351 Mind Blowing Questions That Will Make You Think Hard

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Mind-Blowing Questions about Life

  1. Did you arrive at this point in your life because you willed it or because you were destined to be here?
  2. What is the difference between being alive and truly living?
  3. What does it mean to live the good life? Is there one definition or does it depend on the situation?
  4. At some point, you reach the middle of your earthly life, but you’ll never know – how does that make you feel?
  5. Is there life after death?
  6. Have you ever wondered how many times you’ve passed up an opportunity that could’ve drastically changed your life?
  7. What is the meaning of life?
  8. If life is so short, why do we do things that we don’t like and like so many things that we don’t do?
  9. If everyone says that life is unfair, doesn’t that mean that life is fair?
  10. Why do you remember certain moments in life so vividly, while you forget about many others?
  11. How come people always say that when you die, your life flashes before your eyes? What exactly is flashing before your eyes?
  12. Is there someone writing the story of your life, or is it just you?
  13. How do you know you’re not crazy and just hallucinating your whole life?
  14. People say they are thankful for many things in life, but if there is no God, who are people being thankful to?
  15. What if we are dead but dreaming of our next life?
  16. What little decisions could have drastically changed your life, like not going to a specific party or deciding to go on a holiday?
  17. If you wrote an autobiography, how would you divide your life into chapters?
  18. Are we the only life form in the universe? If not, why haven’t we made contact yet?
  19. What does a good life really mean?
  20. To what degree have you been able to control the course that your life has taken?
  21. How important is having fun in living a good life?
  22. If you started to sing everything you would say, would your life suddenly become a musical?
  23. Should life only have one meaning?
  24. Why do we need to know the meaning of life?
  25. Why are you here at this very moment in your life?
  26. Could we ever know for certain if there’s life after death? Could we ever know for certain there isn’t?
  27. If you had a dream that none of your dreams would come true, and you woke up and had none of your real-life dreams come true, would that be a dream come true?
  28. If the average human life span was 40 years, how would you live your life differently?
  29. Could someone live their life without ever telling a lie?
  30. Would you be willing to reduce your life expectancy by 10 years to become extremely attractive or famous?
  31. When you die, would you want to see how many times in your life you laughed, cried, got angry, or became sad?
  32. Is suffering necessary to make life worthwhile?
  33. People don’t like rules, but you need rules to play a game properly – if life is one great game, then surely we need rules to ‘play’ it?
Mind-Blowing Questions about Life

Funny Mind-Blowing Questions

  1. Does repeatedly pushing the elevator button make it show up quicker?
  2. Why are they called buildings if they’re already built?
  3. How do you know you’re not crazy and just hallucinating your whole life?
  4. If you were shorter than someone, would it be possible to talk down to them?
  5. On an airplane, which armrest is yours, and which one is your neighbor’s?
  6. How far up do bald people go when they wash their faces?
  7. Do they bury people with their braces still on or do they remove them?
  8. Do caterpillars know that they’re going to be butterflies or do they build the cocoon not knowing what will happen?
  9. Why can’t you tickle yourself?
  10. Can you stand backwards on a flight of stairs?
  11. If a tree fell in a forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound?
  12. What was the first person to milk a cow trying to do? Why was their next step to drink it?
  13. Isn’t it that when you wait for the waiter to come back with your order, you become the waiter in the process?
  14. Have you ever wondered what your dog named you?
  15. Are children who act in R-rated movies allowed to watch the film when it’s done?
  16. Why do we drive on parkways but park on driveways?
  17. Why do we always “call it a day” at night time?
  18. Why did they put the word ‘dictionary’ in the dictionary?
  19. If you fail on purpose, have you actually succeeded?
  20. Why do we call it a hamburger if it’s made from a cow?
  21. Who taught the first ever teacher?
  22. What if one day Google was deleted and we couldn’t google what happened to Google?
  23. If a zombie is bitten by a vampire, does the vampire become a zombie or vice versa?
  24. If a word is misspelled in the dictionary, will we ever know it?
  25. In the word ‘science,’ is the s or the c silent?
  26. If men don’t lactate, then why did they evolve with nipples?
  27. If you are enjoying your time, is that time really wasted?
  28. If you drop your soap on the floor, does the floor become clean or does the soap become dirty?
  29. When all is said and done, would you have said more than you have done?
  30. If God sneezed, what would you say?
Funny Mind-Blowing Questions

