Hsiuhi Quiz

Have you incurred a sleep debt? Take this test and find out.

1.  On weekdays, how many hours of sleep do you get a night? Choose the closest to your case.
A. Ten or more
B. A good eight hours
C. Around seven
D. about six
E. Five or less 

2. Do you have trouble moving quickly when you first get up? Do you find that the time slips by very quickly and
it's time to go to school or work too soon.
A. Never
B. Sometimes
C. Yes, at least recently
D. Often
E. Always

3. Do you put your waker farther away or set the music on loud, otherwise you'll sleep right through it?
A. Yes
B. No

4. Do small amounts of alcohol, a glass of wine a mug of beer make you instantly woozy, drunk, or sleepy?
A. Never
B. Sometimes
C. Yes, at least recently
D. Often
E. Always

5.  Do you sleep more on the weekends than on the weekdays.
A. Yes
B. No

6. Do you find that you need several cups of coffee, tea, or soft drinks (Coca Cola, Mountain Dew, etc.)
to function during a typical day?
A. Yes
B. No

7. Do you zombie out in front of a TV or computer screen, especially at the end of the day?
A. Never
B. Sometimes
C. Quite often

8. Recently, do you seem to be clumsier than usual? Bump into things or drop stuff? Have you forgotten to do things, 
appointments, etc.? Do you have to write things down in an agenda or you'll never remember them?
A.Yes
B. No

9. Do you find yourself drowsy in class or at work? How about when you drive?
A. Yes
B. No

10. Do routine tasks bother you? Does it seem to take longer to do them?
A.Yes
B. No

11. Do you hit the sleep button on your alarm clock so that you can snooze an extra nine minutes?
A. Never
B. Sometimes
C. Yes, at least recently
D. Often
E. Always

12. Do you find that now you seem to lack patience? Have you become irritated by trivial things?
A. Yes
B. No


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