?

To you, what constitutes a meaningful conversation?

What do you think will be ridiculous in ten years that is currently quite popular?

What are the three most essential things in your life?

When you think of love, who or what comes to mind?

What was the highlight of your past year?

What is the most annoying habit you can think of?

What are the two things you should purchase to make the cashier uncomfortable?

Deep Conversation Topics About Ethics and Values

Do you consider yourself a truth seeker?

Can you tell me about a time when someone showed you kindness or compassion over something?

Is it more important for people to help others or should they be accountable for their own well-being?

Can you live a meaningful life without your friends and family?

What values have you learned from your parents?

What are two or three big truths about which you've made decisions?

What is the foundation of your life philosophy?

Is it possible for good to exist without evil?

How exactly would you like to die?

Is there a situation in your life where you've been influenced by the church?

Is it more important to you to do things right or to do the right things?

Can you share a story about a significant event that caused a positive change in you as a person?

What’s your purpose in the world?

What does honor actually mean to you?

Do you think it’s okay to kill a person who has done terrible things in your life?

What’s the most terrible punishment you could ever think of?

Have you ever changed or considered changing in order to be accepted by others?

What are the actions in your life that will have the most long-term consequences? How long will that effect last?

Do you believe in astrology? Do you believe your zodiac sign accurately represents you?

Is it true that we have free will, or is it only a product of our imagination?

Is it healthy to be obsessed with someone or something?

Is it possible to be happy without being sad?

For you, what’s the true meaning of life?

Is it ethical to spend money on expensive food while other people are starving?

Is it possible to have right without wrong?

Do you think humans and animals really have souls?

Where did our personalities come from?

What do you think is the best part of being you?

Who is your hero, and why did you choose him or her?

Can you share about a time when you outgrew someone, figuratively? Were your feelings conflicted about what you should do? How and why?

What would happen if everyone's life expectancy was greatly increased?

What’s your most favorite trait about yourself? Why?

Is the world a better place or a terrible place without religion?

Is it true that making the best use of our time makes our life more meaningful and enjoyable?

Is it true that happiness is the most important goal in life?

Can people really change for the better?

What will happen if everyone shares the same viewpoint on every topic?

Is the value of everyone's life the same?

Do you think it’s okay to lie sometimes?

Have you ever given up on something you really want?

How has your ability to succeed been aided by your strengths? In what ways have your flaws hindered you?

Do you think you’re doing more harm than good on this planet?

Can you explain how you learned to accept yourself and other people?

Which is the most important: to help yourself, help your family, help your society, or help the world?

Are you afraid of change?

Why are people so inclined to hold onto beliefs that cannot be proven?

Are we more in love with ourselves in the virtual world than we are in the real world?

Are you accountable for someone's death if they're drowning and you refuse to help?

Deep Conversation Topics About Family

Would you rather paint a room or start a garden with your family?

Which family member do you hate the most? Why?

Which family member do you love the most? Why?

What words would you use to describe your mother and her influence on your life?

What words would you use to describe your father and her influence on your life?

What things would you like to do with your family if we set aside a few hours one day a week for family activities?

What do you wish you knew before you had children?

What are our common characteristics as a family?

Who is the messiest family member in the house?

Does our family have deep darkest secrets?

What does family mean to you?

Do you have a strong bond with your family?

Who’s your favorite cousin?

Does your mom have a weird trait?

Does your dad have a weird trait?

Do you think your parents trust you?

Which one do you prefer: family events or alone time?

Do you still celebrate your birthday with your family?

What do you want your family legacy to be?

After five years, where would you like to go for a family vacation?

Do we love our family members for who they are, or do we love them despite who they are?

What's something silly I did as a kid?

Did your parents allow you to stay up late on school nights when you were growing up?

Is there something I can do better as your daughter/son that I am not doing now?

What would you do if you were the boss at home for a day?

Did you wish I was a girl or a boy when I was born?

Is there anything you are still mad at me about that I did as a kid?

What do you think of your friends' families compared to your own?

Which of your parents tended to help you with homework as a kid?

Do your parents have any addictions?

Have you experienced being yelled at by your mom in public? For what reason?

How would you be able to tell you’re all grown up?

When were you able to know my gender: before or after I was born?

