650 Questions to Ask a Gen Z

Ever wonder what’s going on inside the minds of today’s young people? Meet Gen Z, the group of people born from the late 1990s to the early 2010s. They’re the first to grow up with smartphones, social media, and all the trends that come with it. 

If you’re curious about their thoughts on everything from technology to their dreams and humor, here’s a list of questions to help you dive into their world. Get ready to connect!

Questions About Technology

  1. What’s the first gadget you remember using?
  2. How do you feel when you’re away from your phone?
  3. Do you prefer texting or calling?
  4. Which app do you use the most?
  5. Have you ever tried going a day without tech?
  6. Do you use tech for creative stuff, like making videos or art?
  7. How do you keep your data safe online?
  8. How do you deal with online haters or trolls?
  9. Do you think life was better before smartphones?
  10. What’s your favorite video game?
  11. How often do you update your gadgets?
  12. Could you live without Wi-Fi?
  13. Do you think tech is making people less social in real life?
  14. What’s the most useful app on your phone?
  15. Have you ever fixed a gadget on your own?
  16. What new tech are you excited about?
  17. Do you think virtual reality will replace real experiences?
  18. How many hours a day do you spend on your phone or computer?
  19. Do you listen to podcasts? If so, which ones?
  20. How do you find out about new tech or gadgets?
  21. Do you use tech to help you exercise or stay healthy?
  22. Do you prefer eBooks or physical books?
  23. How do you feel about online dating?
  24. Do you use voice-activated devices like Alexa?
  25. How many photos do you have on your phone?
  26. Do you think robots will take over jobs?
  27. What’s your favorite tech hack or shortcut?
  28. How do you deal with tech stress, like crashes or slow Wi-Fi?
  29. What’s your opinion on smartwatches?
  30. Do you ever use tech for meditation or relaxation?
  31. Do you think self-driving cars are a good idea?
  32. What’s the oldest piece of tech you still use?
  33. How do you feel about people who are not tech-savvy?
  34. Do you ever use tech to help with cooking or recipes?
  35. Have you ever done a digital detox?
  36. Do you think tech companies have too much power?
  37. What’s your take on facial recognition technology?
  38. How do you choose a new phone or computer?
  39. Do you use tech to keep track of your money or budget?
  40. Do you prefer online shopping or going to stores?
  41. Do you use a fitness tracker or smartwatch to track your health?
  42. What kind of tech do you think we’ll have in 10 years?
  43. Do you use tech to learn new skills or hobbies?
  44. What’s the most you’ve ever spent on a tech gadget?
  45. How do you feel about sharing your location with apps?
  46. Do you ever use tech to help with chores, like a robot vacuum?
  47. Do you use any tech devices to help you sleep?
  48. What’s the worst tech mistake you’ve ever made, like dropping your phone?
  49. Do you ever use your phone or tech gadgets while eating?
  50. What tech innovation do you think is overrated?
  51. Do you feel like you need the latest tech to fit in?
  52. Do you ever use tech for outdoor activities, like hiking or camping?
  53. How often do you clean your tech gadgets?
  54. What’s the longest you’ve ever waited in line for a new device?
  55. Do you think tech is making us smarter or dumber?
  56. Have you ever backed up your data and regretted not doing it sooner?
  57. Do you use any tech for personal security, like a smart doorbell?
  58. How do you feel about parents tracking their kids’ location through tech?

