50+ Fun Poll Questions to Engage Your Team and Avoid Dull Meetings

50+ Fun Poll Questions to Engage Your Team and Avoid Dull Meetings

Fun and quick polls can be a great way to break the ice and get people talking. You can also use them to generate interest in a topic, or get feedback on something. Generally, they are great tool to engage your team and involve everyone from the start.

How and when to use fun polls? You could use them to cheer up before a big meeting, such as a retrospective. You can use them to get to know each others preferences or as a starter to get your new teammates to share something interesting about themselves.

How to deliver these polls? You can improvise in countless ways or you can use a team polling tool such as Upvote for Slack.

That said, there are different types of fun polls for you to choose. Depending on the occasion, you may want an ice breaker question, a this or that question, or a thought provoking would you rather poll. Discussing the answers is guaranteed to energize and engage your team members.

Want to include this in your next team meeting? Here are 50+ poll templates to get you started.

Ice breakers

  1. If you could trade places with any celebrity for a day, who would it be?
  2. What's the weirdest thing you've ever eaten?
  3. If you won the lottery tomorrow, what would be your first purchase?
  4. What's a weird hobby you have?
  5. What would be your dream vacation?
  6. If you could describe yourself with any three adjectives, what would they be?
  7. If you could have any career in the world, what would it be?
  8. What's a place you've always wanted to visit but haven't?
  9. What's something you're passionate about but few people know about?
  10. Who is your spirit animal?
  11. If you could have any pet, what would it be?
  12. What's an interesting fact about yourself that most people don't know?
  13. If you could have a conversation with anyone alive or dead, who would it be?
  14. If you could go back in time and relive one moment for the rest of your life, what would it be?
  15. Can you play an instrument? If not, what do you wish you could play?
  16. What book have you read that was life-changing?
  17. What's the funniest encounter you've ever had?
  18. If you could act in any movie, which movie would you want to act in?
  19. What would you do with a time machine?

This-or-that questions

  1. Office or home?
  2. Desktop or laptop?
  3. Slack or email?
  4. Mac or PC?
  5. Conference call or in-person meeting?
  6. Brainstorming session or individual work time?
  7. Call a meeting or send an email?
  8. Doing something or procrastinating?
  9. 9 to 5 or 8 to 4?
  10. Analysis or action?
  11. Pizza or tacos?
  12. Dogs or cats?
  13. Coffee or tea?
  14. Summer or winter?
  15. Snowboarding or skiing
  16. Open space or cubicles?
  17. Early bird or night owl?
  18. Books or movies?

"Would you rather" questions

  1. Would you rather be able to teleport anywhere or be able to read people's thoughts?
  2. Would you rather have a job where you had to wear a costume or a job where you had to work weekends?
  3. Would you rather have co-workers who are always late or co-workers who are always early?
  4. Would you rather have a boring desk job or a dangerous job?
  5. Would you rather be able to fly or be invisible?
  6. Would you rather live in a world with no pain or a world with no fear?
  7. Would you rather always be cold or always be hot?
  8. Would you rather be able to speak any language or be able to fluently speak all animal languages?
  9. Would you rather have a million dollars or true love?
  10. Would you rather live in a world without humans or a world without animals?
  11. Would you rather be alone for the rest of your life or always surrounded by people?
  12. Would you rather never have to sleep again or never have to eat again?
  13. Would you rather have infinite intelligence or infinite wealth?
  14. Would you rather be immortal or have infinite knowledge?
  15. Would you rather be able to time travel or be able to teleport?