Today I bring you 140 personal questions to get to know someone better , boy or girl, teenager, adult, friend, boyfriend, girlfriend, family member or anyone. Surely more than once you have wanted to know more about the person in front of you, if they like you, if they are compatible with you or simply know what hobbies are.
However, when it comes to meeting someone, there are times when the conversation becomes a questionnaire with yes and no answers and the repeated question of what about you? This becomes boring and is not good for seducing the other person.
This list will help you to end those uncomfortable situations and with hackneyed questions such as What is your favorite color? or What horoscope are you? and that almost always lead to failure of your date. It will also help you to break the ice with the boy or girl you like or to meet someone at a bar counter.
In addition, these issues will prevent you from staying quiet when you go out with a group of people that is not yours and not being after your friend all the time. In this way, you will be able to make new friends.
Without a doubt, these interesting and original questions will help you to get to know the person in front of you better, and if that person does not open up to you, at least they will remember you as someone original and not as a boring person with whom you will never would stay again.
Here is a list of 61 infallible questions for that person to open up to you. Of course, you must bear in mind that later it will be your turn to answer them.
Interesting and original questions to meet a person
1- What is the last book you have read?
With this question you will know if the person in front of you is cultured or is interested in knowing. You can also find out other types of interests according to the theme of the book; If you are a romantic, vindictive person, if you like to learn languages because you read in other languages, etc. or someone who loves scary or mystery stories.
2- If you could travel in time, what time would you go to?
This question gives you the opportunity to know the vision of History that your companion has, if it interests him, if he knows it well and maybe even his political ideas.
3- Describe yourself in three words
This formula allows you to know how that person sees himself, how he has his self-esteem, what are his greatest virtues from his point of view.
4- What would you like to improve or change about yourself?
This question is related to the previous one, it is a good continuation, since both are connected.
We all have defects, and this question allows you to know if the person in front of you is honest and realistic, also if they have a self-esteem problem or if they have a bad image of themselves, since there are people who want to change everything and not they are accepted as is.
On the other hand, depending on whether he gives more importance to the physical than to the psychic, it makes you see if that person is superficial or not.
5- If you had to choose to live without any of your five senses, which one would you choose?
If you are a loving and sensitive person, the touch will not be removed. If you choose the view, you are dealing with someone who is not judgmental or superficial and who has a great capacity to listen. If it’s taste, you may not like to eat too much or are not picky about food.
6- If you were given the opportunity to obtain a super power, what would it be?
This question shows the hidden needs and emotions of the other person. For example, if someone tells you that they would like to be able to fly, it is that they like to feel free.
If you prefer to have the ability to read the future, you may be a person who likes to have everything planned and tied together. You are comfortable in the situations you have under control.
7- What do you value the most in a friendship?
It is an easy way to know what the other person needs and if you, with your character, can contribute it.
8- How is the relationship with your family?
It is important to know if you are a person close to your family members or if you are someone independent, which does not mean that you do not appreciate your loved ones. You may also have a bad relationship and want to improve it.
In any case, you can see if it fits with your perception of family and the place it occupies in your life, if you can complement each other in some way or if you have nothing to do with each other.
9- What would you never joke about, for being too serious?
This way you will know the sense of humor of the person in front of you, and also if he knows where to stop when he is hurting someone or if he is the funny man on duty, who does not take any aspect of life seriously.
You will also know if he is a person who likes to laugh and make people laugh and bring out the positive side of things, or if his sense of humor is conspicuous by its absence.
10- If you had the opportunity to meet someone, living or dead, who would you meet?
It’s a fun way to meet your idols. As well as, to know if they give more importance to maintaining an intellectual chat or having a good time flirting.
11- If you won the lottery, what would be the first thing you would do with that money?
If you consider a serious relationship with that person, it is important to know how they invest the money, if it is someone who is a saver or a spender.
Also, it will help you to know what their values are, if they are a caring person, who would use their money to help others, if it is realistic and consistent, because they would use it to pay off debts, if they are someone curious or adventurous, who would use it to go around the world or travel or if it is someone materialistic, who would spend it on luxury and jewelry.
