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All That You Need to Know about the Famous 21 Questions Game

All That You Need to Know about the Famous 21 Questions Game

Updated on Sep 28, 2022

Reviewed by Julianne Cantarella, MSW, LSW , Certified Relationship Coach

21 Questions Game - Everything You Need to Know about It

If you are here, reading this, I am guessing you already know about the famous 21 questions game.

If you don’t, let me tell you – it is one of the most exciting and fun games to get to know somebody better.

So, you might have come across situations where you sweat or turn red on meeting somebody. You can use this game to break the ice with a stranger. A group of friends can also play it at a night out or you can also use this game to play with your crush.

This game helps you identify a common ground before you allow yourself to develop some feelings for the opposite person.

Before we dive deep into the questions list, let’s first understand…

21 Questions Game - Everything You Need to Know about It
21 Questions Game – Everything You Need to Know about It

What is ‘21 Questions Game’?

21 questions is a question-and-answer game that can be played between two people or a group of friends. You can also play it with your cousins or family members on a night out.

However, the only point of difference is that you ask only 21 questions as hinted by the name itself. The type of questions entirely depends on the players.

Answering questions seems annoying but ONLY until you play this game.

I can vouch for the fact that while playing this game, you’ll desperately wait for the next set of questions to hit you. This exciting game can turn as personal or as casual as you want it to be.  

So, now if you’re wondering how to play the 21 questions game, keep reading.

How to Play 21 Questions

Like all other question games, you just need to ask a question and wait for the other person to answer it.

However, if you want to modify it to make it more interesting, there are a few ways to do this. The four exciting ways to play this game are:

1. Classic

This is the most common way of playing this game. Anybody can volunteer or be randomly chosen to answer the 21 questions first.

The rest of the players can take turns to ask a total of 21 questions to this person. You can decide beforehand if the follow-up questions to the answers will be counted in the 21 questions.

Some groups also allow passing up to two questions that the answering player doesn’t want to answer.

The next person to answer the 21 questions can be nominated by the one who just answered the questions. Alternatively, anybody can volunteer or a player can be randomly chosen.

2. Ricochet

Hypothetically, person A selects a question and asks it to person B to start the round. Person B answers the question. To bring a twist, everyone playing the game can ask follow-up questions based on the original answer of person B.

Next, person B selects a new question and asks it to anybody else except person A. This round ends when everyone playing the game has asked questions to each other including person A. Nobody can be asked a second question unless everyone in the round has answered the question.

3. Round & Round

In this method, the questioning and answering goes in a circle. So, the entire group has to sit in a circle. Then person A asks a question and the person sitting on the right side has to answer the question.

Similarly, the next person on the right answers the next question and the game goes on until the round is completed and person A has answered the question.

You can also add some buffer time for people who wish to ask follow-up questions. However, this is optional.

4. The dice version

In this version of the game, the player is selected randomly. Then this player has to roll two dice. The number of questions to be answered depends on the numbered faces of the dice. For instance, player A rolls ‘5’ and ‘1’. Then, other players have to ask six questions.

If you’re playing with only one dice, roll the dice twice and add on the numbers in both the chances. The next player repeats the same method and the game is carried forward.

Now that you know different methods, here’s a quick…

Step-by-Step 21 Questions Game

Are you already excited to dive straight into the questions?

Well, hold your horses till I introduce to you the step-by-step process of playing this super-fun game.

You can ask personal questions when you’re playing with your close friends or your spouse and casual questions when you use this game for conversation starters

Step 1: Find someone to play with

You can play this game with a person you share romantic interests with or with a member of your group. This game produces the best results when played with someone whom you know only at a superficial level but will be interested to dig deeper.

If you have nobody new in your life, modify your questions to ask your old acquaintances in a manner that you can learn something new about them.

Step 2: Ask what you want to know

The content of the questions depends on who you are playing the game with and what you want to know about them.

For instance, if you’re playing with your crush, you would definitely want to know more about their exes and thoughts on relationships.

But when you are playing with friends, figure out if you want to know more about their background or future plans and create your questions accordingly.

Step 3: Prepare a list (or, use this one!)

Questions can be asked in two ways. The first way is to ask whatever comes to your mind. This can sound like a more entertaining choice but always comes with a risk of getting too personal.

