Do you have any brothers or sisters, or are you an only child?
How important is your family to you?
How often do you see your parents / grandparents / cousins / brothers and sisters?
When? What sort of things does your family do together? (i.e. eat lunch on Sunday)
What is your “role” in your family? (i.e. mother, son).
How health conscious are you?
Are you a vegetarian?
Do you go to the gym, or do other forms of exercise?
Do you make friends easily? Do you have a lot of friends?
Are you “good with people”? (i.e. do you find it easy to understand / get on with other people?)
Do you vote? Who did you vote for in the last election? Why?
Which politicians from your country do you like / dislike?
Does (being an only child / part of a large family) affect your personality?
How would you describe yourself? For example, are you: sociable/solitary, independent/happy working with others, etc.
How would your mother describe you?
What would your best friend say about you?
Would you spend Christmas (or other important holidays) away from your family?
Do you believe in “love at first sight”? (How did you meet your current partner?)
Which is more important to you, your job/studies, or the things you do in your free time? Why?
Do you define yourself by your job/studies? (i.e. I am a doctor), Or by some other factor? (i.e. I am bolognese, I am a member of an amateur football team). Why?
Politically, would you say you are on the left, the right, or in the centre? Are you a member of any political party? Which one? Why?
Are you part of a religion (i.e. Christian, Muslim, Hindu)? Do you participate regularly in religious activities? (i.e. go to church on Sundays) How important is it to you? Why?
Are you an optimist, or a pessimist? Why? What things do you feel optimistic / pessimistic about?
What are your views on:
– the environment / global warming?
– the economy / globalisation?
Would you rather:
– go out in the evening or stay at home?
– buy a new car or invest the money for the future?
– holiday at the beach or in the mountains?
– take risks or play it safe?