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Interesting Questions to Ask

Sometimes, a conversation between two people hits a deadlock, and one is left wondering what interesting questions could be asked to keep things going! The solution to this little quandary is this article on interesting questions for your friends, or anyone else for that matter.
SocialMettle Staff
Last Updated: Dec 21, 2017
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Whether you are on a date with someone special or out on a night in town with your friends, a conversation may hit a lull after a while. Human connections thrive on interaction. So how do you keep interacting? Here, we provide you with some interesting questions to break the ice or spice up an already exciting conversation.
Answer This!
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  • Why is the word hippopotomonstrosesquippedaliophobia so long if it stands for fear of long words?
  • Can we spell creativity however we want?
  • Why is Greenland called Greenland, when it's white and covered with ice?
  • Why isn't the number 11 pronounced onety-one?
  • Can vegetarians eat animal crackers?
  • If people from Poland are called Poles, are people from Holland called Holes?
  • Why does the word 'monosyllabic' have five syllables?
  • If someone told you he was a chronic liar, would you believe him?
  • How come I cannot find Chicken Soup for the Chicken's Soul?
  • How is 'Charlie' short for 'Charles' if they are both the same number of letters?
  • How Far East can you go before you start heading West?
  • Who copyrighted the copyright symbol?
  • If all the nations in the world are in debt, where did all the money go?
  • Should we be doing things right or doing the right things?
  • What's another word for thesaurus?
  • Why is the abbreviation so long?
  • Where do they get the seeds to plant seedless watermelons?
  • Isn't it a bit unnerving that doctors call what they do "practice"?
  • If the blackbox never gets damaged during an air crash, why cannot they make the entire airplane from that material?
  • If you saw a heat wave, would you wave back?
  • Who stopped the payment on my reality check?
Interesting Questions to Ask on a Sports Night
  • What's your favorite team?
  • Who is your favorite sports player?
  • Which player would you like to go out for a drink with and why?
  • Is American football better or soccer?
  • What was your favorite moment this season?
Interesting Questions to Ask a Guy
Suppose you're meeting a guy for the first time, what all do you ask him? No, he's not your boyfriend. Not YET, but he could be. And it's only natural that if you want to go out with him, you want to get to know him a little bit better.
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Interesting Questions to Ask a Girl
A similar case as before. She's cute, she's nice, she's funny... but she's not your girlfriend. So you cannot get in there and start asking her intimate questions about herself. What you need to do instead is to ask her questions that will give you a better insight into the type of person she is. So here are some questions to ask girls.
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Interesting Questions to Ask on a Date
Now let's suppose that you're on a date, or more likely, you're preparing for a date. After mustering up a good amount of courage, you went and asked a girl/guy, out and tonight's the big night. You want to be impressive and at the same time you are also curious. So what are the questions to ask on a date:
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Interesting Questions to Ask Your Boyfriend
So now you're 'officially' going out. Funny phrase isn't it? 'Officially'... what's so very official about it? Anyway... So you want to get a bit of romance started. Or you just want to have a flirty bit of fun on a date. What are the questions to ask your boyfriend?
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Interesting Questions to Ask Your Girlfriend
The same goes for a girlfriend too. Here are some interesting things that you can ask her.
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With these questions, you can be sure that the conversations will go on endlessly, and become really enjoyable!