Do you think you know your sibling well enough? Although siblings grow up together and spend time with each other, that doesn't mean that they know everything about one another.
So, if you'd like to get to know your brother or sister better, then there are various questions to ask siblings that will let you find out the unknown and make your bond stronger.
Without any further ado, here are 50 questions to ask your brother or sister.
1. Questions About Favorites
Questions about favorites are some of the best and easiest questions you could ask. They're a great way to get started before you dive deeper with the more personal questions. So, if you want to have some fun discussing various topics, asking them about their favorites is a great way to do so. Here are some cool questions under this category:
- What is your favorite season?
- Do you have any favorite comic books?
- Who is your favorite fictional character of all time?
- Did you have any favorite game when you were a child?
- Do you happen to have a favorite YouTuber?
- Which band or singer is your favorite?
- Is there any favorite movie you could think of?
- What is your favorite childhood memory?
- What was your favorite subject in school?
- Did you have a favorite teacher?
- What was your favorite book in your childhood?
2. Childhood Questions
Some amazing questions to ask siblings would be those about their childhood. Most likely, you spent your childhood, or at least part of your childhood, together. You shared lots of memories and did many things that nobody else knows about. Thus, asking about childhood things could be a great way for you to remember the past, have a good laugh, and improve your current relationship.
Not to mention that there may also be things that one of you did that the other is unaware of. So, it could also be a great way to learn some new things. With that in mind, here is a list of questions you could ask each other:
- What is the funniest memory from your childhood?
- Were you a trouble-maker when you were a child?
- Did you use to fight a lot with other children?
- Did you have any nicknames when you were a child?
- Did you do something that our parents are still unaware of to this day?
- When did you have your first crush on someone in school?
- What is the most embarrassing childhood memory you remember about me?
3. Questions About Your Relationship As Siblings
Some siblings get along and grow up to be best friends even as adults. Others tend to argue a lot. Every sibling relationship is different, and most likely, your relationship with your brother or sister is not the same as the relationship between other siblings you meet.
As such, questions about the relationship between the two of you could be very interesting and reveal things you may not have realized before. They may help you learn something new about your brother or sister and about their feelings. You may even end up opening up about certain situations you were silent about in the past. Here are some interesting questions to ask your brother or sister regarding your relationship:
- Was there any situation where you wish I stood up for you?
- Were you ever in competition with me?
- Did mom or dad prefer one of us more than the other? If yes, did it cause any jealousy?
- What is the last thing we did together as siblings?
- How often do we argue?
- What is the most memorable argument we had in the past?
- Is there anything you hate about me?
- What do I have that you don't, but wish you had too?
- Did you ever fall in love with the same person as I did? If yes, how did you deal with the situation?
4. "Which One of Us" Questions
The cool thing about this category is that you could either use real situations to find out which one of you would do something or just imagine possible scenarios and discover something new about your sibling.
Some questions to ask your brother or sister are:
- Which one of us is more likely to end up in jail and why?
- Who's most likely to become the CEO of a multi-million dollar business?
- Who is the better singer?
- Which one of us is lazier?
- Who would you say has the better sense of humor?
- Who is better at keeping secrets?
- Who's most likely to slip on a banana peel and break a leg?
5. "Would You Rather" Questions
"Would you rather" questions are some of the funniest you could ask because you could come up with all sorts of combinations. You can imagine extremely ridiculous situations and have a good laugh while learning something new about your brother or sister.
Here are some examples:
- Would you rather eat your least favorite food or listen to one of mom's lectures again?
- Would you rather tell your least favorite teacher how you truly feel and risk getting a bad grade, or come back home to all your sweets having been eaten by someone else?
- Would you rather hear the neighbors argue for hours or party with the mean girls from high school?
- Would you rather prefer mom dressing you up again or me choosing your outfit for a week?
6. Personal Questions
If you want to get to know each other better or simply listen to the other's problems, then you could go for personal questions. You're siblings, after all. You've been together through so many situations and know so many things about each other already. Sharing new thoughts and feelings could make your relationship stronger.
Here are some appropriate questions:
- Are you currently dating anyone?
- Were you ever depressed?
- Do you suffer from anxiety?
- Is there anything you wish you told me when you were younger and were too scared to?
- Did you ever feel like you were abused emotionally by a family member?
- Did you have any fear as a child? Did it change?
- What is your weakness?
- Do you want to get married?
- Would you like to have kids?
- What is your dream job?
So there you have it, 50 questions to ask your sibling that could help you get to know each other better and improve your relationship. To make the activity even funnier and more entertaining, you could write each question on a piece of paper, put them all in a bowl, and just randomly pick one and answer. This way, you won't know what to expect. All in all, we hope that you'll enjoy this time together.