Learn about your audience with these Icebreaker Table Topics Questions!

Icebreaker Table Topics Ideas

Break the ice! A great way to get people to know and get comfortable with each other is to ask some interesting Icebreaker Table Topics questions. Here are some Icebreaker Table Topics ideas to get your gathering humming with excitement.

Icebreaker Table Topics questions:

  • Tell us where you are from. Describe your hometown?
  • Tell us about your family.
  • Where did you go to school?
  • What was your favorite subject?
  • What was your least favorite subject?
  • What is your favorite movie?
  • Who is your favorite actor?
  • What is your favorite song?
  • Who is your favorite singer or musical artist?
  • Do you like to dance?



  • What is your favorite sport?
  • What is your favorite sports team?
  • Who is your favorite athlete of all time?
  • If you could be an Olympian, in which sport would you compete?
  • Did you ever play sports?
  • What is your favorite childhood memory?
  • What is your favorite food?
  • What is your least favorite food?
  • Coffee or tea?
  • What is your favorite book?
  • Who is your favorite public speaker?
  • What do you do for fun?
  • Do you like animals?
  • What was your first car?
  • What is your dream car?
  • Describe your dream house?
  • What do you do for a living?
  • Describe your dream job?
  • As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
  • Are you married? Do you want to get married?
  • Tell us about your first date?
  • Who is your celebrity crush?
  • What is your favorite website?
  • What is your favorite smartphone app?
  • What is your favorite social network?
  • What account is a must follow on social media?
  • Do you prefer dogs or cats?
  • Star Wars or Star Trek?
  • What is your favorite vacation destination?
  • Describe your dream vacation? Where would you go?
  • Would you rather be rich or famous?
  • What is your dream?
  • Do you have a vision for your life?
  • Where do you see yourself in five years? 10 years? 25 years?
  • What is your biggest goal for this year?
  • What is your biggest fear?
  • What's the best invention in history?
  • Do you have any bad habits?



More Icebreaker questions:

  • What is something you would love to do but haven't?
  • Do you like to exercise? What is your favorite type of exercise?
  • What would you be the title to the Book of your Life?
  • What is your favorite season of the year?
  • What is your favorite holiday?
  • What is your least favorite holiday?
  • Would you like to be President?
  • What’s the weirdest food you’ve eaten?
  • Has there ever been a time when something so amazing or unexpected happened that it literally left you speechless for a time?
  • What household chore do you actually enjoy?
  • What well-known person does the most good for the world?
  • Are you a cat or dog person or neither? Why?
  • What toy did you hate most as a child?
  • What is your favorite item you’ve bought this year?
  • What languages do you know how to speak?
  • What’s your favorite line from a book or a movie?
  • Are you a good dancer?
  • What’s your best “my coworkers are crazy” story?
  • Would you rather live in the ocean or on the moon?
  • What were your favorite television shows when you were growing up?
  • What’s your best scar story?
  • What is the best pair of shoes you have owned?
  • If you could hang out with any cartoon character, who would you choose and why?
  • You’re going sail around the world, what’s the name of your boat?
  • How do you think you will be/act when you are old?
  • If you could be on a reality TV show, which one would you choose and why?
  • What is your favorite dessert?
  • What was the craziest theme park or fair ride you’ve been on?
  • Would you ever try space tourism, if you had the money for it?
  • Would you rather spend time with other people or at home alone?
  • Are you a cat person or a dog person?
  • Where’s your favorite place to nap?
  • What’s the weirdest way you have met someone?
  • What kind of art do you appreciate the most?
  • What does your perfect burger or sandwich have in it?
  • What’s your favorite island that you’ve visited?
  • What’s the best sports game you’ve been to?
  • What has taken you the longest to get good or decent at?
  • Tell me about a time you were totally out of your element/comfort zone.
  • If you had to teach a class on one thing, what would you teach?
  • How into self-improvement are you?
  • What’s the most amazing natural occurrence you’ve witnessed?
  • What’s the most creative thing you’ve done?
  • If you had to delete all but 3 apps from your smartphone, which ones would you keep?
  • How good are you at drawing?
  • Do you prefer pens or pencils? Why?
  • What’s the biggest adventure you’ve been on?
  • If you could choose any person from history to be your imaginary friend, who would it be and why?
  • What’s your favorite way to waste time online?
  • What topic could you give a 20-minute presentation on without any preparation?
  • Do you think you could live without your smartphone (or other technology item) for 24 hours?
  • Are you a morning person or a night person?
  • What movie never gets old no matter how many times you’ve seen it?
  • What culture would you like to learn more about?
  • Who is the most intelligent or creative person you know?
  • What apps do you use most?
  • You can have anyone fictional as your imaginary friend, who do you choose and why?
  • What breed of dog would you be?
  • If you could eliminate one thing from your daily routine, what would it be and why?
  • What do you buy way more of than most people?
  • How do you feel about clowns?
  • You have your own late night talk show, who do you invite as your first guest?
  • Who is the most interesting stranger you’ve met?
  • What book had the most significant impact on you?
  • What is your most used emoji?
  • What’s the best concert you’ve been to and why was it so good?
  • The zombie apocalypse is coming, who are 3 people you want on your team?
  • Would you rather give up your smartphone or your computer?
  • If you could be any animal in the world, what animal would you choose to be?
  • What’s your favorite sandwich and why?
  • What’s the most delightful hotel or house you’ve stayed in on vacation?
  • What is your favorite genre of movie? Why?
  • If a movie was made of your life what genre would it be, who would play you?
  • What’s the best location to fully enjoy a good cup of coffee?
  • How often do you dance?
  • What’s your favorite food combination?
  • What would your talent be if you were Miss or Mister World?
  • If you had a time machine, would go back in time or into the future?
  • What is the weirdest food combination you’ve made and tried?
  • What smell do you hate that doesn’t seem to bother other people?
  • What would your superpower be and why?
  • When someone finds out what you do, or where you are from, what question do they always ask you?
  • You have to sing karaoke, what song do you pick?
  • What pets did you have growing up?
  • What are some films that would make it on to your top 50 list of movies?
  • Who is the most interesting person you’ve met and talked with?
  • What would your dream house be like?
  • What catchy jingle or bit of advertising has stuck with you all these years?
  • If you could instantly become an expert in something, what would it be?
  • What’s the best cake you’ve ever eaten?



