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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Farvahar. Persepolis, Iran.
  The Behistun Inscription, Iran.
  Farvahar. Persepolis, Iran.

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  A Parsi Wedding, 1905
  The Behistun Inscription, Iran.
  Zoroaster; portrayed here in a popular Parsi Zoroastrian depiction. This image emerged in the eighteenth century.
  Parsi Navjote ceremony (rites of admission into the Zoroastrian faith)

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Farvahar. Persepolis, Iran.
  A Parsi Wedding, 1905
  Faravahar (or Ferohar), one of the primary symbols of Zoroastrianism, believed to be the depiction of a Fravashi (guardian spirit)
  Parsi Navjote ceremony (rites of admission into the Zoroastrian faith)

Question 4: Since the Muslim conquest of Persia, Zoroastrianism has become increasingly marginalized, and by the 9th century Iran had become predominantly ________.
Muslim historyIslamic schools and branchesMosqueIslam

Question 5: During the 10th century onwards several groups of Zoroastrians emigrated to Western India, where they became known as the ________.
Fire templeQissa-i SanjanZoroastrianismParsi

Question 6: [1] Today, Zoroastrianism has its stronghold in ________, but Zoroastrianism still survives in Iran proper (where Zoroastrians are now a constitutionally-protected minority).
Research and Analysis WingIndiaLok SabhaIndia and the Non-Aligned Movement

Question 7: Zoroastrianism / Mazdaism
________
Zarathustra
aša (asha) / arta
MithraHaurvatatAmeretatAhura Mazda

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Farvahar. Persepolis, Iran.
  Faravahar (or Ferohar), one of the primary symbols of Zoroastrianism, believed to be the depiction of a Fravashi (guardian spirit)
  Farvahar. Persepolis, Iran.

Question 9: Khordeh Avesta
Ab-Zohr
The ________ Invocation
Fire Temples
YasnaGathasAshaAhuna Vairya

Question 10: There is also a Zoroastrian diaspora, the largest groups of which are in North America and in the countries of the ________.
Commonwealth GamesUnited KingdomCommonwealth realmCommonwealth of Nations







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