500+ Get to know you questions

Asking questions is one of the best ways to socialize with someone. 

It makes you more interesting and reveals more about that person. People love talking about themselves.

Everyone wants to be liked and get along with others. Plus, building relationships will help you advance your personal and professional goals and increase your potential to be trusted and loved by even with strangers. 

By creating a relationship with friends, colleagues, partners, family or even business prospects, they will feel more comfortable learning from you, sharing their experiences or telling friends and similar personalities about you.

All of which is great for your growth as a person and build healthy connection. It’s easy to create a relationship when you meet someone in person because you can ask questions directly.

Also read: 500+ Questions for couples to get to know each other better

So, when you ask well-thought-out questions, people know you value them. Asking get to know you questions is the key to building relationships and friendships with people from all walks of life.

Here is the best list of getting to know you questions that would help you to reach what you are looking for. Keep reading and apply them in your life to get to know anyone deeply.

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Get to know you questions

get to know you questions 500+ Get to know you questions
  • What is the biggest challenge you have faced in your life?
  • What is your biggest regret?
  • What is the meaning of life? What about the purpose of life?
  • What makes you happy?
  • What would you like to ask the world right now?
  • What do you believe is the purpose of life?
  • What is the importance of philosophy in your life?
  • What are some activities you enjoy doing in your free time?
  • How would you describe your personality and character?
  • Do you have any pets?
  • What do you think are the most important aspects of a person?
  • What is your favorite movie, TV show, or series?
  • What is the weirdest question you were ever asked?
  • What are you most passionate about?
  • What is your favorite memory from growing up?
  • How many siblings do you have?
  • What is something most people don’t know about you?
  • If you could go on a road trip with anyone, who would it be?

Also read: 50 Relationship questions to ask your boyfriend

Funny Get to know you questions

funny get to know you questions 500+ Get to know you questions

What song can you listen to over and over without getting tired of it?

What would be the best thing you could reasonably expect to find in a cave?

What is something that everyone looks stupid doing?

What is something that a ton of people are obsessed with but you just don’t get the point of?

What is something that is really popular now, but in 5 years everyone will look back on and be embarrassed by?

What is the most romantic thing you have ever done for someone?

What is the most romantic thing someone has ever done for you?

When was the last time that you cried?

Who was the last person that you made mad, and how did you make them mad?

What is your favorite thing to eat on a hot summer day?

What is your favorite thing to eat on a cold fall day?

Who is the person that has had the biggest impact on your life so far?

What are your top three favorite movies of all time?

If money wasn’t an issue, what would be your dream job and why?

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?

What is one of your dreams that has not yet come true?

How often do you like to go out with friends vs staying in to watch a movie at home?

If given a choice between three wishes, what would they be?

Would you rather win an Olympic gold medal, an Academy Award or a Nobel Peace

Also read: 31 Questions to ask yourself before getting into Friends with benefits

Good Get to know you questions

good get to know you questions 500+ Get to know you questions
  • What is something that you’re interested in learning more about?
  • What is the most interesting thing about you?
  • If you could ask me one question, what would it be?
  • What do you want to be known for?
  • Do you have any nicknames?
  • What is your favorite color?
  • If you could go to any country in the world, where would you choose to go?
  • What are your hopes and dreams?
  • What is your favorite thing to eat?
  • What would you do if you had one year to live?
  • What is your favorite travel destination?
  • If you could have one person, either dead or alive over to dinner, who would it be and why?
  • What is one thing that makes you unique?
  • What is the best and worst advice you’ve ever been given?

Get to know you questions for couples

get to know you questions for couples 500+ Get to know you questions

Have u ever been in love before me? How many times have u been in love? Why or why not ? 

When I look at my life how do I feel about what I have accomplished and how far i have come (good or bad)? 

Do you think that music is art or do you like those people who say that all music is crap but their own favorite band(s)? Explain ur answer as well as tell me what kind of music do u like and why?

Have u ever sent a secret admirer note? And how did it feel doing so, and why or why not? 

Are u someone who tries new things, or are u shy when it comes too trying something for the first time (like bungee jumping)? Why do u think that is?

Do u like meeting new people or being alone most of the time? Why do you think that is? 

Have u ever loved some one so much and they didn’t love you back? How did it feel and why ? 

If ur in a room with just me, and no one else what would we be doing right now, and why do u think that would be?

Have u ever been in love with someone? If so why and why not ? 

What are things that are important too u, and why do u think that is? 

Do u have a favorite tv show, and why is it ur favorite? 

