These are fifty questions pertaining to just about everything. They are meant to help your group build trust by increasing what they know about one another.
Set Ground Rules: Always set the tone and a few ground rules before embarking on this kind of activity.
Set a time limit for answers, give people the ability to pass if they do not feel comfortable answering the question, set a time limit for the activity and how many time each person must ask and answer questions.

  1. Who is the most relevant person in our time?
  2. What is the title of the best book you have ever read? Why?
  3. What is the name of the best movie you have ever seen? Why?
  4. What comes to mind first when you hear the word "reality"? Why?
  5. What is the most beautiful thing about people? Why?
  6. What is the most honest thing you have done?
  7. If you could change one thing about yourself what would you change? Why?
  8. What is the ugliest thing you know? Why?
  9. What force of history are you most aware of as you plan your life? Why?
  10. On what basis do you select your friends? Why?
  11. What is the most overwhelming thing you know? Why?
  12. What thing makes you most humble? Why?
  13. What is the greatest value that guides your life? Why?
  14. If you could chose to be an animal what animal would you choose to be? Why?
  15. If you could smash one thing and one thing only, what would you smash? Why?
  16. What is the greatest crime one person can commit against another? Why?
  17. For what do you think you would be willing to lay down your life? Why?
  18. What do you feel when you stand on the shore of the ocean?
  19. If you were tape recording the sound of violence, what sound would you use? Why?
  20. What sound would you use for beauty? Why?
  21. If an atomic bomb were to explode a block away in ten minutes, what would you do for those ten minutes?
  22. What one word would you put on your gravestone? Why?
  23. Choose a word that best describes your life up to this moment? Why?
  24. What is the most beautiful thing you have ever seen?
  25. What is your biggest worry? Why?
  26. What idea does everyone in this room want to hear? Why?
  27. What do people like best about you? Why?
  28. What do you think of when you think of tragedy? Why?
  29. What person has influenced your life the most? Why?
  30. What skill do you need in order to succeed? Why?
  31. What talent should you develop? Why?
  32. What makes you most secure? Why?
  33. What institution is most in need of change? Why?
  34. Choose a word to describe a sunset? Why?
  35. When do you feel most lonely? Why?
  36. When do you sense being most alive? Why?
  37. What TV advertisement bothers you the most? Why?
  38. Choose a word you to describe the elderly population? Why?
  39. Why don't you speak to people in class who look lonely?
  40. What is the biggest waste you know of? Why?
  41. What will you be doing ten years from know?
  42. What future discovery do you anticipate the most? Why?
  43. What is the greatest music ever composed?
  44. What do you love most? Why?
  45. Why are you here?