250+ Awesome 7 Second Challenge Ideas

Have you been looking for 7-second challenge questions to ask? This article contains a list of 7 second challenge ideas. We have selected ideas from different categories and all the challenges are kid friendly as well.

But first, what is the seven second challenge?

What is the 7 Seconds Challenge?

A 7-second challenge is a popular internet challenge that requires a person to complete a task in under seven seconds.

The 7-second challenge is popular because, unlike other fun challenges, it easy, cheap and can be played anywhere; House parties, hang out with friends, school, detention, bridal showers.

The only problem with the 7-second challenge is that you can quickly run out of seven-second challenge ideas; things to do under seven seconds.

To solve this issue, I have compiled a list of interesting seven-second challenge ideas. Not all the listed ideas can easily be completed within 7 seconds. Where is the fun if there are only easy seven seconds ideas?

List of 7 Second Challenge Ideas

7-second challenge ideas

The following are a list of awesome 7-second challenge ideas, we have categorized the dares into different categories to make it easier to navigate the list. Also, if you want you could use this list for a 5-second challenge or a ten-second challenge. Enjoy!

  1. Add mascara to both eyes with no mistakes.
  2. Apply lipstick on your lips without using your hands.
  3. Apply lipstick to your lips without smudges.
  4. Apply nail polish to five random fingers.
  5. Beat-box to any song you like
  6. Bite your tongue and recite A-Z
  7. Change your hair to a ponytail?
  8. Chew a raw onion and swallow
  9. Chop a whole onion in 7 pieces for cooking.
  10. Clap your right palm on your left thigh and left palm on your right thigh simultaneously 10 times.
  11. Close your eyes and open the SMS app in your phone
  12. Come up with a website name for an oyster breeding company not using “oyster” or “breeding”!
  13. Counting 1-10 in a second language.
  14. Crush a paper coffee cup and stuff into your mouth
  15. Cry like a newborn baby
  16. Dance like a ballerina in a ballet show
  17. Dance to an imaginary Salsa song
  18. Dance without beat
  19. Demonstrate a six-feet tall woman/man entering a race car
  20. Demonstrate how to eat noodles with chopsticks
  21. Do 10 standard pushups.
  22. Do 5 fingertip pushups.
  23. Do a perfect braiding of your hair.
  24. Do a perfect face makeup.
  25. Do a perfect handstand with no help.
  26. Draw a table using a pen at one single go
  27. Draw the picture of your pet dog
  28. Drink 5 shots of an alcohol beverage.
  29. Drink up a full 50cl bottle of water
  30. Eat a full packet of Tic Tac.
  31. Eat a whole medium sized hamburger.
  32. Eat half a slice of bread and swallow completely
  33. From a cow’s udder to the dining table, describe the process of making cheese
  34. Grab a bean with chopsticks.
  35. Great Britain is made up of England, Scotland, and…?
  36. Hop on one leg for 20 meters.
  37. Hop to the door and back while pulling your two ears
  38. How many light bulbs are the room? Locate their switches
  39. How many pawns does a player get at the start of a chess game?
  40. How many states are there in Mainland America?
  41. Hula-hoop round and round the room
  42. I am an Eskimo, what is the name of the house I built with ice?
  43. If you were to travel out of the country, where would you love to go? Tell us why
  44. Invent a challenge, and do it.
  45. Invent a new word and define it.
  46. Jog at a spot and count to 20 nonstop
  47. Jump and touch the ceiling.
  48. Kings, Queens, Diamonds, and Aces… how many of each can we find in a pack of cards?
  49. Kiss every finger separately.
  50. Kiss someone’s feet
  51. Kiss your last toenail.
  52. Las Vegas is to desert, the Florida Keys is to marshes, and the Bayou is to…?
  53. Lick the tip of your elbow.
  54. Make a total stranger laugh on the telephone.
  55. Mention 5 Irish surnames
  56. Mention 5 objects you can find in the kitchen and tell what they are used for
  57. Mention 5 Spanish Names.
  58. Mention five cities outside your continent
  59. Mimic a perfect cat eye.
  60. Mount two textbooks on your head and walk briskly around the room without losing balance
  61. Name 3 countries with border walls or fences
  62. Name 5 countries in the EU.
  63. Name 5 objects in your bag and then bring them out for all to see
  64. Name 5 past US presidents.
  65. Name 5 South American countries and their capitals
  66. Name 7 ingredients required to prepare the Thanksgiving Day Turkey
  67. Name a word that is spelled the same way upside down as it is when written upright.
  68. Name all the chess pieces
  69. Name all the different pieces on a chess board
  70. Name disciples of Jesus Christ
  71. Name the color of your socks without looking at them
  72. Name the original ethnic group residing in the US and Canada before Columbus
  73. Order a pizza in 7 seconds.
  74. Paint one of your fingernails.
  75. Place your foot over your head.
  76. Place your head on my knees and touch my head with the heel of your left foot at the same time
  77. Place your left leg on my shoulder
  78. Pretend like you drunk after drinking vodka for the first time
  79. Pretend to sit on the dining table; hands stretched forward and count to 30
  80. Pull off your sweater/glove and turn it inside out and put in on again
  81. Pull your right ear, tilt your neck to the right and walk sideways to your left at the same time
  82. Put on a jacket and button it up.
  83. Raise your right knee to your chin and count backward from 20 to 0
  84. Recite a poem about a disappointing ice cream.
  85. Recite the 5 times table backward starting at 10.
  86. Recite the English alphabet backward
  87. Recite the lines of the national anthem
  88. Remove everything from your pockets and arrange them on the floor alphabetically
  89. Remove your shoelaces and use them to design a puppy on the floor
  90. Repeat “She sells sea shells on the sea shore’ with no mistakes.
  91. Respond to a 911 medical emergency
  92. Roughen up your bed and remake it.
  93. Run up and down the stairs.
  94. Say Cock-a-doodle-doo seven times nonstop
  95. Say something offensive to a dog.
  96. Say ten words in Spanish
  97. Show me the North and the East of your present location
  98. Sing the Alphabets Backward.
  99. Slap yourself in the face with both hands as many times as you can in 7 seconds.
  100. Sound like a Nokia phone’s popular ringtone
  101. Spell Singapore backward
  102. Spell your name using body gestures
  103. Spell your name while doing push-ups.
  104. Squat and jump 10 times nonstop
  105. Stand on five toes only and count backward from 30 to 0
  106. Stand on your head away from the wall.
  107. Take a beautiful picture while standing on your head.
  108. Take off one sock.
  109. Take off your right sock and wear it in your left palm
  110. Take off your socks off and wear them inside out.
  111. Take a position and swing like Tiger woods 10 times nonstop
  112. Tap dance like a pro
  113. Throw 20 imaginary punches at a boxing opponent, nonstop
  114. Tie your hair in a perfect ponytail.
  115. Touch the four corner edges in the room
  116. Touch your feet with your elbows.
  117. Touch your nose with your tongue
  118. Touching all the walls in the house.
  119. Undo and lace back your sneakers
  120. Warn a deaf person of fire in the building.
  121. What does MAGA stand for?
  122. What is 1900 in Roman Numerals?
  123. What is the number before 1 trillion?
  124. Write down your name backward.
  125. You are mute, and she is deaf, describe a chicken to her
  126. Name 5 foods that end with y