The second way is to write down a list of questions before starting the game. This way everyone is mentally prepared to answer the questions. If you don’t want to prepare the list, you can obviously use this one (trust me, once you use it, you will never think of going anywhere else!).

Step 4: Take turns asking questions

After deciding the target and questions, each member should get a turn to ask questions. Divide the questions equally among the players.

If the number of questions cannot be divided equally, then let every player ask one question in a circle until the list of questions is exhausted. This way, everybody gets a chance to ask questions and to answer them.

Step 5: Don’t miss your turn

Once you have finished asking the questions, take the turn and answer the same questions or the new set of questions put forth.

Answer the questions honestly and show courtesy towards the one who is asking. If you’re uncomfortable with a question, pass and request for a new one – but in any case, don’t miss your turn.

Wait. There’s more before I finally start the question list!

Game rules 21 questions game

Even after knowing the types and processes, you should still know the basic rules of playing a questions game. Remember, if you fail to abide by these rules – there’s a high risk of hurting someone’s feelings or even worse, making the game boring.

1. Don’t be judgemental: Never judge any answer. If you cannot appreciate an answer, it is better to stay silent.

2. Respect: This game is meant for fun. Even when you are asking personal or embarrassing questions, make sure you don’t put anyone in an uncomfortable position. Preserve a person’s integrity and show some respect.

3. Promote Honesty: You need to give honest answers to the questions. Liars are liked by none. In fact, the real fun is in the honest answers. No one wants to know the hero that you have been all your life – they want to know your fun and crazy side.

4. Don’t repeat questions: The fun is spoilt when the questions are repeated. Keep sprtthe game interesting with your creative questions or keep this list handy. That’s all that you’ll need! 😉

5. Keep the conversation going: To get a deeper insight into a topic, ask follow-up questions or simply ask ‘Why’. The stories behind the answers can give you a hearty laugh most of the time.

Finally, it’s time to begin the most-awaited questions list. I always prefer to start with a heartfelt laugh – so here are some…

Funny 21 questions to ask

There’s nothing like laughter that makes your stomach hurt. I think that’s the only pain anyone wishes for.

So, here is a list of 21 fun questions that will give everyone a laughter dose.

  1. What was your favorite game in your childhood?
  2. What kind of social situations make you laugh?
  3. Can you control your laughter in public?
  4. Would you like to become a stand-up comedian?
  5. Who is the funniest person you came across?
  6. Did any of your teachers have a funny accent?
  7. What is one thing you did as a backbencher?
  8. What is the funniest reason that led to your suspension in school?
  9. Did you try to hit on your boss?
  10. Do you have a crush on your colleague?
  11. What is the best pickup line you have used?
  12. Have you ever been dumped on a first date?
  13. If you could jump into a pool of something, what would it be?
  14. Which fictional character would you associate yourself with?
  15. Do you prefer mountains or beaches?
  16. What is your favorite type of dressing?
  17. Will you prefer marriage or a live-in relationship?
  18. Have you ever fallen down in a public place?
  19. Have you been abused by a stranger? Why?
  20. Do you prefer sunsets or sunrises?
  21. What is the most adventurous thing you have done with your friends?

Okay, so after this list of funny questions, let’s make the game more interesting with some freaky ones.

21 Questions Game Freaky

Isn’t it fun to see somebody freak out at your question? The way they jump or that eye-widening look gives everyone a lifetime memory.  

If you’re looking for such interesting questions and there are no set limits, you can use this set of 21 questions.

  1. What color underwear are you wearing right now?
  2. Have you been caught by your parents while making out with your partner?
  3. What do you wear to bed when in the mood for sex?
  4. What do you do to seduce your partner?
  5. Do you have a thing for lingerie?
  6. What is your type of person?
  7. Do you prefer sex or cuddling?
  8. Would you like to make the first move?
  9. Are you nervous when you want to ask someone out?
  10. What is the biggest rejection you faced?
  11. Would you be in a relationship where you couldn’t have sex?
  12. Are you a shy person?
  13. What tattoo would you want me to get inked?
  14. What physical features attract you the most?
  15. Would you prefer somebody sexy or intellectual?
  16. Would you mind if you find out your partner was double dating?
  17. What is the first thing you notice in a person?
  18. What characteristic of a person is the least pleasing for you?
  19. At what age did you have sex for the first time?
  20. Have you ever kissed a person of the same sex as you?
  21. How many one-night stands have you had?

