250 Quality Conversation Starters: The Only List You – ll Need

250 Conversation Starters

Here are some fine questions for embarking a conversation. There are a lot of random conversation starters to get you embarked and then conversation questions listed by topic. You can commence with the random questions or find a topic that interests you. There’s no right place to commence, just scroll down to wherever you want and get commenced!

There are tons of ways to use these questions. I find that the most rewarding way is for everyone to pull up this list of conversation starters on a phone or tablet, and then take turns letting everyone choose a question to ask the group. Reminisce don’t be afraid to delve deeply into the conversation. Answering the specific question isn’t the aim, having an interesting conversation is!

Conversation Starters List

The title would have you believe that there are two hundred fifty questions, but there are actually more. I’m sure you don’t mind a few more questions, right? Dig in and embark having some superb conversation questions! You can begin with the random conversation questions below, or you can skip to questions about a certain topic.

Random Conversation Starters

What was the last funny movie you witnessed?

What do you do to get rid of stress?

What is something you are obsessed with?

Who is your beloved entertainer (comedian, musician, actor, etc.)?

What’s your dearest way to waste time?

Do you have any pets? What are their names?

Where did you go last weekend? What did you do?

What are you going to do this weekend?

What is something that is popular now that annoys you?

What did you do on your last vacation?

What was the last time you worked exceptionally hard?

Are you very active of do you choose to just loosen in your free time?

What do you do when you dangle out with your friends?

Who is your oldest friend? Where did you meet them?

What’s the best / worst thing about your work / school?

If you had intro music, what song would it be? Why?

What were you indeed into when you were a kid?

If you could have any animal as a pet, what animal would you choose?

What three words best describe you?

What would be your flawless weekend?

What do you think of tattoos? Do you have any?

What’s your dearest number? Why?

What’s the most useful thing you own?

Have you ever saved an animal’s life? How about a person’s life?

If you opened a business, what kind of business would it be?

Are you a very organized person?

Have you ever spoke in front of a large group of people? How did it go?

What is the strangest desire you have ever had?

What is a controversial opinion you have?

Who in your life brings you the most joy?

Who had the fattest influence on the person you have become?

What is the most annoying habit someone can have?

Where is the most beautiful place you have been?

Where do you spend most of your free time / day?

Who was your best friend in elementary school?

How often do you stay up past three a.m.?

What’s your beloved season? Why?

Which is more significant, a good car or a superb house? Why?

What animal or insect do you wish humans could eradicate?

Where is the most beautiful place near where you live?

What do you bring with you everywhere you go?

How much time do you spend on the internet? What do you usually do?

What is the most hideous habit some people have?

Where and when was the most amazing sunset you have ever seen?

Which latest news story is the most interesting?

Where is the worst place you have been stuck for a long time?

If you had to switch your name, what would your fresh name be?

What is something that indeed annoys you but doesn’t bother most people?

What word or telling from the past do you think should come back?

How should success be measured? By that measurement, who is the most successful person you know?

What is your guilty pleasure?

Was there ever an event in your life that defied explanation?

If you could learn the reaction to one question about your future, what would the question be?

Has anyone ever saved your life?

What benefit do you bring to the group when you string up out with friends?

How often do you curse?

What trends did you go after when you were junior?

What do you fear is hiding in the dark?

What was the best time period of your life? What do you think will be the best time period of your entire life?

What do you do to improve your mood when you are in a bad mood?

What is the silliest fear you have?

What are some things you want to accomplish before you die?

What is the best room in your house? Why?

Who is someone who is popular now that you indeed like? Why do you like them so much?

Where is the best place to take a date?

What smell brings back excellent memories?

How often do you help others? Who do you help? How do you help?

What are you best at?

What makes you jumpy?

Who, besides your parents, had the largest influence on your life?

What weird or futile talent do you have?

What are some strange beliefs that some people have?

Who would be the worst person to be stuck in an elevator with? How about the best person to be stuck in an elevator with?

What’s the funniest TV series you have seen?

Which TV showcase do you want your life to be like?

If you could bring back one TV showcase that was cancelled, which one would you bring back?

How have TV shows switched over the years?

What’s the best sitcom past or present?

What’s the best demonstrate presently on TV?

What do you think about game shows? Do you have a dearest one?

What’s the most underrated or overrated TV display?

What do you think about reality TV? Why is it so popular?

Do you like reality TV shows? Why or why not? If so, which ones?

What will be the future of TV shows?

What was the best bday wish or bounty you’ve ever received?

How often do you binge witness shows?

What cartoons did you observe as a child?

Movie Conversation Starters

What was the last movie you observed? How was it?

