Woman sitting on couch with mind blowing questions.

Mind-blowing questions can make you laugh and bend your brain until it hurts.

They can also help you learn new things, get unstuck, get to the truth, resolve issues, and solve problems.

If you’re looking for questions that will cause your mind to expand and think outside of the box, read my list of 115 mind-blowing questions that will make you laugh, confuse you, stun you, puzzle you, and make you go, hmmm.

Be sure not to miss the bonus questions at the end of the list from our awesome readers!

Funny Questions That Will Blow Your Mind.

Some questions are as entertaining as they are mind-bending. Here are some mind-blowing questions that may make you grin or even laugh out loud.

1. Why is it that when you blow in a dog’s face he gets mad at you but when you take him for a car ride he sticks his head out the window?

2. If men don’t lactate, then why did they evolve with nipples?

3. Why do we drive on parkways but park on driveways?

4. Do bacteria pee and poop and what does it look like?

5. What if one day Google was deleted and we couldn’t google what happened to Google?

6. Why is the word dictionary in the dictionary?

Confusing Questions That Will Make Your Brain Work.

I love questions that give my brain a workout, even if they’re confusing. Here are some confusing questions to bend your brain.

7. Does a two-humped camel store more fat than a one-humped camel?

8. Why do sleeping pills have warning that states: caution: May cause Drowsiness?

9. Should i carry a razor while boarding a flight so that if it is lost in a forest for months i should have it for shaving my beard?

10. What color is a mirror?

11. Why can’t you tickle yourself?

12. If you are enjoying your time, is that time really wasted?

13. If anything is possible, is it possible for anything to be impossible?

14. Why is a boxing ring square?

15. Why is the third hand on a watch called second hand?

16. Why is the time of day with the slowest traffic called rush hour?

17. Is it crazy how saying sentences backwards creates backwards sentences saying how crazy it is?

18. Is it possible that freewill, self and time are illusions?

19. Why did it take so long to create a simple one-celled creature compared to the time it took to create a human being?

Mind-Blowing Questions To Ask Your Friends.

If you want some questions to blow your friends’ brains, here are some qeustions to share the next time you see them.

20. Why do we think shyness is a bad trait while many like being quiet and calm?

21. What’s the hardest thing you ever did that made you question your beliefs?

22. Is there something that happened to you that your friends or colleagues couldn’t believe when you told them?

23. What is something you found out about your partner that you didn’t know before you got married?

24. Why do men get fat in the belly and women get fat around the hips?

25. Have you ever wanted to meet the teenage version of your parents?

25. When you die, would you want to see how many times in your life you laughed, cried, got angry, or became sad?

27. Why do we experience only what we experience?

28. When someone else yawns or burps why do I get the urge to yawn and burp?

Questions That Will Make You Think.

Here are some brain teasers that will make you work for the answers.

29. Do animals get jealous? When my dog sees me give attention to my cat, he gets jealous and starts barking. What emotion is he experiencing? Jealousy or envy?

30. Why do we call it a TV set and not a radio set?

31. Why does a round pizza come in a square box?

32. Why does not the hair on your arms grow as fast as the hair on your head?

33. Which letter is silent in the word “Scent,” the S or the C?

34. Have you ever noticed that word “swims” upside-down is still “swims”?

35. Did you know that what you see has already happened 15 seconds ago?

36. Why is it that when you’re driving and looking for an address, you turn down the volume on the radio?

37. Did you know that if you folded a paper in half 5o times its thickness would be equal to two thirds of the distance between the Earth and the Sun?

38. Why are giant redwood trees’ roots mostly in the top 3 feet of soil and carrots can go into the soil up to 6 feet?

“I always get to where I’m going by walking away from where I have been.” – Winnie the Pooh

Questions With No Right Or Wrong Answers.

Questions that don’t have right or wrong answers can be hard and might leave you pondering the answer for a long time.

39. How come people always say that when you die, your life flashes before your eyes? What exactly is flashing before your eyes?

40. What was the first thing that God said to Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden? And what did he say after that?

41. Why do we say “Don’t judge a book by its cover?” If people can judge a book by its cover, then why do they say this?

42. What happens if you get hit by 1000 mosquitoes at once?

43. Why do you need a driver’s license to buy alcohol when you can’t drink and drive?

44. What if the lottery was really rigged?

45. If the toys in Toy Story died, would the kids still be playing with them?

The Hardest Questions To Ask That Will Blow Your Mind.

The following hard questions could blow the mind of even the hardest cynic.

46. What was going through the minds of all of those people who wondered, “What if I jumped off this bridge?”

47. Why the heck are we here?

48. What does it mean when I dream about someone who has passed away?

49. What is a dream that you’ve had that you’d never tell your partner?

50. How do you put up boundaries with your friends and loved ones?

51. Did you know that 100 years ago everyone owned a horse and only the rich had cars and today everyone has cars and only the rich own horses?

52. If someone with multiple personalities threatens to kill himself, is it considered a hostage situation?

53. Will we ever hear about the most perfect crime?

54. Why do people want to rub the belly of a pregnant woman?

55. Why can psychics predict what will happen to someone but they can’t predict natural disasters?

Questions that you ask but can’t answer.

There are questions that we probably shouldn’t answer but they pop into our heads anyway.

56. If humans could survive without food, water, or air for six days, why don’t they just live for six days instead of dying?