Well, you certainly cannot ask these questions to everyone. The players need to be in your close circle for you to be able to ask this set.

So, for people who have just started a new relationship, you would first want to get rid of the awkward silences, know more about them and their lifestyle – so here’s a list for you!

21 Questions for a New Relationship

When you’re in a new relationship, you feel the butterflies and violins all around. You imagine a rosy future and a happy life.

But you also want to know about their choices and habits. This fun game is certainly going to help you know your partner at a deeper level.

  1. Would you like to make a movie about your life?
  2. What is the last event you visited?
  3. What is the one thing you are passionate about?
  4. Which is your favorite breed of dog?
  5. Do you love pets?
  6. How many times do you shower in a day?
  7. Can you go a day without brushing?
  8. Do you always tip in a restaurant or skip it when given terrible service?
  9. Which bird would you like to be?
  10. What would you nickname me?
  11. Tell me about your favorite TV show?
  12. If you had a time machine, would you go anywhere in time or visit the future?
  13. Do you prefer traveling by flight or road trip?
  14. What is the worst lie you have heard from your ex?
  15. What song do you play on repeat mode?
  16. What song do you sing with the wrong lyrics, always?
  17. If you could travel anywhere in the world, which place would you choose?
  18. What is easier- waking up early or staying up late?
  19. What are the travel destinations on your bucket list?
  20. In past relationships, did you learn a lesson?
  21. How did past relationships change you?

Now, if you’re specifically looking for questions to ask a girl, the next list is for you.

21 Questions to Ask a Girl

Girls prefer to talk about diverse topics. However, they are more interested in answering the questions pertaining to their lives. So, when you are talking to a girl, you might feel overwhelmed.

So, here are some hand-picked questions that will help you know your girl better.

  1. What is your favorite romantic song?
  2. Which book can you relate to your life?
  3. Would you prefer a rich guy or a popular guy?
  4. What is one bad habit that you would like to change about yourself?
  5. What is your naughtiest fantasy?
  6. Have you ever dreamt naughty about your co-worker?
  7. Who is one celebrity you would like to date?
  8. How would you describe yourself in three words?
  9. What is the lamest joke you have ever heard?
  10. What is the dirtiest text you have received?
  11. What is the first thing you do in the morning?
  12. What are your thoughts on the threesome?
  13. If you receive money lying on the street, what would you do?
  14. What is your idea of a perfect birthday party?
  15. Have you ever cried on your birthday?
  16. What are your thoughts on oral sex?
  17. What makes you different from other girls?
  18. What is the worst advice you have given someone?
  19. Do you ever regret any decision that you made by yourself?
  20. Which actress inspires you?
  21. What are the three things you want in your life?

These are the few questions that are only valid for girls, not guys.  

If you are looking for some great questions to ask a guy, check out the next list.

21 Questions to Ask a Guy

Talking to guys is easier than girls. They don’t get offended easily and have a “witty” answer to everything.

So, you should use your creativity here and create your own questions. But if you are unable to, I am more than happy to help. 

  1. What is more important- money or peace?
  2. What is one thing you cannot tolerate?
  3. What is your favorite food place?
  4. What was your favorite game as a child?
  5. Would you prefer clubbing or a home date night?
  6. What is the last thing you do before going to bed?
  7. How long do your relationships usually last?
  8. Have you ever been caught by the police after being drunk?
  9. Have you ever been hit by someone?
  10. What is the silliest thing you do so that the girls notice you?
  11. How do you ask a girl out?
  12. Would you mind a one-night stand?
  13. Who would you like to get in bed with?
  14. What is one habit in girls that turns you off?
  15. What is one thing you don’t like doing in bed?
  16. What is one quality you look for in a girl?
  17. How do you like to spend your day when you are not working?
  18. How much time do you spare for your favorite game?
  19. How much are you likely to spend on a date?
  20. Do you prefer private or open relationships?
  21. What is your idea of a dream job?

