Icebreaker Questions to Bond Your Team

Icebreaker Questions to Bond Your Team

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Virtual Icebreaker Questions

Try one of these icebreaker questions at the beginning of your next online meeting. What is your favorite part about working from home? If you could only keep one part of your daily routine, what would it be? If Zoom meetings had WWE-like wrestler entrance songs, what would your entrance theme song be?

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Virtual Icebreaker Questions

What is your favorite part of your morning routine? What is your go-to karaoke song? Who is your current celebrity crush? What is your favorite emoji? What is your biggest virtual pet peeve? What is the best team-building activity you've ever tried?

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Virtual Icebreaker Questions

Where is the weirdest place you've worked from home? What are you wearing on your feet right now? What's your favorite part about your home office space? Have you ever worked from bed? What's your best tip for keeping productive at work? Do you like to keep background noise on or do you work in silence?

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What do you miss about working in an office? What is the best professional development book you've ever read? Is there an online class you're looking to take? What's your favorite YouTube channel? If you could learn one skill today, what would it be? What's your favorite television show or movie about the workplace?

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Virtual Icebreaker Questions

If you could have any view from your desk, what would it be? Do you have a picture on your desktop? What is it? If you could build your dream house, what would your home office look like? Do you play any musical instruments? If not, what instrument do you wish you could play?

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Experience Icebreaker Questions

You can pose these questions at the beginning of a meeting, as icebreakers for new team members, or even as a part of your team's "about us" page. How many states have you been to? What is the name of the first album you owned? What was the name of your first pet? What’s the longest flight you’ve ever taken?

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Experience Icebreaker Questions

Who is the smartest person you've ever met and why? What’s your favorite family tradition, past or present? What’s the longest distance you’ve ever walked/run? What is the best trip you ever took and why? What was the first record you ever bought? What color was your childhood bedroom?

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Experience Icebreaker Questions

What’s the scariest ride you’ve ever been on? What is the scariest movie you've ever seen? Who was your role model as a kid and why? When did you first feel like an adult? What is the last natural body of water you swam in? What was the hardest class you ever took?

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Experience Icebreaker Questions

What’s a fact about you that nobody would guess? What’s the worst misspelling of your name you’ve ever seen? What was the first concert you went to? What was the last concert you went to? Where is the strangest place you’ve ever fallen asleep? Do you have any strange or regional names for things where you come from?

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Experience Icebreaker Questions

What model was your first smartphone? What fashion trend did you once love, but makes you cringe now?

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Personality Icebreaker Questions

Use these icebreaker questions for your next Zoom meeting. If you had to create a slogan for your life, what would it be? What was your childhood nickname? What is the last show you binge-watched? What’s something that everyone else seems to love—that you don’t understand? If you could go anywhere in 

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Personality Icebreaker Questions

the world right now, where would it be? What three words describe you best? What always makes you laugh? What’s your first memory as a child? What is the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Do you collect anything? What celebrities share your birthday?

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Personality Icebreaker Questions

When was the last time you turned your phone off or left it at home? What was the first thing you remember saving up money to buy on your own? What three words would your best friend use to describe you? When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? What is the scariest fear 

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Personality Icebreaker Questions

you’ve ever conquered? What physical thing (hurricanes, bugs, heights) scares you the most? Would you rather have a small dinner party with your 5 closest friends or a giant party with everyone you know and love? Do you love or hate surprises? What’s the best gift you’ve ever given to someone?

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Personality Icebreaker Questions

What quality about yourself would you like to pass on to your child? What would the title of your autobiography be? What would your Housewives tagline be? If you had a time machine where and when would you go? Do you have any hidden talents? Did you ever have an imaginary friend? What was their name?

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Personality Icebreaker Questions

Tell me about the worst job you ever had. What food or vegetable do you hate?

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Theoretical Icebreaker Questions

These theoretical icebreaker questions are great for really getting to know your team at work. If you could invite three people to dinner—living, dead, fictional, or real—who would they be? If you had a paid year off work, how would you spend it? What does your perfect ice cream sundae look like?

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Theoretical Icebreaker Questions

If you could spend a day as any historical figure, who would it be and why? If you could read one book over and over for the rest of your life, what would it be? If you could eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be? If you were an animal, what would you be and why? If you could guest star on any television show, what 

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would it be? Who would you play? If you could instantly learn any skill, what would it be? If you were an Olympic athlete, what would be your sport? If you could (safely) visit any planet, which would it be? If you could commission any artist (living or dead) to create art for you, who would you choose?

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Favorite Things Questions

These icebreaker questions might seem easy, but they can be tough to answer—which is what we think makes them fun! It can be hard to narrow down your favorite television shows or your favorite cereal. What are your top three favorite songs ever? What’s your favorite movie and why? What is your favorite tv show and why?

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Favorite Things Questions

What is your favorite way to unwind? What is your favorite book that was read to you as a child? What is your favorite book you read in school? What is your favorite book as an adult? What is your favorite cuisine? Who is your favorite comedian? What’s your favorite sports team?

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Favorite Things Questions

What’s your favorite cereal? What was your favorite Halloween costume you ever wore? Who’s your most/least favorite Disney princess? We know you have one. What’s your favorite comfort food? Who is your favorite actor/actress? What is your favorite meal?

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Favorite Things Questions

What is your favorite holiday? What is your favorite ice cream flavor? What is your favorite reality tv show? What is your favorite dessert? Are you a dog person or a cat person?

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This or That Questions

These icebreaker questions force you to choose one or the other. Deep sea or outer space? Invisibility as a superpower or mindreading? Cartoon character: Bugs Bunny or Mickey Mouse? Bungee jumping or snorkeling? Ocean or mountain? Reality TV shows or Scripted dramas?

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This or That Questions

The Beach Boys or The Beatles? Hogwarts or Middle Earth? Thunderstorms: scary or thrilling? Spring, summer, fall, or winter? Salty or sweet? Yoga or running? Coffee or tea? Cat or dog? Day or night? Morning person or late night person?

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This or That Questions

Pancakes or waffles? Rain or snow? Train or plane? Ski, snowboard, or surf? Beach or mountain? Cook a meal or clean up after a meal? Hamburgers or hot dogs? Friends or Seinfeld? Steve Urkel or Kimmy Gibler? Chocolate or vanilla? Water or milk? Breakfast or dinner?

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This or That Questions

Comedy or drama? Hot or cold? Halloween or the 4th of July? Winter Olympics or Summer Olympics?

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Philosophical Questions

Prepare to go deep. These philosophical icebreaker questions are bound to stump and cause some real conversation.  Due to their nature, these icebreaker questions are probably better suited for a workplace happy hour, a team retreat, or for a small group of coworkers that have the time to potentially dive into deep conversation.

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Philosophical Questions

What would you like to be known for? What is the best piece of advice you've ever received? What do you think is the greatest invention in your lifetime? What is one life lesson you will never forget? What’s your personal heaven? What are your parents’ best qualities?

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Philosophical Questions

What, in your opinion, is a fundamental characteristic of a good person? Do you believe in luck? What do you think dreams are? There are now 25 hours in a day—how do you spend the extra hour? What was the best part of your day today? What is typically your favorite part of a day off from work?

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