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What Is The Question?

No. of Players: 2+
Type of Game: written or spoken
What you need: pen & paper or nothing


To think of a question to match a particular reply.

How to play

The gamemaster gives the answer to a question which is not revealed. The other players then try to think of a question to match the given answer.

This game can be played competitively, where players asking questions demonstrate their knowledge of the obscure answers given by the gamemaster. In this version, the player with the best matched question becomes the next gamemaster. Or this game can be played simply for fun, where players attempt to make each other laugh with their funny questions. In this version, the player with the funniest question gets to give the answer in the next round.


The players agree to speak their answers, write down their questions, and rotate the role of gamemaster. Abigail is elected to give the first answer.

Abigail: The answer is New Jersey.
Bethany: What did Delaware?
Cary: What did the football player get for Christmas?
Bethany: The answer is vegetarian.
Cary: Who never says "no whey?"
Abigail: Who made a huge missed steak?
Cary: The answer is carpet.
Abigail: What do you call a cat that lives in your sedan?
Bethany: Who told the floor "I got you covered?"

And so on.

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