Questions About Social Media

  1. Which social media platform do you use the most?
  2. Have you ever taken a break from social media?
  3. How do you decide who to follow?
  4. What’s the weirdest thing you’ve seen on social media?
  5. Do you think social media is good or bad for society?
  6. How do you handle FOMO (Fear of Missing Out)?
  7. Do you post more pictures or more text?
  8. Do your parents follow you on social media?
  9. What’s your favorite hashtag?
  10. Do you think social media affects your mental health?
  11. How do you handle online drama?
  12. Have you ever been cyberbullied?
  13. What’s the most likes you’ve ever gotten on a post?
  14. Do you use social media to keep up with news?
  15. Have you made real-life friends through social media?
  16. Do you trust influencers?
  17. How often do you post on social media?
  18. What’s your favorite meme?
  19. Do you share political views online?
  20. Have you ever deleted a post because it didn’t get enough likes?
  21. Do you use filters on your photos?
  22. What’s your go-to social media when you’re bored?
  23. How do you choose your profile picture?
  24. Do you think social media helps or hurts your relationships?
  25. What’s the most inspiring thing you’ve seen on social media?
  26. Have you ever joined a social media challenge?
  27. How do you decide what’s TMI (Too Much Information) to share?
  28. Do you follow any celebrities? Who’s your favorite?
  29. How do you feel about cancel culture?
  30. Have you ever regretted something you posted?
  31. Do you ever compare your life to what you see on social media?
  32. Do you follow any brands or companies? If so, which ones?
  33. What’s the funniest account you follow?
  34. Do you ever feel pressure to post something because of a trend?
  35. Have you ever met someone in real life that you first met on social media?
  36. How do you feel about parents posting pictures of their kids?
  37. Do you think people are their true selves on social media?
  38. Have you ever felt happier after quitting or taking a break from social media?
  39. What’s the most daring thing you’ve ever posted?
  40. Do you think social media should have age restrictions?
  41. How would you feel if social media platforms started charging money?
  42. Do you feel social media is addictive?
  43. How important is the number of followers you have?
  44. What’s the most interesting live video you’ve ever watched?
  45. Have you ever participated in a social media boycott?
  46. What do you think about the way news spreads on social media?
  47. Do you ever post about accomplishments, like getting a new job or winning an award?
  48. How do you choose your captions for posts?
  49. Do you use social media to find out about new music or movies?
  50. What’s your policy on blocking people?
  51. How do you feel about location tagging on posts?
  52. Do you use any privacy-focused social media platforms?
  53. Have you ever changed your opinion about something because of social media?
  54. What’s the most educational thing you’ve learned from social media?
  55. Do you feel like you can be more yourself online than in real life?
  56. Do you use social media to keep up with family members?
  57. Have you ever had to report a post or account?
  58. Do you feel like you must check social media as soon as you wake up?
  59. What’s the most touching or heartfelt post you’ve ever seen?
  60. Do you think social media platforms do enough to combat hate speech?

Questions About Relationships

  1. What’s the most important thing in a friendship?
  2. Do you think love can last forever?
  3. How do you handle conflict with a friend?
  4. What’s your idea of a perfect date?
  5. How do you know when you’re really into someone?
  6. Do you believe in love at first sight?
  7. How do you keep in touch with long-distance friends?
  8. What’s your biggest deal-breaker in a relationship?
  9. How often do you hang out with your friends?
  10. Do you think it’s okay to keep secrets in a relationship?
  11. How do you handle jealousy?
  12. What’s the best relationship advice you’ve ever gotten?
  13. How do you make new friends?
  14. What do you do to get over a breakup?
  15. Do you believe in soulmates?
  16. How important is trust in a relationship?
  17. How do you deal with a friend who’s changed?
  18. What qualities do you look for in a partner?
  19. Do you think relationships from your parents’ time were better or worse?
  20. How do you handle stress in a relationship?
  21. Do you have any relationship role models?
  22. What’s your love language?
  23. How do you balance time between friends and a significant other?
  24. What’s the longest friendship you’ve had?
  25. Do you think it’s important to have common interests?
  26. How do you celebrate anniversaries?
  27. What’s the most romantic thing someone’s done for you?
  28. How do you define cheating in a relationship?
  29. Do you think it’s easier to date now than it was for older generations?
  30. Would you date someone you met online?
  31. How do you feel about long-distance relationships?
  32. Do you have any friendships or relationships that started online?
  33. How important is it for your friends to get along with your partner?
  34. Do you think friendship is possible after a breakup?
  35. What’s the most creative way you’ve ever asked someone out or been asked out?
  36. How do you know when it’s time to end a friendship?
  37. Do you talk openly about your feelings in your friendships?
  38. How do you show someone you appreciate them?
  39. Do you think it’s important for a couple to have “their song”?
  40. How often do you check in with friends or loved ones?
  41. How do you celebrate your friends’ successes?
  42. How do you handle relationship advice from older generations?
  43. What’s your take on open relationships?
  44. Do you think it’s important to have alone time in a relationship?
  45. What’s the most challenging part about being in a relationship for you?
  46. How do you cope when you and your friends have different political or religious views?
  47. Do you feel like movies and TV shows give unrealistic expectations about relationships?
  48. How do you feel about public displays of affection?
  49. What’s the most important lesson you’ve learned from a past relationship?
  50. How often do you talk about the future with your partner?
  51. How do you feel about sharing passwords with a significant other?
  52. What’s the biggest sacrifice you’ve made for a relationship?
  53. How important is it for your partner to make you laugh?
  54. How do you deal with relationship doubts?
  55. What do you think about couples who share social media accounts?
  56. Have you ever been the “mediator” in a friend’s conflict?
  57. Do you believe opposites attract?
  58. How do you feel about dating someone from a different cultural background?
  59. What’s the most adventurous thing you’d want to do with a partner or friend?

