120+ Best Icebreaker questions for Team Building at work place

Workplace appropriate Ice-breaker questions for your work meeting. 120+ fun questionnaire for your next team building activity on Zoom or Slack.

Whether we are working remote, in-office or hybrid, team building will always be crucial to creating a positive team culture. We all tend to look for ways to bond with our team and work cohesively to avoid burn-out. Moreover, what’s important is to onboard new team members through some fun team bonding activities, team building questionnaires or ice-breaker games.

So here we are, with an incredible list of 120+ super fun icebreaker questions for work that will make your team have a lot of fun together.

Personal Icebreaker questions

  1. What are your top three guilty pleasures?
  2. Where’s your favourite place to nap?
  3. What’s the most ridiculous thing your parents ever did to embarrass you?
  4. As a kid, did you ever do something wrong but manage to pin it on your siblings?
  5. What are you hilariously bad at?
  6. What’s the most embarrassing moment from your teen years?
  7. Have you ever experienced a culture shock? Where was it and what happened?
  8. Do you have a favourite mug? Let us see it and explain why you love it.
  9. What’s something that everyone else seems to love—that you don’t understand?
  10. What’s the most random thing in your purse/wallet?
  11. What’s the worst movie you’ve ever watched?
  12. What are the top 5 places in your bucket-list?
  13. If you could start any business in the world, what would you start?
  14. When you were little, who was your favourite superhero and why?
  15. What’s your favourite thing to do in the summer?
  16. Are you a morning or night person?
  17. What are you most excited about in life right now?
  18. Do you regularly practice self development? If so, what have you done recently to work on self-improvement?
  19. What do you want to be remembered for after you die?
  20. What is your favourite musical instrument and why?
  21. What is your favourite decade and why?
  22. What is your favourite app on your phone?
  23. What’s your idea of a great day?
  24. What are some of the dumbest misadventures you’ve been on?
  25.  What music do you put on when you want to get pumped?

Food & drink Icebreaker questions

  1. What is the most unusual food combination that you love?
  2. Your favourite comfort food during the lockdown?
  3. What’s your favourite fruit?
  4. What’s one cuisine you could live without?
  5. What’s the best meal you’ve ever made?
  6. If you could have an endless supply of any food, what would you get?
  7. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
  8. What's your least favourite food?
  9. What's your favourite place to grocery shop?
  10. What's your favourite dessert?
  11. Do you prefer breakfast, lunch, or dinner?
  12. Do you prefer coffee or tea?
  13. What’s something you ate regularly as a kid growing up?
  14. What’s your favourite happy hour drink?
  15. Air fryer or microwaved foods?
  16. Air fried or oven baked food?
  17. What’s the first thing you drink when you wake up?
  18. What's the smelliest food to cook in the office microwave?
  19. What was your least favourite food as a kid and do you still dislike it?
  20. What was your favourite school lunch as a kid?
  21. What ingredients would go on your perfect sandwich?
  22. What’s your favourite international food?
  23. What’s the best international candy you’ve ever tried?
  24. Sweet or savoury? 
  25. Which Tik-Tok food trend do you really like or dislike?

Funny Icebreaker questions

  1. What’s the weirdest way you have met someone?
  2. What do you wish was illegal?
  3. What was your most unrealistic purchase?
  4. What smell do you hate that doesn’t seem to bother other people?
  5. What's the silliest thing that you're really good at?
  6. What’s the craziest dare you ever took?
  7. What’s the worst thing you ever did as a kid — and got away with?
  8. What’s the craziest fashion trend you ever rocked?
  9. What are you kind of snobby about?
  10. If you could only eat at one restaurant forever, what restaurant would it be?
  11. What is the funniest thing one of your pets have done?
  12. What “old person” things do you do?
  13. What is the strangest gift you have ever received?
  14. What assumption you made went hilariously wrong?
  15. What’s your favourite seat on an airplane?
  16. Talking pets or talking babies?
  17. What emoji do you use the most when texting?
  18. What after-school activity, sport or class did you quit and why?
  19. How many alarms do you set for yourself? How many times do you hit snooze?
  20. What is your go-to karaoke song?
  21. What’s your favourite way to waste time online?
  22. What slang are you really happy went out of fashion?
  23. What is the most stressful TV show or movie you watched?
  24. How do you feel about clowns?
  25. What’s the strangest name someone you have met had?


Work-related Icebreaker questions

  1. What's your favourite water cooler story at work?
  2. What is the worst job, according to you?
  3. What’s your best “my coworkers are crazy” story?
  4. What is your least favourite job you’ve ever had?
  5. What’s one sentence you’d like to hear from your boss?
  6. What characteristic do you value the most in your coworkers?
  7. What’s one work-related skill that you’d like to develop, especially if you could do it easily?
  8. What coworker characteristic do you find most irritating?
  9. How much money would you need to win to walk away from your current job?
  10. What is one of your greatest work-related achievements?
  11. What activity helps you relieve stress at work?
  12. What class did you take in school that helps you with your job?
  13. Professional, casual or sweatpants? If there were no dress code, how would you dress for work?
  14. What’s one thing you wish could be automated in your job?
  15. If you could keep only one part of your morning routine, what would it be?
  16. Do you work better with or without music? What are you listening to while you work?
  17. What’s one productivity tool you couldn’t live without, and what makes it indispensable?
  18. What topic could you give the longest presentation on right now with no preparation?
  19. What coffee do you drink in your morning meeting?
  20. What is your go-to excuse for being late to virtual meetings?
  21. Would you rather receive a shoutout from the CEO at a company all-hands meeting or a private word of thanks from them?
  22. What’s one thing your co-workers don’t know about you?
  23. What things bring joy to you in the workplace?
  24. How do you cope with stress at work?
  25. What is the biggest mistake you’ve made at work?


Reflective Icebreaker questions

  1. If you start a rock band, what would you name it?
  2. How long would you last in a zombie apocalypse?
  3. Would you rather be sticky or slimy for the rest of your life?
  4. If you had to teach a class on one thing what would it be?
  5. If you were featured on the local news, what would you most likely be on there for?
  6. If you were an ice cream flavour, which would you be and why?
  7. There are now 25 hours in a day! How do you spend your extra hour?
  8. If you had unlimited time and resources, how would you spend your days?
  9. What is one goal you’d like to accomplish during your lifetime?
  10. If they made a movie of your life, what would it be about and which actor would you want to play you?
  11. Who influenced you the most when you were growing up?
  12. If you had the power of teleportation, where would you go right now?
  13. If you had a month off to travel anywhere you desire, where would you go?
  14.  If you left your current life behind and ran away to follow your dreams, what would you be doing?
  15. If you could change anything about the way you were raised, what would it be? 
  16. If you could eliminate one thing from your daily routine, what would it be and why? 
  17. If you could magically become fluent in any language, what would it be? 
  18. If you could hang out with any cartoon character, who would you choose and why? 
  19. If you could be in any movie, what would it be and what character would you play? 
  20. If you could add a word to the dictionary what would you add and what would it mean?
  21. If you could choose your age forever, what age would you choose and why? 
  22. If you had to lose all your memories, which one would want to lose last? 
  23. If you could add anyone to Mount Rushmore who would it be and why? 
  24. If you could get rid of any current trend, what would it be and why? 
  25. If you had to eat a crayon, what colour would you choose? Why? 


Whenever you’re looking for a way to connect with your team or just have some fun and laughs, don’t forget to refer to these questions for team building. So, be the conversational colleague at your next meet-up and break the silence with these fun ice-breakers! 

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