10 Informational Ice-Breaker Poll Questions to Understand your Audience

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Karthikeyan U  Tuesday, Jul 28, 2020

“As a general rule, the most successful man in life is the man who has the best information,” - Benjamin Disraeli

Data has officially become the most important asset in the world. If you know your target audience well, you have won half the battle.

Conducting live polls during your presentation and using the answers to take your session forward not only keeps your audience lively but you will also know what ticks your viewers.

Here are a few examples of informative polls that can be inserted within your presentation and gain useful perspectives about them. Check out this article for Funny Poll Questions

Tip: Try to use the poll questions that are linked to the subject of your presentation

1. What’s the one thing that you will carry in your handbag at all times?
a. Mask
b. Hand Sanitizer
c. Pepper Spray
d. Purse, keys, and mobile
e. All of the above
f. Not on the list? Please specify________

2. The city is under lockdown due to COVID-19 but you would still gather crowds for the following reason –
a. I feel strongly about CAA/NRC
b. I will raise my voice for the Blacks
c. I will raise my voice for a nationalistic cause
d. Not on the list? Please log your cause _______

3. How happy are you at the moment?
a. Very happy
b. Happy
c. Not Happy
d. Never been happy
e. Not on the list? Let us know your current state of mind _______

4. In what areas would you like to increase your happiness?
a. Health
b. Wealth
c. Family dynamics
d. Conjugal Situation
e. Status in life
f. Relationships
g. Career
h. Workplace

5. What’s your idea of a perfect night out?
a. Good bar, nice music, friends and camaraderie
b. Discotheque, girlfriend(s), dancing and drinking
c. Shopping mall, window shopping, movies
d. Netflix, favorite food, some beer or wine
e. Beach, sky, beach-side snacks and cool breeze
f. Not on the list specify _______________

6. What’s your ideal holiday?
a. Anywhere abroad
b. Anywhere within my state
c. North India
d. South India
e. Anywhere in India
f. All of the above
g. Not on the list, specify _____________

7. How would you best describe your character?
a. Shy & Reserved
b. Introvert
c. Easy-going
d. I am complicated
e. I am confused
f. I hate myself
g. I need therapy
h. Not on the list, specify __________

8. What do you think is the most important characteristic of your partner?
a. Good looks and style
b. Loyalty
c. Stable income
d. Good reputation
e. Good family
f. Sense of fun
g. Must have great comic timing
h. All the above
i. Not on the list? Specify __________

9. Why do you smoke?
a. Coz am addicted
b. I feel good
c. I look cool
d. Gives me ideas
e. Makes me more productive
f. Coz my girlfriend likes it
g. Coz my wife hates it
h. Not on the list? Specify __________

10. If you had walked out of a movie running in a theatre, what would be the trigger?
a. Bad story, acting
b. Obscene scenes
c. Disturbing violent scenes
d. Horribly violent scenes involving kids
e. A fight with the girlfriend/boyfriend/wife/husband
f. All of the above
g. None of the above. Specify _________

Audience perception and insights into their psyche is the most important exercise conducted in marketing.

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