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Quiz: How good are your sleeping habits?

Reckon you're a good sleeper?


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Do you reckon you're a good sleeper? Whether you have your sleep routine down to a tee or are looking to make some improvements, taking our Quiz can help to give you insight into healthy sleep habits you may not know about. 

Give our test a go and find out how good your sleep habits are!

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Q1. How many hours sleep do you get every night?

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Perfect! It’s recommended that most adults get 6-8 hours of sleep every night. However, everyone’s different. Just because you’re sleeping all night, it doesn’t mean you’re necessarily getting a good quality sleep. Learn more on how much sleep you need.

Room for improvement!

An adult should typically get 6-8 hours sleep every night, so this is a little low. However, everyone’s different. Just because you’re sleeping all night, it doesn’t mean you’re necessarily getting a good quality sleep. Learn more on how much sleep you need.

Q2. How rested do you feel in the morning?

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Great! When you wake up, you should feel fully rested and ready for the day. For more sleep facts, check out these common myths about sleep.

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You should actually feel fully rested and fresh when you wake up. You may not be getting enough sleep or you may not be getting a good quality sleep. For more facts about sleep, check out these common myths about sleep.

Q3. Do you get up when your alarm goes off the first time?

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Good stuff - hitting the snooze button several times isn’t good for your sleep. Want to learn how to improve your sleep even more? Check out our top 10 tips.

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It’s better if you get up at the first alarm. Hitting the snooze button too often is bad for your sleep. Learn how to improve your sleep here.

Q4. How long does it take you to fall asleep from the time when you go to bed?

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Great. If you’re sleeping well, it shouldn’t take too long to fall asleep once you go to bed. Check out this article about what affects your sleep.

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This could use improvement. It shouldn’t take too long to fall asleep once you go to bed. Learn about what could be affecting your sleep here.

Q5. Do you need to sleep in on weekends to catch up on sleep?

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Good idea - sleeping in on weekends isn’t the best way to catch up on sleep. The best way to catch up on sleep is to stick to a sleep schedule and make sure to avoid all-nighters!

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You’re better off avoiding sleeping in - it doesn’t help you catch up on sleep. The best way to catch up on sleep, is to stick to a sleep schedule and make sure to avoid all-nighters!

Q6. Is it hard to focus or remember things during the day?

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That’s great! Keep up the good work. Remember if you’re tired in the afternoon, sometimes a short nap can help - learn how to make the most of your nap.

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One reason for this might be lack of good quality sleep. Sometimes a short afternoon nap might help - learn how to make the most of your nap here.

Q7. Do you check your phone and computer shortly before going to sleep?

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That’s good to hear! You’re best off avoiding this habit when possible. Screentime late at night is bad for sleep. Learn about what else affects your sleep.

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You’re best cutting out this habit when possible. Screentime late at night is bad for sleep. Learn about what else affects your sleep.

Q8. Do you drink tea, coffee or coke after 2pm?

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Good stuff! Caffeinated drinks can seriously affect your sleep, especially when you have them later in the day, as it can stay in your body for 6-8 hours. Learn more about good sleep habits.

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Try to reduce your intake of caffeinated drinks. It stays in your body for 6-8 hours, so the earlier in the day you stop drinking them, the better. Learn more about good sleep habits.

So, how did you do?

You have completed 0 of 8 questions. Please complete them all.

Hmm, looks like your sleep habits could do with some work. Start with the basic facts on how to improve your sleep, and go from there.

You have some good basic sleep habits, but you could do with improvement. Here are some things you can do to improve your sleep.

Your sleep habits are in good shape, but you good always improve more. Here are some things you can do to improve your sleep.

Well done! Your sleep habits are in great shape. But there’s always room for improvement. Brush up on how to improve sleep here.


Published April 26th2015
Last updated July 9th2018
Tags sleep quiz mental health
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