This is a collection of Table Topics questions that can be used by the Table Topics Master

AUSTRALIA HAS BEEN CALLED THE LUCKY COUNTRY.  DO YOU AGREE?

IS THERE TOO MUCH SPORT ON TV?

IS CHRISTMAS TOO COMMERCIALISED?

IF YOU HAD A TIME MACHINE, WHAT PART OF HISTORY WOULD YOU VISIT?

WHO IS YOUR FAVOURITE RECORDING ARTIST?

WHICH ACTIVITIES MAKE YOU LOSE TRACK OF TIME?

DO YOU BELIEVE IN EXTRATERRESTRIALS? 

IF YOU HAD TO TEACH SOMETHING, WHAT WOULD YOU TEACH?

WHICH WILD ANIMAL WOULD YOU LIKE TO TAME AND KEEP AS A PET?

WERE YOUR SCHOOL YEARS THE BEST YEARS OF YOUR LIFE?

IF YOU WON A MILLION DOLLARS IN LOTTO, WHAT IS THE BIGGEST AFFECT IT WOULD HAVE ON YOUR LIFE?

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE MOVIE OF ALL TIME?

WHAT DO YOU HAVE THAT YOU CANNOT LIVE WITHOUT?

IF YOU WERE PRIME MINISTER FOR A DAY, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

IF YOU COULD HAVE YOUR TIME OVER, WHAT WOULD YOU CHANGE ABOUT YOUR LIFE?

IF YOU COULD TALK TO SOMEONE LIVING OR DEAD 30 MINUTES, WHO WOULD THAT BE AND WHY?

IF YOU WON A TRIP TO ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD YOU GO?

HOW WOULD YOU PROMOTE NEWCASTLE TO AN OVERSEAS VISITOR? 

IF YOU COULD STAR IN ANY TV SHOW, WHICH ONE WOULD YOU CHOOSE?

IF YOU WERE TO WRITE A BOOK, WHAT TOPIC WOULD YOU CHOOSE?

IF HOLLYWOOD MADE A FILM ABOUT YOUR LIFE, WHO WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE IN THE LEAD ROLE?

IF YOU WERE IN A HOT AIR BALLOON, OVER WHAT AREA IN THE WORLD WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE?

IS DAYLIGHT SAVING AN ASSET OR A CURSE?

WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU WILL BE DOING IN TEN YEARS TIME?

WHAT IS A SUBJECT YOU WOULD LIKE TO STUDY?

WHAT DO YOU DO TO RELAX?

IF YOU HAD ONE DAY TO LIVE, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

WHAT PRESENT WOULD YOU LIKE FOR YOUR NEXT BRTHDAY?

IF YOU WERE TO WRITE A LETTER TO SANTA, WHAT WOULD IT CONTAIN?

WHAT WAS THE STRANGEST FOOD YOU HAVE EVER EATEN?

SUPPOSE YOU WERE ATTENDING A COTUME PARTY TONIGHT.  WHAT WOULD YOU WEAR?

WHAT IS MORE IMPORTANT, THE JOURNEY OR THE DESTINATION?

IS THERE A POT OF GOLD AT THE END OF THE RAINBOW?

WHAT WOULD BE YOUR MUST SEE ON AN AFRICAN SAFARI FOR YOUR TRIP TO BE COMPLETE?

IS CLIMATE CHANGE FACT OR FICTION?

WHY IS THE AUSTRALIAN BBQ A GREAT IDEA?

SHOULD CHILDREN UNDER 12 BE ALLOWED TO OWN A MOBILE PHONE?

IS THERE SUCH A THING AS A MID-LIFE CRISIS?

DO YOU BELIEVE IN GHOSTS?

SHOULD AUSTRALIA BECOME A REPUBLIC?

COULD YOU LIVE WITHOUT A COMPUTER?

WHAT IS YOUR FONDEST MEMORY OF SCHOOL?

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE AND MOST DISLIKED FRUIT OR VEGETABLE?

IF YOU COULD SPEAK ANOTHER LANGUAGE, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

WHAT WOULD YOU DO TO IMPROVE NEWCASTLE?

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE RESTAURANT?

IF YOU COULD LEARN TO PLAY A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

IF YOU COULD REPRESENT AUSTRALIA IN ANY SPORT, WHAT WOULD IT BE?