Crazy Mind-Blowing Questions

  1. Is the answer to this question no?
  2. How many people have touched the cash in your wallet?
  3. How would humanity react to proof of extraterrestrials?
  4. Where do our thoughts come from?
  5. What defines who you are?
  6. Do you need language to communicate? How would we express ourselves without it?
  7. How do we know that pain is a bad thing and pleasure is a good thing?
  8. If you call something ‘indescribable,’ wouldn’t you be describing it?
  9. Are soulmates real?
  10. Why do the same things that bring some peace bring others pain?
  11. If your brain is busy dreaming while you sleep, how does it get to rest?
  12. If anything is possible, then how do you determine what’s worth trying?
  13. If everything in the universe froze and completely stopped moving, would time keep going or stop as well?
  14. Is it crazy how saying certain sentences backward creates backward sentences how crazy it is?
  15. Does a cyclops blink or wink?
  16. Once we have been born, are we in the process of living or dying?
  17. Why does music arouse emotion?
  18. Why is it that lemon juice has an artificial flavor while dishwashing liquid has real lemons?
  19. What’s your most favorite pooping position?
  20. Which individual, corporation, country, or organization would you bankrupt if you had the chance?
  21. Which would be the nicest if animals could only talk?
  22. How many pairs of underwear do you actually own?
  23. Have you ever taken something out of your possession and failed to return it?
  24. What are two things that you think are normal, but become really strange when you do them repeatedly?
  25. What has been the most embarrassing thing you’ve ever worn?
  26. Which one would you prefer: have no nose but have really good smelling fingers or be blind but have a really nice smile?
  27. What do you usually think about while you are on the toilet?
  28. Is it a hostage situation if a person with several personalities threatens to kill himself?
  29. To kill an elephant, how many chickens would be required?
  30. What would you do if you found a dead body in a hotel room?
Crazy Mind-Blowing Questions

Stupid Mind-Blowing Questions

  1. How could you give a homework to a homeless student?
  2. A bread is mostly square in shape in standard form, why so?
  3. Why do we eat less when we’re full?
  4. What will happen if you eat yourself, will you disappear or become twice in size?
  5. Where did barn owls live before there were barns?
  6. Can a seedless fruit be grown?
  7. Pinch yourself and if it hurts what does it mean? That you are too strong or too weak?!
  8. Why can’t time differences and time zones be abolished?
  9. If olive oil is made from olives, what is baby oil made from?
  10. How do you know that red color is actually red?
  11. Do you think the big toe feels self-conscious about being the “BIG” toe?
  12. Why do we call it daybreak and nightfall?
  13. If An Orange Is Orange, Why Isn’t A Lime Called A Green Or A Lemon Called A Yellow? And which came first, the color or the fruit?
  14. If they’re called chicken wings, where did all the feathers go?
  15. How will you handcuff a one-armed man?
  16. Which Came First – The Chicken Or The Egg?
  17. Is it crazy how saying sentences backward creates backward sentences saying how crazy it is?
  18. Have you seen some wild bird more than once?
  19. Why do our knees crack when we bend them?
  20. If Insects Are So Obsessed With Bright Lights, Why Don’t They Fly Off To The Sun?
  21. Why is it that rain drops but snow falls?
  22. Why Can’t You Be In Two Places At Once?
  23. Why do you need a driver’s license to buy alcohol when you can’t drink and drive?
  24. Imagine having a wooden boat and then replacing one board after another until all the boards have been replaced… Is that a new boat?
  25. If prunes are dried plums, where does prune juice come from?
  26. What was the question?
  27. Why is it illegal to park on parkways but legal on driveways?
  28. In the word “scent”, is it the “s” or the “c” that is silent?
  29. Why Are They Called Buildings If They’re Already Built?
  30. Why do people shower when they get dirty right after it?
Stupid Mind-Blowing Questions

