Sometimes finding a topic of conversation with someone can be complicated, especially if we try to get away from common topics such as time, work or hobbies.
Sometimes it is better to try to surprise someone with unexpected questions that can help you better understand the person and establish a conversation that is a little less conventional and something more fun.
Forty questions with which to surprise and get conversation topics
That is why throughout the present article there are 40 funny questions with which to surprise someone.
1. Why do you think they gave you your name?
All proper names have a meaning or derive from words referring to different elements. Many people know or can investigate its meaning. However, it is not so frequent that an attempt is made to link this meaning with the thoughts, expectations and beliefs of the people who chose it.
2. If you were a product, what would be your slogan?
Although in the world in which we live, the personal image is important and in many occasions we can try to show our virtues or “sell” us in jobs or in front of potential partners, we do not usually think of ourselves as if we were a product of telemarketing. That is why to think about what slogan would be had if one were to be fun, trying to synthesize our virtues so that we are as attractive as possible without missing the truth.
3. If you were directing a movie, what genre would it belong to?
This question can give us information about how to see the life of the person who answers, or about how he would like to see it.
4. What did you want to be as an adult when you were a child?
Remembering our childhood can be pleasant and melancholy for many as long as it has been happy. The dreams and ways of thinking typical of childhood can be fun to remember, including those related to our dream occupation.
5. What would you ask your self in twenty years?
The uncertainty about how we will be and what we will live with over the years is very common in the western population. Imagine talking to a more lively self about how it has come to where it is or that we will come to think or experiment with over time can generate a large number of questions and aspects that we want to know about our future.
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6. If you could travel in time, would you travel to the past or the future?
Time travel is a topic when asking questions when trying to surprise others. However, these types of questions help to see if the person is more focused on determining how things have become as they are (or on thinking how the past would change) or if he is curious about where we will come from.
7. If you were able to change something in the world … what would you change?
The world is not necessarily fair. There is a great number of things that we would like that they were not as they are, from transcendental matters to small details without importance.
8. If they told you that you are immortal and that none of your actions is going to be punished, what would be the first thing you would do?
Many times we restrict our desires and impulses by fear of consequences and social judgment. If our actions did not have consequences, what would we want to do?
9. How would you try to seduce me?
While it may be uncomfortable for some people, this question can be fun for both the questioner and the questioner to be unexpected. It can also lead to facilitate a representation of this attempt, making it easier to break the ice if there is a real interest.
10. If you could dine with any historical character, who would you choose?
Knowing a person that is a reference or that interests us would give us the opportunity to know how they have been, what they have thought, what they have done or have felt throughout their lives. It also allows to see the areas that cause concern and curiosity to the person who is asked.
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11. Without which of the five senses could you live?
The human being enjoys different senses with which he is able to perceive the stimuli that surround him and adapt to the environment. The loss of one of them can pose severe difficulties. This question allows us to assess which vital aspects we consider most necessary to perceive.
12. If eating and drinking what you want had no consequence, what would you eat more often?
Today we know that in order to maintain our state of health and our physical form it is necessary to eat in a controlled and balanced way, avoiding as much as possible the great excesses .. But if this last one was not a problem, we could consume our favorite dishes and drinks much more frequently. This question allows us to know the preferences and the culinary tastes of our interlocutor, being a topic of conversation that can give a lot of play.
13. If you had ten seconds for a wish, what would you ask?
Knowing what you want is sometimes not easy, especially if you ask to be formulated at the moment and without time to reflect. Through this question, the subject is encouraged to think fast and answer in the most instinctive and least censored way possible.
14. What superpower would you like to have?
Having the ability to perform great deeds or possess incredible abilities is something that many children and young people (and not so young) have ever dreamed of. Asking about the kind of special skills they would like to have can serve to see what they would like to be able to do and what they would use those skills for.
15. How would you check if it was the chicken or the egg first?
It is about making the interlocutor think about how he would be able to solve this paradox, trying to make use of logic or intuition.
16. At what time would you have liked to live?
The history of humanity is wide and has gone through very different periods with the passage of time. Many people would be excited by the idea of having been born in another time to check what life was like at that time, or to consider that the situation was or will be better than the current one in some aspects.
17. What has been the strangest dream you’ve ever had?
Our dreams and desires are elements that escape our conscious control and that reflect aspects of our personality and psyche that we are not aware of at times.
18. An inconfessable fantasy?
Sometimes we have desires and fantasies that we are ashamed to tell, whether by force or content. However, expressing it is a liberating element that at the same time allows increasing the level of trust with the person to whom it is told.
19. Imagine being mistaken for a famous actor/actress. Who would it be with?
The type of life, the way of being or even the role or role it plays in real life or on stage makes many celebrities and celebrities are objects of admiration and even envy. Commenting on who we would like to be confused with lets us see what values we respect for the other while allowing us to share common and divergent points between the admired and the admirer.
20. What would you do if an unknown person kissed you in the street?
Exposure to controlled situations means that people are able to put into practice strategies and behaviors that we have tried before, knowing in many cases how they should respond. However, such strategies may not take into account some unexpected situations, such as the proposal.
21. If you could lock someone for life, who would it be?
An interesting question in which the person asked can reflect their feelings for someone in particular, as well as why.
22. If a bear attacked you, what would you do to survive?
Imagining the performance itself in an extreme situation may not seem like fun, but it stimulates creativity and depending on the context and imagination of each one, it can lead to an interesting and even surprising conversation.
