Where did you grow up?
Where do you live now?
What is the highest level of education you have attained?
What subjects did/do you enjoy the most at school?
What's your favorite sport or sports?
What kinds of jobs have you held? Industries too!
What hobbies are you into?
motorcycles, the lake
What causes are you concerned about today?
stupidity run amuck
Which religion (if any) do you follow?