Hypothetical questions can be a good way to spend some time learning about the values and beliefs of others. Offering insight and thought driven creativity, asking a round of hypothetical questions can be both considered entertaining and a time killer. A collection of funny hypothetical questions to share with others are provided below to get your imagination started.
A building is on fire, do you save a sibling or 4 strangers?
Do hyenas laugh even when they are being killed?
Do you feel ill at ease going out to see a movie by yourself?
For $35,000 USD, would you go for three months without washing, brushing your teeth, or using deodorant? Assume you could not explain your reasons to anyone until after the three months is up.
How many times do you use a disposable razor?
I am is reportedly the shortest sentence in the English language. Could it be that “I do” is the longest sentence?
If a turtle doesn’t have a shell, is he homeless or naked?
If it had to be one of Winter, Autumn, Spring or Summer for the rest of time, which would you choose?
If Jurassic Park were real, would you visit it?
If someone offered to tell you accurately exactly where you’d be in 20 years, but you’d be powerless to change what they tell you, would you want to hear it?
If someone with multiple personalities threatens to kill himself, is it considered a hostage situation?
If you could have free, unlimited service for five years from an extremely good cook, chauffeur, or masseuse, which would you choose?
If you could relive the last year, would you change any decisions you made? If you would, which ones?
If you got to choose between fifty years of being incredibly happy or to live forever and be unhappy what would you choose?
If you had 1 million dollars to spend, but were going to die in 7 days, what would you do with your money?
If you had a sock stuffed in your mouth, do you think you could get it out without using your hands or feet?
If you had to choose between friendship or a relationship which one would you choose?If you could “steal” 20 years of extra life by letting a stranger die, would you do it?
If you had to describe your life in 20 words or less, what would you say?
If you had to lose 2 limbs (whole legs or arms), which 2 would you choose?
If you had to wear a mask for the rest of your life, what one would you pick?
If you had to wear one set of clothes for the rest of your life, what would you wear?
If you knew you were going to go blind in 2 months, what would you do? What would you want to travel and see?
If you were really a robot, would you want to know?
If your life was like Seinfeld, what character would you be?
What do you do when you see an endangered animal eating an endangered plant?
What Object (not animal) would you want to be reincarnated as?
Who would win a fight between MacGyver and Chuck Norris?
Why do we drive on parkways and park on driveways?
Why does your nose run, and your feet smell?
Why is it that if someone tells you that there are 1 billion stars in the universe you will believe them but if they tell you a wall has wet paint you will have to touch it to be sure?
Why, in a country of free speech, are there phone bills?
Would a fly without wings be called a walk?
Would you accept a $30k/week job offer where you get paid to sit in a pitch black room and do nothing for 8 hours a day?
Would you be willing to have your left middle finger surgically removed if it ‘somehow’ guaranteed you immunity from all diseases?
Would you give up all first world perks, to live in a 3rd world country but be happy?
Would you rather be a crouching tiger or a hidden dragon?
Would you rather be bald or have a huge mullet for the rest of your life?
Would you rather be deaf or blind?
Would you rather end all wars or world hunger?
Would you rather forget who you were or who everyone else was?
Would you rather get uglier or dumber?
Would you rather have to say everything that comes to your mind or never say anything again?
Would you rather live for another 60 years but not be able to leave your house ever again, or live for 10 more years and be free to go where you wanted?
You could cure all disease in the world forever, but to do so you have to murder one innocent child, would you do it?
The below infographic offers many insights into popular opinions shared by others and what average behaviors and trends tend to be in society. Based on some of the answers provided in the surveys, more than 60% of people considered themselves to be a dog person, over 70% of airplane passengers prefer widow seats, and 57% of listeners enjoy music that has more of a catchy melody than a good rhyme.