IF YOU WERE SHIPWRECKED ON A DESERTED ISLAND, WHAT 3 THINGS WOULD YOU WANT WITH YOU?

IF YOU HAD TO LIVE IN ANOTHER COUNTRY FOR A YEAR, WHERE WOULD THAT BE?

DOES AUSTRALIA HAVE TOO MANY PUBLIC HOLIDAYS?

DO YOU BELIEVE IN REINCARNATION?

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE QUOTE?

IF YOU COULD CHANGE CAREERS, WHAT WOULD YOU CHOOSE?

WHAT ENGINEERING FEAT DOES THE WORLD NEED?

IF YOU COULD GO BACK IN TIME AND MEET YOUR YOUNGER SELF, WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE YOURSELF?

WERE THE GOOD OLD DAYS REALLY THE GOOD OLD DAYS?

WHAT ARE THE QUALITIES OF A GOOD FRIEND?

WHICH WOULD YOU CHOOSE, CAMPING OR GLAMPING, AND WHY?

IF YOU HAD A CHOICE BETWEEN LIVING IN THE CITY OR LIVING IN THE COUNTRYSIDE, WHICH WOULD YOU SELECT?

WORKING HARD OR HARDLY WORKING, WHAT IS YOUR PREFERRED APPROACH?

TRAINS V PLANES. WHICH IS YOUR PREFERRED METHOD OF TRAVEL?

SAVE MONEY OR SPEND UP BIG. WHAT IS YOUR RECOMMENDATION?

OCEANS OR MOUNTAINS. WHICH IS YOUR IDEAL RETREAT?

WINTER OR SUMMER. WHICH IS YOUR PREFERRED SEASON?

EBOOKS OR PAPERBACKS. WHICH DO YOU PREFER?

WOULD YOU RATHER LIVE WITH REGRET OR LIVE IN DOUBT?

WOULD YOU RATHER BE POOR AND HAPPY OR RICH AND MISERABLE?

SWEET v SOUR – WHAT WINS IN YOUR PANTRY?

SPEED v ACCURACY – WHAT DO YOU BELIEVE IS MORE IMPORTANT WHILE UNDERTAKING A TASK?

IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PURPOSE IN LIFE HAPPINESS?  IF NOT, WHAT IS?

MUST WE HAVE EVIDENCE TO KNOW THE TRUTH?

CAN WE UNDERSTAND GOOD WITHOUT EVEIL?

IS THERE SUCH A THING AS TRUTH, OR IS IT RELATIVE?

DOES NATURE OR NURTURE FORM A PERSON’S PERSONALITY?

WOULD YOU BREAK THE LAW TO SAVE SOMEONE YOU LOVE?

IS IT ALWAYS WRONG TO LIE?  WHEN, IF EVER, IS IT OK?

DO YOU THINK LIFE EXISTS ELSEWHERE IN THE UNIVERSE?

IS THERE SUCH A THING AS LUCK?

DO NUMBERS REALLY EXIST OR ARE THEY SOMETHING MAN HAS CREATED?

HOW MUCH CONTROL DOES A PERSON HAVE OVER THEIR LIFE? 

WOILD YOU KILL ONE PERSON TO SAVE FIVE?

WHAT MOTIVATES YOU?

WHY DOES TOAST ALWAYS FALL BUTTERED-SIDE DOWN?

DESCRIBE SOMEONE WHO HAS INSPIRED YOU IN YOUR LIFE.

SHOULD YOU EAT PIZZA WITH YOUR HANDS, OR WITH A KNIFE AND FORK?

ARE LEADERS BORN OR MADE?

IF ANIMALS COULD TALK, WHICH ANIMAL WOULD BE THE MOST CHARMING?

DESCRIBE ONE OF THE MOST VALUABLE QUALITIES OF A MENTOR.

IF YOU TIME TRAVELLED NAKED 200 YEARS INTO THE PAST, HOW WOULD YOU PROVE THAT YOU WERE FROM THE FUTURE?

IF YOU WERE TOLD BY YOUR DOCTOR THAT YOU HAD ONE YEAR TO LIVE, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

IF YOU COULD BE ANY CHARACTER IN FICTION, WHO WOULD YOU BE?

A PENGUIN WALKS THROUGH THAT DOOR WEARING A SOMBRERO.  WHAT DOES HE SAY AND WHY IS HE HERE?