23. What is the craziest thing you have done for love?
When we fall in love we are capable of the greatest follies, many of which we are completely happy to carry out. Recalling what we are capable of doing can fill us with melancholy or smiling at what we have been able to do.
24. What part of your body do you like the most and why?
While this question may seem narcissistic, it helps to focus attention on an aspect of oneself that the questioned person considers positive, and can serve to increase self-esteem and be aware of one’s own beauty.
25. How would you make someone laugh?
Making someone laugh is usually a small pleasure, leaving a feeling of well-being when such laughter is intentionally provoked or produces a well-being not derived from humiliation or vexation. Imagine how to make someone laugh too, especially if it’s someone you love.
26. If you could exchange your life with someone, who would it be with?
This question helps to see what things and aspects of your life would change the person you are asked, as well as who you admire and what elements of that person make you worthy of respect.
27. What would you do if you won the lottery?
Money is an element that, although it does not give happiness, helps to have a quiet life in which one does not have to worry about basic needs. Although it is a very typical question, it can make us think about what we like and would like to achieve if we were not limited by aspects such as the economic one.
28. What animal would you like to be and why?
The fauna and flora of our planet has increased interest on them since the beginning of time, observing the different species and their characteristics. Over the centuries we have symbolized in these animals certain values, virtues, and defects. Knowing what animal we would like to be can serve to observe the values and/or characteristics that a person would like to have or the type of life that they think they would like to take.
29. If you had to name yourself, what would it be?
Each one of us has a name that he has received from his parents, relatives or guardians. Said name, generally, is not chosen by the individual himself. It is something we do not usually worry about. But what would happen if we had to put the name on ourselves? What would we choose and based on what we would do?
30. What kind of publication would you cover?
Our ideal self, our appetites, and tastes, who we would like to be, what we would like to emphasize … these aspects are not usually communicated in a habitual way. Imagine being the cover of something can help us see what you want or what aspects of your person you consider or want to be recognized.
31. Who would you want to see naked and who would you hate to see like that?
Imagine the nakedness of someone for whom we are attracted to someone or imagine someone who does not attract us as he came to the world can lead to lengthy conversations more or less pleasant. A question that can be uncomfortable, but whose response can be fun to listen to.
32. What is the most shameful thing that you have been caught doing?
We all have little secrets or things that we would be ashamed that others would see us do , and that we have been caught doing. While it may be embarrassing to confess, it helps to know more about the person while it is a fun and enjoyable conversation topic.
33. What would you do if I gave you a fit of laughter in an inappropriate situation or instead of the one you can not get out of?
Sometimes we get a little fit of laughter at the most inopportune moments. Intense situations, or at times when it is not appropriate and from which we can not easily leave (a class, a work meeting). Imagining the scene and thinking and feeling what we would do in that situation can be fun.
34. What song do you hate but nevertheless you know by heart?
It is common that most people have some song or musical genre that they hate or that seems heavy or tiresome. However, sometimes it is possible to be surprised by humming these songs.
35. What is the moment in which you have felt sexiest throughout your life?
Feeling admired and desired by someone who attracts us is something that most people like. Knowing when that feeling has been had can bring to mind pleasant and amusing memories for those who are asked.
36. What makes you more nervous?
The things that irritate or make each one nervous can be multiple and varied. Explain and contrast the differences between people can be entertaining and surprising at the same time it serves to better understand the other person.
37. If you were a ghost living in a haunted house, how would you attract people inside?
A large number of horror films take place in mansions and haunted houses in which a group (usually families or groups of friends) decide to spend the night. In general, these mansions are usually empty and almost empty except for the presence of spirits who usually cannot leave the place. If those who lived there were alive, they could probably feel bored and alone. The question is to think what a person would do if he were the ghost in order to attract company and have fun.
38. If you could only know one thing in the future, what would you ask?
Knowing what the future holds is quite common. But those who want to know what the future of the world will be like often want to know a lot of aspects. Choosing only one thing is complicated, having to reflect on what element causes us the most curiosity.
39. What would a perfect day be like for you?
We all have things that make our day better or worse. Expressing what would make us happy can cause us to let loose a smile when we imagine it.
40. If you were to play a practical joke, how would you avenge yourself?
That they use certain jokes to us can provoke us anger and rage, as well as the desire to take revenge . Thinking about how we would return certain types of jokes and elaborate a small plan can cause us to feel some perverse pleasure.
41. What is the strangest thing you have done to eat something that you wanted?
With the stomach is not reasoned, and that’s why there are times when cravings make us perform strange actions, improper of ourselves. Commenting on these types of anecdotes can serve both to know more the personality of the other and to laugh.
42. What is the subject on which I am ashamed to know so little?
We are all ignorant of many aspects of life , and that’s why our level of knowledge often has gaudy gaps that we can be ashamed to uncover. Anyway, recognize it is the first step to solve it, and if it also helps us to have a fun time, better.
43. What has been the funniest fall you’ve had?
The blows and the falls, if they do not leave sequels and the damages are slight, can be something very funny; you only need to see that they have their own audiovisual genre, the slapstick. So remembering those small accidents can cause laughter.
44. What kind of people scare you the most?
That which we are afraid of defines us, and if this is applied to personal relationships, it can be as entertaining as it is significant.
45. In what city you have not been in, would you like to spend a million euros?
Imagine situations in which you have more power than usual can give a lot of play, especially if you add a little hidden test to the question to know how well you know the places where you have not been.