100 Team building Icebreaker Questions That Will Keep Your Team Engaged

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Sometimes it’s just about asking the right questions to get a conversation going. Icebreaker questions and short discussions are a great way to incorporate team building into your schedule. They are short and quick exercises that help to strengthen communication skills and form tighter relationships.

The easiest icebreaker you can do is to just ask each other fun icebreaker questions. That’s why we’ve created this list of 100 fun team building questions. These can be used anytime, anywhere. Whether you have a few extra minutes in between meetings, need to fill some time before a session starts, or simply want to start a conversation with someone in the break room–these questions will give your team a fun boost or team building spirit.  

So, please enjoy our list of 100 fun team building icebreaker questions!

Icebreaker questions for virtual meetings

Icebreaker questions for virtual meetings

1. Which do you like better–working from home or working in the office? Why?

2. What’s your go-to work-from-home outfit?

3. What’s the best part about working from home?

4. What’s the worst part about working from home?

5. If you could go back in time and give your old self one piece of advice about working from home, what would it be?

6. What’s your favorite work from home snack?

7. If you could invent a new tool that would help your remote work experience, what would it be?

8. What’s your best advice for dealing with distractions while working from home?

9. What’s your proudest achievement while working remotely?

10. What is the thing that gets in your way the most while working from home?

Personal Icebreaker Questions

11. What is one thing that no one on your team knows about you?

12. What is your biggest fear?

13. What is your guilty pleasure

14. What is the most embarrassing thing that happened to you?

15. What was the best year of your life?

16. What is one thing that you would want to tell your younger self?

17. What was your dream job when you were younger?

18. What are your top five best moments from your life?

19. Who has inspired you the most in your life?

20. What is your secret talent?

21. If you had to teach a course on anything, what would it be?

22. If you could learn any new skill right now, what would it be?

23. What is your favorite color?

24. What was your favorite subject growing up?

25. What is your least favorite part of the house to clean?

26. What is the last dream that you remember?

27. What do you like to do on the weekends?

28. What is your earliest memory?

29. What is your favorite memory from working with your team?

30. What is something your team is most proud of?

31. What is the funniest thing that happened to your team?

32. What is the biggest challenge your team has faced?

33. What is your team the best at?

Food Icebreaker Questions

34. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

35. What are your two favorite ice cream flavors?

36. What was the weirdest snack that you enjoyed as a child? 

37. What is your “signature dish” (the dish that you are best at making)?

38. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner?

39. Sweet or salty?

40. What is your favorite fruit? Favorite vegetable?

41. Which foods do you really dislike?

42. If you could take a class to learn how to prepare one dish, what would it be?  

43. What is your favorite seasoning 

44. What is your favorite side dish?

45. What is the weirdest food you’ve ever eaten?

46. Bread or rice?

Travel Icebreaker Questions

34. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

34. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

47. What is your favorite country that you’ve been to? Favorite city?

48. Where would you live in retirement if you could live anywhere?

49. Would you prefer to spend your vacation at a resort or sightseeing in a city?

50. Which country do you most want to visit?

51. If you could learn any language in the world, what would it be?

52. Where was the last place that you traveled to?

53. If you could spend five years in any country, where would it be?

54. Do you prefer to travel by car, train, boat, or plane?

55. What is your favorite form of public transportation?

56. Warm climates or cold climates?

57. What’s the best trip of your life?

58. If you could own any car, which would it be?

Books, TV, Movies, Music, and Pop Culture Icebreaker Questions

59. What are the last five books that you read?

60. You’re stranded on a desert island and you can only bring one book. Which one is it?

61. If you could write any book, what would the genre be? Non-fiction, mystery, romance, etc.)

62. What would the title of memoir be?

63. What is the book that you most loved as a child?

64. If you could live inside the world of any book, TV show or movie, which would it be?

65. Who would you want to play you in the movie based on your life?

66. Who would direct the movie based on your life?

67. Would you rather live without movies or live without TV?

68. If you could play any movie or TV character, who would it be?

69. What is your favorite movie soundtrack?

70. What is your favorite TV show?

71. What TV show is your guilty pleasure?

72. What is the best TV show theme song of all time?

73. What is your favorite TV commercial jingle?

74. If you could make a TV show or movie about anything, what would it be?

75. Which celebrity would you most want to meet?

76. If you could be a member of any band or performance group, which would it be?

77. Who is your favorite musician?

78. If you could learn to play any instrument, which would you choose?

79. What is the song that makes you instantly happy?

80. What is the song that makes you most nostalgic?

81. What is the first song you remember listening to when you were a child?

82. Which song best represents your life?

83. Which genre of music can you not stand?

84. If you could meet three dead historical figures, who would you want to meet?

Miscellaneous Icebreaker Questions

85. If you could go back in time and live in a different era, which one would you want to live in and why?

86. Would you rather time travel into the future or the past?

87. What would your dream house look like?

88. Would you rather be rich and unhappy or poor and happy?

89. Describe your idea of the perfect date.

90. Would you rather live on Mars or under the ocean?

91. If you could start any charity or volunteer organization, what would it do?

92. If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

93. Which is worse–putting clean clothes on your dirty body or putting dirty clothes on your clean body?

94. Bath or shower?

95. Perfect hearing or perfect vision?

96. If you could win an Olympic medal in any sport, what would it be?

97. Would you rather live without coffee or live without social media?

98. Would you rather live without the internet or live without air conditioning?  

99. If you were given 100 million dollars, what would you do with it?

100. If you were in charge of the world, what is one thing you would change?


Whew! So there you have it. We hope you enjoy these 100 fun team building questions and that you use them whenever you need a quick team building activity. Remember, team building doesn’t have to be complicated to be beneficial. Team building is really about spending quality time together as a team, whether that’s going to a resort, playing an online puzzle game, or simply asking some fun questions when you have some time. 

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