Sparks – The Good Questions App

Have you run out of new things to talk about? Sparks is a fun way to get to know your friends, family and partners!

The app helps you start better discussions with over 18,000 swipeable cards. Each card contains a question you can answer in-person, via social media, or by answering a poll.

If you’ve ever played games like, “20Q”, “Never Have I Ever”, “Truth or Dare”, “Charades” or “Would You Rather”, you’ll quickly understand how the app works!

Even if you haven’t, we’ve designed Sparks to be as simple and user friendly as possible. Simply select a question category to start and then swipe left or right to see the next question. We hope you’ll be surprised by some of the answers you hear from people you thought you knew so well!

Sparks provides you a limited number of free questions. After that, you can unlock the full app via a lifetime purchase or sign up for an affordable subscription!

With either in-app purchase, you’ll be able to save your favorite questions to easily find them again later and also play in full-app shuffle mode.


Learn new & revealing things about your best friends.

Avoid asking boring questions with our Couples Trivia, Date Night, and Relationships card packs.

Never run out of fun things to talk about together or take a walk down memory lane with a Memories card pack.

Easily share question cards to both Instagram & Facebook Stories to poll your friends on their answers.

Or go through the questions on your own for self-development and personal reflection.

In short, Sparks can help you break the ice with anyone, well, except maybe your cat!


After Dinner / Agree or Disagree / Before Marriage / Brain Teasers / Career / Charades / Conversation Starters / Date Night / Dating Deal Breakers / Did You Know? / Emoji Quiz / Fact or Crap / Family Fun / Finish the Sentence / Foodies / Friendship / Journal Prompts / Love It or Leave It? / Never Have I Ever / Personal / Political Spectrum Rank the Following / Relationships / This or That? / Trivia Questions / What Am I? / Would You Rather? / Yes or No? / 5 Clues. 1 Word Quiz


  • Enable notifications to have the app automatically ask you questions!
  • 16,000+ Question Cards
  • Play at your own pace. Resume anytime.
  • Save your favorite questions by tapping the star.
  • Random question mode if you want more variety.


This is a fun way to get to know someone better, even if you’ve known them for years! Awesome for date nights and road trips with kids.


I love the variety of topics and the questions get you to talk about things besides the weather. Thanks for making small talk way more fun!


Great way to get to know a friend or partner better. The questions really get you talking and learning about the person you are playing with.


My Favorite 200 Conversation Starters & Small Talk Questions to Ask People

All of these questions, plus over 15,000 more, can be found in the paid version of my Sparks App.

After Dinner Questions

  1. If you were free to do anything you wanted all day, what would you do?
  2. If you could only have Christmas or your birthday each year, which one would you pick?
  3. What was the best part of your day?
  4. Would you rather be very tall or very short?
  5. If rain could fall in any flavor you choose, what flavor would it be?
  6. How do you like your eggs?
  7. If you could invent any machine, what would it do and what would you use it for?
  8. Would you rather go without television or junk food for the rest of your life?
  9. How would you describe a good friend?
  10. What were you excited about when you got out of bed this morning?

Agree or Disagree Questions

  1. Parenting is the most important job in the world
  2. Non-binary gender identities should be recognized by society.
  3. Euthanasia should be legalized for terminally ill patients.
  4. The internet has made our lives better.
  5. The drinking age should be raised to 21 globally.
  6. Companies have a social responsibility to prioritize environmental sustainability over profits.
  7. Animals should not be used for entertainment purposes, such as circuses or zoos.
  8. Private ownership of firearms should be restricted.
  9. The media has a responsibility to report the truth, even if it’s unpleasant.
  10. The government should provide universal healthcare.

Before Marriage Questions

  1. Do you prefer to arrive at the airport extra early or get there just in the nick of time?
  2. Are you always thinking of ways to save money?
  3. How at peace are you with yourself? Explain
  4. What’s the story behind a time when a car you were in broke down?
  5. Are you currently involved in any criminal activities right now?
  6. How will you and your spouse respond to an unplanned or unwanted pregnancy?
  7. When you have nothing pressing, where does your mind drift?
  8. Over the last five years how do you think you have changed for the worse? Better?
  9. Are you and your partner currently employed? If not, how long have you been unemployed?
  10. Are you impatient when you’re not seated at a restaurant or attended to right away?

