200+ Funny, Random This-Or-That Questions For Couples

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You have just got into a relationship and want to know more about them. Playing ‘This or that’ questions will help you with the knowing. This game is a delightful way to have fun with your partner and get to know each other better. When you have been together for some time or are in a long-distance relationship, things might start to become banal, and boredom might start to creep in. You can use this game to spruce things up and rekindle your romance. But how do you come up with the questions for the game? We have got you covered. Plunge into this post for a list of interesting and funny questions that will help you ascertain how well you and your love know one another.

How To Play?

You need to give two options, and your partner has to choose one. They cannot answer saying ‘both’ or ‘none.’ Remember, the idea of the game is to have an enjoyable time. Keep these tips in mind when asking or answering ‘this or that’ questions.

  • Do not ask highly personal or sensitive questions.
  • In case your partner is hesitant to answer a question, don’t push them. Instead, move ahead and ask a funny question.
  • If any topic interests you both, you can have a discussion. But do not argue or debate and spoil your mood.
  • You can skip a question if you don’t want to answer. That’s completely alright.

Random ‘This Or That’ Questions

Here are some random questions you may ask your date or partner. You could even talk more on topics that you both are interested in and engage in meaningful conversations.

  1. Iron Man or Hulk?
  2. Zoo or aquarium?
  3. Ancient Rome or Ancient Greece?
  4. Be a regular person or a celebrity?
  5. Sunny-side up or over-easy eggs?
  6. Black coffee or sugar and cream?
  7. Wasp or bee?
  8. Rich or tall?
  9. Peas or corn?
  10. Broccoli or green beans?

    Broccoli or green beans, This or That questions

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  11. Sports or movies?
  1. Travel or Netflix and chill?
  2. Canned or frozen food?
  3. Waffle or pancake?
  4. Fine dining or street food?
  5. Mountain or the beach?
  6. Winter or summer?
  7. Cheese or pepperoni pizza?
  8. City or countryside?
  9. Fruit juice or alcoholic beverage?
  10. Introvert or extrovert?
  11. Wine or beer?
  12. Cats or dogs?
  13. Vintage or modern?
  14. Instagram or Facebook?
  15. Nature walk or gym?
  16. Indoors or outdoors?
  17. Shakes or ice cream?
  18. Reading a book or listening to an audiobook?
  19. Saving or spending?
  20. Domestic travel or international travel?
  21. Glasses or sunglasses?
  22. Salad or sandwich?
  23. Modern or classical?
  24. Shine or rain?
  25. Chinese or continental?
  26. Coffee or tea?
  27. Bungee jumping or skydiving?
  28. Pop music or underground?
  29. Small gatherings or parties?
  30. Soccer or basketball?
  31. Expensive home or car?
  32. Snowboarding or skiing?
  33. Running or walking?
  34. Hiking or fishing?
  35. Bike ride or car ride?
  36. Home delivery or restaurant?
  37. Train or plane?
  38. Resort or cruise?
  39. Vegetables or fruits?
  40. Humor or intelligence?
  41. Love or money?
  42. Call or text?
  43. Intelligence or beauty?
  44. iPhone or Samsung?
  45. Fiction or nonfiction?
  46. Live with your parents or grandparents?
  47. Flowers or candles?
  48. Listening or talking?
  49. Facial or massage?
  50. Yoga or high-intensity workout?

    Yoga or high-intensity workout

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  51. Photographs or paintings?
  52. Kindle or book?
  53. Relaxation or adventure?
  54. Sunset or sunrise?
  55. Swimming or yoga?
  56. Mall or flea market?
  57. Shoes or sandals?
  58. Early riser or night owl?
  59. Free time or money?
  60. In the air or underwater?
  61. Noise or quiet while sleeping?
  62. Hotel or camping?
  63. Working alone or in a team?
  64. Pencil or pen?
  65. Swimming in a pool or swimming in the sea?
  66. Villain or hero?
  67. Cake or muffin?
  68. Vegetable garden or flower garden?
  69. Charades or twister?
  70. Comedy or horror?
  71. Wonder Woman or Captain Marvel?
  72. Hot dogs or hamburgers?
  73. Mustard sauce or ketchup?
  74. Reading or writing poetry?
  75. Fame or money?
  76. Salty or bitter?
  77. Tornado or earthquake?
  78. Cuddling or sleeping?
  79. Photographic memory or high IQ?
  80. Be the strongest person or the fastest person?
  81. Blind date or date again with an ex?
  82. Wild animal or domestic animal?
  83. Work from home or at the office?
  84. Zero hope or false hope?
  85. Loyal or wealthy friend?
  86. Kind or beautiful partner?
  87. Shopping or visiting a theme park?
  88. Work under the Pope or the president?
  89. Cleaning or cooking?
  90. Tipsy or drunk?
  91. Sunday at church or in bed?

Funny ‘This Or That’ Questions

He who laughs, lasts!
— Mary Pettibone Poole

These funny or icebreaker ‘this or that’ questions can add humor to your conversations. Use these silly ideas or come up with your own to have a good time.

  1. Miley or Selena?
  2. Bumper cars or roller coasters?
  3. Gummy bears or gummy worms?
  4. Check dad’s or mom’s internet history?
  5. Be a sociopath or psychopath?
  6. Treasure or trash?
  7. Barefoot or socks?

