The Truth About Sleep

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Sleep Quizzes & Trivia

Are you aware of the many benefits of sleep? Are you getting enough Sleep? This week's quiz will unveil the TRUTH about SLEEP and why it is so important. For more information on Sleep Services at Forsyth Medical Center, visit: http://www. Forsythmedicalcenter. Org/site/our_services/sleep_services/#t absState=overview_tab


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    TRUE OR FALSE:  Seventeen hours of sustained wakefulness leads to a decrease in performance equivalent to a blood alcohol-level of 0.05%
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: Tiny luminous rays from a digital alarm clock can be enough to disrupt the sleep cycle even if you do not fully wake. The light turns off a “neural switch” in the brain, causing levels of key sleep chemical to decline within minutes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    TRUE OR FALSE:  Women need less sleep than men.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    TRUE OR FALSE: Sleeping tablets such as barbiturates suppress REM sleep, which can be harmful over a long period
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    TRUE OR FALSE:  Being overweight increases the risk for sleep apnea
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    During the past week, how many days did you exercise for at least 30 minutes?
  • 7. 
    How many nights did you average at least 7 hours of sleep this past week?
  • 8. 
    How many days this week were you able to eat at least 5 servings of fruits and/or veggies?  (100% Fruit juice included!)
  • 9. 
    Please enter your Name, Email Address and Phone Number in the space below so that your information can be included in this week's drawing: