To Sleep Perchance to Dream...

To Sleep Perchance to Dream...

Jun 19, 2023

TO SLEEP, PERCHANCE TO DREAM
I hope you had a restful night because this quiz is all about sleep.

QUESTIONS

1. In which Shakespeare play does, ‘To Sleep perchance to dream, ay there’s the Rub’ appear?

2. What was the 2019 movie sequel to Stephen King’s horror novel, ‘The Shining’?

3. REM sleep is an important part of the sleep cycle and is when we experience the majority of our dreams, but what does REM stand for?

4. Who starred as Dr. Chris Nielsen in the 1998 fantasy drama film, ‘What Dreams May Come’, which deals with life after death and the trauma of losing a loved one?

5. What is the scientific name for sleep-walking?

6. What two hours of the day are associated with Siesta Time in Spain and other Mediterranean countries?

7. Which UK band had a hit song in 1995 called ‘Insomnia’ featuring Maxi Jazz rapping?

8. Dreamweaver is a computer software to create web pages quickly and easily from which company?

9. What 1993 film sees Julia Roberts as Laura Burney/Sara Waters, who fakes her own death in a bid to escape from an abusive partner?

10. Who was the minor Greek god associated with sleep who was the fatherless son of Nyx, the goddess of night?

 

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ANSWERS

1. In which Shakespeare play does, ‘To Sleep perchance to dream, ay there’s the Rub’ appear?
HAMLET (It is part of the famous ‘To be or not to be’ soliloquy in Act 3, Scene 1)

2. What was the 2019 movie sequel to Stephen King’s horror novel, ‘The Shining’?
DOCTOR SLEEP

3. REM sleep is an important part of the sleep cycle and is when we experience the majority of our dreams, but what does REM stand for?
RAPID EYE MOVEMENT

4. Who starred as Dr. Chris Nielsen in the 1998 fantasy drama film, ‘What Dreams May Come’, which deals with life after death and the trauma of losing a loved one?
ROBIN WILLIAMS

5. What is the scientific name for sleep-walking?
SOMNAMBULISM (also known as noctambulism in some scientific groups)

6. What two hours of the day are associated with Siesta Time in Spain and other Mediterranean countries?
2pm to 4pm (1400-1600 hours) The siesta has been associated with a 37% reduction in coronary mortality (Study in 2007 by Zaregarizi, Edwards, George et. Al.)

7. Which UK band had a hit song in 1995 called ‘Insomnia’ featuring Maxi Jazz rapping?
FAITHLESS

8. Dreamweaver is a computer software to create web pages quickly and easily from which company?
ADOBE

9. What 1993 film sees Julia Roberts as Laura Burney/Sara Waters, who fakes her own death in a bid to escape from an abusive partner?
SLEEPING WITH THE ENEMY

10. Who was the minor Greek god associated with sleep who was the fatherless son of Nyx, the goddess of night?
HYPNOS (also spelled Hypnus – the Roman equivalent was Somnus)

 

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