Do you choose to witness movies in the theater or in the convenience of your own home?

What’s the worst movie you have seen recently?

What’s the strangest movie you have ever seen?

What is the most overrated movie?

What’s your beloved genre of movie?

What movie scene gasped you up the most?

Do you like documentaries? Why / why not?

When was the last time you went to a movie theater?

Do movies have the same power as books to switch the world?

Which do you choose? Books or movies?

Do you like horror movies? Why or why not?

Book Conversation Starters

What was the last book you read?

What book has had the thickest influence on your life?

What was your dearest book as a child?

Do you choose physical books or ebooks?

What is the longest book you have read?

What was the worst book you had to read for school? How about the best book you had to read for school?

What book genres do you like to read?

Do you choose fiction or nonfiction books?

What book has influenced you the most?

What book has had the fattest effect on the modern world?

Do you think people read more or less books now than fifty years ago?

How quick do you read?

How often do you go to the library?

Now that indie publishing has become lighter, have books gotten better or worse?

Music Conversation Starters

What song always puts you in a good mood?

Which do you choose, popular music or relatively unknown music?

What was the last song you listened to?

What is your beloved movie soundtrack?

Are there any songs that always bring a rip to your eye?

Do you like going to concerts? Why or why not? What was the last concert you went to?

Who was the very first band or musician you were indeed into? Do you still like them?

Records, tapes, CDs, MP3s. Which did you grow up with? What is good and bad about each?

What bands or types of music do you listen to when you exercise?

Do you like classical music?

What’s the best way to detect fresh music?

How has technology switched the music industry?

App Conversation Starters

What are the three best apps on your phone?

What’s the most addictive mobile game you have played?

An app mysteriously shows up on your phone that does something amazing. What does it do?

How many apps do you have on your phone?

What is the most annoying app you have attempted?

Which app seemed like magic the very first time you used it?

What is the strangest app you have heard of or attempted?

Which app has helped society the most? Which one has hurt society the most?

What is the most useful app on your phone?

What apps have switched your life a lot?

What do app makers do that truly annoys you?

Phone Conversation Starters

How often do you check your phone?

Do you always have to have the latest phone?

What was your very first clever phone? How did you feel when you got it?

What is the most annoying thing about your phone?

What kind of case do you have for your phone? Why did you choose it?

Do you text more or call more? Why?

What will phones be like in ten years?

Do you practice phantom stimulation? (Feeling your phone stimulate even however it didn’t.)

How do you feel if you accidentally leave your phone at home?

What do you wish your phone could do?

Sports Conversation Starters

What sports do you like to witness?

Who are some of your dearest athletes?

Which sports do you like to play?

Which sport is the most titillating to witness? Which is the most boring to see?

Do athletes deserve the high salaries they receive? Why or why not?

What is the hardest sport to excel at?

Who are the three greatest athletes of all time?

What defines a sport? Is fishing a sport? How about movie game tournaments?

Why do you think sports are common across almost all cultures present and past?

What do you think the oldest sport still being played is?

How much time do you spend watching sports in a week?

Do you play sports movie games? Which ones? Is playing the movie game or sport more joy? Why?

Restaurant Conversation Starters

What is the worst restaurant you have ever eaten at?

What restaurant do you eat at most?

What’s the worst quick food restaurant?

What is the best restaurant in your area?

Would you eat at a restaurant that was truly dirty if the food was amazing?

What kind of interior do you like a restaurant to have?

If you opened a restaurant, what kind of food would you serve?

What was your beloved restaurant when you were in university? How about when you were a child?

What is the strangest themed restaurant you have heard of?

What is the fanciest restaurant you have eaten at?

What is the most abhorrent thing you have heard about that happened at a restaurant?

Travel Conversation Starters

Have you traveled to any different countries? Which ones?

Where is the most calming place you have been?

Where is the most awe inspiring place you have been?

Do you choose traveling alone or with a group?

What do you think of tour group packages?

Talk about some of the interesting people you have met while traveling.

Where would you like to travel next?

What was the most over hyped place you’ve traveled to?

What’s the best way to travel? (Plane, car, train, etc.)

What’s the best thing about traveling? How about the worst thing?

How do you think traveling to a lot of different countries switches a person?

What is the longest plane journey you have taken?

What do you think of stay-cations? (Vacationing and eyeing tourist attractions where you live.)

Do you choose to go off the hammered path when you travel?

Where do you get your recommendations for what to do and where to stay when you travel?

What is the worst hotel you have stayed at? How about the best hotel?

Technology Conversation Starters

What is your dearest chunk of technology that you own?

