Newlywed Game Questions

Stacy Zeiger

The Newlywed Game tests how well newly married couples know each another. The board game itself comes with 250 questions, and coming up with new ones can keep the game fresh for future rounds. If you're looking to spice up your game try some of these questions in place of the originals.

Newlywed Game Printable Questions

A printable list of Newlywed Game questions works well as an addition to your regular board game or as an activity for a dinner party. You can give husbands and wives their own copies of the questions, allow them to answer them separately and then come together to see how many answers they got correct, or simply use the list as a conversation starter during dinner. The following printable question list is in .pdf format and is free for you to download and use. For help downloading the printable, check out these helpful tips.

List of Newlywed Game Questions

Questions in The Newlywed Game range from basic questions about personalities and hobbies to slightly uncomfortable questions about a couple's private time. When you play the game, try to incorporate multiple topics to test a couple's knowledge in multiple areas of their lives together. Over the course of the game, combine questions with a yes or no answer with those that require more detailed responses. The following questions will work for both men and women.

Making Whoopee

  • Were you your spouse's first partner?
  • Where is the strangest place you have made whoopee?
  • Do you make whoopee as often as you would like?
  • What grade would you give your spouse in the bedroom?
  • What is your favorite time of day for making whoopee?
  • How do you know your spouse is in the mood?
  • How long does making whoopee usually last?
  • What is your spouse's most irritating habit in the bedroom?
  • Who would you say is better when it comes to making whoopee?

Special Moments

  • How did you meet?
  • How long had you been dating when you got engaged? Married?
  • What was your first fight about?
  • Where was your first kiss?
  • When did you first know you were in love?
  • What did your spouse get you for your first Christmas as a couple?
  • Who said "I love you" first?
  • What did you eat on your first date?
  • What flavor of cake did you have at your wedding?

Family and Friends

  • Which family member of yours does your spouse find most annoying?
  • How did your family react when they found out you were getting married?
  • How many kids do you want?
  • What are the middle names of your spouse's parents?
  • What is the name of your spouse's best friend?
  • What friend of your spouse annoys you the most?
  • Did your spouse have any pets growing up? Name them.
  • What was the name of the street your spouse grew up on?
  • What adjective best describes your spouse's family?

Unique Situations

  • If your house was on fire, what one thing would your spouse grab before leaving?
  • What is the first thing your spouse would buy if you won the lottery?
  • If your spouse was a superhero, what would be his or her super power?
  • If your spouse was an animal, what animal would s/he be?
  • Where would your spouse want to go on a dream vacation?
  • What is your spouse's dream job?
  • What is the most embarrassing thing your spouse has done or said around you?
  • What is your spouse most afraid of?
  • What charity is your spouse most likely to raise money for?

Around the House

  • Who is better at managing your finances?
  • What room in your house would your spouse like to make over?
  • Who controls the remote?
  • What is your spouse's favorite TV show?
  • What one item of yours would your spouse love to get rid of?
  • How many pairs of shoes does your spouse own?
  • What is your spouse's shoe size?
  • What is your spouse's favorite snack?
  • Who eats the most junk food?

Simple Questions for Newlywed Game Players

Sometimes, it's the simplest questions that are the most difficult. Take for example a couple who did not know each other as kids. Asking an easy question like "What was the name of your spouse's elementary school?" may stump a spouse. These very basic questions can induce hilarity, while weakening your strongest players. For freshly engaged couples, if one member of the couple is from a large family, ask the fiance to name all of his partner's siblings, in chronological order. Even things as simple as favorite colors or meals can be challenging when put on the spot.

In the Kitchen

  • Who is the better cook?
  • What is your spouse's favorite flavor of ice cream?
  • What would your spouse request as a last meal?
  • What is your spouse's favorite candy bar?
  • How does your spouse like his/her steak cooked?if

In the Bedroom

  • Describe your spouse's sexiest pajamas.
  • What song would you pick to describe your spouse in the bedroom?
  • What adjective best describes your spouse in the bedroom?
  • What do you find most physically attractive about your spouse?
  • When is your spouse least appealing to you? Most appealing?

On a Date

  • Where did you go on your first date?
  • What did your spouse think about you after your first date?
  • Where did you go on your last date?
  • What would be your spouse's ideal date?
  • What was your worst date?

At the Movies

  • What is your spouse's favorite movie?
  • Who is your spouse's celebrity crush?
  • What is the last movie you saw together?
  • Who would you cast to play your spouse in a movie?
  • What is your spouse's favorite movie theater snack?

In the Mirror

  • What would your spouse say is his/her best feature?
  • What do you like best about your spouse?
  • What color are your spouse's eyes?
  • What one trait of yours annoys your spouse the most?
  • What was your first impression of your spouse?

Not Just for Newlyweds

The Newlywed Game is the perfect game to play at a dinner party with other couples, and at bridal showers and engagement parties. The instruction booklet and question guide for the official Newlywed Game can help you learn how to play correctly and provides you with 250 questions already organized into rounds. Print out several rounds of questions and get together with friends, both newly wed and long-married, for an entertaining evening.

Newlywed Game Questions