Career Questions

  1. Give me an example of a time when you missed the early signs of employee resistance to an organizational change?
  2. Tell me about the kinds of work assignments you give to your direct reports.
  3. What assignments do you not give to your direct reports?
  4. Describe a time where, had you not been able to get another person’s or group’s cooperation, you probably would not have been successful?
  5. Why do you think this industry would sustain your interest over the long haul?
  6. Describe a situation where, after a presentation, you were faced with a hostile questioner. What did you do? What were the results?
  7. Discuss a time when your integrity was challenged.
  8. Describe a time you were able to provide a peer or higher-level management person with recognition for the work she performed.
  9. Tell me about a time where you didn’t document something that you wish you would have?
  10. Give me an example of a time when you were effective in doing away with the ‘constant emergencies” and ‘surprises” in your work environment.

Conversation Starters

  1. What’s the most ridiculous outfit you’ve ever worn?
  2. Where would you like to travel next?
  3. What would be the title of your memoir?
  4. Are you scared of deep waters?
  5. Which of your friends are you proudest of? Why?
  6. What habit do you have now that you wish you started much earlier?
  7. What’s the clumsiest thing you’ve done?
  8. What is the weirdest thing that your family does together?
  9. What’s the most beautiful beach you’ve been to?
  10. What’s quickly becoming obsolete?

Date Night Questions

  1. What has been the best period of your life so far?
  2. If there was an Olympics for everyday activities, what activity would you have a good chance at winning a medal in?
  3. Given the choice of anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you pick as a dinner guest?
  4. Do you like saunas?
  5. What do you feel most grateful for in life?
  6. What is in your fridge?
  7. Short Fuzed or Under Control?
  8. Is there a place around here that you like to visit regularly?
  9. Do you have a celebrity crush?
  10. What do you like to do on a night out?

Dating Deal Breaker Questions

  1. Dealbreaker? Differences in food preferences or eating habits.
  2. Dealbreaker? Inability to handle change or uncertainty.
  3. Dealbreaker? Refusal to communicate openly and honestly.
  4. Dealbreaker? Disrespectful behavior towards family or friends.
  5. Dealbreaker? Refusal to work on personal or relationship issues.
  6. Dealbreaker? Irresponsible or reckless behavior.
  7. Dealbreaker? Different priorities or interests in life.
  8. Dealbreaker? Different communication styles when expressing emotions.
  9. Dealbreaker? Disinterest in maintaining physical appearance or hygiene.
  10. Dealbreaker? Lack of common interests or hobbies.

Did You Know Questions

  1. There is a Pentagon document that lays out battle plans against zombies.
  2. Did you know frogs don’t drink (they absorb water through their skin)?
  3. The urine of cats will glow under a black light.
  4. There’s no evidence that pirates made people walk the plank.
  5. The largest coal mine in the USA is Black Thunder located near Wright.
  6. Most parrot species rely on seeds as food. Others may eat fruit, nectar, flowers or small insects.
  7. Did you know sun light can penetrate clean ocean water up to a depth of 73m
  8. (240 feet)?
  9. The first penny had the motto ‘Mind your own business.’.
  10. Paper cannot be folded in half more than seven times.

Family Fun Questions

  1. Would you rather ride a camel or ride a horse?
  2. Did someone or something inspire you today?
  3. Would you rather live on a sailboat or in a cabin deep in the woods?
  4. If you could travel back in time, where would you go?
  5. Would you rather be as small as an ant or as tall as a giant?
  6. What do you love to eat for breakfast?
  7. What is the hardest thing about school?
  8. Would you rather be an incredibly fast swimmer or an incredibly fast runner?
  9. Who sat next to you at lunch?
  10. If you could invent something, what would it be?

Foodie Questions

  1. What food did you like as a child that grosses you out now?
  2. Cooking at home or going out for dinner?
  3. Have you ever made yorkshire pudding?
  4. Have you purchased food online? What do you think about that idea?
  5. Do you like to share recipes, things you’ve cooked or food you’ve eaten, online or with friends?
  6. Can you do fancy cake frosting work?
  7. Many GM foods have been called ‘Frankenfoods’ because of their perceived dangers – do you think this term should be outlawed?
  8. Do you read the nutritional information on the foods you buy?
  9. What types of foods do Chinese people eat?
  10. If you were on death row, what would you request for your last meal?

