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100 Ice-Breaker Questions They Never Asked You

  • 9 mins

A - Imagination and Creativity

  1. If you could eliminate one color from the world, which one would you choose?
  2. If you could take credit for inventing something, what would it be?
  3. Which futuristic item would you like to possess in the present moment?
  4. How would you choose to conduct a job interview in an unconventional manner?
  5. If your life were a video game, which one would it resemble?
  6. What's something that is now acceptable on social media but wasn't a few decades ago?
  7. If you had to replace your parents with a fictional movie character, who would be your top choice?
  8. What's a sound that one might interpret as music but others might perceive as "noise"?
  9. If you could magically bankrupt one company, which one would you choose?
  10. What is a mistake that people tend to take too seriously?
  11. If you had to adopt a different religion from the one you currently follow, what would you choose?
  12. If you assisted a friend in editing their writing with AI, what are some reasons you should avoid mentioning or admitting to using AI assistance?
  13. What would you suggest as an alternative to traditional job interviews?
  14. If you could create a creation story to explain something on Earth, what would it be?
  15. How would society be affected if our teeth grew continuously like sharks?
  16. If you had a pen that never ran out of ink, what would you use it for?
  17. If you could create your own fragrance, what scent would it be, and on what occasions would you wear it?
  18. If you could redesign a product, which one would you choose?

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B - Societal and Ethical Questions

  1. In society, which emotion plays a more functional role: happiness or sadness?
  2. Which minor offense would you elevate to a serious chargeable offense?
  3. Why do you think we haven't yet adopted a four-day workweek?
  4. In your opinion, what is the primary hindrance to societal progress?
  5. What is currently stigmatized but you believe will become the norm in the future?
  6. What's a question that generative AI will likely be unable to answer for a very long time?
  7. If you could travel back in time with generative AI, how would you utilize it?
  8. Are there any bylaws or crimes that you would consider making legal?
  9. How much money would you require to give up your phone for a week?
  10. How do you think society will respond when coffee becomes extinct due to climate change?
  11. What aspect of your generation do you believe individuals from other generations will never fully grasp?
  12. In your opinion, what poses the greatest threat to society?
  13. What's the most significant scam that people have fallen victim to?
  14. What's a goal you've abandoned?
  15. What's a common misconception that others have about you?
  16. What would you strive to accomplish if you could live for a thousand years?
  17. What is a harsh truth that people tend to avoid?
  18. What do you wish people truly understood about you?
  19. Is there a mistake from your past that you wish you had the opportunity to correct?
  20. Would arranged marriages be problematic if they all had a 100% success rate?
  21. Is there a company from which you would not want to receive sponsorship, but others might desire it?
  22. What political stance do you disagree with within your own party of choice?
  23. What is a problem that people often fail to take seriously enough?
  24. Does birth order make a significant difference?
  25. Is being a pessimist now considered realism due to the planet's nature and wealth inequality?
  26. Should alcohol have strict visual packaging requirements similar to cannabis?
  27. Why haven't aliens made contact with us yet?
  28. What's a stereotype that others might hold about your profession or career?
  29. What's the biggest lie that people tell themselves?
  30. What type of cuisine do you think is underrated or overrated?
  31. How would excessive wealth corrupt or change you?
  32. Is there a pivotal moment in your life where you might have turned out differently if it went another way?
  33. What's the most useless job, in your opinion, and why?
  34. What type of person do you dislike the most, and why?
  35. Can you give reasons why traveling for learning/leisure should or shouldn't be a right?
  36. What are some questions that should be removed from job interviews
  37. Should baby photos be shared on social media, and what are the reasons for or against it?
  38. Should we reduce meat consumption in developing countries, even if it aids in mitigating climate change?
  39. What's privilege that you believe should be recognized as a fundamental right?
  40. In which service or industry should tipping be considered for introduction?
  41. How do you perceive the exclusivity and high cost of dining at Michelin-starred restaurants in terms of ethical considerations, especially in a world with food inequality?
  42. Are white lies morally acceptable or unacceptable?

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C - Fun and Personal Questions

  1. What items would you mainly sell if we had to return to a bartering system?
  2. What's the least expensive item you've purchased that has had the most significant impact on your life?
  3. If you had a billion dollars and could own any food franchise, what would you choose and why?
  4. Which game should never be used as an icebreaker activity?
  5. If you were to win the lottery, how would you spend all your winnings recklessly?
  6. What item has a devoted following that you don't quite understand?
  7. If you could be the spokesperson for any company, which one would it be?
  8. What do your favorite smells reveal about your personality?
  9. Do your dreams have recurring themes, and if so, why?
  10. Could you lead a cult, and if yes or no, what are your reasons?
  11. What's something you never skimp on?
  12. What type of classmate annoyed you during elementary or high school, and why?
  13. What have you lied about in the past?
  14. How much money would it take for you to get a face tattoo?
  15. What's something people often claim to do but rarely follow through on?
  16. What's something that others trust, but you have reservations about?
  17. What do people tend to over-share excessively on social media?
  18. If you could eat Michelin-star quality food for every meal for the rest of your life for free but had to dine alone, would you choose to do it?
  19. What musical instrument do you believe is overrated and which one is underrated?
  20. How would your life be altered if you did or did not have siblings?
  21. If you were to win the lottery and become a multimillionaire, do you think it would negatively affect your relationships with your friends? Why or why not?
  22. What do you love the most about yourself?
  23. What's the most memorable gift you've ever received?
  24. If you could change your daily commute, which option would you prefer: never encountering traffic jams or red lights again, or having your personal chauffeur who navigates all traffic for you?
  25. If you could eliminate one popular holiday, which one would it be?
  26. Is there a holiday or cultural tradition from another country that you'd like to see adopted or imported?
  27. What is the most memorable piece of advice you've received from a mentor or friend?
  28. What's a piece of advice you've received that you find yourself passing on to others frequently?

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D - Climate Change and Environment

  1. Which popular tourist destination do you think will be most affected by climate change?
  2. If the coffee plant goes extinct, how do you think society will respond to the shortage?
  3. What's something you enjoy that will be affected by climate change?
  4. What's the most unusual or unexpected place you've encountered evidence of climate change or environmental impact?
  5. If you were given the task of creating a new holiday to raise awareness about environmental issues, what would it be called, and how would people celebrate it?
  6. If you were a character in a post-apocalyptic world due to climate change, what unique survival skill or knowledge would you bring to the group?
  7. If you could design a "green" superpower, what extraordinary eco-friendly ability would it possess, and how would you use it to address climate change?
  8. Would you consider adopting a vegetarian lifestyle if you had a personal chef preparing every meal for you?
  9. In your opinion, what is the most compelling reason to embrace a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle?
  10. Which do you believe has a greater impact: the extinction of languages or the extinction of animals?
  11. If you could accelerate the growth of one thing, what would it be?
  12. How do you anticipate the human body will evolve to adapt to challenges posed by climate, diet, or current/future circumstances?

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