Deep Ice Breaker Questions

Ice breaker questions come in handy during virtual team-building activities or during random moments in life when you want to start a conversation. These types of questions lead to answers to “fun facts about you” type of scenarios. The ideal result: you learn about someone else and someone else learns about you.

Key takeaways

  • Our favorite deep ice breaker question is: If you were God, what would you change about humanity and why would you change it?

Deep ice breaker questions to use

Here are our favorite deep ice breaker questions to use:

About life

  1. What is our purpose here on Earth?
  2. If you had to describe humanity in one word, what would it be?
  3. Do you believe in darwinism?
  4. What do you think “true love” is?
  5. Do you believe there is more than one God?
  6. Why do good people turn into bad people?
  7. Why do good people sometimes do bad things?
  8. Do you believe in free will?
  9. Is it possible that we are living in a simulation?
  10. Why is it that we don’t know how the human brain works?

For friends

  1. What do you think makes a “good” friendship?
  2. What is the best way to show someone that you truly respect them?
  3. When was the last time that you felt truly proud of yourself?
  4. If you had to change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
  5. Do you believe people are too “materialistic?”
  6. Do you believe that only some people have that “little voice in their head?”
  7. Who do you think that “little voice in your head” actually is?
  8. When was the last time that you didn’t feel proud of yourself?
  9. Do you believe in the idea of a “muse?”
  10. When was the last time that you felt deeply connected to nature?


  1. Do you think that our definition of “good communication” keeps changing?
  2. Do you think that all of these communication tools we have are truly improving the way that we work and communicate?
  3. When was the last time that you had to deal with an angry customer?
  4. Who is someone that you would want to have dinner with? They can be alive or no-longer living.
  5. What was the last book that you read that could potentially define who you are?
  6. What are three words that perfectly describe the person that you want to be?
  7. When was the moment that you knew that you really wanted to do this for a living?
  8. If you could change anything about our industry, what would you change?
  9. Which TEDTalk or speech have you listened to that really changed your perspective on work?
  10. Where is your favorite place to work when you really need to get something done?

Bible-study related

  1. Do you think that the Garden of Eden describes life today or is a description of what the Lord wants life to be?
  2. When was the last time that you had “Elder Son” situations in your life?
  3. When was the last time that you spoke to the Lord?
  4. Where do you like to go to feel most connected to God?
  5. Do you think that Sundays should be about sabbatical rather than church?
  6. If you could try to describe God in three words, which ones would you use?
  7. Why is it that so many of us are now disconnected from Faith and the Lord?
  8. What have you done lately that makes you most like Jesus?
  9. Is there a particular Bible passage that really speaks to your life the most?
  10. Which one of the proverbs really stands out to you?

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