Questions About Entertainment

  1. What’s your favorite movie of all time?
  2. Do you prefer streaming services or traditional TV?
  3. What’s your go-to song when you’re feeling down?
  4. Who is your favorite YouTuber?
  5. Do you like going to live concerts or music festivals?
  6. What was the last book you read for fun?
  7. Do you play any musical instruments?
  8. What’s your favorite video game right now?
  9. Do you enjoy any web comics or online graphic novels?
  10. Are you into any particular genre of movies or TV shows?
  11. Who’s your favorite celebrity, and why?
  12. Do you like watching sports, either live or on TV?
  13. Do you have any favorite comedians?
  14. What’s your favorite social media platform for entertainment content?
  15. Are there any shows you like to binge-watch?
  16. What was the most exciting live event you’ve ever attended?
  17. Do you enjoy watching documentaries?
  18. Are you into any niche or unconventional types of entertainment?
  19. Do you like watching theater or live performances?
  20. What was the last viral video you watched?
  21. Do you have a favorite animation or anime series?
  22. Are you part of any fandoms?
  23. What’s your most-watched YouTube channel?
  24. Do you have any entertainment guilty pleasures?
  25. Do you prefer indie or blockbuster films?
  26. What’s your go-to karaoke song?
  27. Do you enjoy reality TV shows?
  28. Are you into any classic films or TV shows?
  29. What’s the last movie that made you cry or feel really emotional?
  30. Do you enjoy watching foreign films or shows?
  31. What’s your favorite childhood TV show?
  32. Do you play any video games competitively?
  33. Have you ever attended a movie premiere or a first showing?
  34. Do you like to read fan fiction or write your own?
  35. What’s the most recent song you’ve added to your playlist?
  36. Do you like to watch behind-the-scenes footage or director’s commentary for movies?
  37. What’s your favorite way to discover new music?
  38. Have you ever been to a comedy show?
  39. Do you enjoy solving puzzles or playing board games?
  40. What’s the best live performance you’ve ever seen?
  41. Do you have any favorite late-night talk shows?
  42. Are there any upcoming movies or shows you’re excited about?
  43. Do you follow award shows like the Oscars or Grammys?
  44. How do you feel about reboots and sequels in the film industry?
  45. Do you like to watch travel or food shows?
  46. Have you ever taken an online music, art, or film course?
  47. Do you enjoy creating content, like vlogging or streaming?
  48. What’s the most you’ve ever spent on entertainment, like a concert ticket or collector’s item?

Questions About Trends

  1. What’s your favorite fashion trend right now?
  2. What trends do you think are totally overrated?
  3. What app is everyone using but you’re not interested in?
  4. What’s the last viral video you watched?
  5. What’s your current favorite TikTok trend?
  6. What are the best and worst food trends you’ve seen?
  7. What trends do you wish would come back?
  8. What’s a trend you tried and instantly regretted?
  9. Do you follow any celebrity trends?
  10. What’s your favorite viral dance?
  11. What’s the most bizarre beauty trend you’ve seen?
  12. Do you think trends are led by celebrities or regular people?
  13. What’s a fitness trend you’re into right now?
  14. Do you follow tech trends, like new gadgets or apps?
  15. What’s your favorite music trend?
  16. Do you ever get tired of seeing the same trends everywhere?
  17. Have you participated in any sustainability or eco-friendly trends?
  18. Do you think trends bring people together or create division?
  19. How quickly do you jump on a new trend?
  20. What’s your take on fast fashion vs. sustainable fashion?
  21. Do you think the pandemic has created new trends?
  22. How do trends influence your shopping habits?
  23. Do you think there’s a downside to following trends?
  24. What’s your favorite home décor trend?
  25. What trend do you hope never goes away?
  26. Do you ever set your own trends?

