Answer these 11 questions to know how many hours of sleep you need tonight

Published on:15 December 2020, 18:32pm IST

There could be many reasons why you are always sleepy and it's always better to figure them out ASAP to stay energised.

REM sleep
Not getting enough REM sleep can cause various health issues. Image courtesy: Shutterstock

Sleeping is one of the best ways to recharge yourself. Just the way you charge your mobile phone to keep it going, you also need to recharge your physical and mental self to run throughout the day.

Not having a good night’s sleep not only has repercussions on your health but it also takes a toll on your emotional well-being. Lack of sleep makes you vulnerable, irritable, and you lose focus. The result? Poor professional and personal life.

There could be many reasons because of which you might not be able to sleep properly. Stress, lack of nutrition, bad sleeping habits, or even a less active lifestyle can snatch away a good night sleep from you.

But how much sleep do you exactly need? Well, that’s a million dollar question because sleep requirement also depends on various factors like age, the kind of work you do, and your routine. 

To know how many hours of sleep you need tonight, take this quiz. Come, let’s begin.


What time did you wake up today?


Did you exercise today?


Did you take a nap during the day?


Did you wake up way too often last night?


How many cups of coffee did you have today?


On a scale of 1 to 10, how stressed were you the whole day?


What type of job are you in?


What was your screen time like today?


Did you catch-up on your sleep over the weekend?


Did you find it hard to focus on your work during the day?


How sleepy were you during the day?