If you don’t want to get gender-specific and are looking for something to initiate a conversation with your crush, why don’t you ask these…

P.S. Don’t worry, this list is suitable for both guys or girls! 😉

21 Questions to Ask Your Crush

When you have a crush, you would definitely want to know more about their life ideologies before taking a step towards a relationship. Yet, you wouldn’t like to make it very obvious to them.

In such cases, you need to be very diplomatic and talk about different things with the help of these questions.

  1. What are your thoughts on double texting?
  2. At what age did you have your first kiss?
  3. What is your zodiac sign?
  4. Do you make spontaneous decisions?
  5. What is one thing about your life that makes you happy?
  6. What is one thing about your life that you regret?
  7. What is your idea of a dream date?
  8. Who are you close to in your family?
  9. Are you looking for a fling or long-term relationship?
  10. What do you think of me as an individual?
  11. What is the most attractive thing you find in a person?
  12. What is your favorite technique for kissing?
  13. What parts of my body do you like the most?
  14. How do you like to spend your day?
  15. Which is your favorite book?
  16. Can you judge a person really well?
  17. Do you like being in your comfort zone or do you take risks?
  18. Why did you end your last relationship?
  19. At what age did you have your first relationship?
  20. What is a quality that you wouldn’t compromise with your partner?
  21. Which superhero can you relate to?

Well, if everything has worked for you so far, wouldn’t you like to flirt a little? So, what’s the wait worth? Fire away with these…

Flirty 21 Questions

When you flirt with a person, you want them to pick on those hints and receive an equally spiced response. To help you do that, I have hand-crafted some questions! 😉

  1. Do you want me to make the first move?
  2. Do you ever dream of me?
  3. Which is your regular make-out place?
  4. Do you feel happy with me?
  5. Do you behave the same way with others as you do with me?
  6. Do you feel shy around me?
  7. Do I make you feel weak in the knees?
  8. If you couldn’t have me, whom would you hit on?
  9. On which part of my body would you like to see a tattoo?
  10. Which part of my body would you like to touch first?
  11. Which physical feature did you first notice in me?
  12. Do you want to have a shower with me?
  13. Do you want me to give you a massage?
  14. Would you like me to kiss you in public or lick you in private?
  15. What do you like more- my butt or chest?
  16. Do you approve of a friends-with-benefits arrangement?
  17. What is one thing you would like me to do for you in bed?
  18. Would you like to burn your calories with me?
  19. Would you want me to remove your underwear for you?
  20. Do you think there’s a difference between sex and making love?
  21. Would you mind playing dirty truth or dare game with me?

After all the flirting, you would want to know something more about the person before finally getting invested. This can be about their personal life or past experiences.

So, let’s take a deeper peek with some…

Relationship 21 Questions

This set of questions is very useful when you are trying to get into a new relationship or have just started seeing each other. If there’s something specific that you want to ask, don’t shy away from adding that.

Remember, there’s only so much a list can help you with. For all the other concerns, you need to gather the courage to ask them, all by yourself.

  1. Who was your first crush?
  2. When did you feel the happiest?
  3. What smell do you like the most?
  4. What are the ways you adapt to gain your crush’s attention?
  5. Have you ever become friends with a stranger?
  6. Have you ever been cheated by someone?
  7. How do you kill time when you’re bored?
  8. As a kid, how did you imagine adult life to be?
  9. Did you ever cheat in a relationship?
  10. What is one thing you took longer to learn than others?
  11. Have you ever been in two relationships at once?
  12. How many kisses can turn you on?
  13. What is one of your biggest pet peeves?
  14. What is your idea of a perfect relationship?
  15. What characteristics do you think defines an ideal partner?
  16. How do you want to spend the rest of your life?
  17. Where did you have your first kiss?
  18. What is the worst thing you did at your job?
  19. If life was a movie, who would you like to cast opposite you?
  20. Do you miss me when I am at work?
  21. Have you been in a long-term relationship?

I am sure you are also interested to know their sexual preferences but are confused about where to begin.

Don’t worry, I’ve got your back!

Intimate Questions for 21 Questions Game

In today’s world, everyone wants to know about their “bed” habits before committing to something long-term.

And, why not? Sex is one of the most important of our lives.

With that, here are a few intimate questions that you can ask him/her provided you both have reached a certain comfort zone.