What certain things do we need to study and learn about in order to be prepared to fulfill our family’s mission?

Is your family's discipline fair and equal?

Do you think it’s right for children to help with household chores?

Do you feel like you could talk with your family about anything at all?

What’s the hardest decision you’ve ever made for your family?

Are you willing to sacrifice anything for the sake of your family?

What special treats would you bake for your family?

Do you know how many birthmarks I have?

What’s one thing that made me cry a lot when I was little?

What kind of events gets our family excited?

What is the best thing about having siblings? How about the worst thing?

What would you do if one of your children or grandchildren got a tattoo?

Is your relationship with your sibling/s better or worse than with your friends?

What house rule was totally the hardest to follow today?

Which of your relatives do you enjoy helping the most?

What are some things you would never do if you were your parents?

Will they be as happy as their biological families?

Deep Conversation Topics About Love and Relationships

Can you tell me one of your most recent inspiring stories about love?

Who would you rather date: someone younger or older than you?

Have you ever observed how others react to us while we're out in public?

What's the weirdest date you've ever been on?

What qualities do you value most in a partner, and which do you value the least?

Can you tell me about something you see in me that makes you really proud?

How do you manage to stay in my mind all day and night? Don’t you get tired?

Why do you think aren’t there more meaningful relationships out there when that is what everyone wants?

Did you fall in love with me because I am the right person, or because the time is right?

Do you believe that your first love has special significance to you?

In this relationship, what is your main weakness?

Who is your role model for a healthy relationship in the world?

Who do you think in this world is your example for a bad relationship?

What is your preferred method of receiving affection?

What makes our relationship unique?

When was the exact moment you knew this was true love?

How do you know when it's time to tell your partner the truth?

Do you think it's good for partners to be competitive with one another?

Do you believe it is important for partners to help one another?

If you could change anything about the way I was raised, what would it be?

Do you think we spend enough time with one another?

Would you choose your child's gender if you could?

What would make you break up with someone? Will you be able to forgive, forget, and rebuild your relationship?

Which would you prefer: a baby without a partner or a baby with a partner?

How many dates did it take for you to know you wanted our relationship to be more serious?

What three words would you use to describe us as a couple?

How would we know if it’s already time to get married?

What is one question you are afraid to ask me but desperately want to know the answer to?

What is the one aspect of our relationship that you would miss the most once it ended?

What would you most regret not telling me if you died tonight evening with no opportunity to contact anyone?

Do you consider yourself more successful than me? Why?

What’s one bad habit you don’t want me to get rid of?

Do you believe our relationship gives you the freedom to be yourself?

What’s your most precious memory of us?

What type of parent do you want to become?

Have you ever thought of breaking up with me for just a simple reason?

Do you believe that in order to fight or love, you must have a strong bond with your partner?

What makes us perfect to be together?

Would you replace me instantly if ever I die tomorrow?

Would you want our first date to be different if you could go back in time and do it all over again?

If we wrote a book about our relationship, what’s would the title be?

What’s your dream destination with me?

Since we started dating, what do you think has been the funniest moment?

Do you believe in making a commitment for the rest of your life?

Could you date someone who disagrees with you on politics?

Is jealousy a normal thing in a relationship?

Would you prefer freedom over security?

What were your thoughts when we first met?

Is there anything I can do right now for you to make you feel more at ease or loved?

What would you do if you were informed that I have a terminal illness?

Do you want to travel back to a time before the internet?

How has news evolved over the past ten years?

What would you use to describe social media in one word?

What’s the best meme you’ve seen recently?

What’s the email address you currently use to log in on your Facebook account?

When is it the right time to quit social media?

Have you ever thought of finding love on social media?

What is so interesting about social media?

Can newspapers disappear in the future?

What's the most awkward Zoom meeting you've ever had?

What news have you recently read?

What are the current events that are deeply affecting your life?

Have you seen funny videos from Facebook last night?

How do news articles affect your daily life?

What comes to your mind when you hear the word “Facebook”?

Do you spend your time mostly on social media platforms?

What song was last you played on Spotify?

How do you usually take bad news?

What do you think the world would be like without news?

Have you ever shared your Spotify playlist with someone you really love?

Do you think social media will still evolve in the future?

Why do we need to know the latest news?

