100+ Questions To Ask a New Friend for Meaningful Connections

questions to ask a new friend
So, you are starting a relationship with a new friend but don’t know how? It is often easy to make new friends but we get stuck a lot of times in a middle of the conversation with the lack of questions to ask a new friend. Do you feel the same?

After all, it’s just a new start and you never know the moods of a new friend. It takes time to know the person. And, the next person is also waiting for some interesting questions from your end to enjoy the first talk. Both of you are meeting for the first time. The location can be a friend’s party, or a college canteen or even an interactive social media website. We never know when a stranger becomes a friend.

If you want to have a delightful talk with a new friend, you must need to know little about the person. But, it is absolutely fine if you don’t know a bit about him/her. I have created a list of interesting questions to ask new friends that you can use now to ask your new friend anytime. Obviously, both of you are feeling nervous and less confident about what to talk about. These engaging questions will serve as a boost up and you’ll have a fantastic fun talk. Another tip when making new friends is that be genuine and friendly. Most of the time, the first talk is enough to know the person. Make sure you don’t miss the chance to become a favorite of your new friend. Interesting, right?

Questions To Ask A New Friend

Are you excited to ask a lot of funny and unique questions to ask a new friend? I’m sure you’ll be pleased to know the response of your new friend. Let’s do it.

  1. Are you an introvert or extrovert?
  2. Are you married?
  3. Do you have a favorite number? Any particular reason why you like that number?
  4. Do you have any brothers or sisters? How many?
  5. Do you have any kids?
  6. Do you like to read? Who is your most favorite author?
  7. Do you like to talk on the phone?
  8. Do you like traveling?
  9. Do you think any kind of afterlife exists?
  10. Do you think God exists?
  11. Are you a religious person?
  12. Do you think it’s better to get married when you’re young or better to wait a while?
  13. Do you think morals are universal or relative to the beliefs, traditions, and practices of individuals or groups?
  14. Do you think people are basically bad or basically good?
  15. Do you think people can control their own destiny?
  16. Do you vote? Why / Why not? If you do vote, how do you usually vote?
  17. Everything happens for a reason, why do you think we met?
  18. Have you been to any foreign country? How was your experience?
  19. Have you ever been in a fist fight?
  20. Have you ever taken a personality test? (How did the results turn out?)
  21. Have you ever thought of adopting?
  22. How did you get into [INSERT THEIR CAREER FIELD]?
  23. How did you meet your spouse / girlfriend / boyfriend?
  24. How do you feel about public speaking?
  25. How do you feel right now?
  26. How do you see me?
  27. How do you spend your free time?
  28. How do you spend your weekends?
  29. How would you explain your basic life philosophy?
  30. If God were to grant you one wish, what would you ask for?
  31. If someone asked you to give them a random piece of advice, what would you say?
  32. If there’s one thing you could change about yourself, what would it be?
  33. If you could be famous for one day, what do you want to be famous for?
  34. If you knew you would die tomorrow, would you feel cheated today?
  35. Is torture ever a good option? If no, why not? If yes, when?
  36. What accomplishment are you most proud of?
  37. What annoys you the most about people?
  38. What are some of the first things you do in the morning?
  39. What are some of your favorite books?
  40. What are some of your favorite movies?
  41. What are some of your favorite websites?
  42. What are some of your major goals in life?
  43. What are some of your smaller goals in life?
  44. What are the things that make you really happy?
  45. What are the things that make you really sad?
  46. What are the things that scare you?
  47. What are you thinking about?
  48. What are your future plans, professionally?
  49. What are your hobbies?
  50. What are your top three favorite books and why?
  51. What college or school do you go to?
  52. What do you do for fun?
  53. What do you like least about yourself?
  54. What do you like to do for fun?
  55. What embarrasses you?
  56. What have you learned today?
  57. What is more important to you – status, power, or money?
  58. What is the weirdest thing you have ever done in your life?
  59. What is you biggest long-term goal in life?
  60. What is your favorite book of all time?
  61. What is your short-term goal in life?
  62. What kind of music do you listen to?
  63. What kind of weather do you prefer: hot or cold?
  64. What movie can you watch over and over again?
  65. What style of clothing do you like to wear the most?
  66. What was your favorite subject in school?
  67. What was your life like growing up?
  68. What was your very first impression of me when you first saw me?
  69. What would you say is your specialty when it comes to cooking?
  70. What’s one of the scariest things you’ve ever done?
  71. What’s one of your favorite habits you have?
  72. What’s one of your favorite questions to ask new friends or to get a conversation going?
  73. What’s something most people don’t know about you?
  74. What’s something you wish everyone knew about you?
  75. What’s the best prank you’ve ever pulled?
  76. What’s the biggest lie you’ve ever told?
  77. What’s the biggest personal change you’ve ever made?
  78. What’s the biggest turnoff in a man/woman?
  79. What’s the first thing you notice about people?
  80. What’s the most money you’ve ever given away?
  81. What’s the stupidest thing you’ve ever done?
  82. What’s the worst thing that’s ever happened to you?
  83. What’s your favorite color?
  84. What’s your favorite food?
  85. What’s your favorite joke?
  86. What’s your favorite board game or video game?
  87. What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?
  88. Do you prefer coffee or tea, and how do you take it?
  89. If you could have any job for a day, what would it be?
  90. What’s your go-to comfort food?
  91. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
  92. Where do you work and what do you do at your job?
  93. Which is the biggest lie you have ever told anybody?
  94. Which is your favorite food?
  95. Which is your favorite movie?
  96. Which pet made the most impact in your life?
  97. Who are some people you’d like to meet someday?
  98. Who in your life has influenced you the most? How did they do it?
  99. Who is the person who made you happy in the last 24 hours?
  100. Who is your favorite actor/actress?
  101. Who is your favorite singer?
  102. Who’s your best / closest friend?
  103. Whom do you trust the most in life?
  104. Would you rather be hated or forgotten?
  105. Would you rather live in the country or in the city?
  106. What’s your favorite way to unwind after a long day?
  107. If you could have any animal as a pet, what would it be?
  108. What’s the most interesting place you’ve ever visited?
  109. What’s the last TV show you binge-watched?
  110. If you could time travel, which period would you visit first?

Enjoy asking these questions to your new friend and have fun getting to know more about each other. From the silly to the serious, these conversation starters are your secret weapon to getting to know your new bud. So, grab a coffee, shoot them a text, and let the good times roll. Happy questioning and even happier friendships!

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