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Sleep Disorders

1.  Problem sleepiness may be associated with difficulty concentrating, memory lapses, loss of energy and fatigue.
A) True
B) False
2.  Problem sleepiness can be deadly.
A) True
B) False
3.  The body adjusts quickly to different sleep schedules.
A) True
B) False
4.  People need less sleep as they grow older.
A) True
B) False
5.  Sleep is a highly organized sequence of events that follows a regular, cyclic program each night.
A) True
B) False
6.  Sleep patterns change during an individual’s life.
A) True
B) False
7.  Newborns sleep an average of 16 to 18 hours per day.
A) True
B) False
8.  Biological clocks exist in a wide range of organisms.
A) True
B) False
9.  During an average night’s sleep, about two hours are spent dreaming.
A) True
B) False
10.  REM stands for Rapid Eye Movement.
A) True
B) False
11.  Animal studies have demonstrated that sleep is essential for survival.
A) True
B) False
12.  The most common sleep disorder is insomnia.
A) True
B) False
13.  Obstructive sleep apnea is a potentially life-threatening disorder in which breathing is interrupted during sleep.
A) True
B) False
14.  Restless legs syndrome is a neurologic movement disorder often associated with sleep.
A) True
B) False
15.  The main characteristic of narcolepsy is excessive and overwhelming daytime sleepiness.
A) True
B) False
16.  Sleep walking, sleep talking, and sleep terrors are more common in children than adults.
A) True
B) False