If you’d be a reporter for this day, what will be its headline?

What brought you to social media?

Have you tried hacking one of your ex’s accounts?

How long have you been in the social media world?

Do you tweet about how you usually feel?

How has social media affected your life?

How many hours do you dedicate yourself to browse on social media?

What’s the best viral video on YouTube?

Do you trust all of the information you get from the news?

Do you want to be an Instagram influencer someday?

Do you buy newspapers on a regular basis?

Do social media advertisements tempt you to buy their products?

If you could invent a new social media app, what would it be about?

Does social media affect your political views?

How often do you tweet?

Can you show me your Spotify playlist?

How do you take constructive criticisms online?

Do you think life’s better virtually than reality?

In a newspaper, what are the different sections?

When is the perfect age to create a social media account?

Have you been a victim of hacking?

Do you find reading newspapers boring?

Do you consider going on a social media detox?

What’s the best messaging app?

Do you skip ads on YouTube? Or you help video creators to gain money?

Do you watch pirated movies on Facebook?

Do you believe the news is necessary? Why or why not?

What do you think is the most important thing the news should report right at this moment?

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Deep Conversation Topics and Questions

Looking for some deep conversation about serious topics? Look no further, we have some great conversation questions that aren’t as lighthearted as our other questions.

We’ve broken down our deep conversation questions into separate topics. You can scan the topics to see what interests you or just choose a topic at random and get started. Remember to always ask follow up questions to find out more.


  • Deep Conversation Topics and questions
    • Personal Questions
    • Human Nature Questions
    • Society, culture and the World
    • Life and death
    • Future of the human race
    • Emotions
  • More thought provoking questions

Deep Conversation Topics and questions

Some of these are quite heavy and some can be a bit of a downer, so make sure your conversation partner is up for it and it’s the right environment to discuss these questions. They’re definitely not questions you want to bust out at a party.

Personal Questions

  • Where’s your life headed?
  • How do you think you will die?
  • What are the highest and lowest points of your life?
  • What is holding you back from being the person you want to be?
  • How have your strengths help you to succeed? How have your faults hindered you?
  • What are your biggest goals for your life? What progress have you made in attaining them?
  • Who are you really? Who is behind the mask that you show to the rest of the world?
  • How would you react if there was irrefutable proof that God doesn’t exist? How about if there was irrefutable proof that God does exist?

Human Nature Questions

  • Are humans better at creation or destruction?
  • What are the best and worst parts of human nature?
  • What aspects of humans have made us a successful species?
  • What makes people believe absurd conspiracy theories?
  • What’s something terrifying that we’ve all come to accept as a fact of life?
  • If you had to sum up the whole human species in 3 words, what would those words be?
  • What is the best way to explore human nature: psychology, philosophy, or biology?
  • Is human nature constant or is it molded by culture? Can human nature be completely changed by culture or society?
  • Is what we perceive reality or just a construct of our minds? Can our minds correctly interpret reality or is reality subjective?
  • Is tribalism and people separating themselves into “us” and “them” groups, a learned or genetic trait? Can it be overcome? If so, how?
  • How does tribalism and creating in groups and out groups (e. g. race, religion, sport team fans, people with a hobby, etc.) help and hurt society?
  • If pressing a button meant you received 5 million dollars but it also killed 5 people somewhere in the world, would you press it? What if it killed only 1 person or killed 20 people? What if the people were people you knew?

We have some other questions about human nature on our philosophical questions page.

Society, culture and the World

  • What is a miracle that happens every day?
  • What is the purpose of art in society?
  • What would a perfect city be like?
  • How important is freedom of the press to a healthy society?
  • What would be different if the 9/11 terrorist attack never occurred?
  • Should governments make laws to protect people from hurting themselves?
  • What is the most uplifting thing happening in the world right now? What is the most tragic thing?
  • Can people with vastly different cultural backgrounds live together peacefully? How?
  • What does honor mean to you? How important is it to you? Does your culture value honor? What exemplifies honor in your culture?
  • How important are morals in a healthy society? What are the most important morals for citizens to have?
  • In the distant past, a person’s life was very similar to their grandparents’ and grandchildren’s lives. How has the rapid pace of technological advancement changed society?
  • Do people have an obligation to help others or should people be responsible for helping themselves?
  • What are the most important factors in maintaining a well functioning society? What does it mean for a society to function well?
  • Should the government be involved in making laws to regulate moral behavior? If so, to what extent?
  • With the invention of the internet and the advent of big data and crowd sourcing, it’s finally possible for citizens to govern themselves directly. Is it a good idea for the masses to directly govern themselves or is governance something better left to professional politicians?