Questions About Mental Health And Wellbeing

  1. Do you have a regular exercise routine?
  2. What do you do to relax and unwind?
  3. Have you ever practiced meditation or mindfulness?
  4. What’s your sleep schedule like?
  5. Do you feel comfortable talking about mental health?
  6. Have you ever sought professional help for mental wellbeing?
  7. What’s your go-to comfort food?
  8. How do you stay motivated?
  9. Do you have a support network you can rely on?
  10. What are some self-care habits you practice?
  11. Have you ever experienced burnout?
  12. How do you handle conflict or disagreements?
  13. Do you think social media impacts your mental health?
  14. What’s your method for setting and achieving goals?
  15. Do you ever experience anxiety? How do you manage it?
  16. What activities bring you joy and happiness?
  17. Do you have any strategies for improving your mood?
  18. Do you think enough is being done to address mental health issues among young people?
  19. How do you maintain a work-life or school-life balance?
  20. Are you comfortable discussing mental health with your family?
  21. Do you think mental health should be discussed more in educational settings?
  22. Have you ever taken a mental health day?
  23. Do you have any coping mechanisms that help you through tough times?
  24. What’s your view on the importance of mental health?
  25. Have you ever participated in group therapy or support groups?
  26. What’s the most challenging mental health issue you’ve faced?
  27. How do you deal with negative thoughts?
  28. What role does exercise play in your mental wellbeing?
  29. Do you think there’s a stigma around mental health in your community?
  30. Do you find it easy to set boundaries, both online and offline?
  31. Do you think there’s a stigma around mental health?
  32. How do you feel about the role of medication in mental health treatment?
  33. Do you have any resources or apps you use for mental wellbeing?

Questions About The Future

  1. Do you see yourself living in the same place in 10 years?
  2. What do you think will be the biggest change in the world in the next 20 years?
  3. Do you plan to travel a lot in the future?
  4. How do you feel about settling down and starting a family?
  5. Are you optimistic or pessimistic about the world’s future?
  6. What new technology are you most excited about?
  7. Do you want to own a house someday?
  8. What’s your plan for retirement, if you’ve thought about it?
  9. How do you feel about climate change and its future impact?
  10. Do you see yourself switching careers at some point?
  11. What skills do you want to learn in the next few years?
  12. What’s a future milestone you’re looking forward to?
  13. Do you have a “bucket list,” and what’s on it?
  14. Are there any social or political causes you want to fight for in the future?
  15. How do you feel about the potential for space travel in your lifetime?
  16. What are your financial goals?
  17. How important is a work-life balance for your future self?
  18. Do you think you’ll ever move to another country?
  19. What are your thoughts on future modes of transportation?
  20. How do you think relationships will change in the future?
  21. Do you worry about job security and automation?
  22. How do you want to grow personally in the future?
  23. Do you plan on taking any big risks, like starting a business?
  24. What do you think the future of entertainment will look like?
  25. How will you stay healthy as you get older?
  26. Do you have any predictions for the next big social media platform?

Questions About Career Goals

  1. What’s your dream job?
  2. How important is money in choosing a career?
  3. Do you think you’ll stick with one career or switch around?
  4. Would you ever want to be your own boss?
  5. What skills do you want to learn for your career?
  6. Do you prefer working alone or in a team?
  7. Have you ever done an internship?
  8. How do you feel about working from home?
  9. What would you do if you didn’t have to work for money?
  10. How do you handle work stress?
  11. Do you think job loyalty is important?
  12. Would you ever consider a career in a different country?
  13. What industries or fields interest you the most?
  14. Do you feel pressured to choose a career path?
  15. How important is job security for you?
  16. What’s your ideal work environment?
  17. Would you ever take a less exciting job if it paid really well?
  18. How do you feel about networking?
  19. What’s the best career advice you’ve gotten?
  20. Are there any jobs you would never do?
  21. How important is work-life balance to you?
  22. Do you think you’ll have to go back to school for your career?
  23. How do you feel about jobs getting replaced by automation?
  24. Would you work on holidays or weekends?
  25. Do you see yourself climbing the corporate ladder?
  26. What would make you quit a job on the spot?
  27. Do you want a job where you help people?
  28. How do you stay updated on industry trends?
  29. Would you ever join a union?
  30. What are your thoughts on job-hopping?
  31. How do you feel about job interviews?
  32. Do you have a mentor or someone you look up to in your chosen field?
  33. What’s the most important factor for you in selecting a job?
  34. Do you have a “side hustle” or plan to have one?
  35. How would you handle conflicts at work?
  36. What’s your idea of a dream team to work with?
  37. Would you ever consider freelancing full-time?
  38. What would your ideal workday look like?
  39. Do you feel like you need a college degree for your dream job?
  40. How do you handle constructive criticism at work?
  41. Would you be willing to move for your career?
  42. What’s your plan B if your first career choice doesn’t work out?
  43. How do you feel about working in a startup vs. a corporate job?
  44. Would you take a job if you loved it but the pay was low?
  45. How do you stay motivated when a job gets tough?
  46. Do you plan to retire early if you can?
  47. What perks or benefits are most important to you in a job?
  48. How do you plan to stand out in your field?
  49. Would you consider working in a family business?
  50. Do you think it’s essential to align your job with your personal values?
  51. How do you feel about jobs that require a lot of travel?
  52. Would you prefer a job that’s 9-to-5 or one with flexible hours?
  53. How important is company culture to you?
  54. Would you ever take a career break or sabbatical?
  55. What are your thoughts on unlimited vacation policies?
  56. How do you plan to approach job promotions?
  57. What role do you see yourself in five years?
  58. Would you rather work on multiple short-term projects or one long-term project?
  59. Do you prefer job roles that are more creative or analytical?
  60. How do you stay updated with industry news?
  61. Would you consider a career that involves social impact or advocacy?

