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?
Soccer, hockey, tai chi, wing chun
What kinds of jobs have you held? Industries too!
Construction, chemical engineer
What causes are you concerned about today?
Global war, cultural ignorance
Which religion (if any) do you follow?