Animals

The following are fun animal-themed 7-second challenge tasks:

  1. Name the world’s poisonous spider.
  2. Make 5 animal sounds.
  3. How many legs does a spider have?
  4. How many hearts an octopus has?
  5. How many legs a honeybee has?
  6. Which bird cannot walk?
  7. The babies of Swan are known as?
  8. A group of kittens is known as?
  9. How many legs a crab has?
  10. How many legs a mosquito has?
  11. Murder is the collective group of which animals?
  12. Name the smallest mammal in the world.
  13. Which animal has the longest period of pregnancy?
  14. A group of deer is known as?
  15. Which animal never sleeps?
  16. A group of lions is known as?
  17. A group of hedgehogs is known as?
  18. Which animal has the longest lifespan?
  19. Name the smallest mammal of the world.
  20. How many weather seasons does America have?
  21. Name 10 cities where it does not snow in the US
  22. Roar like a lion and meow like a cat immediately afterward
  23. Name the two main countries from which one can reach the summit of Mount Everest
  24. Name 5 famous hurricanes in the last 10 years
  25. Act like you are walking through the Sahara Desert at 1130F heat
  26. React to a piece of news that the melting ice in Antarctica is completely gone forever
  27. Tweet like a beautiful nightingale bird
  28. Bark like an angry dog and whimper like a timid puppy afterward

Sports

The following are interesting sport-themed 7-second challenge tasks:

  1. Dab like Usain Bolt does after he wins a race
  2. Jubilate like Cristiano Ronaldo when he scores a goal
  3. Football is to America as Cricket is to India, what is the most popular sport in Brazil?
  4. Who is the most decorated Olympian of all time, and what sport does the person thrive in?
  5. Mention 5 players playing in the English Premiership League
  6. Mention 5 NBA MVPs
  7. Which racing driver holds the record for the most Formula One World Drivers’ Championship wins, with seven titles?
  8. Which NFL team has won the most Super Bowls?
  9. Mention 5 football stadia in the world
  10. Mention 5 famous heavyweight boxers
  11. Mention 10 Olympic gold medal winners

