How Well Do You Know Sinéad O’Connor? Take Our Pop Quiz.

by Emily Rems

As talented as she was troubled, late singer/songwriter Sinéad O’Connor fearlessly spoke truth to power since the very beginning of her career and inspired thousands of women to do the same. Think you know what factors made Sinéad? Then take the quiz! 

  1. Sinéad Marie Bernadette O’Connor was born on December 8, 1966, in ____.
  • A. Dublin, Ireland
  • B. Lawrence, KS
  • C. Glasgow, Scotland
  • D. Orlando, FL
  1. Sinéad reached the height of her fame in 1990 when her cover of “Nothing Compares 2 U,” originally written by ____, became a chart-topping global hit.
  1. An outspoken activist, Sinéad faced considerable backlash when she ripped up a photo of _____ in protest while performing on SNL in 1992.
  1. After converting to Islam in 2018, Sinéad adopted the name _______.
  • A. Malala Yousafzai
  • B. Afeni Shakur
  • C. Iman Abdulmajid
  • D. Shuhada’ Sadaqat
  1. Complete the following Sinéad quote: “My audiences seem to be people who have been given a hard time for being ______.”
    • A. anti-authoritarian
    • B. free
    • C. who they are
    • D. feminists

Answer Key: 1.a, 2.b, 3.d, 4.d, 5.c

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