12- What fictional character would you be?
In this way, you will be able to know if who you are talking to has the same tastes as you. If he likes the same series as you. In addition, you can relate aspects of the fictional character’s personality with those of your companion, which will give you more clues about what that person really is like.
13- What songs would make up the soundtrack of your life?
This way you will know if who you are meeting has the same musical tastes as you, or discover songs that you did not know and that may interest you.
14- What has been the most recent thing you have learned?
Every day something new is learned, with this question, you will discover if that person is curious, how he faces his mistakes, if he gets positive experiences and learns from them, or if on the contrary he sinks.
15- What do you think of sharing social media passwords with your partner or friends?
This question is quite difficult. However, it will allow you to know if you are facing a controlling or jealous person.
16- If you knew that you were going to die tomorrow, what would be the last thing you would do?
With this question you will know what is the most important thing in life for your new friend. If your family, a love from the past, or if you like to enjoy the moment, with a party or practicing an adventure sport.
17- What do you like the most about your job?
With this question, you can know if that person is someone vocational. If he answers your salary, you will know that what matters most to him is money, which helps you to know what kind of priorities he has in life.
18- What do you hate the most about your job?
It is a way of knowing your work situation, if you have a good atmosphere with your colleagues and your bosses. Also, you can take an active part and if you have any ideas, help him change what he hates.
Also this question and the previous one, will help you to know if he is a competitive and selfish person or if, on the contrary, he helps his colleagues and maintains a good relationship with them.
19- What country would you like to travel to?
If you like to travel, you will want to find a person who also likes you and who will accompany you to those places. So this question is fundamental for you.
You will be able to know if he likes to see the world and the priority he gives to travel in his life. Also, people who travel tend to be more tolerant and more open-minded.
20- Would you sing at a karaoke?
This way you will know if that person has stage fright, if he is introverted or, on the contrary, extroverted. Also, if you like music, you will find out if he is a budding singer. Maybe you have met a future star.
21- If you could only eat one menu for the rest of your life, what would it be?
It’s a fun way to find out what that person’s favorite food is, in case you ever want to surprise them with dinner at home. If you bet on that menu, success will be assured.
22- What radio stations do you listen to the most in the car?
Based on this question, you can reaffirm what musical tastes that person has or if they are interested in current affairs.
You will also be able to know if he is a person who strictly follows the progress of technology, for example if he answers that he uses other devices instead of the radio, or if, on the other hand, he is a nostalgic person, who likes to enjoy things as always, like the radio.
23- What do you miss the most from when you were a child?
This way you will be able to know if that person had a happy childhood and, at the same time, know more aspects of his personal life, or if, on the contrary, he does not miss his childhood or does not have good memories of it.
24- What advice would you give your child?
This question can show various personal aspects of your interlocutor, such as their main values in life, their learnings or the opportunities they have missed.
25- What are you most grateful to in this life?
Although at first glance it seems a simple question, it will show you what is most important to your interlocutor; health, money; the family; friendship or love.
26- If you have 30 minutes of free time, what do you use it for?
It will be useful to know the priorities of the other person and if it is someone who is active, someone who likes to try new things or if they have a calmer personality or likes to spend time at home or with the family.
27- Do you have a good relationship with your ex-partners?
This question lets you know if he is a person capable of forgiving and if he has overcome his previous relationships. Of course, you have to be careful because you can fall into the loop of talking about other relationships and spoil the moment. Perhaps it is better to ask this question, when you have met several times.
28- What is unforgivable for you in a relationship?
With their answer, you will know how the interlocutor is involved in a relationship or even friendship. If you are before someone understanding, who values loyalty and fidelity or how important respect between two people who love each other is for him or her.
29- When you are in a bad mood, do you like to be alone or do you prefer to be encouraged?
Communication is the best way to know the most appropriate way to treat a person, especially in the face of negative experiences such as anger, knowing how to act in this situation is an advantage so as not to screw up.