Questions About Hobbies And Interests

  1. What’s your favorite way to relax after a busy day?
  2. Do you have a hobby that you’re really passionate about?
  3. Are there any hobbies you want to start?
  4. Do you prefer indoor or outdoor activities?
  5. What’s your favorite sport to watch or play?
  6. Do you like arts and crafts?
  7. Do you play any musical instruments?
  8. How do you discover new hobbies or interests?
  9. Do you have any hobbies that make you money?
  10. What’s the most adventurous thing you’ve ever done?
  11. Do you collect anything?
  12. How much time do you spend on your hobbies each week?
  13. Do you like to cook or bake?
  14. What’s the last book you read for fun?
  15. Do you prefer watching movies at home or in the theater?
  16. What’s your favorite type of music?
  17. Do you enjoy going to concerts or live events?
  18. What’s your go-to video game?
  19. Do you like to travel?
  20. What’s your favorite type of exercise?
  21. Do you enjoy puzzles or brain games?
  22. Are you into any kind of extreme sports?
  23. What hobbies do you like to do with friends?
  24. Do you enjoy gardening or taking care of plants?
  25. What’s your favorite museum or art gallery?
  26. Do you like photography?
  27. Are there any hobbies you’ve given up but miss?
  28. How do you find the time for your hobbies?
  29. Do you like building or fixing things?
  30. What’s your favorite way to be creative?
  31. Do you enjoy any retro hobbies like vinyl collecting or film photography?
  32. What’s a hobby you wish you had more time for?
  33. Do you enjoy any hobbies that your parents or grandparents introduced you to?
  34. Do you like to write, blog, or keep a journal?
  35. Have you ever tried an extreme sport like skydiving or bungee jumping?
  36. What’s the last podcast you listened to?
  37. Do you enjoy DIY projects?
  38. Have you ever taken a hobby and turned it into a small business?
  39. What’s a hobby you tried but didn’t enjoy?
  40. Do you like to visit zoos, aquariums, or botanical gardens?
  41. Have you ever gotten lost in a good audiobook?
  42. Do you enjoy camping or hiking?
  43. Are you into any virtual or augmented reality games?
  44. Do you enjoy any water sports like swimming, surfing, or kayaking?
  45. Have you ever attended a hobby or interest-related convention?
  46. Do you like doing things that get your adrenaline pumping?
  47. What’s the most challenging hobby you’ve tried?
  48. Are you interested in astronomy or stargazing?
  49. Do you have a favorite type of dance, or have you taken dance classes?
  50. What hobbies will you still be into when you’re older?