Hard Mind-Blowing Questions

  1. Should we strive for perfection when we live in an imperfect world?
  2. Why is it that pizza is round in shape but comes in a square box?
  3. Does the teacher have the right to give homework to a homeless kid?
  4. How old does a person have to be until he or she can be said to have died of old age
  5. How do you know that all your memories are true?
  6. Why must we drive on a parkway and park on a driveway?
  7. Will the movie still show in a theatre if no one buys a ticket?
  8. If humans could survive without food, water or air for six days, why don’t they just live for six days instead of dying
  9. Is it legal for a man to marry his widow’s sister?
  10. What does it mean when I dream about someone who has passed away?
  11. Why can psychics predict what will happen to someone but they can’t predict natural disasters?
  12. How many seconds are there in a year
  13. Things aren’t on fire. In fact, it’s the fire that’s on things, right?
  14. When you say ‘forward’ and ‘back,’ your lips literally move in the same direction, don’t they?
  15. Do we control technology or is it controlling us and makes us think otherwise?
  16. Imagine you’re in a room that’s filling up with water quickly. There are no windows or doors. How do you get out?
  17. If your brain keeps working for the rest of your life and doesn’t even stop when you are sleeping, well, how do you even get any rest?
  18. If you stand behind a clock, is it still going clockwise?
  19. How did the boy kick his soccer ball ten feet, and then have it come back to him on its own?
  20. Why do people want to rub the belly of a pregnant woman?
  21. What was going through the minds of all of those people who wondered, “What if I jumped off this bridge?”
  22. How do you put up boundaries with your friends and loved ones?
  23. If the universe is expanding, what is it expanding into?
  24. Is it generally harder to let go of a problem or to solve a problem?
  25. If no one ever died, what would we look like, how many people would there be, and where would we all live?
  26. Can you cry underwater? If so, is it water or tears coming down your eyes?
  27. There is neither pine nor apple in a pineapple? Why?
  28. What gets bigger and bigger the more you take away from it?
  29. Why do sleeping pills come with a warning that reads ‘Caution: May cause drowsiness.’
  30. If there is no superpower, where did this concept come from?
Hard Mind-Blowing Questions

Deep (Philosophical) Mind-Blowing Questions

  1. Do people have complete free will?
  2. What is worse between failing at something or never attempting it in the first place?
  3. If somebody is technically alive but their conscious mind has permanently shut down, are they still a person?
  4. Do those who love us, really love us, or do they simply love what they think we are?
  5. What do we consider moral?
  6. Is the ‘mind’ different to the ‘brain’? If so, in what ways?
  7. If lying is wrong, should white lies be justified?
  8. Who is more important to the world, you or your neighbor?
  9. What lengths would you go to save/protect someone you love?
  10. Does sound happen if nothing is physically present to listen to it?
  11. What is the logic behind gravity and how does it work?
  12. Should the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few?
  13. If a child becomes the parent, who then becomes the child?
  14. If people never fell in love, would they ever truly be happy?
  15. How would you define your character?
  16. How do people ever believe in truths without any form of evidence?
  17. Does democracy work properly for every country?
  18. If wool shrinks independently when it rains, why don’t sheep shrink in the rain?
  19. Can you only achieve what you set your mind to?
  20. Why do we forget things we don’t want to forget?
  21. What gives life and all its events complete meaning?
  22. Would it be better to love and lose that one thing or never to love?
  23. What do you believe but cannot prove?
  24. What is the ideal way of leading your life?
  25. What harsh truths do you prefer to ignore?
  26. What kind of advice would you offer to a ten-year-old today?
  27. Should we care about doing the right thing or just doing things right?
  28. You may know that you have consciousness, but it possible to prove it to other people?
  29. Before you died, you created a computer program that perfectly replicates your consciousness. Can that computer program now be said to be ‘you’?  
  30. Can people really change, or is everyone doomed to stay the same?
  31. If people are able to erase bad memories, would anyone choose to forget their entire life?
Deep (Philosophical) Mind-Blowing Questions