WHO WOUD WIN A FIGHT BETWEEN SPIDERMAN AND BATMAN?

YOU’VE BEEN GIVEN AN ELEPHANT. YOU CAN’T GIVE IT AWAY OR SELL IT. WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH IT?

WOULD YOU RATHER FIGHT 1 HORSE-SIZED DUCK, OR 100 DUCK-SIZED HORSES?

WHAT WOULD THE NAME OF YOUR DEBUT ALBUM BE AND WHY?

WHY DO YOU THINK YOU HAVE THE BEST JOB IN THE WORLD?

IF YOU COULD BE SOMEONE ELSE, WHO WOULD IT BE?

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE TRAVEL DESTINATION?

WHAT IS THE MOST ESSENTIAL ITEM YOU PACK WHEN GOING ON HOLIDAYS?

IF MONEY WAS NOT A BARRIER, WHERE WOULD YOU LIKE TO TRAVEL TO?

DESCRIBE ONE OF YOUR TRAVEL DISASTERS. 

WHAT WOULD BE THE MOST AMAZING ADVENTURE TO GO ON?

IS THERE A COUNTRY OR STATE THAT YOU WOULD NOT LIKE TO RETURN TO?  WHY?

DESCRIBE THE WORST ASPECTS OF RETURNING HOME FROM A LONG HOLIDAY.

SOME PEOPLE SAVE UP THEIR ANNUAL LEAVE FOR YEARS. DO YOU THINK PEOPLE SHOULD DO THIS OR SHOULD THEY BE COMPELLED TO HAVE A HOLIDAY EVERY YEAR?

DESCRIBE THE MOST EXCITING ACTIVITY YOU HAVE ENGAGED IN WHILE AWAY ON HOLIDAYS.

WHAT DO YOU THINK ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT REASONS WHY TRAVEL IS GOOD FOR YOU?

WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME YOU TRIED SOMETHING NEW?  WHAT WAS IT?

WHAT GETS YOU EXCITED ABOUT LIFE? 

WHAT LIFE LESSON DID YOU LEARN THE HARD WAY? 

WHAT DO YOU WISH YOU SPENT MORE TIME DOING FIVE YEARS AGO? 

WHAT CAN YOU DO TODAY THAT YOU WERE NOT CAPABLE OF A YEAR AGO? 

IF YOU HAD TO TEACH SOMETHING, WHAT WOULD YOU TEACH? 

WHEN IS IT TIME TO STOP CALCULATING RISK AND REWARDS, AND JUST DO WHAT YOU KNOW IS RIGHT? 

HOW OLD WOULD YOU BE IF YOU DIDN’T KNOW HOW OLD YOU ARE? 

IS THERE ANYTHING IMPORTANT ENOUGH TO GO TO WAR OVER? 

WHICH IS WORSE, FAILING OR NEVER TRYING? 

IF YOU COULD INSTIL ONE PIECE OF ADVICE INTO A NEWBORN BABY’S MIND, WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE? 

WHAT IS THE ONE THING YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO CHANGE ABOUT THE WORLD? 

DOES TRAVEL BROADEN THE MIND?

IS GRAFFITI A FORM OF ART?

IS IT OK FOR PARENTS TO STOP IN NO-STOPPING ZONES OUTSIDE SCHOOLS FOR SHORT PERIODS?

IS THE FULL MOON RESPONSIBLE FOR LUNACY IN PEOPLE?

IS A LITTLE KNOWLEDGE A DANGEROUS THING?

ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS.  DO YOU AGREE?

THE GRASS IS GREENER ON THE OTHER SIDE.  DO YOU AGREE?

YOU CAN’T TEACH AN OLD DOG NEW TRICKS.  DO YOU AGREE?

YOUTH IS WASTED ON THE YOUNG?  DO YOU AGREE?

WHAT MAKES YOU PROUD?

WHAT GIVES YOUR LIFE MEANING?

HOW DO YOU RELAX?

WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE SONG, AND WHY?

WHAT CHANCES DO YOU WISH YOU HAD TAKEN?

WHAT DID YOU DO AS A CHILD THAT WOULD BE CONSIDERED DANGEROUS TODAY?

WHAT IS THE SECRET TO SUCCESS?