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Prophet Zoroaster: Biography & Quotes

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The Persian prophet Zarathustra, or Zoroaster, married _____ and had six children, who were among the first to convert to his new religion.

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1. Most of what we know about the Persian prophet Zarathustra, or Zoroaster, is from religious texts, like the hymns in the _____.

2. The Persian prophet Zarathustra, or Zoroaster, had a revelation at the age of 30. This revelation was from _____, the supreme good god?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This set of questions lets you quickly assess your knowledge of the prophet Zarathustra. You will be asked about his life and the religion he founded.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to review what you know about:

  • The source of Zarathustra's revelation
  • Ideas that fit with Zarathustra's philosophy
  • Where most of our knowledge of Zarathustra comes from
  • The wife of Zarathustra

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the parentage and family life of Zarathustra
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the philosophy of Zarathustra in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the source of most of our knowledge of Zarathustra and his belief system

Additional Learning

To get a more in depth understanding of this ancient Persian prophet, review the lesson called Prophet Zoroaster: Biography & Quotes. You will learn things like:

  • The probable religion of Zarathustra's childhood
  • Who Zarathustra's main enemies were and how they actually helped him spread his message
  • The literal meaning of Zarathustra
  • The teachings of Zoroastrianism
  • How long Zoroastrianism was the main religion of Persia
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