  • What subjects should be taught in school but aren’t?
  • What has really taken a toll on you?
  • If you could have the power of teleportation right now, where would you go and why?
  • What food do you love that a lot of people might find a little odd?
  • Does your current car have a name? What is it?
  • What are some of your guilty pleasures?
  • What’s the most unique shop or restaurant you’ve been in?
  • If you had to eat one meal everyday for the rest of your life what would it be?
  • Have you ever been told you look like someone famous, who was it?
  • Would you go with aliens if they beamed down to Earth?
  • What’s one career you wish you could have?
  • What card or board games do you like to play?
  • Are you sunrise, daylight, twilight, or nighttime? Why?
  • How handy are you when it comes to fixing things?
  • What are some of your favorite holiday traditions that you did while growing up?
  • What’s your favorite thing about the area/city/state you live in?
  • What is the most stressful TV show or movie you watched?
  • Where are five places you really want to visit before you die?
  • Who is your favorite Disney hero or heroine? Would you trade places with them?
  • What’s the biggest vehicle you’ve driven?
  • What music do you put on when you want to get pumped?
  • What do you geek out about?
  • What tells you the most about a person?
  • What luxury is totally worth the price?
  • What did you name your first car?
  • What was your best vacation?
  • What book has really made an impression on you?
  • What incredibly common thing have you never done?
  • What rule do you wish they would introduce into your favorite sport?
  • What’s your favorite type of day? (weather, temp, etc.)
  • What did your teachers and parents say would be really important when you grew up, but it hasn’t been?
  • What is your favorite television network?
  • What are some of your favorite games to play?
  • Who was your favorite teacher?
  • What’s the most outdated piece of tech you still use regularly?
  • What fictional world or place would you like to visit?
  • What do you rebel against?
  • What is your favorite time of the day and why?
  • If you were famous, what would you be famous for?
  • What’s your favorite way to spend time outdoors?
  • What do you resent paying for most?
  • What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
  • Are you more productive at night or in the morning? Do you think it’s possible to change and get used to another schedule?
  • Teleportation or flying?
  • What was the worst haircut you ever had?
  • What is your favorite musical instrument and why?
  • What kind of physical activities do you like doing?
  • What was the last thing you were really excited about?
  • You can have an unlimited supply of one thing for the rest of your life, what is it?
  • What fictional family would you be a member of?
  • What season would you be?
  • What is your absolute dream job?
  • If you could do anything in the world as your career, what would you do?
  • If you could add anyone to Mount Rushmore who would it be; why?
  • What was something you thought would be easy until you tried it?
  • Say you’re independently wealthy and don’t have to work, what would you do with your time?
  • What would be the most surprising scientific discovery imaginable?
  • What are some of the dumbest misadventures you’ve been on?
  • What recent trend are you totally on board with?
  • What period would be the best to be born in?
  • What does your favorite shirt look like?
  • What’s something you’re looking forward to?
  • What TV show are you hooked on or were recently hooked on?
  • What is the most tedious and/or the most exciting sport to watch?
  • What weird thing do you have nostalgia for?
  • What’s your favorite tradition or holiday?
  • What is the most unique or silliest problem you have going on in your life at the moment?
  • What are you kind of snobby about?
  • If you could be immortal, what age would you choose to stop aging at and why?
  • What was your funniest or worst experience with a dentist?
  • If you could go to Mars, would you? Why or why not?

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