Dating Get to know you questions

  • I will give you a word; you tell me the first thing that comes to your mind. 
  • How do you feel about your relationship with your parents?
  • What is your relationship with your siblings?
  • What do you do to maintain a relationship?
  • What is your best relationship story?
  • How do you define a good relationship?
  • What’s the most important thing in a relationship?
  • What is the most interesting/crazy thing you did with a friend?
  • If you could ask one thing of me/us, what would it be?
  • What do you want out of life?
  • How do you feel about getting married?
  • What was the most memorable relationship you have been in?
  • What is your favorite memory with that person?
  • What do you think about people who believe that their relationships and marriages are more important than their careers?
  • What is your ideal romantic partner like?
  • How would you describe your ideal partner?
  • Are you more introverted or extroverted?
  • What is one thing people would be surprised to learn about you?
  • What is your idea of the perfect first date?
  • What would you like to learn about relationships?
  • What is your favorite dating spot?
  • What is your personal story with love/relationships?
  • What are your thoughts on love?

Also read: Dating questions to ask your boyfriend or girlfriend

Best Get to know you questions

  • If you could ask anyone, dead or alive, one question, who would it be and why?
  • Who has been the biggest influence on your life?
  • What would be your response to the question “what do you care about?”
  • What do you think the most important quality for someone to have is?
  • What do you think is the most important right of every human being?
  • What is the most important thing you have learned this past year?
  • Who do you follow on Twitter? If not on Twitter, then who do you like to follow on other social medias or news sites? What are
  • What is the best way to learn about a new culture?
  • What is your favorite quote?
  • What’s your most prized possession?
  • If you could travel to any time in history, what would it be?
  • What do you believe is your biggest weakness?
  • How did you become interested in your profession?
  • What are your favorite things to do outside of work?

Get to know you questions for work

“What is your favorite part about working here?”

“What do you like to do in your time outside of work?”

“Are you a morning or night person?”

“What’s your hidden talent?”

“What’s the best gift you’ve ever received?”

“If you had to eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?”

“If you won a million dollars tomorrow, what would you do with it?”

“If you could be on any reality TV show, which would it be?”

“Do you think aliens exist? Why or why not?”

“What is one item on your bucket list? Why is it there?”

How do you think this company can improve?

Why did you choose to work at this company?

What was your first job?

What was the best vacation you have ever taken?

What is your favorite hobby?

If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Who is your role model and why?

Tell us about a time when you took a risk. What happened and what did you learn from it?

If you were an animal, which one would you be and why?

Do you have any pets? Tell us about them!

Flirty Get to know you questions

Are you serious about me?

Are you happy with me?

Do you think I’m pretty/beautiful?

Do you still find me sexy?

What can I do to make you feel better when you’re down?

How do I smell?

Do you think I look cute even when I don’t dress up?

Will you hug me right now if I ask you to?

Would you kiss me right now if I asked you to?

Can I hold your hand in public?

When did we last hold hands together while walking somewhere?

Would you ever want to stay home all day with me and watch movies or just talk all day long, just the 2 of us, without interruptions or distractions?

Also read: 50 Trick questions ask your boyfriend

Juicy Get to know you questions

  • What was the happiest moment in your life?
  • What’s your favorite travel destination?
  • What do you think is the most important thing in life?
  • Who was the most influential person in your life?
  • If you could speak with the person who will be interviewing you for a job, what would you like to know?
  • What would be your perfect day?
  • What is the most memorable gift you have ever received?
  • What is the most important thing you have learned from your parents?
  • What are some of your favorite hobbies?
  • If you could look into the future and see what a year will be like for you, what would you like to know?
  • What is your favorite thing to do when you are alone?
  • What are some of the things you remember from your childhood?
  • What do you think is the most important thing to know about another person?
  • What are you so passionate about that you will do it for fun?
  • What’s your favorite (food, movie, music)?
  • What are your 3 favorite restaurants?

Weird Get to know you questions

  • How many kids do you want to have?
  • What is something you want to do before you die?
  • What does it mean to be an American, or a Global Citizen?
  • What is the most important event in your life?
  • What do you have inside you that you think others can help with?
  • How do you know that your experience is not a simulation?
  • If you could ask any one person about life, who would it be?
  • What is something that you have learned lately?
  • Do you have any understanding of the universe that you find interesting and would like to discuss?
  • What is one life question or problem you think about a lot?
  • What do you think about the aliens?

Yes or No Get to know you questions

  1. Have you ever had a crush on someone, but kept it to yourself?
  2. Do you think your ex is better than me?
  3. Will you cheat on me?
  4. Will you ditch me for your friends?
  5. Do you still talk to your ex?
  6. Do you like romantic movies?
  7. Are you afraid of commitment?
  8. Can we go out tonight?
  9. Can I talk with your parents and ask their permission to marry you?
  10. Will you come with me for shopping today?