30- What has been the best and worst gift you have ever received?
In addition to knowing the likes of your interlocutor, this question creates a good atmosphere.
We all fondly remember a gift, which is usually related to someone very close.
The worst gift also creates a funny situation, since there are people who receive very absurd things as gifts, sometimes even unimaginable.
31- Where would you like to live?
It will allow you to know if it is someone adventurous, who likes changes, especially if it tells you several places. Or if you are a person attached to where you live and reluctant to change.
32- What would your ideal first date be like?
This question gives you clues about the personality of the person, if he is more adventurous or calmer, depending on whether he prefers to watch a movie at the cinema, go for a walk or go to party. Above all, you will find out whether or not you are in the right place. If you are not, you will have time to propose a better plan and turn your date around.
33- What food from abroad are you wanting to try?
They may not have the money to travel to the site and try that food. Maybe you can recommend a place, recreate that dish at a dinner at your house, or who knows, if the relationship continues, give them a trip and try that dish with him or her.
34- What is your favorite drink?
This is a very important question, especially if you are a teetotaler or don’t like hanging out with people who drink alcohol.
You might like to have a drink now and then or you might like to go out for beers with friends.
If you are two wine lovers, you will have a conversation for a long time and it may be validated with a degree in oenology.
35- What song can’t you refuse to dance?
It is a good question if you are somewhere where you can play music and have an excuse to take that person out to dance and see if what he says is true.
36- Do you prefer to read in an electronic book or in a paper book?
This way you will know how this person reacts to technological progress, what things from the past he misses and if there are things that he believes should not be lost. This question can lead to a nice and nostalgic conversation.
37- Where would your perfect vacation take place?
You may prefer to relax on the beach, go cultural tourism or practice adventure sports. You can see if their tastes fit with your perfect vacation.
38- What would be your ideal residence?
You may choose a house on the coast, in the country or a flat in the center of a big city. This allows you to know if you like the quiet life more, if you are someone spiritual, who places great importance on rest and having time to reflect or if you prefer an active life, in a city where you can attend great shows or go shopping.
39- What was your favorite series when you were a child?
In addition to knowing more details about this person, it will give you an excuse to talk for a long time about childhood series if you are both from the same generation.
40- If you could choose an animal as a pet, which one would you choose?
It is important that all kinds of animals are valid in this question, in order to know more about the tastes and the personality of the other.
For example, people who have dogs are usually individuals who like company and social life. They are usually fun and, in many cases, sportsmen. They like to be outdoors with their pet.
In contrast, people who have cats tend to be more independent and like to spend time alone.
If your companion chooses something more exotic, like a panther, let him explain why he has chosen it. It can be a lot of fun.
41- What would you like to achieve in the future?
With the answer to this question, you will know more about the aspirations of your interlocutor, and if some of them are similar to yours. For example, it may be a person who wants to start a nice family or who is more focused on her professional success.
42- Tell me about an episode in your life in which you said «land, swallow me»
This question can lead to funny anecdotes and to share defects and mistakes with your interlocutor in a cheerful way, without falling into past experiences that can give a dramatic turn to your date.
43- What subject or discipline would you like to study further?
We all have a pending issue, on which we would like to deepen. Knowing that of the person in front of you will help you know what their interests are.
44- How would you define love?
This question can be asked with other themes such as freedom, hope. The important thing is to see how your companion addresses philosophical issues. In addition, they are usually themes, which bring out the most personal side of an individual.
45- If you had to dedicate yourself exclusively to one project for a whole year, what would it be about?
This assumption reveals what the person in front of you is really passionate about.
46- What is your favorite saying?
With the phrase he tells you, you will know one of the principles that govern the life of your partner. For example, if you choose one such as “not too much to get up early, wake up earlier”, it means that it is important that things are flowing and that you do not have to run to achieve what you want, rather go step by step.
47- What risk sport would you like to practice?
It will show you the most adventurous side of your interlocutor, and also what scares him the most.
