# Are you an owl or a lark? A chronotype quiz.

## 1.If you were entirely free to plan your evening and had no commitments the next day, at what time would you choose to go to bed?

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1. 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ....... 5 points
2. 9:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m. ..... 4 points
3. 10:15 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. ... 3 points
4. 12:30 a.m. - 1:45 a.m. ..... 2 points
5. 1:45 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. ....... 1 point

## You have to do 2 hours physically hard work. If you were entirely free to plan your day, in which of the following periods would you choose to do the work?

1. 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. ... 4 points
2. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ... 3 points
3. 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ..... 2 points
4. 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 pm. ...... 1 point

## For some reason you have gone to bed several hours later than normal, but there is no need to get up at a particular time the next morning. Which of the following is most likely to occur?

1. Will wake up at the usual time and not fall asleep again ... 4 points
2. Will wake up at the usual time and doze thereafter ........... 3 points
3. Will wake up at the usual time but will fall asleep again .... 2 points
4. Will not wake up until later than usual ............................... 1 point

## You have a 2 hour test to take which you know will be mentally exhausting. If you were entirely free to choose, in which of the following periods would you choose to take the test?

1. 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. ... 4 points
2. 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 pm ..... 3 points
3. 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ..... 2 points
4. 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ..... 1 point

## If you had no commitments the next day and were entirely free to plan your own day, what time would you get up?

1. 5:00 a.m. - 6:30 a.m. ..... 5 points
2. 6:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. ..... 4 points
3. 7:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. ..... 3 points
4. 9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. .... 2 points
5. 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m ... 1 point

## A friend has asked you to join him twice a week for a workout in the gym. The best time for him is between 10 p.m. - 11 p.m. Bearing nothing else in mind other than how you normally feel in the evening, how do you think you would perform?

1. Very well ................1 points
2. Reasonably well ... 2 points
3. Poorly ................... 3 points
4. Very poorly ........... 4 points

## One hears about 'morning' and 'evening' types of people. Which of these types do you consider yourself to be ?

1. Definitely morning type .......................... 6 points
2. More a morning than an evening type ... 4 points
3. More an evening than a morning type ... 2 points
4. Definitely an evening type ..................... 0 points

## Now add the scores together to get your total and compare your total score with the table below to get an idea of your chronotype:

1. Definitely morning type ..... 32 - 28 points
2. Moderately morning type ... 27 - 23 points
3. Neither type ...................... 22 - 16 points
4. Moderately evening type ... 15 - 11 points
5. Definitely evening type ...... 10 - 6 points