Here are some questions on simple ways to improve sleep patterns. Do you know your stuff, or will you need some extra help? Points available: 10 1: What effect will naps have on your sleep cycle? A) They have no effect. B) They can help get it back on track if you've missed sleep. C) They will disrupt your schedule and make it more difficult to sleep. D) They are highly beneficial and should be taken daily. 2: What should you do if you can't sleep? A) Get up and do something B) Lie in bed and try to sleep anyway C) Eat something D) Take something to relax yourself 3: What foods are best to promote a healthy sleep cycle? A) Foods high in protein, like meat and nuts B) Fish C) Bread and other grains D) Fruits and vegetables 4: Should you eat right before bedtime? A) Never B) Yes, a light snack can sometimes help you sleep C) Yes, any size meal is okay D) Only if you haven't eaten all day 5: What is the healthiest level of light to sleep in? A) Total darkness B) A little ambient light C) Medium light D) Whatever you are most comfortable and familiar with 6: Is warm milk good for you before bed? A) Yes B) No C) It has no effect D) It differs from person to person 7: When is ingesting caffeine most likely to affect your ability to sleep? A) It can affect it at any time of day B) Right before bed C) From mid- to late day D) It has little to no effect 8: What effect does alcohol have on sleep? A) It will probably cause you to oversleep. B) It may make you sleepy, but won't affect the quality of sleep. C) It may make it more difficult to sleep through the night. D) If alcohol doesn't affect you much, it won't make any difference. 9: Which of these is okay to do before bed? A) Smoke a cigarette B) Do some relaxing reading C) Catch up on the day's news D) Drink regular tea 10: If you're having regular trouble sleeping and nothing helps, what should you do? A) Change your schedule until you find something that works. B) Start taking over-the-counter medication. C) Nothing -- it will pass. D) Seek medical help.