Mind-Blowing Questions to ask Her

  1. What’s something you’d like to do with me that we haven’t done yet?
  2. Do you care more about making money or pursuing happiness?
  3. What’s one thing you’ve learned that most people don’t know how to do?
  4. If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
  5. How do you know when you’re in love?
  6. In what ways do you feel loved by me?
  7. Have you traveled much (or do you want to)?
  8. What’s the first thing that you think about when you think of me when we’re not together?
  9. What is the one thing about our relationship that makes you most happy?
  10. If you’re in a bad mood, do you want someone to cheer you up, or do you prefer to be left alone?
  11. Can you share a secret about what you find attractive that you haven’t shared with anyone else?
  12. What are you most proud of?
  13. What’s your biggest deal-breaker in a relationship?
  14. What would you do tomorrow if it were your last day on Earth?
  15. What was the last crazy adventure you went on?
  16. What were you like as a kid?
  17. Is there anything about you that you haven’t felt comfortable telling me?
  18. What’s one thing that’s happened in your life that has made you feel like a strong person?
  19. What is something about life that people don’t appreciate as much as they should?
  20. What’s something you’d love to do this month?
  21. What are you most passionate about right now?
  22. Do you think being spiritual is important?
  23. Do you want to have a big wedding? Or a small one just for those close to you?
  24. Are relationships meant to last forever?
  25. What’s the most important trait for a romantic relationship to be successful?
  26. What’s the worst thing about being in a relationship?
  27. What is your favorite non-physical attribute about yourself?
  28. What’s your favorite time of year and why?
  29. What’s your idea of a perfect date?
  30. If you saw me out somewhere with another woman, would you think she was a relative, an old friend, or a girl I’m seeing on the side?
  31. What is your wildest fantasy?
Mind-Blowing Questions to ask Her

Mind-Blowing Questions to ask Him

  1. What are the accomplishments you are the most proud of in your life?
  2. What would be your ideal date night?
  3. Is the idea of a spontaneous date interesting to you?
  4. What is something you’d like to make with your own hands?
  5. What do you think is the reason why some people are still happily married when they’re 93?
  6. If you could choose one song that summed up your childhood, what would that song be?
  7. How important was it that you go to family gatherings and stay close to family members?
  8. If you were showing a tourist around your town and wanted to give them an extraordinary experiences, which places would you take them to?
  9. What’s the next goal, big or small, that you want to accomplish in life?
  10. What cause would you like to contribute to, or are you already contributing to?
  11. Did you have a lot of the same habits and behaviors or have you changed a lot?
  12. If you wrote a book (or had someone write it for you), what would it be about?
  13. Do you believe in marriage?
  14. If you could turn your hobby into a job, would you? Or would you keep it as your hobby?
  15. If you could see any artist or band, alive or dead, in concert who would it be?
  16. What is it about a house that makes it feel like home to you?
  17. What’s your least favorite food?
  18. When you’re gone, what do you want people to say about you?
  19. If you could only keep one non-sentimental possession, what would it be?
  20. If you could go into a magic machine right now and it would take you to anywhere in the world in a couple of seconds, where would you go?
  21. If you fall for someone do you wait to say so until it feels socially appropriate, or do you just spill your guts?
  22. Have you ever done anything illegal?
  23. If you could permanently change one movie ending, what would it be?
  24. If you could know more about any one thing, what would it be?
  25. When will you think “I’ve made it”?
  26. What’s a topic you can never shut up about?
  27. If you could change one or two things about your life right now, what would it be?
  28. If you could go back in time and pick one friend from childhood to spend another magical day with, who would you pick? How old would you be?
  29. What do you look for in a girl?
  30. What’s your all-time favorite movie?
  31. What’s the one dish you absolutely rock cooking?
  32. Who was the most influential teacher you ever had? Were they also your favorite teacher?
Mind-Blowing Questions to ask Him