Questions About Education

  1. What’s your favorite subject in school and why?
  2. What do you think about online school?
  3. What tech do you use for homework or studying?
  4. Do you like traditional classrooms or online learning better?
  5. How do you feel about standardized tests?
  6. What’s your go-to study technique?
  7. Do you participate in any school clubs or activities?
  8. What’s the hardest part about school for you?
  9. Do you think schools should teach more life skills?
  10. How do you feel about homework?
  11. Have you ever had a teacher who really inspired you?
  12. How do you stay organized with schoolwork?
  13. What subject do you think is useless?
  14. Do you use any apps or tech to help with school?
  15. What do you think about the cost of college?
  16. How do you handle school stress?
  17. Do you like group projects or working alone better?
  18. Have you ever cheated on a test?
  19. What’s your opinion on school uniforms?
  20. Do you feel like your school is diverse?
  21. How important are grades to you?
  22. What’s the most interesting thing you’ve learned recently?
  23. What do you think about the food in the school cafeteria?
  24. Do you like having many friends at school or in a small circle?
  25. How do you feel about your school’s approach to discipline?
  26. What’s your opinion on summer break—too short, too long, or just right?
  27. Have you ever taken a gap year or thought about it?
  28. What’s the most challenging project you’ve ever done for school?
  29. Do you prefer lectures or interactive classes?
  30. Do you feel like your school prepares you for the real world?
  31. How often do you use the library?
  32. What are your thoughts on homeschooling?
  33. Do you feel like your education is preparing you for the real world?
  34. Have you ever considered studying abroad?
  35. Do you think school should start later in the day?
  36. How do you handle disagreements with teachers or professors?
  37. Do you use flashcards or other physical tools to help you study?
  38. How do you manage distractions while studying?
  39. What are your thoughts on student loans and debt?
  40. Do you think grades accurately measure intelligence?
  41. How important are extracurricular activities in your education?
  42. Do you think high school is harder or easier than middle school?
  43. Have you ever had to pull an all-nighter for school?
  44. How do you deal with academic pressure?
  45. Would you say you’re more of a visual, auditory, or kinesthetic learner?
  46. What’s your go-to snack while studying?
  47. How important is it to you to be at the top of your class?
  48. Do you ever use online resources like Khan Academy or Coursera?
  49. How do you feel about taking courses that aren’t directly related to your major or focus?
  50. What do you like to do during study breaks?

Questions About Culture

  1. What cultural traditions are important to you?
  2. Do you follow any cultural or religious holidays?
  3. How do you feel about cultural representation in Hollywood?
  4. Do you have a favorite cultural cuisine?
  5. How much does your culture influence your daily life?
  6. Do you speak any languages other than English at home?
  7. Have you ever been to a cultural festival?
  8. Do you think your culture is accurately portrayed in the media?
  9. Have you learned about your ancestry or family history?
  10. What’s the most interesting cultural fact you know?
  11. Do you have traditional clothing that you wear for special occasions?
  12. How do you feel about the mixing of different cultures?
  13. Do you have any cultural rituals that you practice regularly?
  14. Do you listen to music that has cultural significance to you?
  15. Have you visited the country or place that represents your cultural background?
  16. Do you have family recipes that have been passed down?
  17. Do you read any cultural or ethnic magazines or websites?
  18. What are some cultural stereotypes that bother you?
  19. Do you think globalization is good or bad for preserving culture?
  20. Have you ever taken part in a cultural exchange program?
  21. Do you think it’s important to maintain cultural traditions?
  22. How has your cultural background influenced your views on relationships?
  23. Are there any cultural customs you find hard to explain to people from different backgrounds?
  24. Have you been discriminated against because of your culture?
  25. Do you have any cultural heroes or role models?
  26. What’s the most meaningful cultural experience you’ve had?
  27. Do you think it’s important to teach kids about different cultures?
  28. How do you feel about intercultural marriages or relationships?
  29. Have you ever had to break away from cultural norms?
  30. What’s your favorite cultural art form, like painting, dance, or literature?

Questions About Their Family And Upbringing

  1. How many siblings do you have, and where do you fit in the birth order?
  2. What’s the most important lesson your parents taught you?
  3. Did you grow up in a big city, a small town, or somewhere between?
  4. What family traditions do you cherish the most?
  5. Do you have family games or movie nights?
  6. Who in your family do you confide in the most?
  7. How did your family handle technology and screen time?
  8. Were family meals a big deal in your home?
  9. What’s your favorite childhood memory?
  10. Did you have a lot of family vacations growing up?
  11. Were you close to your extended family, like grandparents, aunts, and uncles?
  12. How did your parents feel about you getting a part-time job during school?
  13. What were your family’s views on education?
  14. Did you grow up with pets?
  15. Were you raised with certain religious or spiritual beliefs?
  16. What kinds of chores did you have to do?
  17. How were birthdays and holidays celebrated in your family?
  18. Was your family strict or laid-back?
  19. Did your family talk openly about money and finances?
  20. Did you play sports or engage in arts as a family?
  21. How often did your family move, if at all?
  22. Did your family have any unique or quirky traditions?
  23. How did your family handle conflicts or disagreements?
  24. What were your favorite books or stories growing up?
  25. Were you homeschooled, or did you go to public or private school?
  26. How did your family handle discussions about politics or current events?
  27. Was higher education a big focus in your family?
  28. Did your family encourage you to pursue your interests and hobbies?
  29. Was volunteering or community service a family activity?
  30. How has your family shaped your views on relationships?