    Barefoot or socks, This or That questions

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  8. Sleep in the snow or dance in the rain?
  9. Salty cake or sweet noodles?
  10. Rice with sauce or cream with toast?
  11. Long nose or long tooth?
  12. Beiber or BTS?
  13. Lose one finger or gain two fingers?
  14. Hundred pets or fifty snakes?
  15. Rich and few friends or poor and more friends?
  16. Free Wi-Fi or unlimited coffee?
  17. Talk like Darth Vader or Yoda?
  18. Full battery on the phone or full gas in the car?
  19. Sleep talk or sleepwalk?
  20. Get or give gifts?
  21. Kiss a jellyfish or cobra?
  22. Late by an hour or early by 30 minutes?
  23. Aliens or robots?
  24. Lose the sense of smell or taste?
  25. Superpower of invisibility or ultimate strength?
  26. No sweets again or no spicy food again?
  27. Be a king or a politician?
  28. Sweaty underarms or tangled hair?
  29. Have three ears or 12 fingers?
  30. Mom scolding you in public or dad not talking to you?
  31. Be a monkey for a week or a robot for a month?

Hard ‘This Or That’ Questions

If you are enjoying your time with your date and want to have engaging discussions about personality or life, these thoughtful ‘this or that’ questions would help you know each other’s opinions.

    1. Powerful or popular?
    2. Live without stylish outfits or life without a mobile?
    3. Stay fit or have unlimited food?
    4. Piercing or tattoo?
    5. Teleporting or telepathy?
    6. Winning the lottery or working hard?
    7. Vacation with a partner or sibling?
    8. Pause or rewind life?
    9. Stranded in a desert or an island?
    10. Predict the future or read minds?
    11. End terrorism or accidents?
    12. Technical or creative person?
    13. Marry the hottest person or the richest person?
    14. Travel in the future or past?
    15. Spend a month with an enemy or lose a best friend for a lifetime?
    16. Make money through an illegal business or be in loss?

      Make money through an illegal business or be in loss

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    17. Unlimited power or respect?
    18. Underdressed or overdressed?
    19. High school or college?
    20. Spend life in a village with no Internet or live in a city with unlimited Internet?
    21. Wake up in a jungle or underwater?
    22. Rich and foolish partner or poor and loving partner?
    23. Be a cult member or a cult leader?
    24. Club or house party?
    25. Have wheels as feet or swords as arms?
    26. Have peace in life or save the world from global warming?
    27. Get stung by bees or scorpions?
    28. Give up texting or alcohol for five years?
    29. Bookcase or Mercedes at home?
    30. Sacrifice money or wisdom?
    31. Religion or spirituality?
    32. Hitch-hiking or traveling in a luxurious car?
    33. Eat lots of chocolates for free or spend money on healthy food?
    34. Continue or restart your life?
    35. Marry at 20 or 50?
    36. Wealthy parents or wise parents?
    37. Stuck in a queue or traffic jam?
    38. Zero presents or useless presents?
    39. Steal someone’s brain or bank account?
    40. Lose online contacts or real-life contacts?
    41. Plenty of casual friends or one best friend?
    42. Teach a naughty child or clean a person’s home?
    43. Spend one year without family or spouse?
    44. Be an FBI agent or detective?
    45. Be lucky or smart?
    46. Be realistic or idealistic?
    47. Be feared or loved?
    48. Breakfast or dinner?
    49. Marry an army officer or a billionaire?
    50. Be a hard worker and earn respect or lose respect and earn more?
    51. Free plane rides or free Uber rides?
    52. Be with pirates or ninjas?
    53. Speak animal language or all foreign languages?
    54. Good at sports or music?

      Good at sports or music

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  1. Good health or lots of money?
  2. Emotion or reasoning?
  3. Bookworm or a couch potato?
  4. Grow plants or feed street animals?
  5. Never get married or stay with your ex?
  6. Truth or dare?
  7. Be an employee at a big company or CEO of a startup?
  8. Be a wise and older person for life or be young and beautiful forever?
  9. Be a part of the Justice League or the Avengers?
  10. Be with parents or in-laws?
  11. Passion or dream job?
  12. Job satisfaction or high salary?
  13. Real life or social media?
  14. Spend one month with family or one year alone?

We hope you have picked questions that you may want to ask your crush or date. If you are meeting them for the first time, ask simple and funny questions. However, if you are playing the game with your partner and want to know more about their lifestyle or personality, asking hard questions would be ideal. We hope you have a good time.

The initial days of a relationship are mostly focused on getting to know the likes and dislikes of your partner. However, even after several years of being in a relationship, there may be times when you need cues to initiate a conversation. Further, you may feel confused about what questions to pose. In such cases, the above questions could be helpful for a fun and interactive session. These questions include a wide array of topics that could result in some surprising revelations. So, get your partner talking with these questions to know them better. Keep the conversation light and skip to the next question if they seem uncomfortable talking about certain topics.

Infographic: This Or That Questions For Couples

Are you sure you know everything about your partner? If not, these questions are perfect for knowing each other’s likes and dislikes; if yes, it wouldn’t hurt to try and learn a little more. So take a printout of this infographic or note the questions down and cozy up on the couch or bed to ask each other some funny and exciting “this or that” questions.

this or that questions to know your partner better [infographic]
Illustration: MomJunction Design Team

Key Pointers

  • Know your partner better by playing ‘this or that’ question game.
  • Based on your rapport, you may pick funny questions such as ‘treasure or trash’ or ‘Miley or Selena’ or hard ones such as ‘religion or spirituality’ or ‘money or love.’
  • The idea is to have fun.

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Shikha Thakur

Shikha is a writer-turned-associate editor at MomJunction. Having done a certification in Relationship Coaching, her core interest lies in writing articles that guide couples through their courtship to marriage and parenthood. She also specializes in baby names. Being a postgraduate in Human Resources from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, she likes understanding people and their relationships. This reflects in her relationship...
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