  1. Are you a virgin?
  2. What color lingerie would you want me to wear?
  3. Do you see porn?
  4. Do you prefer handjobs or blowjobs?
  5. How many times do you have sex in a week?
  6. How many times can you do “it” in a night?
  7. Do you get tired easily after having sex?
  8. Do you shave every time before having sex?
  9. Which is the weirdest place that you have had sex in the past?
  10. What part of sex do you find gross?
  11. What color turns you on?
  12. Do you like to drink and have sex?
  13. Have you ever danced to seduce your partner?
  14. What would you like to do, naked?
  15. Do you laugh or keep it serious in the bedroom?
  16. Do you prefer sex only at night or anytime in the day?
  17. Do you like playing with boobs or butts?
  18. Do you have an embarrassing sex memory?
  19. Did you ever sleep with a person older than you?
  20. Do you like sex with or without condoms?
  21. Do you use energy drinks or pills for sex?

Oh, if you want to play this fun game as a couple, here are some super-fun questions for you.

21 Questions for Couples

Couples who have been in a relationship for a long time know a lot about each other.

But there are some aspects of their personalities that you can bring out with this game. It will help you understand them a lot better. You are free to modify the questions to suit your partner and your current relationship status.

  1. What is one thing you are most possessive about?
  2. When do you feel insecure?
  3. Where do you spend your money the most?
  4. Who are you jealous of?
  5. Would you like to change anything about me?
  6. What habit of mine annoys you the most?
  7. What do you appreciate the most in our relationship?
  8. If you were granted three wishes, what would you ask for?
  9. What is your favorite sport?
  10. What is one belief that you have followed since childhood?
  11. Who were you closer to as a child- father or mother?
  12. Where do you imagine us to be in the next 5 years?
  13. Which country would you like to visit next?
  14. Who was your favorite family member as a child?
  15. What is one memory from childhood that you cannot forget ever?
  16. Do you plan your day daily?
  17. What is one exciting thing that you are waiting for in your life?
  18. In what setting do you feel the most comfortable?
  19. During weekdays, what thought occupies most of your day?
  20. What is the one thing in your life that you consider as a blessing?
  21. What is the childhood nightmare that still scares you?

As a couple, why should you be ashamed of talking about sex?

Sexual 21 Questions

You can always talk about sex with your partner. In fact, sometimes it also helps you spark the fire on the bed. 😉

If you’re unsure of how to go about this, take help from the following questions.

  1. What is the wildest sexual thing you have done for your partner?
  2. How many times can you have sex in a row?
  3. Will you like to have sex with me, right now?
  4. What is the thing that is most likely to turn you on?
  5. When did you have your first orgasm?
  6. What is the best thing about foreplay?
  7. Have you ever experienced wet dreams?
  8. What sex toys do you use?
  9. How often do you masturbate?
  10. Have you ever been handcuffed by your sex partner?
  11. Which porn categories do you like the most?
  12. Do you masturbate while watching porn?
  13. What is your bedtime fantasy?
  14. Do you wear anything when you sleep?
  15. What is the naughtiest thing you have done so far?
  16. What was your best sex experience like?
  17. Do you like sexting?
  18. Have you ever thought dirty about any of the group members?
  19. Have you ever had sex with any of your teachers?
  20. According to you, what is the most seducing action?
  21. What is the immediate thing you do to satisfy yourself when you’re horny?

Oh, don’t think this game can only be played by young people. I have listed questions for the adults too.

21 questions adults

There is no restriction on the age limit of this game. It can be played by people of all age groups. You just have to twist and modify the questions that suit the particular age.

For the adults, I have tried to build up this list based on the topics they keep talking about.

  1. Is your life the same as you expected it to be as a teen?
  2. How would you describe your adult life in three words?
  3. As an adult, did you become more active or lazy?
  4. What is success according to you?
  5. What would you choose- love or money?
  6. Are you currently pursuing your dream?
  7. What is one thing that annoys you the most at work?
  8. Do you prefer yoga or meditation?
  9. Would you like to spend the weekend with family or friends?
  10. How much time do you get to spend with yourself?
  11. Do you have the energy to have sex after returning from the office?
  12. How do you like to dress up for business meetings?
  13. What do you think of your dream house?
  14. What is your next goal?
  15. What was the last vacation spot with your family?
  16. Do you miss being a teenager?
  17. What aspect of growing up do you hate the most?
  18. Do you get the freedom you imagined it to be as a teenager?
  19. What is a major change you witnessed in yourself after growing up?
  20. What is the next thing on your bucket list?
  21. Which song can you associate with your life?

