Can You Pass This Sleep Science Quiz?

Sleep is the one thing everyone wants more of, but how well do you really know the science of sleeping? Take these 12 interesting quiz questions and reveal the truth about your knowledge!
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What is the ideal temperature for falling asleep?
53-59 degrees fahrenheit
60-67 degrees fahrenheit
70-75 degrees fahrenheit
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Which of these countries has the lowest average hours of sleep per night?
United States
United Kingdom
Japan
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What percent of people dream only in black and white?
12%
20%
50%
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Ideally, how long should it take you to fall asleep at night?
About 5 minutes
Between 10 and 15 minutes
More than 30 minutes
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As well as your eyes, which of the following muscles doesn't relax during REM sleep?
Diaphragm
Pectoral muscles
Oblique muslces
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What are the benefits of a power nap?
Improved memory
Improved balance
Better eyesight
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True or false: When you sleep, your brain also rests.
True
False
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What does R.E.M. stand for?
Reduced eye movement
Rapid eye movement
Random eye movement
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What activity can help you fall asleep and contribute to sounder sleep?
Exercise
Socializing
Watching TV
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In general, how many hours of sleep per night do healthy adults need?
Three to five
Five to seven
Seven to nine
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How much of our lives do we spend sleeping?
Half
One third
Two thirds
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How many dreams does the average person have per night?
4-6
3-4
1-2
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you might just be a bit sleep deprived! You know a bit about the science of sleeping, but not quite enough to pass this quiz. Learning more about sleeping can help improve your habits and make you feel better!

C+, Sleep Deprived

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You're sleep savvy! It's obvious that you've spent some time in your life researching the science of sleep. From the optimal amount of hours needed to feel rested to the activities one should never do before bed. You know it all!

B+, Sleep Savvy

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You're a total sleep expert! It's obvious that you know a thing or two about the science of sleep. From the hours needed to feel truly rested to how our brains function while asleep, there's not much about sleep that you don't know! We suspect you're pretty well rested!

A+, Sleep Expert

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1
What is the ideal temperature for falling asleep?
53-59 degrees fahrenheit
60-67 degrees fahrenheit
70-75 degrees fahrenheit
2
Which of these countries has the lowest average hours of sleep per night?
United States
United Kingdom
Japan
3
What percent of people dream only in black and white?
12%
20%
50%
4
Ideally, how long should it take you to fall asleep at night?
About 5 minutes
Between 10 and 15 minutes
More than 30 minutes
5
As well as your eyes, which of the following muscles doesn't relax during REM sleep?
Diaphragm
Pectoral muscles
Oblique muslces
6
What are the benefits of a power nap?
Improved memory
Improved balance
Better eyesight
7
True or false: When you sleep, your brain also rests.
True
False
8
What does R.E.M. stand for?
Reduced eye movement
Rapid eye movement
Random eye movement
9
What activity can help you fall asleep and contribute to sounder sleep?
Exercise
Socializing
Watching TV
10
In general, how many hours of sleep per night do healthy adults need?
Three to five
Five to seven
Seven to nine
11
How much of our lives do we spend sleeping?
Half
One third
Two thirds
12
How many dreams does the average person have per night?
4-6
3-4
1-2