We have even more questions about society and government as well.

Life and death

  • What is a year of life worth? How about a day?
  • What is the purpose of a human life?
  • If you died today, how would you be remembered?
  • Are some lives more valuable than others?
  • What does the ideal life look like?
  • What does it mean to die well?
  • Who do you know who is living life to the fullest?
  • If you died today, what regrets would you have about your life?
  • If you were given an envelope with the time and date of your death inside, would you open it?
  • Is taking a life ever justified? If so, where is the line? When is a person’s life considered forfeit?
  • How would you like to die? Comfortably in bed surrounded by family, doing something you love, or some other way?
  • If sacrificing your own life would save the lives of a specific number of strangers, how many strangers would need to be saved for you to sacrifice your own life? What if the people were friends? How about family?

Future of the human race

  • What are the pros and cons of colonizing other planets? How could this help or hurt the human race?
  • What is most likely to bring about the extinction of the human race? How can it be avoided?
  • What would be the best possible scenario for how the world will develop in the next 25 years? What do we need to do to get there?
  • Will humans as a species ever be able to work together as a whole to achieve a goal? What is holding humans back from working together on a global scale?
  • What do you think about the singularity? The idea that eventually artificial intelligence will advance to the point where computers are more intelligent than humans.
  • Will humanity continue to advance technologically or will we fall back to how we lived for thousands of years or fall back further to how we lived for a hundred thousand years ago?

For more future of the human race questions check out our philosophical questions about science and technology.


  • How are emotions useful for humans and the human race?
  • Are emotions necessary for human survival? Why or why not?
  • What is the most beneficial emotion? How about the most destructive?
  • Do people have a right to be happy or should they have to earn it?
  • Do animals experience emotions? If so, do they experience emotions in the same way humans do? If not, how do they experience the world and what dictates their behavior?

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We say thousands of words a day and deal with dozens of interlocutors, but some conversations fly out of our heads a second after they end, while others are remembered for a lifetime. If you are tired of idle chatter or want to talk to a new acquaintance, try asking something unusual, for example, what pill would he choose in Neo's place or what would he say to aliens as a representative of all mankind, and you will not only have a great time, but people will also remember as an engaging conversationalist. nine0003

ADME has compiled a large list of questions that will allow you to get away from the usual circle of topics and learn a lot of interesting things about the people around you, even if you have known them for a long time.

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  • If you were permanently banned from your current job, what new career would you choose?
  • If you had the opportunity to never work again, would you take it?
  • Did you have dreams that you remember for the rest of your life? nine0012
  • What kind of person do you admire?
  • Would you like to be friends with a person like you?
  • What was the most beautiful place you have ever visited?
  • If you could go anywhere on the planet, where would you go?
  • If you could live anywhere, what would it be?
  • If the list of 7 wonders of the world had to be rewritten, what would you include?
  • What exactly should every person experience at least once in their life? nine0012
  • What is your greatest fear in the world?
  • Have you had an event in your life when it seemed that everything was bad, and then it turned out that everything was for the best?
  • Are there films or books that everyone admires, but you cannot stand them, and vice versa?
  • Have you ever cried over a book or a movie? What books and films were they?
  • If you could be a character in a book or movie, what would it be?
  • If your life were a movie, what would it be called? nine0012
  • What is the strangest compliment you have ever been given?
  • What was the most embarrassing situation you've ever had in your life?
  • Do you have any "shameful pleasures" that, however, give you a feeling of happiness and fullness of life?
  • If you could change one thing about your past, what would it be?
  • If you could change one thing in the world, what would it be?
  • If you had to eat only one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? nine0006
  • If you had to live the same day over and over again, which day in your life would you choose?
  • Would you like to become immortal?
  • If you had a year to live, how would you spend it?
  • If you could give advice to yourself at 15, what would it be?
  • What is your best childhood memory?
  • If as a child you could put all your favorite things in a time capsule and send them to the future, what items would be there? nine0006
  • How do you envision your ideal day?
  • If you could only own 5 things, what would they be?
  • What is the wisest thought you have ever heard?
  • If you could learn anything in half an hour, what would you learn?
  • If you could stay at a certain age forever, what age would you choose?
  • If you could start your life again at the age of 10, but still retain all your experience and knowledge, would you do it? nine0012
  • If you could choose an era in which to live, which era would suit you best?
  • If you could see with your own eyes any event from the past, present or future, which would you choose?
  • What superpower would you like to have?
  • If you had to choose only one option, would you like your child to grow up smart or kind?
  • If you were offered eternal youth and a lot of money on the condition that you will never have love and a family, would you agree? nine0012
  • Is there some piece of information or theory that you simply believe because there is no evidence for it? Why?

