Incredible And Unknown Trivia Facts You Didn't Know About Sleep! Quiz

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Incredible And Unknown Trivia Facts You Didn

This quiz is made up of Incredible and Unknown Trivia Facts You Didn’t Know about Sleep! Sleep is one of the ways through which the body gets to rejuvenate and the brain gets to relax. A human being is expected to have at least eight hours of sleep a day. Do take up this quiz and get to see just how much you know about sleep and some of the myths surrounding it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Growth hormone is secreted by the ________ while we sleep.
    • A. 

      Pineal gland

    • B. 

      Panreas

    • C. 

      Pituitary gland

    • D. 

      Thyroid

  • 2. 
    The ________ play a role in controlling slow-wave sleep.
    • A. 

      Pons and hypothalamus

    • B. 

      Thalamus and pons

    • C. 

      Hypothalamus and thalamus

    • D. 

      Cerebrum and cerebellum

  • 3. 
    ________ is a hormone secreted by the pineal gland that plays a role in regulating biological rhythms and immune function.
    • A. 

      Melatonin

    • B. 

      Insulin

    • C. 

      Estrogen 

    • D. 

      Growth hormone

  • 4. 
    ________ appears to be especially important for enhanced performance on recently learned tasks.
    • A. 

      Slow-wave sleep

    • B. 

      Melatonin

    • C. 

      Sleep deprivation

    • D. 

      Growth hormone

  • 5. 
    ________ is described as slow-wave sleep.
    • A. 

      Stage 2

    • B. 

      Stage 1

    • C. 

      Stage 3

    • D. 

      Stage 4

  • 6. 
    Sleep spindles and K-complexes are most often associated with ________ sleep.
    • A. 

      Stage 2

    • B. 

      Stage 3 and stage 4

    • C. 

      REM

    • D. 

      Stage 1

  • 7. 
    Slow-wave sleep typically occurs during the ________ stage of the sleep cycle.
    • A. 

      Beginning

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      End

    • D. 

      Last

  • 8. 
    Symptoms of ________ may be improved by REM deprivation.
    • A. 

      Generalized anxiety disorder

    • B. 

      Parkinson's disease

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      Schizophrenia 

  • 9. 
    REM sleep is part of the sleep cycle, and so it occurs ________ during the night.
    • A. 

      Multiple times

    • B. 

      Once

    • C. 

      I'm not sure

    • D. 

      Unknown

  • 10. 
    Typically, REM cycles are concentrated toward the ________ of a night of sleep.
    • A. 

      Beginning

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      End

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is true about REM sleep?
    • A. 

      Both that it occurs later in the night and accounts for about 20%-25% of our sleep time

    • B. 

      It occurs early in the night

    • C. 

      It accounts for about 20%-25% our total sleep time

    • D. 

      It occurs for about 90%-95% of our total sleep time

    • E. 

      It  occurs later in the night

  • 12. 
    The period of sleep characterized by brain waves  similar to those during wakefulness and by darting movements of the eyes under closed eyelids is called: _____________. (Just put the letters in all caps.)