Mind-Blowing Questions to ask Friends

  1. Will there always be religions? Or will there come a point where they become a historical relic?
  2. Did we invent math or did we discover it?
  3. Why do you remember certain moments in life so vividly, while you forget about many others?
  4. Are we living or slowly dying?
  5. If killing people is wrong, then why do we kill people that kill people?
  6. Do we have free will or is everything predestined?
  7. Isn’t good health just a slower rate at which to die?
  8. Is there something that happened to you that your friends or colleagues couldn’t believe when you told them?
  9. If you took a ship and replaced all of its parts until none of the original parts are intact anymore, is it the same ship or a completely different ship?
  10. Why do men get fat in the belly and women get fat around the hips?
  11. If everything is possible, could it be possible for something to be impossible?
  12. Do you ever really do anything out of your own conscious choice, or are we always controlled by some external stimulation or motive?
  13. What does it mean to live the good life? Is there one definition or does it depend on the situation?
  14. When did time begin?
  15. Why do we think shyness is a bad trait while many like being quiet and calm?
  16. Why is it just a penny for your thoughts, but you put your two cents in when you give advice?
  17. How far up do bald people go when they wash their face?
  18. If the perfect wife or husband robot was made for you, and you could have your mind wiped that it was a robot, would you marry it?
  19. If a baby’s butt pops out of its mother at 11:59 PM, and the head comes out at 12:01 AM, what day will the baby be declared to be born on?
  20. If you punch yourself and it hurts, are you wear or are you strong?
  21. How important do you have to be to be considered assassinated and not just murdered?
  22. If you expect the unexpected, doesn’t that make the unexpected expected?
  23. If the punishment for a crime is paying your debt to society, but the punishment costs a lot of money, then who is being paid?
  24. If you hate haters, does that make you a hater and will you hate yourself?
  25. If our experience is greatly affected by our perception, how can we know what we’re experiencing is truly what’s happening?
  26. If you describe something as indescribable, haven’t you already described it?
  27. When someone else yawns or burps why do I get the urge to yawn and burp?
  28. Should we strive for perfection when we live in an imperfect world?
  29. When you die, would you want to see how many times in your life you laughed, cried, got angry, or became sad?
  30. What hair color do they put in bald people’s driver’s licenses?
  31. Why isn’t the caps lock key on the keyboard capitalized?
Mind-Blowing Questions to ask Friends

Mind-Blowing Questions for Kids

  1. Which is heavier? A pound of feathers or a pound of rocks?
  2. Which travels faster? Hot or Cold?
  3. If there are three apples & you took away two, how many do you have?
  4. What five-letter word gets shorter when you add two letters to it?
  5. Can you name three things that are only sold in pairs?
  6. What has a head and a tail but no body?
  7. What breaks yet never falls, and what falls yet never breaks?
  8. When is 1500 plus 20 and 1600 minus 40 the same thing?
  9. What letters are easily found in every single day of the week?
  10. What always goes to bed with its shoes on?
  11. What type of cheese is made backward?
  12. A plane crashes on the border of the U.S. and Canada. Where do they bury the survivors?
  13. What cant be used until it is broken?
  14. What is it the more you take, the larger it becomes?
  15. What can one catch that is not thrown?
  16. If tomorrow I said “the day before yesterday was Saturday”, which day is today?
  17. What has a face and two hands but no arms or legs?
  18. What belongs to you but gets used by everyone else more than you?
  19. What has to be broken before you can use it?
  20. What’s left when you take an ant out of a plantain?
  21. What are the two things that we can’t eat before breakfast?
  22. What gets wet while drying?
  23. I have hands, but I cannot clap. What am I?
  24. I am always hungry and will die if not fed, but if you water me, I’ll die. What am I?
  25. Why is the math book sad?
  26. What is the end of everything?
  27. The more you take, the more you leave behind. What are they?
  28. If five alligators can eat five fish in three minutes, how long will 18 alligators need to eat 18 fish?
  29. Can you add one mathematical symbol in between 55555 to equal 500?
  30. What has many keys but can’t open a door?
  31. What can you hold without ever touching or using your hands?

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