Get to know you questions for adults

  • How has the world shaped you?
  • If you could ask one question to the President of the United States about a topic that concerns or interests you, what would you ask?
  • How do you define happiness?
  • Do you have a perspective on life that is different than the culture you live in?
  • What makes you angry?
  • If you could ask a question to the universe, what would it be?
  • What is one thing you want to do before you die?
  • What do you think is the most difficult part of life?
  • Please share your experiences about life, love, s#x, injustice, society, and perspectives.
  • What was the biggest turning point in your life that you look back on?
  • What is one of the most memorable conversations you have ever had?
  • Do you know of any good books, movies or shows that I should watch?
  • What is a question you’ve always wanted to ask an adult but never had the chance?
  • Do you believe that life is the same or different for people of different ages?
  • What is one thing you would like to change about society if you could?
  • What do you consider “living life to the fullest”?
  • What is the one thing you have learned about life?
  • What are some things you think about or like to talk about?
  • What is the best way to balance personal pursuits with altruistic pursuits?
  • Why do you think people get married?

Also read: Funny questions with answers

Deep Get to know you questions

  • What is your favorite philosophical question?
  • Do you love philosophy?
  • What is your favorite philosophical book?
  • What is the biggest question in your mind at the moment?
  • Do you believe in free will?
  • What do you think about our universe?
  • If you were not doing what you are doing now, what would you be doing?
  • What is the most philosophical question you have ever thought about?
  • What is the purpose of living?
  • What is the best advice you have ever received?
  • What is your ultimate purpose in life?
  • What is happiness to you?
  • What is your biggest regret?
  • What do you believe in?
  • Do you have any philosophical questions that you ask yourself?
  • What is the point of philosophy?
  • What is your favorite philosopher and why?
  • What is your philosophy of life?
  • What question do you most often ask yourself?
  • What is the meaning of life?
  • What is your favorite philosophy?
  • What is the most important question you have to ask?
  • What one question do you want to ask?

Questions to ask to get to know someone better

How many times do you think you have seen your own name on the internet?

Do you think your parents had ever considered not naming you what they named you?

What would your name be if the first letter of your name matched the last letter?

If you could give a newborn baby any advice, what would it be?

Is there a color that you think looks bad on people?

Do you like to try and find patterns in the world around you?

Do you believe that everything happens for a reason or do some things just happen randomly?

What is something that really bothers you but probably shouldn’t bother anyone at all?

If someone were to tell you that there was one thing in your life that needed to change, what would be your best guess as to what they might say it was?

What is the nicest thing anyone has done for you out of the kindness of their heart and with no ulterior motives or benefit to themselves whatsoever?

What is an interesting fact about your childhood?

What is the age range of your friends?

What is your definition of true love?

What is one of your all time favorite memories?

What was your first job?

What is one thing you’re scared of?

What is a typical weekend like for you?

What’s the one thing I could do to make you really happy?

What do you think is the most important quality of a person?

Who is one of your role models and how do they influence you?

What is your biggest regret?

What is the most significant event in your life?

What is your favorite place?

What is the hardest decision you’ve ever had to make?

Also read: 77 Questions that make you wonder

Get to know each other questions

If we could only be friends, would it bother u, and why or why not ? 

Do U think love at first sight really exists? Why or why not ? 

Have you ever broke someones heart?

Is it ok for a guy or girl too tease or flirt with other people even after they have been asked not too? Why? 

How would u feel if ur bf/gf flirted with one of his/her friends when they were together? Why? 

Have u ever cheated on a girlfriend/boyfriend before and why ? 

Is there anything that is absolutely off limits when it comes to sex, and why? 

What’s more important friendship or love? Explain your answer as well as telling me what’s more important in ur relationship with me? (Be honest)

Do u ever wish u could take something back that u did? Why or why not? 

Have u ever been told that ur a very sex person (either good or bad)? Explain how it felt being told that, and how do u feel about it now? 

What is ur worst fear in life, and why ? 

When ur with friends is it easy for you too pick them up and leave me behind because of their company or do u want me around too? Why?

What was ur best vacation, where did u go, who did u go with and why was it so special? 

Questions to ask a guy to know his intentions

1. What would you do if I said I never wanted to see you again?

2. If I got pregnant tonight, what would you do?

3. Does it matters to you whether Am I virgin or not?

4. What your reaction would be if i say, I never loved you?

5. If I gave my number to someone at our school would you get jealous?

6. If we got in a fight, and i asked who do u want more, what would ur answer be? 

7. If I was dating someone else would u care? 

8. Do u think it’s possible for a girl and guy who have dated more than a year not having sex? And why or why not ? 

9. What’s is ur view on physical abuse? Why ? 

10. Would u ever want me to sleep over at someone else house? Why or why not? 

11. Have u ever loved someone so much that it hurts when ur away from them for more than a day? How long were u and that person together in order for you too feel like that? 

12. If I died tomorrow, would u care and why or why not ?

Also read: Funny questions that make you think

Christmas Get to know you questions

What is your favorite Christmas song?