Questions About Diversity And Inclusion

  1. What does diversity mean to you?
  2. How important is representation in the media to you?
  3. Have you ever felt discriminated against?
  4. Do you think schools do enough to teach about diverse cultures?
  5. What’s your view on affirmative action?
  6. Have you participated in any diversity and inclusion training or programs?
  7. How do you handle conversations about sensitive topics like race or religion?
  8. Do you think social media helps or hurts discussions about diversity?
  9. Have you ever attended a protest or rally?
  10. What’s your take on gender-neutral language and pronouns?
  11. How do you educate yourself about different cultures or lifestyles?
  12. Do you think your generation is more inclusive than previous ones?
  13. What changes would you like to see to make society more inclusive?
  14. Have you ever called out someone for being discriminatory or prejudiced?
  15. How important is diversity in your friend circle?
  16. Do you follow any activists or influencers focused on diversity?
  17. How do you think companies should approach diversity?
  18. What’s your take on cultural appropriation?
  19. Do you think diversity should be considered in college admissions?
  20. Do you believe in equal opportunities for everyone?
  21. Have you ever felt like an outsider?
  22. What role does your identity play in your daily life?
  23. Do you discuss diversity and inclusion with your family?
  24. How do you feel about the current political climate relating to diversity?
  25. What are your thoughts on intersectionality?
  26. How do you support friends or family who are part of minority groups?
  27. Do you think there’s a generation gap in understanding diversity?
  28. How do you handle bias or prejudice when you see it?
  29. Do you believe diversity is just a buzzword, or does it have real impact?
  30. Have you read any books or watched documentaries that changed your perspective on diversity?

Questions About The 80s And 90s

  1. Do you listen to any music from the 80s or 90s?
  2. Have you ever watched classic TV shows or movies from those decades?
  3. What do you think of the fashion trends from the 80s and 90s?
  4. Do you play any video games that were popular back then?
  5. Have you ever tried to recreate 80s or 90s hairstyles?
  6. What’s your opinion on vinyl records and cassette tapes?
  7. Are there any 80s or 90s cultural icons you look up to?
  8. Do you think the 80s and 90s were better or worse than today in terms of pop culture?
  9. Have you ever attended a themed party for either of those decades?
  10. What’s your favorite 80s or 90s catch phrase or slang?
  11. Do you think kids back then had a better or worse childhood compared to now?
  12. Have you ever owned any retro tech, like a Walkman or Game Boy?
  13. What’s your take on the political climate of those decades?
  14. Do you collect any 80s or 90s memorabilia?
  15. How do you feel about remakes or reboots of classics from those times?
  16. Do you think the internet has made life better or worse compared to pre-internet days?
  17. Do you know any dance moves from the 80s or 90s?
  18. What’s your favorite 80s or 90s cartoon?
  19. Have you read any books that were popular during those decades?
  20. Do you know any big news stories or events that happened in the 80s or 90s?
  21. What 80s or 90s sports legends do you know about?
  22. Do you think the education system was better back then?
  23. How do you think socializing differed without smartphones and social media?
  24. Do you know about any fashion or cultural movements from those decades?
  25. Are there any 80s or 90s cars you’d like to own?
  26. How do you think the family dynamics were different back then?
  27. Do you use any 80s or 90s references in your day-to-day life?
  28. Have you watched documentaries or read articles about those decades?
  29. What’s the most surprising thing you’ve learned about the 80s or 90s?
  30. Have you ever watched MTV’s classic shows from the 80s or 90s?
  31. What do you think about 80s and 90s sitcoms?
  32. Do you use any old-school 80s or 90s tech as a retro style statement?
  33. Are there any beauty trends from those decades you think should make a comeback?
  34. What are your thoughts on classic 80s or 90s toys, like Tamagotchis or Pogs?
  35. Do you think the 80s and 90s had better TV commercials?
  36. Have you ever listened to radio shows or podcasts that focus on those decades?
  37. Are there any actors or actresses from the 80s or 90s you admire?
  38. What are your thoughts on arcade games from those eras?
  39. How do you feel about the 80s and 90s grunge or punk scenes?
  40. What’s your favorite 80s or 90s board game?
  41. Do you know what Y2K was and what people thought would happen?
  42. Do you enjoy any 80s or 90s subcultures, like goths or ravers?
  43. Have you ever used a rotary phone or a pager?
  44. What are your thoughts on classic 80s or 90s talk shows?
  45. Have you ever tried replicating 80s or 90s makeup or fashion for a social media post?
  46. What 80s or 90s inventions do you think were the most groundbreaking?
  47. Do you know about any major environmental issues that were big in the 80s or 90s?
  48. How do you feel about the impact of 80s and 90s pop culture on today’s society?
  49. Do you think the friendship dynamics were different back then due to the lack of social media?