Adults can talk sex too, right?

21 Questions Game Sexually

If you’re playing in a group or with someone and you want to talk only and only about sex, this list is all you need.

  1. Do you like oral sex?
  2. What is your opinion on sex before marriage?
  3. What turns you on almost immediately?
  4. How many people have you sexted with?
  5. Do you prefer sex over video calls?
  6. Would you send your nudes to seduce someone?
  7. Have you ever wanted to tear somebody’s clothes off?
  8. Which celebrity would you like to sleep with?
  9. Have you ever made out with any of your cousins?
  10. Did you ever try to make a move on your best friend’s ex?
  11. What is your first move in bed?
  12. Do you experiment with different positions in bed?
  13. What is your favorite position?
  14. Have you ever tried roleplay?
  15. Do you like reading erotica?
  16. Do you like hickeys?
  17. What is the most number of hickeys you have had at a time?
  18. Do you need sex every day?
  19. Do you think sex helps you relieve your stress?
  20. When is the fastest quickie you have had?
  21. Do you prefer wild or gentle sex?

While playing in a group, there can be some new members who have joined only recently. You wouldn’t want to hit such questions on them.

But you can relax and still be a rockstar with the next set.

21 Questions to Get to Know Someone

When you’re trying to get to know somebody, you’ll try to keep it simple with these questions.

  1. What do you want to become?
  2. Where do you work?
  3. What are your work timings?
  4. Do you get time to spend on your passion?
  5. What do you do in your free time?
  6. Do you hop cafes or clubs?
  7. Would you prefer street food or fancy restaurants?
  8. Are you a coffee or a tea person?
  9. What game do you like to play?
  10. Do you have any childhood memories that haunt you?
  11. Are you seeing somebody?
  12. What did you dream of becoming as a child?
  13. Do you trust everyone easily?
  14. Do you like talking to strangers?
  15. How do you feel when a person complains about you?
  16. Would you prefer to dance or sing?
  17. What is your favorite movie?
  18. Do you like long drives?
  19. Do you find rain romantic?
  20. What is your favorite season?
  21. Which hill station do you like the most?

If you’re looking for some more good questions, here you go…

Good 21 Questions to Ask

There are so many topics that you can talk about apart from relationships in this game. A few of these questions can even lead to intense discussions.

So, ask away and don’t prevent the follow-up questions – they help strike great conversations.

  1. How do you imagine your dream life to be?
  2. What subject will you like to include in our education system?
  3. After you die, how do you want people to remember you?
  4. For what cause can you devote your life?
  5. Do you have any complaints from your parents?
  6. Can you sacrifice your life for somebody?
  7. Are you the same person with nobody around as you are in front of people?
  8. Do you have fiction concepts like a zombie apocalypse?
  9. What countries would you like to visit?
  10. Which is your favorite book that has been converted into a movie?
  11. Who would you like to sit next to on a 12-hour long flight?
  12. What is the new thing that you would like to learn?
  13. What is one thing that you wish you hadn’t done ever?
  14. What is one aspect of your personality that people think is true but it is actually not?
  15. What is one lesson that life taught you with age?
  16. Do you think privacy is invaded with technology?
  17. What is the sudden reaction you get when you think of your past?
  18. What keeps you distracted when you are sad?
  19. If you got a chance to live your life again, what is one thing you would like to change?
  20. What would you do if you became a millionaire?
  21. What would be the first thing you would do if you were born as the opposite gender?

If you’re a teenager fascinated by the 21 questions game, don’t worry darling, I wouldn’t stop you from playing as long as you start with these questions! 😉

21 Questions for Teens

If you’re a teenager who wants to play this game with your friends, then you’ll need questions catering to your age group. Teenagers are not experts in relationships or sex. But this game can be fun without that too.