57. Why did “she” sell seashells on the seashore when you can just pick them up anyway?

58. What if chickens can’t fly because they are afraid?

59. What if this planet is a reality TV show for other planets?

60. What if Harry Potter is really a biography sold to us muggles as fiction?

61. If poison expires, is it more poisonous or is it no longer poisonous?

62. Why does US-B sound like a backup plan for US-A?

63. Do you think your pet has a name for you?

64. Did the guy who designed the pyramids of Egypt think it would 20 years to build them?

65. If no one ever died, what would we look like, how many people would there be, and where would we all live?

Strange Mind-Blowing Questions.

Here are some strange questions that you probably never thought to ask yourself before.

66. When you are putting on clothes, why do you put on clothes inside out and then flip it the right way?

67. If we come from dust, then why is there still dust

68. Why is the caps lock not capitalized?

69. What if a Mechanic fixes a car but breaks something so that you keep coming back?

70. What if there was no time because we just made it up and we’re all living one long day, including the dinosaurs?

71. If you rip a hole in a net, are there actually fewer holes in it than there were before?

72. Why is “abbreviated” such a long word?

73. Do attractive people think that the world is a lot more polite than it really is?

74. Is it true that we’re all just illusions, just a bunch of dense energies of light bobbing around?

Embarrassing Health Questions That Will Make Your Mind Cringe.

Here are some embarrassing health questions that might make you and your doctor cringe.

75. Why do girls sit and boys stand to urinate (This question was asked by my 5-year-old son).

76. What if sweating is just your muscles crying for you to stop?

76. What if I eat myself, would I become twice as big or disappear completely?

77. What if air is actually poisonous and it just takes 80 years to kill us?

79. why are adults ashamed about nakedness but babies are not?

80. When I massage myself, why doesn’t it feel as good as when someone else massages me?

81. Do twins ever realize that one of them is unplanned?

82. If we had no eyes, could we possibly see with our hands?

83. Did you know that many animals probably need glasses, but nobody knows it?

84. Why can I only see from my own eyes?

85. Why don’t we shed our skin the way crabs and snakes do?

Random Questions To Ask Yourself Or Someone Else.

Sometimes there are questions that pop into your consciousness at random when you’re busy doing other things.

86. What is the difference between a novel and a book?

87. What if when a new iPhone comes out there’s an update that makes older iPhones slower?

88. What if we used to be able to make wishes but someone wished we couldn’t?

89. What if we can breathe in space but the government tells us we can’t so that we don’t try to escape?

90. Why is the letter W, in English, called double U? Shouldn’t it be called double V?

91. Every time you clean something, you just make something else dirty.

92. Did you know that if you replace “W” with “T” in “What, Where and When”, you get the answer to each of them?

93. Why do they call it tomato ketchup instead of tomato blood, since it contains the tomato’s blood?

94. Why is it that rain drops but snow falls?

Interesting Questions That Will Blow Your Mind.

The following are some interesting and thought-provoking questions that will blow your mind.

95. Why are there interstate highways in Hawaii?

96. If I traveled to the nearest star and came back to Earth would my kid be older than me because time is different in outer space?

97. Can the Moon exist without the Earth?

98. Do Fish feel thirst?

99. Have you ever wondered how many times you’ve passed up an opportunity that could’ve drastically changed your life?

100. Why do we call pizzas pies but we don’t call pies pizzas?

101. If you try to fail and succeed, then which have you done?

102. Why isn’t there mouse-flavored cat food?

103. Did you know Mars is populated entirely by robots?

104. If a greyhound ran through your neighborhood at 45 miles per hour and the speed limit was 25 mph, is it breaking the law?

105. Why do they call it German chocolate cake when it was invented in Texas?

Questions While Walking And Thinking.

I love walking in the morning because it’s quiet and I do my best thinking. Here are some questions that have popped up during my morning walks.

106. Am I really walking or is the Earth walking me?

107. Is it the sky I’m looking at, or is the pink and orange glow on the horizon from toxic gas?

108. Did cavemen have nail cutters?

109. Why do they call it a murder of crows and a litter of puppies?

110. If no one was around to hear the Big Bang, then why call it the Big Bang?

Mind-Blowing Questions That Keep You Up At Night.

Here are a few that have crossed my brain before going to sleep at night.

111. How did we decide how long an inch was?

112. What really keeps our brains, hearts, and lungs going when we sleep?

113. If there are past lives, then why are we born with different personalities?

Bonus Mind-Blowing Questions From Our Readers.

Last but certainly not least, I wanted to thank my readers by highlighting their questions because they’re the type of mind-blowing questions that are hidden in plain sight.

114. Do Adam and Eve have belly buttons?

115. Why do we call it a hot water heater?

Hot water doesn’t need to be heated, it should be called a cold water heater or a hot water cooler…


Remember, there are no such things as dumb questions and it’s important to keep asking them because they can help you learn, grow, and transform.

I hope these questions made your brain work and think in ways that you never thought possible. Most of all, I hope they left you with a feeling of wonder, inspiration, and amusement.

If you’re interested in questions that help you learn more about yourself, read 71 questions to ask yourself to increase self-awareness and “How to start a self-discovery journey with 5 powerful questions“.

Do you have your own mind-blowing questions you’d like to share?  Please do so in the comments below!


  1. Brandy Korey says:

    Why do we call it a hot water heater? Hot water doesn’t need to be heated, it should be called a cold water heater or a hot water cooler…

    1. Christine Songco says:

      Hi Brandy, love the question! Why do they call it that, lol? Thank you for sharing!

  2. Chris KUBIAK says:

    Did Adam and Eve have belly buttons?

    1. Christine Songco says:

      Hi Chris, that’s a good one! I don’t have the answer, lol but thanks for sharing :)!

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