Think you know everything about your BFFs?
Being a friend means finding new ways to invest in your bestie. Knowing what questions to ask friends (or the game ideas to play with 'em!) can expand your understanding of what makes them tick from the experiences that have shaped them to their hopes for the future is a great way to do that. Weve rounded up the best questions, ranging from silly to serious, that are sure to bring out all the feels and spark a stronger bond between you.
But of course, your BFF didnt become your ride or die overnight. Knowing what kinds of questions to ask your friend group at large, including new friends, will help you cultivate closeness with everyone in your circle. Thats why weve also included questions for friends and questions to ask to get to know someone, so you can deepen your bond with pals who arent a BFF yet. And if you're looking to amp things up a bit, you can also check out the best truth or dare questions.View more
So, grab your bestie for a best friend questions video date, or pull up this list of 151 good questions the next time youre hanging with your friend group. Youll be surprised by how much there is to learn about people, no matter how far into the friendship you are!
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Questions to ask your best friend
Fun questions to ask friends
Questions to ask a new friend
Questions to ask your best friend
1. What embarrasses you the most and/or whats been your most embarrassing moment?
2. Who do you look up to the most, and what qualities do you love about that person?
3. Whats your biggest fear?
4. Whats your love language?
5. How do you like to be comforted when youre sad or upset?
6. Whats your all-time favorite memory?
7. Who was the last person to make you cry and why?
8. Where do you hope to be five years from now? Ten? Fifteen?
9. When have you felt the most proud?
10. When have you felt the most challenged?
11. Have you ever been bullied?
12. Do you have any regrets? If so, what are they?
13. Which celeb would you want as your other BFF and why?
14. Out of all your family members, who are you closest to?
15. What do you do when no one else is around?
16. Whats one thing most people dont know about you?
17. What do you think happens when we die?
18. Do you want to have kids one day? How many?
19. What's the best present you ever received? Who gave it to you and why was it so special?
20. What's the worst you've ever been physically hurt?
21. What's your earliest childhood memory?
22. If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
23. Do you believe in soulmates?
24. When you can't sleep, what keeps you up at night?
25. What has your hardest goodbye in life been so far?
26. What's the last lie you told?
27. What's the best compliment you've ever received?
28. What do you consider the ultimate comfort food?
29. What do you consider your best physical feature?
30. What are the top three things that stress you out?
31. What are the top three ways you deal with stress?
32. When was the last time you were jealous and why?
33. If you could only have three things on your life bucket list, what would they be?
34. Whats the worst decision youve ever made?
35. Whats something youd consider unforgivable?
36. If you choose to get married one day, what would your dream proposal scenario be?
37. Whats the most loved youve ever felt?
38. What would your dream home look like?
39. Whens the last time you felt inspired to create something?
40. Have you ever experienced a friendship breakup"? What did it teach you?
41. Who was your first friend, and are they still in your life?
42. Would you ever consider being in a long-distance relationship?
43. What do you think the best way to resolve conflict is?
44. How did your parents meet?
45. Do you feel that you have a healthy relationship with social media?
46. Whos been your favorite teacher?
47. What are your favorite childrens names?
48. What do you think youll be like in old age?
49. Is there a time when I made you feel particularly well supported?
50. How can I be a better friend to you?
51. What does friendship mean to you?
Fun questions to ask friends
1. Would you rather be an expert at one thing, or pretty good at many things?
2. Whats your favorite thing you own and why?
3. Have you ever had your fortune told?
4. Would you rather order in or eat out?
5. What was the first movie you remember seeing in theaters?
6. Whats your favorite podcast?
7. Whats been your most questionable haircut and/or fashion moment?
8. If money was no object, what would you buy?
9. What did you dream about last night?
10. When was the moment in your life you laughed the hardest?
11. What do you do when no one else is around?
12. Where do you want to travel the most?
13. If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?
14. What book has impacted you the most?
15. Do you believe in monogamy?
16. Whats your favorite commercial?
17. What are the qualities that attract you most in a love interest?
18. You just won $10,000 what are you going to do with the money?
19. What's the luckiest thing that's ever happened to you?
20. What's your favorite way to exercise?
21. Do you like roller coasters?
22. What is your most hated chore and why?
23. What's your favorite holiday and why?
24. Whats the worst date youve ever been on?
25. If you were going to get some ink, what would you choose and why?
26. If you had three wishes, what would you wish for?
27. If you had to choose only one, would you pick a dog or a cat?
28. Do you believe in aliens?
29. If you were President, what's the first thing you would work to change in this country?
30. If you had to live in another time period, what would you choose?
31. Who was your very first crush?
32. What foreign language(s) would you want to master and why?
33. What's your all-time favorite dessert?
34. Do you believe in ghosts?
35. Whats your survival plan during a zombie apocalypse?
36. If you were an animal, what would you be?
37. If you had to create an alter ego for yourself, who would it be and what would you name them?
38. Whats your No. 1 karaoke song?
39. Have you ever been on a blind date?
40. What was your AIM screen name, or your first email address?
41. Whats your favorite piece of random trivia?
42. What was your first concert?
43. Which decade, in your opinion, had the best fashion trends?
44. If a song played every time you entered a room, what would it be?
45. Whats your skincare routine?
46. Did you ever go to summer camp?
47. Whens the last time you got to really experience nature?
48. Do you feel that youre young at heart, or an old soul?
49. What does your name mean, and why was it given to you?
50. Whats an unexpected movie that makes you cry?
Questions to ask a new friend
1. What are your pronouns?
2. What would be your perfect day? Plan it out from waking up to bedtime.
3. Whats your zodiac sign?
4. Whats your Enneagram type?
5. On vacation, are you the relax-by-the-pool type or a get-up-and-go adventurer?
6. Do you consider yourself religious or spiritual?
7. What college major are you thinking of choosing and why?
8. If you could only listen to one singer or band for the rest of your life, who would you choose?
9. What's your go-to dish when you have to make dinner?
10. Are you a superstitious person?
11. Whats your favorite board game to play?
12. Whos the best movie villain?
13. Whos your favorite follow on TikTok? On Instagram?
14. Did you have an imaginary friend growing up?
15. If you had to describe yourself in only three words, what would you choose? What words do you think your friends would choose to describe you?
16. Do you have any phobias?
17. What are your top three biggest pet peeves?
18. What's your favorite color and what's your least favorite color?
19. What would your dream vacay consist of?
20. Are you competitive?
21. Whats a tough experience that you learned and grew from?
22. Whats your relationship with your parents like?
23. Do you most often follow your heart or your head?
24. Whats the most unexpected or unusual thing on your bucket list?
25. What was your last romantic relationship like?
26. Whats a value youre unwilling to compromise on?
27. What's your absolute dream job?
28. If you could have a superpower, what would you choose?
29. What TV show do you turn on when you just want to zone out and feel better?
30. What was the last movie you watched in a theater?
31. If you could time travel, where would you go?
32. What do you usually have for breakfast?
33. What's your favorite plant or flower?
34. Whats your favorite season and why?
35. Who always makes you laugh?
36. What do you think your best quality is?
37. What is your definition of success?
38. Whats your most-watched movie?
39. Do you have any hidden talents?
40. Whats the best thing youve dressed up as for Halloween?
41. Would you rather live by the ocean or in the mountains?
42. Whats the longest trip youve taken?
43. Are you a right brain or left brain person?
44. What is your most-used emoji?
45. Whats a bad habit youre trying to break?
46. Whats the scariest movie youve ever seen?
47. Are you a morning person or a night owl?
48. Do you like to recharge alone or around other people?
49. Whats the best museum youve ever been to?
50. When can we hang out again?
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