Earlier this year, there was a controversy in Philippines about the United States reopening a base in your country. Do you think the United States should have a military presence in your country? (Philippines)
Having experienced terrorism first hand yourself, what is the best way for government to combat this rising threat? (France)
Australia is taking its first step towards legalizing marijuana. Do you think that is a good idea? And why?
Drug abuse continues to be one of the world’s most serious social problems. What do you think is the best way to handle this issue?
Few issues in the United States are more polarizing than gun ownership. The argument really heats up after major tragic events such as San Bernardino and Sandy Hook. What is your position on gun control?
Miss Universe 2014
What is the greatest contribution of your country to the entire world?
If you were given 30 seconds to deliver a message to a global terrorist, what will you say?
What’s the biggest change you’d like to see for young women in the next generation?
If you could remove the swimsuit competition from the Miss Universe pageant, would you? and why or why not?
One of three women will experience violence in her lifetime. What can be done to get that number down?
Probably all the time, people have asked you, what can men learn from women, but I’d like to know what could women learn from men?
Miss Universe 2013
What would happen to the world if we could no longer use the internet?
What is your opinion in places that do not allow women to vote, or drive cars?
What is the most significant thing we can do help elect women to political offices around the world?
What can be done about the lack of jobs for young people starting their careers around the world?
What is your biggest fear and how do you plan to overcome it?
Miss Universe 2012
If you could make a new law, what would it be and explain why?
As an international ambassador, do you believe that speaking English should be a prerequisite to be Miss Universe? Why or why not?
As someone who might be winning a modeling contract, how would you feel if you were told to lose weight or risk losing an assignment?
What is something that you have done, that you will never do again?
Like you, I wear swimsuit when I compete. What would you say to people who believe that women wearing swimsuits in a public forum reduces them to sexual objects?
Miss Universe 2011
If you could trade lives with anyone in history, who would it be and why?
Would you change your religious beliefs to marry the person you love? Why or why not?
Nude beaches are common in some parts of the world. Is public nudity appropriate or inappropriate and why?
What would you do to avoid fighting a war that you did not agree with it?
If you could change one of your physical characteristics, which one would it be and why?