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  • You are having lunch with someone you respect a lot. Suddenly, he starts telling nasty gossip about your close friend and taunting him, not knowing that he is your friend. What are you going to do?
  • You have access to JK Rowling's Twitter for one day. What new information about the magical world would you publish? nine0012
  • You return home from work and see that a clone has taken your place, and your spouse and children have not noticed the substitution. How to prove that their real relative is you?
  • After a divorce, you find a lottery ticket in the apartment that your ex-spouse bought and win $100,000. Share with your ex?
  • If you were in Neo's place in The Matrix, would you like to know the truth or remain ignorant?
  • Imagine that you can become the most beautiful person on the planet, but with every first kiss you will involuntarily hiccup. Agree? nine0006
  • You will receive $1 million if you hide a bunch of keys so that the entire country's police force cannot find them. Where will you hide them?
  • You have been invited to take part in an experiment: you must remain alone for a whole month, without communicating with a single person, in a room where there is only a bed, a toilet, water and food. If you don't give up, get $1 million. Do you agree or not?
  • You found out that your best friend is the same person who robs expensive car drivers on the road, taking money and jewelry, and then gives them to children with cancer for treatment. Will you hand him over to the police? nine0012
  • Aliens have taken over Earth. You are a representative of earthlings, and in a conversation they say that they plan to eat 10 million people a year. You categorically object: "It's not fair!" The aliens are surprised: “We don’t understand! Humans eat other living beings! We are a more developed race, for us there is no difference between a man and a cow, why can't we eat you? What arguments will you find to convince them?
  • You are the only surgeon in the hospital. You have just been informed that your relatives died in an accident, the driver was drunk. A minute later, he is brought to the operating room in a serious condition. How will you do it? nine0012
  • Imagine that you could choose to leave the world as it is, or rid it of wars and conflicts, but the internet would also disappear forever. What do you decide?
  • Imagine that there is a magic pill that gives the person who takes it beauty, good luck in all matters and a happy fate. But the day after his 35th birthday, this person will die. Would you take such a pill?
  • The government began to distribute delicious pills to people for free, taking which a person feels that the world is paradise, he himself is happy, and the people around are the best creatures on Earth. The action of the tablets lasts several hours, there are no side effects, they do not affect health and do not cause addiction. The decision whether to use them or not depends only on the person himself. Would you take pills like other people around? nine0012
  • Your ship has hit an iceberg. The crew and passengers could hardly fit into 2 lifeboats. A storm began, and it became clear that the overloaded boats were about to capsize. To save yourself, you need to push some of the people overboard. You are the captain. How do you do? How do you decide who to donate?
  • You have been offered to freeze your body for 200 years for free at any time you want. Agree?
  • Let us assume that life after death exists. What would hell and heaven look like if you invented them? nine0012

