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Question 1: Then Pharnavaz focused on social projects, including the citadel of the capitol, the Armaztsikhe, and the idol of the god ________.
TbilisiCaucasian IberiaGeorgia (country)Armazi

Question 2: The continuing rivalry between Byzantium and Persia for supremacy in the ________, and the next unsuccessful insurrection (523) of the Georgians under Gurgen had tragic consequences for the country.
CaucasusAsiaEuropeGeorgia (country)

Question 3: Iberia became a tributary of the Sassanian state during the reign of ________ (241-272).
Sassanid EmpireArdashir IShapur IIran

Question 4: The Caucasian Iberians provided a basis for later Georgian statehood and along with ________ (early western Georgian state) formed a core of the present day Georgian people (or Kartvelians).
ColchisGeorgia (country)AbkhaziaGeorgians

Question 5: Persia prevailed, and ________ kings began to appoint a viceroy (pitiaxae/bidaxae) to keep watch on their vassal.
Rashidun CaliphateSassanid EmpireAchaemenid EmpireMedes

Question 6: The Moschi, mentioned by various classic historians, and their possible descendants, the Saspers (who were mentioned by ________), may have played a crucial role in the consolidation of the tribes inhabiting the area.
HerodotusAncient GreeceAlexander the GreatGreco-Persian Wars

Question 7: They promoted the teachings of Zoroaster, and by the middle of the 5th century Zoroastrianism had become a second official religion in eastern Georgia alongside ________.
Christian denominationBaptistEcumenismChristianity

Question 8: Iberia lost some of its southern provinces to ________, and the Colchian lands seceded to form separate princedoms (sceptuchoi).

Question 9: The event is related with the mission of a Cappadocian woman, ________, who since 303 had preached Christianity in the Georgian kingdom of Iberia (Eastern Georgia).
Orthodox ChurchSaint NinoArmeniaGeorgia (country)

Question 10: Byzantine predominance proved crucial, since King Mirian II and leading nobles converted to ________ around 317.
Christian denominationChristianityEcumenismBaptist

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