Some Great Questions to Use as Conversation Starters

Ever struggled with knowing how to start a conversation or get a conversation past, “Nice Weather”. Here are a few questions that you can ask someone that will help kick the conversation along a little.


What is something that happened to you for which you have no explanation?

What is your least favourite word?

Where do you go for advice?

If you travelled to Africa where would you go?

What is the sickest you have ever been?

What is your greatest life changing moment?

First Kiss?

What is your favourite thing to do when you are alone?

What is one food you can not live without?

Favourite DVD?

Worst movie you have ever watched?

What kind of people really frustrate you?

Name the most terrifying moment of your life?

If you could personally witness one event – what would it be?

If you could choose the method and setting of your death– what would it be?

If you had to be trapped in a TV show for a month, what TV show would you choose?

What’s the best compliment you have ever received?

What’s the most spontaneous thing you have ever done?

What did the kids at school tease you about when you were growing up?

What’s your saddest memory?

Is there a secret you have never told anyone?

Explain why you last threw up?

What’s been the highlight of your week?

If you ended up in hospital, who of your friends would come to visit you?

Four things you are scared of?

Have you ever felt like you have hit rock bottom?

Have you ever been in a car accident?

Have you ever ridden in an ambulance?

Best place you have ever been?

What do you think about most?

Craziest thing you have ever done?

What family member do you wish you knew better?

Your best friend dies – what would you do?

What’s the colour of your toothbrush?

If you were a worm – how long would you be?

Have you ever collected sticks or fruit?

When you look in the mirror in the morning, what is your first thought?

What do you label yourself as?

What is a saying you say a lot?

If you had to choose between a million dollars and being able to fly, what would you choose?

You can press a button that will make one person explodes – who is that person?

If anyone in the room could be your slave for a day, who would you pick?

What would be a question you would be afraid to tell the truth to?

You discover a beautiful utopia. You may build your own society. You make the rules. What’s the first rule you put in place?

Why does superman stop bullets with his chest but ducks when someone throws a gun at him?

Why do ‘fat chance’ and ‘slim chance’ mean the same thing?

Why do they report power outages on TV?

If this Blog has been helpful to you, please feel free to share it on Facebook or Twitter. Email Subscriptions to my blog are welcome or you can contact me through Facebook ( or Twitter (@PeterPilt). Have a great day.


Categories: Life, Wisdom for life

Tags: , ,

2 replies

  1. Great Ideas. It was conversations tablets.


  1. Thoughts on Loneliness–The Problem No One Likes to Admit to « peterpilt

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: