30 Best Speed Dating Questions to Ask


Speed dating is one of the best ways to meet a lot of people rather quickly, and have the choice of which ones you want to continue seeing. First impressions mean everything for this type of dating. It is a normal way to date people without having to go through a lot of awkward situations on a normal date, and not to mention you save a lot of time in the process. You usually get around five to ten minutes with each person. It is during this time that you need to make a connection. The questions that you ask the other person are very important since you’re on a limited time schedule to find out more about them. You have to be ready and on top of things, so compile a list of these questions to bring with you when you go speed dating and miss nothing.

  1. What do you do for work? This is a great intro question to ask, and it reveals the professional status of a person but it also tells you a bit about their personality and what they have accomplished.
  2. What is one thing about yourself that you would like me to know? This gives you a better idea of who they are, and what they care to share.
  3. When was your last relationship and how long did it last for? This opens communication and lets you know more about their relationships and how they handle them.
  4. What are you looking for in a relationship, any in particular value that is most important to you while in one? This is just to see if you have the same relationship values.
  5. Do you want or have any children. This is important if you have them, want them, or if you do not like them.
  6. Do you want to get married eventually or have you already been married? This allows you to know what they want or are looking for in a relationship.
  7. Is religion something that is important to you? Depending on both values; you might or might not be compatible.
  8. What is something you’re most proud about? This reveals a lot about a person and their personality. It allows you to see what they value in life.
  9. What do you do for fun? This will make it not so drab with the rest of the questions, and it is a common one asked. See if your interests match.
  10. Do you believe in love at first sight? Find out if they are romantic or not. This is definitely a good one.
  11. Do you like or have pets? This is important since you might like animals, and they might not or vice versa.
  12. What is your most treasured possession and why? This allows you to know what they are sentimental about and what they care about in their life.
  13. What is the last book you read or movie you watched? This is definitely a conversation starter.
  14. If you had six months to live, what would you do? This is something that will allow you to see further into their personality.
  15. What is your favorite month out of the year and why? This gives you an idea of what season and temperature they enjoy the most.
  16. What is the one job in the world that you would love to do? This gives you an idea of who they are, and what they like.
  17. What type of music do you like and who is your favorite? This is just to give you an idea if you’re going to be fighting over the music choice all the time.
  18. Where do you see yourself in five years from now? This is something that you want to know, do they have goals for themselves? Do they want something out of life?
  19. Is the cup half empty or half full to you? This allows you to know if they view the world in a negative or positive way.
  20. Who was your childhood hero? This gives you not only information about their past, but more into their personality as well.
  21. If you won a million dollars, what would you do with it? This is a great ice breaker and something that you can laugh about.
  22. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? This is another amusing question that is just for laughs.
  23. Are you a morning or night person? You want to make sure you will spend common time together.
  24. If you had friends coming over, what would you cook for them? This allows you to know if they do cook and their tastes on food.
  25. If you could travel back through time, what mistake in your life would you correct and why? This gives you a deeper conversation while getting know more about the person.
  26. Is sexual compatibility an important factor to you? This is something you want to make sure you agree on.
  27. What makes you laugh and cry? This throws a light on their personality and what they enjoy or hate.
  28. What adjective would a close friend use to describe you? This gives you an idea of who they are.
  29. Who was the first crush you have ever had? This will allow them to look back on sentiments while giving you great details on how romantic they are.
  30. Who’s shoes would you step in for a day and why? This says a lot about their taste and who they want to be.

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