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68 Engaging Poll Questions for Team Building

(Use these 68 poll questions in your workplace to get to know each other better and get the best team bonding experience)

Did you know: Companies with a fully engaged workforce are capable of generating twice the revenue. (Source)

Now if you want these results, you need to put in a little bit of efforts – for a better team bonding experience.

No matter what you do, without team bonding, you’ll feel incomplete in your organization. Team engagement is the core essential that builds an organization. And it directly or indirectly builds organizational success.

Team building is an essential aspect of any organization’s success. A cohesive team is more productive and creative together. But it doesn’t necessarily have to be a boring process. We, at Springworks, make it more exciting through fun poll questions to know our team better. 

These Poll questions add an interactive and engaging element that fosters communication, collaboration, and fun. In this blog post, we’ll explore 68 fun poll questions for work that will transform your team building experience into an unforgettable adventure.

Icebreaker Questions

Try out these icebreaker questions for the very start:

  • If you were to conquer the world for a day, what would you change?
  • What’s the song you love to sing?
  • What’s your favourite place to visit?
  • Are you a cat person or a dog person?
  • A morning run or an evening walk?
  • What’s your most favourite book to read?
  • Which is your comfort movie?
  • Do you have a sweet tooth or a knack for savoury dishes?
  • Would you prefer a beach or a mountain?
  • Are you an early bird or a night owl?

Poll Questions for Getting to Know Each Other

  • Who’s your go-to person for bad advice?
  • Tell me a fun fact about you?
  • What’s something apart from work that you are passionate about?
  • Where do you find the most solace?
  • Which is your favorite song?
  • When you say “dream job”, what do you envision?
  • What’s the most memorable gift you’ve received?
  • If you’re to get a day off from work, what’d be the perfect way to spend it?
  • What’s the skill you feel you’ve mastered?
  • What’s the skill that you’ve always wanted to learn but haven’t gotten the time to yet?
  • Your most favourite childhood memory?

Work and Professional Development

  • Who’s been your go-to mentor at your previous workplace?
  • What’s the most favourite project that you’ve worked on?
  • Share your most challenging work project that you handled.
  • What qualities would you look for in your ideal teammate?
  • What enhances your productivity at work?
  • If you can switch roles for a day, what role would you pick?
  • What do you do when you’re stressed?
  • What do you think is the most required skill in your role?
  • What’s the best thing you feel about your role?
  • How many years has it been since you started working?
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  • If you get to change the world by inventing a product, what would it be?
  • What’s your idea of a perfect team?
  • Are you your most creative when working in isolation or with people?
  • Tell me a task where you were thinking out of the box?
  • What’s your idea of creative tasks?
  • What’s your most favourite quote?
  • Who inspires you the most?
  • What’s your idea of an ideally designed office?
  • What’s your go-to trick to bring out your creativity?
  • Share a Eureka moment in your workplace.

Communication and Collaboration

  • What’s the best way to resolve conflicts?
  • An instance where you executed a complicated idea.
  • What’s your idea of giving and receiving feedback?
  • What’s a team project you take deep pride in.
  • Which communication tool do you like the most?
  • Tell us an instance where you collaborated with people across teams.
  • How do you look at team-bonding?
  • How can you make sure that everyone can voice their opinions in a team meeting?
  • Which one do you find more effective in terms of communication with the team – calls or messages?
  • What’s your most favorite team bonding activity?

Note that these can be either multiple choice poll questions or direct as well.

Leadership and Motivation

  • What qualities can make a great leader?
  • Tell us about a leader who inspires you.
  • Talk about a challenge you faced as a leader? And how did you overcome it?
  • How do you deal with low productivity days?
  • How do you go about setting your goals?
  • What is your leadership philosophy?
  • How do you maintain a positive attitude within the team?
  • Share your key lesson as a leader?
  • How do you boost your team’s morale?
  • If you could give one key advice as a leader, what would it be?

Team Building Good Poll Questions

  • What’s a song that makes you feel productive?
  • Talk about your most fun team offsite?
  • Which place would you want to conduct a team offsite in?
  • How would you celebrate team achievements?
  • If you give your team members a new skill to learn, what would it be?
  • Who’s the most hilarious person within your team?
  • If you were to get one team member from another team for a day, who would you pick?
  • If you’ve to dedicate a song or a movie to your team, which one would it be?
  • Which games on teams do you love playing the most?

The entire point of a team building exercise is to make everyone have fun and bond well. And if you yourself find this process tiresome, it ruins the entire purpose of the activity.

Hence, these funny poll questions, personalized trivia questions will help you in rewarding your team members with a fun team exercise and inculcate better communication. Make sure to use those in your next team bonding session and see the difference for yourself.

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FAQ

What are some good polls to ask?

Some good poll questions to ask are:

  • If you were to conquer the world for a day, what would you change?
  • What’s the song you love to sing?
  • What’s your favourite place to visit?
  • Are you a cat person or a dog person?
  • A morning run or an evening walk?
  • What’s your most favourite book to read?
  • Which is your comfort movie?

Read the rest of the poll questions in this article above.

How do you make a poll interesting?

To make a poll interesting, here are all the things you need to do:

  • Keep it relevant and generic to everyone
  • Don’t go too formal with the questions
  • Make them funny
  • Analyse which one were found the most interesting, and accordingly create more.

How do you create an office poll?

You can create a poll on Slack or Teams using any particular tool. For example, we use Trivia.

Here, all we have to do is click on “run a poll” option, add our question, pick our channel, and start off.

What are some good this or that questions?

Here are some fun this or that questions for a quick game:

  • Sunset or Sunrise
  • Movies or Books
  • Plan it or Wing it
  • Run or Walk
  • Take it slow or Just Get it Done

Dhristi Shah

I am an Associate Content Marketer at Springworks. I love writing new content that relates to and helps you all (aka my readers).

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