50 questions to get to know someone

Never an awkward silence again

Written by Liv Grady

September 14, 2021

50 questions to get to know someone

Whether you are just starting at uni and you are nervous to make friends, or you are hoping to keep the conversation flowing on your first date, we’ve got you covered. Small talk can be awkward and cringey, so we have come up with 50 questions to get to know someone. Forget the uncomfortable silences and chat about the weather.

50 questions to get to know someone at uni

If your only conversation starters are “where are you from?” or “what course are you doing|, the room can go silent real quick. Get some conversation inspiration below.

  1. What TV show are you binge-watching at the minute?
  2. What sort of music are you into?
  3. What’s your favourite way to spend your day off?
  4. Reading any good books at the minute?
  5. Are you into podcasts? Got any recommendations?
  6. Do you travel much? What was your favourite country?
  7. What’s your go-to TV show when you don’t know what to watch?
  8. What’s your hangover takeout order?
  9. Do you play any sports?
  10. Are you a late person or an early one?
  11. What’s your go to drink at the bar?
  12. What Youtubers do you watch?
  13. What city would you most like to live in?
  14. What popular TV show do you not et the hype about?
  15. What pets did you have growing up?
  16. What’s your dream job?
  17. Do you like a night out or a night in?
  18. What’s the best thing that happened to you today?
  19. What events are you looking forward to in the coming months?
  20. What’s your favourite piece of clothing and why?
  21. Have you ever made a drunken TikTok?
  22. What is the most impressive thing you know how to do?
  23. Why did you decide to do this course?
  24. What hobby would you like to pick up if you had more time?
  25. What’s the best gig you have ever been to?
  26. What song do you have stuck in your head the most ATM?
  27. What would you cook if you were on Come Dine with Me?
  28. What’s your spirit animal?
  29. What’s your most irrational fear?
  30. KFC or Mcdonalds?
  31. Do you prefer scary films or chick flicks?
  32. Rihanna or Beyonce?
  33. Shag, marry avoid- three celebrities
  34. Sambuca or tequila?
  35. What was the the worst hangover you ever had?
  36. What are your Dominoes toppings?
  37. Who is your weirdest celebrity crush?
  38. What’s the worst habit a flatmate can have?
  39. What food that everyone else likes to you find disgusting?
  40. Would you rather have unlimited pizza or unlimited Chinese food?
  41. Do you have any superstitions?
  42. What celebrity would you most like to be stuck in a lift with?
  43. What’s the weirdest food combination you have ever eaten?
  44. What happened on your worst date?
  45. What embarrassing memory always makes you cringe?
  46. Do you speak any other languages?
  47. Can you do any accents?
  48. Do you go for truth or dare?
  49. What’s your hangover cure?
  50. Are you a sweet or a savoury person?

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