Funny Questions To Ask A Gen Z

  1. What’s the weirdest food you’ve ever tried?
  2. If you could have any superpower for a day, what would it be?
  3. What’s your zombie apocalypse survival plan?
  4. If you had to be trapped in a TV show for a month, which one would it be?
  5. What’s the most embarrassing song you secretly love?
  6. If animals could talk, which one would be the most annoying?
  7. Who would you be if you could swap lives with a cartoon character?
  8. Have you ever had a fashion disaster?
  9. What would your rapper name be?
  10. If you had a time machine, what historical moment would you absolutely avoid?
  11. What’s the weirdest talent you have?
  12. If you were a villain in a movie, what would your evil plan be?
  13. What’s the worst haircut you’ve ever had?
  14. What’s your go-to dance move?
  15. If you were a ghost, who would you haunt?
  16. What’s the most useless fact you know?
  17. What’s your “spirit animal,” and why?
  18. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
  19. What’s your funniest “brain fart” moment?
  20. If you had to be a meme, which one would you be?
  21. What would your autobiography be called?
  22. What’s your favorite silly joke?
  23. If you could be a fly on the wall in any room, where would it be?
  24. What would you do if you won the lottery tomorrow?
  25. What’s the strangest dream you’ve ever had?
  26. If you could have a useless superpower, what would it be?
  27. What’s the most bizarre fashion trend you’ve ever followed?
  28. Do you have a funny nickname, and how did you get it?
  29. If you could make one law that everyone had to follow, what would it be?
  30. What age would you choose if you could pick one age to be forever?
  31. If you were an inventor, what’s one thing you’d create?
  32. What’s the most ridiculous goal you’ve set for yourself?
  33. If your life was a sitcom, what would it be called?
  34. If you could make a cameo in any TV show or movie, which would it be?
  35. If you were stranded on a deserted island and could only bring three items, what would they be?
  36. What’s the funniest Wi-Fi name you’ve ever seen?
  37. What’s the most hilarious gift you’ve ever received?
  38. If you were in a circus, what would your act be?
  39. What would you do if you were invisible for a day?
  40. If you had to break a world record, what would it be for?

Frequently Asked Questions

How significant is Gen Z’s relationship with technology?

Gen Z is the first generation to grow up with smartphones and constant connectivity. This makes them digital natives—they’re comfortable with technology, and it plays a significant role in their daily lives, from education and entertainment to social interaction.

What are the distinct characteristics of Gen Z compared to other generations?

Gen Z is a generation that’s quite unique in various ways. Here are some traits that set them apart:

  • Digital natives: Gen Z grew up with the internet, smartphones, and social media. This makes them more tech-savvy compared to older generations.
  • Socially conscious: They care a lot about social issues like equality, climate change, and mental health. They’re often vocal advocates for change.
  • Economic caution: They are more cautious about finances after seeing economic downturns and job uncertainty.
  • Global perspective: Thanks to the internet, they’re exposed to international cultures and ideas, making them more open-minded.
  • Short attention spans: Accustomed to quick, bite-sized information, they prefer concise and to-the-point communication.

What are Gen Z’s strengths and weaknesses?


  • Adaptability: Quick to adjust to new situations and technologies.
  • Creativity: They are innovative thinkers with access to endless resources and platforms.
  • Empathy: Highly aware of social issues, they are often compassionate and understanding.


  • Impatience: Used to instant gratification, they may lack patience.
  • Overwhelm: The digital world offers endless choices and information, sometimes leading to stress or decision paralysis.
  • Lack of deep focus: Accustomed to multitasking and quick info, they might struggle with tasks that require prolonged concentration.


Whether it’s about tech, relationships, or just fun, these questions will help you get to know them better. Go ahead, strike up a conversation. You might just find that you have more in common than you thought. Happy chatting!

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Robby is a multimedia editor at UpJourney with a journalism and communications background.

When she's not working, Robby transforms into an introverted art lover who indulges in her love for sports, learning new things, and sipping her favorite soda. She also enjoys unwinding with feel-good movies, books, and video games. She's also a proud pet parent to her beloved dog, Dustin.