What are your top three favorite Christmas movies?

Is there a gift that you didn’t like that someone gave you?

Are there any gifts that you just can’t wait to give this year?

What’s the best gift you’ve ever given?

What’s your favorite thing to do on Christmas morning?

What’s on your wish list this year?

What kind of gifts do you find easy to shop for?

How do you feel about people who say “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas”?

Do you like being in charge of the decorations or is it stressful?

Do you have any holiday traditions that are unique to your family?

Is there a song or movie that makes you think of the holidays?

What is the worst Christmas gift you have ever received?

What is the best gift you have ever given?

How do you feel about fruitcake?

What is your favorite holiday movie or show?

Do you have any family traditions for the holidays?

What is your favorite holiday food or drink?

Are you a fan of shopping, or do you avoid it like the plague?

If you had to, who would be at the top of your naughty list?

Who would be at the top of your nice list?

If you had to, which holiday song would you banish forever?

Also read: Christmas never have I ever questions

Basic Get to know you questions

  • How did you meet your friend?
  • What is your favorite food?
  • How did you get into your line of work?
  • What do you like most about San Francisco?
  • What’s your favorite hobby?
  • What is your favorite video game?
  • What’s your favorite food/drink?
  • What is your favorite tv show?
  • What is your favorite restaurant?
  • What is your favourite movie or book?
  • What do you want to be when you grow up?
  • If you could have dinner with anyone living or dead, who would it be?
  • What was your favorite class in high school?

Get to know you questions for students

  • What is your favorite hobby?
  • What is your favorite high school memory?
  • What is your favorite place to study?
  • What is the one thing you are looking forward to most about school starting up again?
  • What was your favorite subject in high school or college?
  • What is something that you do not like about yourself?
  • What is your biggest fear?
  • What is your favorite tattoo?
  • What animal would you be and why?
  • What are your hobbies outside of school and work?
  • What is a skill you are really good at?
  • What do you think is the most important thing to learn in school?
  • What is your favorite subject and why?
  • What’s your dream?
  • What is the best thing you have done recently?
  • What do you usually like to do for fun?
  • What is the best class you’ve taken in college?
  • What is something you’ve never been asked and would like to answer for the first time?
  • What is your favorite childhood memory? What is your favorite color?
  • If you could talk to a 5th grader from your school, what would you ask them?
  • What do you want to be when you grow up?
  • What is your favorite class/professor?
  • What are your favorite hobbies?
  • What are your top three questions for the guest speaker?
  • Why do you choose this study?
  • What is the hardest thing about being a student?
  • How has your studying process changed in the last year?
  • What was your favorite class that you have taken so far?
  • What is your main goal in studying abroad?
  • What is your best study tip?
  • What is the one thing you want to get out of this education?
  • What do you think will be the most difficult part of your education?

Also read: Stupid questions that make you think

Get to know you questions for kids

  • What do you want to be when you grow up?
  • What is your earliest childhood memory?
  • What is your favorite childhood memory?
  • What are your three favorite things about school?
  • What is your favorite subject in school?
  • When did you first become interested in engineering?
  • What is your favorite place to visit?
  • What is your favorite thing to do with other people?
  • What is your favorite part about living in (your city)?
  • What do you like to do with your friends and family?
  • What do you like to do when you have free time?
  • What is the best thing that happened to you this year?
  • What are some events from your childhood that remain with you to this day?
  • What is something that you would like to know about me?
  • What did you do for Halloween?
  • What is your dream vacation?
  • What do you like or dislike about your school?
  • What do you look forward to the most about your future?
  • What are your favorite movies?
  • What is your favorite weekend activity?
  • What is your favorite thing to do outside in the summer?
  • What was your favorite toy as a child?
  • What is your favorite part of the school day?
  • If you could be any animal, what would it be?
  • What was your favorite teacher?
  • If you could ask a child anything, what would it be?
  • What would you tell a ten year old you had never met before?
  • How old were you when you first started school?
  • What do you do for fun?
  • How old are you?
  • What is one thing you’d like to do before you’re 10?
  • What do you want your kids to know about you?
  • What is the most fun thing you have ever done?
  • What are some of your favorite or interesting childhood memories?
  • What are your three favorite animals?
  • How do your parents get you to keep studying, or do their best to help you?

Also read: Questions that mess with your mind

Quick Get to know you questions

  • What is something that you are unsure of?
  • What are you passionate about?
  • What do you know now that you wish you knew when you were younger?
  • What is a good book you have read in the last year?
  • What is the worst job you have ever had?
  • In one word, how would you describe yourself?
  • Is there something you are trying to learn?
  • What is your earliest memory?
  • How did you celebrate your last birthday?
  • What is your favorite color?
  • What is your favorite hobby or pastime?
  • What is the most important thing you’ve learned in the past year?
  • What is your favorite quote?

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