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  • If you were famous, what would you be famous for?
  • Would you rather have 3 legs or 3 arms?
  • Would you rather have a cat in the body of a dog or a dog in the body of a cat?
  • Which would you rather read minds or see through walls?
  • Would you rather be the richest person in the world or the smartest?
  • Would you rather be able to speak all the languages ​​of the world or be able to talk to animals? nine0012
  • What would you prefer: to be able to read other people's minds or to fly?
  • Would you rather be married to someone who loves you but you don't love him or someone you love unrequitedly?
  • Would you rather look like a 20 year old but feel like an 80 year old or look like an 80 year old but feel like a 20 year old?
  • Would you rather be able to erase your memories or those of other people?
  • What would you prefer: to have unearthly beauty or an unsurpassed sense of humor? nine0012
  • Would you rather have a photographic memory or an incredibly high IQ?
  • Which would you prefer: an allergy to chocolate or an allergy to a smartphone?
  • Would you rather never hear music again or lose the ability to read? What will you choose?
  • What would you rather not taste or see the world in black and white?
  • Would you rather be a vampire or a werewolf?
  • Which would you prefer: a trunk like an elephant or a neck like a giraffe? nine0012
  • Which is worse: losing sight or hearing?
  • Imagine that the genes of an embryo during pregnancy can be changed without side effects. Would you allow this to be done to change a child's gender or appearance?
  • Some people think that keeping animals in zoos is cruel. Even if they have spacious enclosures and plenty of food, this will not replace life in freedom. Do you agree with this or not? Why?
  • Can Internet piracy (movie and music downloads) be equated with shoplifting? nine0012
  • Iceland recently passed a law according to which all residents of the country from the age of 18 become organ donors by default (but you can write a refusal). Would you like to have such a law in our country?
  • Do you think artificial intelligence can destroy humanity in the future?
  • What common idea could unite people on the planet?

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48 questions to help you make awkward conversations easier times

, because you just need to say something? This usually happens when you are forced to wait for something, for example, while waiting for a very slow moving elevator in the company of your own colleagues or casual acquaintances during various events. To make boring conversations like this more interesting, it is worth asking people unexpected questions that make them think, and which cannot be simply answered with “yes” or “no”.

The result will most likely be amazing: you will learn a lot of interesting facts about other people who would never be fished out of the usual boring conversation. And, as an added bonus, you will become closer to each other. Sometimes it can be really important!

If you are ready for unconventional actions - look at the list of the most successful questions, which is divided into topics for convenience. nine0003

Of course, not every one of these questions is appropriate to talk to every person in every situation, but, nevertheless, this list provides a fairly wide selection to avoid awkward silence.


1. If you weren't working here, what would you most likely be doing now?
2. How did you become ... (job title)?
3. What surprised you the most about this job?
4. What is the most ridiculous task your boss has ever given you? nine0223 5. Which would be more preferable for you - to work four days a week for 10 hours or five days for 8?
6. If you had guaranteed success in any position, what would you prefer to do?
7. What was your first job? Did you like her?
8. What is the most valuable professional development advice you have ever received? And which was the worst?


9. Are you reading any interesting book now? I'd like to get some advice. And what about the show? nine0223 10. Are there any apps on your phone that you can't live without?
11. If you could only watch one genre of cinema for the rest of your life, which would it be? What about musical preferences?
12. What book that everyone admired did you hate? And vice versa?
13. Do you have any podcast recommendations?
14. What movie have you watched lately that made you cry? How about laughing out loud? nine0223 15. Who would you like to be your partner on the reality show Amazing Race? In our realities, you can ask a similar question about programs like Fort Boyard or The Last Hero.
16. Who is your favorite on Instagram? And vice versa? Oh, you don't have Instagram? Why?


17. If you were told that you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
18. What is the strangest dish you have ever tried in your life? nine0223 19. What habitual food is the most comfortable for you?
20. Is there any food that you will never eat?
21. Advise what you can easily and without problems take with you to work / school as lunch, but it should not be sandwiches.
22. Where can I eat cheaply here?
23. Does your family have any culinary secrets or traditional recipes?
24. What is your favorite restaurant / cafe that is not very well known to a wide range of people? nine0003


25. Is there a “paradise” place for recreation somewhere nearby?
26. If you could fly anywhere for free, where would you go?
27. What is the coolest road trip you have ever taken?
28. What trip did you take during your last vacation? What were you doing there? What do you remember?
29. What type of vacation do you prefer - active or relaxing somewhere on a cozy beach? nine0223 30. What next trip have you already planned?
31. If you could take a day off or have the opportunity to work remotely, where would you go and what would you do?
32. What is your favorite thing to do on the weekends?


33. Where did you live before? How is that city different from where you live now?
34. What did you want to be when you grew up as a child?
35. Do you have any hidden talents or unexpected hobbies? nine0223 36. What did you like to do in elementary school (outside the school curriculum)?

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