48- If your house caught fire and you could rescue only one thing, what would it be?
It is a sneaky way of asking what is the most valuable material object for your companion.
49- Which of your friends could become an important prime minister or an opinion leader?
It will help you discover which of his friends he admires the most.
50- What song makes you cry?
It is good to accompany this question with a why to give an emotional spin to the conversation. It will show you the most intimate side of the person you are talking to, therefore, you should know when to use it properly.
51- What do you like most about your city / country?
Normally this question tends to cause your receiver to get excited when talking about the place where he was born. It will help you to discover to what extent it is proud of its roots and if it also has a critical opinion. If not, you can go on to the next question.
52- What do you like least about your city / country?
No place is perfect. But for certain people it is, revealing a certain chauvinism that can be worrying. With this question and / or the previous one you can discover to what extent you can count on it to travel or experience experiences in other places.
53- What is the last opinion article you have read?
For many people it may be relevant to know what the political tendency of their recipient is. With this question you will be able to subtly find out some clues knowing the media you consume and the ideology it manifests.
In turn, it will help you to know the degree of general knowledge that person may have, discovering when was the last time they read a newspaper and the interest they have in staying informed.
54- To the question of who are you missing at this moment, who is the first person that comes to mind?
It is a very direct question and one that will expose some of the recipient’s feelings . Perhaps a relative who died years ago can tell you, showing that they are a deeply sensitive person with memory , or perhaps a friend or relative with whom you see frequently.
The latter may be an indication that the date is not entirely comfortable for your recipient, giving you indications that they would be more comfortable with that other person instead of with you.
55- Have you ever been afraid of death?
Being afraid of death is neither good nor bad. In fact, it is rare for the person who categorically affirms that he has no concern for this inevitable fact.
However, taking into account the response and their degree of fear, you can find out if they are a person who lives in the present and wants to enjoy it, or nevertheless lives with frustration and fear and with certain levels of hypochondria.
56- A smell that takes you back to your childhood?
For many scientists, the sense that most quickly activates memory is smell. Surely you have ever eaten in a restaurant and smelling a stew has reminded you of the one your mother or father made, awakening many feelings in you.
If your recipient responds to the question with smells related to food, flowers or clothes, he is showing you that he had a happy and fruitful childhood.
If, on the other hand, you remember unpleasant odors, you may not have had a full childhood, developing some traumas that may be impregnated.
57- Would you go back to study?
After the student stage and having reintegrated into working life, most people forget about training forever.
Some simply because they did not like to study, they were bad students or perhaps they simply could not and they see themselves incapable.
If the recipient tells you that he would like to go back to study, try to find out if it is due to work necessity, for pleasure or because at the time he did not have the opportunity. Be that as it may, it is indicative of your way of wanting to develop in this life.
58- What is your favorite cologne?
This question is used to find out the degree of hygiene that a person has. Being a bit rude to ask if you are clean or not, with this question you will subtly find out how important it is to take care of yourself and stay clean.
59- Do you prefer to be white or black or gray?
Currently, what is accepted in society is to declare itself neutral and avoid radicalism, something that represses many people to declare their ideas out of fear or shame.
With this question we may not find out any of his clear ideas, but if he is really a determined person he will tell you that he opts for black or white, being an indication that he is frank and is not going to hide in any compromising situation.
60- If they offered you 1 million dollars to never see your best friend again, would you accept it?
Uncover with this question if your receiver is faithful, logical, interested, empathetic, sensitive, etc. Whatever your answer, play “devil’s advocate” and try to convince him otherwise. With this you will also determine their degree of conviction, their ethics and their morals.
61- A utopia for you?
It could be a bit synonymous with the question about your dreams, but in this case it is more aggressive, since it can indicate your determination in life.
An enterprising person may not believe in their possible limits, which will give you an indication that to what extent they are an ideal partner or not.
62- If you could choose who to dine with. Who would you choose?
This question will help you to know which person the person you are talking to values the most.
63- What do you appreciate the most, thank someone?