Friendship Questions

  1. Are you a mom or dad’s favorite?
  2. Would you like to get married someday?
  3. What does romance mean to you?
  4. Who has been the most important non-family member in your life?
  5. What’s the biggest argument you’ve ever been in?
  6. What’s the best question you’ve ever asked one of your parents?
  7. What tradition would you like to pass on to your kids?
  8. Would you rather have long lasting comfort or short intense love?
  9. What’s something you learned from your dad?
  10. Why would you fake being sick on a date night?

Journal Prompt Questions

  1. Write about a place that makes you feel creative.
  2. What is something that you feel like you’re missing in your relationships
  3. Write about a time when you felt truly happy.
  4. Write about a place that makes you feel like you’re in a dream.
  5. Write about a place that makes you feel grateful.
  6. What is a quote or saying that inspires you?
  7. What is something that you’re currently learning or studying?
  8. What is something that you’re looking forward to in the future?
  9. What is something that you feel guilty about?
  10. What is something that you’ve been putting off for too long?

Love It or Leave It Questions

  1. Attention: love it or leave it?
  2. Competitive sports: love them or leave them?
  3. Chocolate: love it or leave it?
  4. Vintage fashion: love it or leave it?
  5. Wine: love it or leave it?
  6. Running: love it or leave it?
  7. Horses: love them or leave them?
  8. Romantic comedies: love them or leave them?
  9. Yoga: love it or leave it?
  10. Coffee: love it or leave it?

Never Have I Ever Questions

  1. … stayed a night in police custody.
  2. … pretended to be younger to get a cheaper entrance fee.
  3. … been in handcuffs.
  4. … hitchhiked.
  5. … stalked someone on the Internet.
  6. … attended political meetings.
  7. … taken money from my parents without them knowing.
  8. … stolen hotel towels or slippers.
  9. … brushed my teeth in airport bathroom.
  10. … slept under the stars.

Personal Questions

  1. Have you ever went skydiving?
  2. What are you most scared of?
  3. Do you use your head or heart more?
  4. What small change greatly improves your appearance?
  5. Are you more a no or yes person?
  6. Are you more practical or creative?
  7. What do you do when you’re stressed?
  8. What 3 words best describe you?
  9. Would you be willing to adopt a child?
  10. Does a person’s name influence who they become?

Political Spectrum Questions

  1. Should there be a higher minimum wage?
  2. Should billionaires exist?
  3. Is it ethical to use animals for scientific research?
  4. Is the media biased?
  5. Should access to contraceptives and family planning be expanded?
  6. Should there be limitations on free speech to prevent hate speech?
  7. Should college be free for all students?
  8. Should healthcare be considered a right for all citizens?
  9. Is it important to address the issue of income inequality through taxation?
  10. Should we legalize recreational drugs like marijuana?

Relationship Questions

  1. What was a typical day like in your family when you were little?
  2. How do I make your life better or inspire you?
  3. What’s the stupidest thing you’d do if you had a week left to live?
  4. What’s the oldest piece of technology you’ve ever used?
  5. Is there anything you’re hesitant to accomplish that I can help you with?
  6. What are some personality traits we have in common?
  7. Have you ever been the victim of a crime?
  8. What do you think makes our relationship special?
  9. How have I unknowingly been less than kind to you?
  10. Which book are you ashamed to admit you love?

This or That Questions

  1. Fireman or policeman?
  2. Swimming pool or lake?
  3. Family run or chain restaurant?
  4. Loose leaf or teabag?
  5. Appetizer or Dessert?
  6. Home owner or renter?
  7. Hunting or fishing?
  8. Mayo or salad dressing?
  9. Dine in or delivery?
  10. Lake or river?

Would You Rather Questions

  1. Be able to fly or turn invisible?
  2. Be able to play guitar or piano?
  3. Be an actor or model?
  4. Be an amazing dancer or singer?
  5. Be attacked by a tiger or attacked by a great white shark?
  6. Be blind or deaf?
  7. Be famous actor or the best YouTuber?
  8. Be funny or intelligent?
  9. Be immortal or reincarnated?
  10. Be in a rock or boy band?

Yes or No Questions

  1. Are you allergic to anything?
  2. Are you an optimist?
  3. Are you an organ donor?
  4. Do you get enough compliments?
  5. Are you claustrophobic?
  6. Are you creative?
  7. Are you curious about nature?
  8. Are you easily distracted?
  9. Are you impulsive?
  10. Are you lucky now?

Ready for more great questions?

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