  1. Have you ever had a crush on your teacher?
  2. Who is your favorite author?
  3. Who is your favorite artist?
  4. What do you want to be as a grown-up?
  5. Do you get weird dreams?
  6. Can you share your thoughts easily with your parents?
  7. How often do you hang out with your friends?
  8. At what age did you have your first girlfriend?
  9. What is your favorite picnic spot?
  10. Have you ever sneaked out?
  11. If you become the President for a day, what would you do?
  12. What would you want to become popular for?
  13. Do you trust your friends more or your family?
  14. Has your friend ever betrayed you?
  15. Do you believe in the concept of best friends?
  16. What is one rule in the family that you have to follow?
  17. Do you spend time with your family?
  18. Would you like to play online games or outdoor games?
  19. What is your favorite meal?
  20. Who are you more scared of – mother or father?
  21. What is love for you?

And then there are some best questions that will work without fail.

Best 21 Questions to Ask

If you want their minds to take a small spin before answering, then these are the best questions that you’ll come across in the 21 questions game.

  1. Would you trade your intelligence for looks?
  2. What matters to you in a relationship – looks or money?
  3. What is your dream lifestyle?
  4. Which is your favorite shopping place?
  5. What brand do you prefer in clothing?
  6. Are you a part of any social service?
  7. Will you ever work for free for somebody who cannot repay you?
  8. Do you believe in religion?
  9. If given the superpowers, what stereotype will you end in society?
  10. Are you a gym person or a yoga person?
  11. What is your dream company to work with?
  12. Are you working in the profession you’re passionate about?
  13. Are you holding up the job for good money or because you actually like it?
  14. What has been the best moment of your entire life?
  15. Have you ever been proposed to by your crush?
  16. Do you find any animal sexy?
  17. Are you proud of breaking any habit?
  18. Would you like the hustle of the city or the peace of a town?
  19. What personality traits do you want in your partner?
  20. Have you ever been proud of a decision that you made all alone?
  21. What was the most strange punishment you have ever received?

No, no. Don’t go. Not yet.

I am not bidding you goodbye without some…

5 Tips for playing 21 questions game

After the questions, here are some tips that you should keep in mind while playing the game. This will only make the game more interesting and help you dodge all the red flags.  

Remember, we are playing for fun and that calls for absolutely no conflicts.

1. Establish “pass” rules

There can be questions that can upset the players. To avoid ruining the fun environment, it is advisable to develop rules beforehand. Establish ‘pass’ rules.

This means if a person is uncomfortable with a question, they can pass a question and request for a new one instead of that.

2. Make a list of off-limit questions

Before starting the game, set limits for the questions. There can be some questions that mustn’t be asked in any situation. Such questions can range from sex, intimacy, or crime.

So, depending on the group you’re playing with, you should always identify these off-limit questions. This will ensure that no player is offended or worse, angered.

3. Be respectful to each-other

I understand that playing 21 questions is super fun and you would like to tease or ask inappropriate questions to make it more interesting. But you should always respect the privacy of a member.

If they don’t want to talk about something, allow them to skip the topic or answer it vaguely. As the saying goes: Treat people the way you want to be treated.

4. Ask relevant questions

Always consider the people you’re playing with. Understand where they are coming from and draft your questions accordingly – only then you’ll be able to make this game fun.

So, for instance, if you’re playing this game with the members of your sports club, put up questions like ‘What is your favorite game?’ or ‘When did you first start playing the game?’

If in this group, you will ask questions like ‘What is the Netflix series you last binged on?’ – it will not only consume their interest but will also make it entirely boring.

5. Agree upon boundaries mutually

When only two of you are playing this game, you tend to get more personal that can hamper your relationship with the other person. Instead, set your boundaries mutually for the questions before starting the game.

And also agree upon maintaining the same relationship after the game. Give the person a chance to accept or reject a question if they’re uncomfortable answering it.

Over to you…

21 questions game is a fun game suitable for every age group and setting. The only thing that it requires you to do is to modify the set of questions depending on the people you’re playing it with. 

You can use this game at your parties, casual get-togethers, or even while chatting with somebody. This handy game has won the hearts of millions and is sure to win yours (only if you ask the right questions!).

Look for the people you want to play it with and decide your version of the game mutually. You can always make your own questions and list them down or ask whatever comes to your mind. 

But while playing, if you hit blank spots, don’t hesitate to come back and take a look at this guidebook of questions drafted only for you! 😊