Posted September 26, 2015 by Burnt Cork in Blog

50 Questions To Ask At A Dating Event

questions to ask at dating event
questions to ask at dating event

50 Questions To Ask At A Dating Event

With a limited time to make an impression at a dating event, not only is the way you dress important but also the questions you ask. Let us face it, no one wants to date some one who does not talk, is boring or nervous. What is more, it is the time to determine whether or not the person in front of you is a nutter or the potential love of your life. Arm yourself with the definite list of questions to ask on a date.

  • ‘What do you do for work?’ An introductory question that really only reveals the professional status of a person but little about his personality so race on to another question.
  • ‘Where are you from?’ This sheds some light on the person.
  • ‘What is the one thing about yourself that you would like me to know?’
  • ‘When was your last relationship and how long did it last?’ A probing question that will throw up any alarm bells if your date is hung up on his ex, is seeking a casual sex or any other issues.
  • ‘What are you looking for in a relationship?’ Is your date seeking the same things you are?


  • ‘What do you think is the most important value in a relationship?’
  • ‘Do you want to marry or have you ever been married?’ This is important, as it will reveal if both are moving in the same direction – towards or away from marriage.
  • ‘What do you look for in a wife/ husband?’
  • ‘Do you want/do you have any children?’ An important question if you are looking for a long-term relationship and your partner is not.
  • ‘What do you do for fun?’ – This will throw light on whether your share the same interests.


  • ‘What are you most proud about?’ This reveals the basic values of the person – whether he/she values money or adventure/ intellectual pursuits.
  • ‘Is religion important to you?’
  • ‘Do you follow politics?’ This will reveal whether you share the same core beliefs?
  • ‘Do you believe in love at first sight?’ Determine whether he/she is a romantic person or not.
  • ‘What is your most treasured possession and why?’


  • ‘What is your favorite season of the year and why?’
  • ‘Which is your favorite book/movie?’
  • ‘Which is the last book you read?’ Get the conversation started.
  • ‘Which is the one job in the world that you would love to do?’
  • ‘Which is your favorite music and your favorite singer/band?’


  • ‘Do you like animals/keep pets?’
  • ‘How do you spend your spare time?’
  • ‘Where do you see yourself in five years time?’
  • ‘If you were an animal in the wild, what would you be?’
  • ‘Do you believe a cup is half empty or half full?’


  • ‘If you could travel back through time, what single mistake would you correct in life?’
  • ‘You have got six months to live, what will you do first?’
  • ‘Is sexual compatibility important to you?’
  • ‘Who was your hero, as a child?’
  • ‘If you won a lottery, how would you spend your millions?’


  • ‘Which was the first crush you ever had?’
  • ‘What makes you laugh/cry?’
  • ‘If you have friends coming over, what would you cook?’
  • ‘Describe your perfect holiday.’
  • ‘Which T.V. program would you never miss?’


  • ‘What is the last CD you bought?’
  • ‘Are you a morning person or a night person?’
  • ‘Would you like to climb a mountain or trek across a desert?’
  • ‘What adjective would a close friend use to describe you?’
  • ‘If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?’


  • ‘Into which personality’s shoes would you like to step for a day?’
  • ‘Who is you favorite actor/actress/celebrity and why?’
  • ‘Who is your favorite sportsperson?’
  • ‘What is your favorite sporting activity?’
  • ‘Which is your favorite genre of movies – comedy/thriller/action?’


  • ‘What is it that you have never found in a man/ woman you that have dated and not found?’
  • ‘Have you ever/ still practice one night stands?’
  • ‘What television show are you addicted to?’
  • ‘How long do you think a couple should wait before they become intimate?’
  • ‘What is your type?