With this question, you can even make the other person feel better. You will also know one of the most important intimacies.
64- Tell me the story of your life in 5 minutes
Giving little time you will make him tell you the most important thing.
65- What’s the best joke you’ve ever played?
You will know the type of jokes he likes.
67- When did you last cry?
You will be able to know what emotional situations he has lived.
68- What have you always wanted and haven’t gotten it?
You will be able to know what dreams he has.
69- What is your favorite food?
70- What is your favorite word? And the least favorite?
71- What has been the best day of your life?
72- If you could be of any age, which one would you choose?
73- Would you rather be ugly and live forever or be attractive and die in 10 years?
74- Which person do you prefer to ask for advice?
75- What has happened to you and you have no explanation?
76- What would you be willing to do for a million dollars / euros?
77- If you could get up tomorrow in the body of another person, who would you choose?
78- What did you do on your last birthday?
79- If you could ask me anything what would it be?
80- If you could be an animal, which one would you choose?
81- What is your plan in life?
82- If some aliens asked you to go to their planet, what would you say?
83- Would you go to space if you could or would you stay on earth?
84- If you could have a superhero quality, what would it be?
85- What superhero would you like to be and why?
86- If you had a wonderful lamp, what three wishes would you choose?
87- If you could make a movie with an unlimited budget, what would it be?
88- What do you prefer to spend the money on?
89- If you had 100 million euros / dollars, what would you spend it on?
90- Do you prefer the mountains, the beach or being at home?
91- Do you prefer small groups, large groups or being alone?
92- What is the strangest thing you have eaten?
93- With whom would you like to be locked in an elevator?
94- Which season do you like the most and which one the least?
95- Describe to me what the person of your dreams is like.
96- If you worked in the circus, what character would you be?
97- What was the last thing you bought?
98- What have been the best vacations you have had?
99- How would your favorite vacation be?
100- What do you like the most in the world?
101- What three things do you think you have in common with me?
So you can put things in common and get to know them.
102- What is the best memory you have?
You will make him remember beautiful situations from the past and you will know the most important ones.
103- What do you think is too serious?
So you can know what is taken most seriously.
104- What do you value most in your friends?
You will be able to know what he likes in the people around him.
105- If you could live to be 90 and have the body or mind of someone 30 for the last 60 years of your life, which of the two options would you choose?
It is a way of knowing important values of the other person.
106- How would a perfect day be for you?
So you can find out what the other person likes, their hobbies and their tastes.
107- Would you like to be famous? How?
So you can know what kind of values it has.
108- What would you change in your life?
This way you will know what they dislike or dislike.
109- What are the first Christmas you remember?
110- Are you or would you like to be a donor?
111- Do you like to cook?
112- Who is the most important person in your life?
113- Do you prefer the cold or the heat?
114- What is the injustice that affects you the most?
115- Do you collaborate with any NGO?
116- What is the longest friendship you have in time?
117- What do you think of feminism?
118- Have you traveled or would you travel alone?
119- How much time do you spend on social networks?
120- Do you prefer to spend Christmas traveling or at home with the family?
121- Would you have cosmetic surgery on any part of your body?
122- What values do you consider essential in your partner?
123- On a vacation, do you prefer an all-inclusive or pay only what you want?
124- If you couldn’t have children, would you adopt?
125- When you are rejected in love, do you insist or prefer not to continue with the courtship?
126- Do you prefer classic television or platforms like Netflix or amazon prime?
127- Would you like to compete in a reality show?
128- Do you recycle?
129- Train or plane?
130- Do you have a hobby that you dedicate a lot of time to?
131- What do you think of circuses with animals?
132- Do you like risk?
133- Would you rather be the head of a mouse or the tail of a lion?
134- Have you ever regretted something?
135- Do you follow any special diet?
136- Do you have tattoos or want to get one?
137- Do you still keep any stuffed animal or play yourself from your childhood?
138- What is the last movie you have seen?
139- Do you collect something?
140- Health, money or love?
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