100 Yes or No Questions for Groups

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Have you ever been stuck in a conversation and not known what to say? Yes or no questions are a great way to have easy conversation with someone, and these can be used for any age and in a variety of group settings. It’s a fun way to quiz others and learn more about them. We have compiled some of our favorites to spark interesting dialogue. Here are 100 yes or no questions to bring up new talking points for any situation. 

Questions for kids

Whether you are a conversational wizard or struggle talking with children, this list of questions provides a simple way to engage children.

  1. Have you read all the Harry Potter books?
  2. Do you like video games?
  3. Do you like to swim in the ocean?
  4. Have you ever gone camping?
  5. Did you ever have an imaginary friend?
  6. Do you like dinosaurs?
  7. Have you ever been on a roller coaster?
  8. Do you like candy?
  9. Would you eat a worm for $20?
  10. Have you ever made a pillow fort?
  11. Can you touch your toes?
  12. Have you ever had breakfast for dinner?
  13. Can you whistle?
  14. Do you play sports?
  15. Would you live in a treehouse?
  16. Have you ever had a lemonade stand?
  17. Do you play video games?
  18. Can you do a cartwheel?
  19. Can you spell your name backward?
  20. Would you ever wear your clothes inside out?
  21. Do you like Legos?
  22. Have you ever missed the bus to school?
  23. Would you ever travel to space?
  24. Have you ever pretended to be sick?
  25. Can you roll your tongue?

Questions for small talk at work

Want to learn more about your co-workers or make small talk in between meetings? These questions will give you an easy way to chat and learn about others at work.

  1. Have you ever fallen asleep at work?
  2. Have you ever eaten a colleague’s snacks or lunch?
  3. Is your job what you wanted to do as a child?
  4. Have you ever lived in a big city?
  5. Have you ever moved for your job?
  6. Are you working your dream job?
  7. Have you ever played office Olympics?
  8. Do you want to go to an office happy hour?
  9. Can you use Excel?
  10. Would you ever switch career paths?
  11. Do you prefer to work remotely?
  12. Have you ever worked past midnight?
  13. Are you friends with any coworkers?
  14. Do you work well on a team?
  15. Have you ever been a project lead?
  16. If you could shadow the CEO for a day, would you?
  17. Have you ever presented to a client?
  18. Do you thrive in high-pressure situations?
  19. Would you be able to train someone for your position?
  20. Have you ever made up an excuse to get out of a meeting?
  21. Would you ever ask your boss to get coffee?
  22. Have you ever interviewed someone for a job?
  23. Do you commute to work?
  24. Does the company have team building events?
  25. Have you ever spilled coffee on your work clothes?

Questions to any adult

When meeting someone new or chatting with a person you don’t know that well, it can be difficult to make conversation. Sometimes an item in the room can help spark a topic. However, if you are out of ideas, keep this set of questions handy.

  1. Have you been skydiving?
  2. Do you like sushi?
  3. Have you ever met a famous person?
  4. Did you study abroad?
  5. Have you binged an entire Netflix series in one viewing?
  6. If you could have a do-over, would you?
  7. Have you ever taken a road trip?
  8. Do you like to exercise?
  9. Would you ever appear on a game show?
  10. Do you have a driver’s license?
  11. Can you cook?
  12. Have you ever been to Trader Joe's?
  1. If you could win the lottery but lose one of your six senses, would you do it?
  2. Do you have a hidden talent?
  3. Do you have any pets?
  4. Can you play a musical instrument?
  5. Have you known any of your friends since childhood?
  6. Have you ever lost a bet?
  7. Do you drink coffee?
  8. Do you practice meditation?
  9. Have you ever received a love letter?
  10. Have you ever purchased a home?
  11. Do you speak more than one language?
  12. Have you ever tried a DIY project?
  13. Do you enjoy spending time with your family?

Funny food for thought questions

Funny questions that make a person ponder are a fun way to learn some interesting facts about people. Who knows? Maybe they do believe in Bigfoot. In any case, these questions provide an opportunity to ponder and probe some interesting thoughts from others.

  1. Have you ever seen a ghost?
  2. Will you sing the Star Spangled Banner right now?
  3. Have you ever tripped in public?
  4. Are aliens real?
  5. Could you beat me in a foot race?
  6. Do fish speak in bubbles?
  7. Have you ever cried to get out of a ticket?
  8. Would you slap someone for a million dollars?
  9. Is Big Foot real?
  10. Have you ever tasted soap?
  11. Do you have a secret talent?
  12. Can you cry underwater?
  13. Have you successfully pulled off a prank?
  14. Do you know anyone who looks like you?
  15. Would you want to be President?
  16. Have you ever danced when no one is watching?
  17. Do you talk in your sleep?
  18. Have you ever cheated at a board game?
  19. If you could eat dessert for every meal, would you?
  20. Did you ever believe there was a monster under your bed?
  21. Have you ever followed a fashion trend you later regretted?
  22. Would you win a game of hide-and-seek?
  23. Have you ever wished you were a movie character?
  24. If you were really hungry, would you eat a bug?
  25.  Have you ever woken up from a dream and believed it was real?
These questions are short and sweet, but sometimes it only takes a yes or no to learn something new about someone. Additionally, easy questions like this can help spark additional conversation on the subject. Either way, start asking and see what you can find out!

Celine Ives is a native Charlottean who enjoys cuddling with her dog, cheering on her Carolina Tar Heels and reading a good book at the park.