Celebrities

The following are celebrity-themed Q and A’s for your next 7 Second challenge:

  1. Courtesy in front of the Queen of England
  2. Describe Kim Kardashian without saying her name
  3. In the movie The Terminator, who played the lead role? Name two other movies he starred in
  4. Justin Bieber is to Canada as Adele is to…?
  5. Kiley Jenner is famous for…?
  6. Mimic Donald Trump?
  7. Spell Mark Zuckerberg
  8. Walk like a royal emerging from a castle
  9. What is the name of the only African American Formula 1 driver and champion?
  10. Which female artiste has the most Grammy awards of all time?
  11. Whip your hair like Willow Smith
  12. Who is the Canadian that sang ‘I Drove All Night’? Sing the chorus
  13. Who is the Duchess of Sussex?
  14. Name all the Kardashians on Keeping Up with the Kardashians

Movie

  1. Complete this sentence: “When you play the game of thrones…”
  2. Earth is located in which galaxy?
  3. If you have arachnophobia, which animal are you scared of?
  4. In Avengers Infinity War, name 5 characters that survived Thanos’ snap
  5. Mention 5 characters who survived till the end of Game of Thrones
  6. Mention 5 houses from Game of Thrones
  7. Mention a famous line from Game of Thrones
  8. Name 3 natural landmarks on Earth that can be clearly seen or observed from the International Space Station
  9. Name 5 Characters from Star Wars
  10. Name 5 James Bond Movies
  11. Name 5 Marvel Movies.
  12. Name 5 Movies that have won the Oscars in the past decade
  13. Name 5 Muscles in the human body
  14. Name 5 plays written by Shakespeare
  15. Name three characters in the movie Avengers
  16. Say “I’ll be back” in Arnold Schwarzenegger’s voice
  17. Say “I’m as dumb as dumb can be” in Forrest’s voice as seen in the movie Forrest Gump?
  18. Say “My Precious” mimicking Gollum’s voice
  19. What was the name of the Night King’s army in Game of Thrones?

Science

The following are science-themed 7 second challenge ideas:

  1. Spell the last name of the person that invented the periodic table
  2. Spell the most abundant gas in the earth’s atmosphere
  3. The colored part of the human eye that controls how much light passes through the pupil is called the?
  4. The two holes in your nose are called?
  5. What is sodium chloride?
  6. What is the closest planet to the Sun?
  7. What is the hottest planet in our solar system?
  8. What is the human body’s biggest organ?
  9. What is the name of the biggest part of the human brain?
  10. What is the name of the lead male character in the movie Titanic?
  11. What is the name of the long pipe that shifts food from the back of your throat down to your stomach?
  12. What planet is famous for the beautiful rings that surround it?
  13. What was the most important object of concern in Lord of the Rings?
  14. Which gases cause acid rain?
  15. Who is the mother of dragons in Game of Thrones?

Spelling

How about difficult words you can ask your opponent to spell in seven seconds? Here you go:

  1. Spell Aberration
  2. Spell Ambivalent
  3. Spell Anesthesia
  4. Spell Archetypal
  5. Spell Bureau
  6. Spell Camaraderie
  7. Spell Caribbean
  8. Spell Chihuahua
  9. Spell Circumvent
  10. Spell Commensurate
  11. Spell Czechoslovakia
  12. Spell Eczema
  13. Spell Embezzlement
  14. Spell Enfranchise
  15. Spell Forbearance
  16. Spell Gonorrhea
  17. Spell Grandiloquent
  18. Spell Handkerchief
  19. Spell Heterogenous
  20. Spell Hypothetical
  21. Spell Maintenance
  22. Spell Millennium
  23. Spell onomatopoeia
  24. Spell Ostracism
  25. Spell Philanthropic
  26. Spell Phlegmatic
  27. Spell Presbyterian
  28. Spell Pronunciation
  29. Spell Sanctimonious

Music

The following are music-themed 7-second challenge ideas:

  1. Beethoven, Handel, and Mozart are famous for what kind of music and instrument?
  2. Do a famous rap verse
  3. Mention 5 songs from any Grammy winner.
  4. Sing the chorus of any Grammy award-winning song
  5. Sing the last line in Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes.”
  6. Who played drums on the Beatles “Love Me Do”?
  7. Name 5 British singers from the last decade
  8. Name 5 African musicians
  9. Name 5 popular classical musicians

Hope you found good ideas to ask your opponent in the 7-second challenge. Remember, these games are more interesting when you record them and post them on YouTube for everyone to watch.

Lastly, if you have any interesting 7-second idea to add to the list, be a dear and write it in the comment section.