Are you hoping to meet someone new soon and you’ve got not the slightest clue of what to say or how to hold your end of the conversation?

Here are really useful questions that could trigger all sorts of nice conversations on different subjects and provide the right kind of first date experience you would want to build on.

1. Favourite thing to do in your spare time?

A question as simple as this will break the ice, kickstart the conversation and also offer an insight into the personality of your date all at once.

You can tell a lot about a person by what they do with their times when they are not obligated to spend it in a certain way.

2. Favourite movie of all time?

Many people are hyped about movies and asking your date to talk about their favourite will almost always lead to a longer conversation about movies, which actors you love most, which ones you think are underrated and all other types of gist centered around movies.

So whether or not your date likes the same movies as you, this question is bound to make you both more animated and more relaxed in each other’s company.

3. Who are the most important people in your life?

This question provides doesn’t only create a wonderful opportunity for your date to express their passion for those they value most. It opens up the possibility of more conversations about family, friends, as well as love. You could gauge how big they are on family connections and friendships without even asking about it directly.

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4. What’s your sense of humour like?

Asking to know the type of things that make someone laugh will often times lead to some more laughter. And what’s a first date if not an avenue to share laughs, know each other a bit and become more comfortable enough to want to do it again.

5. Who would you want to meet now, and why?

This question also opens up the opportunity to learn more about each other’s worldviews. And of course this question can lead to a series of other questions because it’s hypothetical. It’s a crowd pleaser for sure.

6. Where would you go if you could travel anywhere right now?

Two birds can be killed with this singular stone - you get to know if they’re cool with travelling and at the same time you’d know the extent of their wanderlust. What’s more, having this kind of information offers you the perfect opportunity to surprise them with a trip if the date grows into something more intimate.

7. Biggest goal

This seems only logical following the two previous questions. You'd want to learn the best of them and this, in a way, seeks to understand what his or her biggest drive is.

Like the other sex foregoing questions, it's not an invalid one to ask.