What chunk of technology is indeed frustrating to use?

What was the best invention of the last fifty years?

Does technology simplify life or make it more complicated?

Which emerging technology are you most excited about?

What problems will technology solve in the next five years? What problems will it create?

Will technology save the human race or demolish it?

What chunk of technology would look like magic or a miracle to people in medieval Europe?

Can you think of any technology that has only made the world worse? How about a chunk of technology that has only made the world better?

What technology from a science fiction movie would you most like to have?

What scifi movie or book would you like the future to be like?

What do you think the next big technological advance will be?

Clothes / Style Conversation Starters

Do you care about style? What style of clothes do you usually wear?

What is the best pair of boots you have ever wielded? Why were they so good?

What is your dearest T-shirt?

What is the most embarrassing chunk of clothing you own?

Does style help society in any way?

What is a style trend you are indeed glad went away?

Who do you think has the thickest influence on style trends: actors and actresses, musicians, style designers, or consumers?

What old trend is coming back these days?

If you didn’t care at all what people thought of you, what clothes would you wear?

What is the most comfy lump of clothing you own?

How do clothes switch how the opposite lovemaking views a person?

Goals Conversation Starters

What is the craziest, most shocking thing you want to achieve?

What are some goals you have already achieved?

What private goals do you have?

What do you hope to achieve in your professional life?

Have your parents influenced what goals you have?

Do you usually achieve goals you set? Why or why not?

What is the best way to stay motivated and finish goals?

What are some goals you have failed to accomplish?

When do you want to retire? What do you want to do when you retire?

What are your goals for the next two years?

How have your goals switched over your life?

How much do you plan for the future?

How do you plan to make the world a better place?

Seasons Conversation Starters

What’s the most refreshing thing on a hot summer day?

What’s the best thing to do on a cold winter day?

Where is the nicest place you have been to in fall?

What is your beloved thing to eat or drink in winter?

Do you choose summer or winter activities?

What do you like to do in spring?

Did your family take seasonal vacations?

Do you feel like fall and spring are getting shorter?

Which season are you most active in?

Is it better to live where there are four seasons or where one season takes up most of the year?

Holiday Conversation Starters

If you could make a holiday, what would it be like? What traditions would it have? What would people eat on your holiday?

What is the fattest holiday for your family?

Do you wish there were more or less holidays? Why?

If you had to get rid of a holiday, which would you get rid of? Why?

What is your dearest holiday?

What kinds of food do you usually eat on your dearest holiday?

Does having a day off for a holiday increase or decrease productivity at work?

What holidays have been over commercialized?

If some of the lesser known holidays were commercialized, what would the commercialization look like?

What do you know about the history of some holidays?

Another joy thing you can do is talk about holiday related trivia and facts. Here are some Christmas trivia questions, Halloween trivia questions, and some Thanksgiving trivia questions.

Education Conversation Starters

What are some good and bad things about the education system in your country?

What do you think of online education?

How can governments make education more efficient?

What do you think of standardized tests?

How can technology improve education? Can it hurt education?

Are fatter or petite schools better?

Is training a skill that can be instructed?

What will the future of education be?

What do you think of homeschooling?

How has the education you received switched your life?

What or who has instructed you most of the information you use on a regular basis?

Food Conversation Starters

What is your beloved food?

Do you like spicy food? Why or why not? What is the spiciest thing you have ever eaten?

What foods do you absolutely hate?

What food do you know you shouldn’t eat but can’t help yourself?

Does government have a place in regulating food? To what extent should government regulate food?

When was the last time you had a food fight?

What do you get every time you go grocery shopping?

If your life was a meal, what would kind of meal would it be?

What do you think of buffets?

What would you want your last meal to be if you were on death row?

What food looks abhorrent but tastes delicious?

When people make mistakes about food (especially foreign food) do you feel the need to correct them? (i.e. sushi / sashimi or stromboli / calzone)

Weird Conversation Starters

Time freezes for everyone but you for one day. What do you do?

If you could call up anyone in the world and have a one hour conversation, who would you call?

You have to relive one day of your life forever. Which day do you choose?

If your mind was an island, what would it look like?

What flavor of ice fluid do you wish existed?

What does your own private hell look like? How about your own individual heaven?

A portal to another world opens in front of you. You don’t know how long it will stay open or if you’ll be able to get back after you go through. What do you do?

If you had a individual mascot, what would your mascot be?

You find a remote that can rewind, prompt forward, stop and begin time. What do you do with it?

If you were a king / queen, what would your throne look like?

If you were on the run from the police for a crime you didn’t commit, where would you go?

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