Do I use present or past tense after the phrase "If you ever wondered"?
If you ever wondered what hell looks like, ...
If you ever wondered what hell looked like, ...
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Normally, with an embedded question or statement in a past-tense sentence, the verb in the embedded part is also past:
Where is he going? -> I wondered where he was going.
But when the question or statement is timeless, both present and past are possible:
The Greek philosophers knew that the world is/was round.
What does hell look like? -> Have you ever wondered what hell looks/looked like?
I find the past slightly more natural there: using the present puts emphasis on the fact that what is described is timeless or still continuing.