The 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda

The 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi saw more than a million innocent men, women and children murdered in the country of Rwanda in Africa. Learn more about how the genocide happened and how the world reacted to it by looking at the PowerPoint and answering the questions in the knowledge check.
Where is Rwanda?
In South America
In Africa
In Asia
Marriages
What did the Hutu and Tutsi share in Rwanda?
Marriages
All of the above
Traditions
A language
Which European imperialist country introduced identity cards into Rwanda?
Holland
Britain
France
Belgium
Young men were recruited by the Hutu extremists and trained to kill. What were these groups called?
SS
Interahamwe
Terrorists
Janjaweed
The Hutu extremists dehumanised innocent Tutsis by labelling as what?
Rats
Pigs
Snakes
Cockroaches
When was the President of Rwanda assassinated?
April 6 1994
March 6 1994
May 6 1994
June 6 1994
How many Tutsi were killed during the genocide?
One hundred thousand
Ten thousand
One thousand
More than one million
Where did the Tutsi resist the Hutu killers?
Baku
Botswana
Baghdad
Bisesero
How did powerful countries like the USA respond to the genocide?
They sent aircraft to help the UN protect Tutsi
They sent troops to stop the killing
They did nothing
They helped to rescue Tutsi families
Who did the Gacaca courts put on trial?
Local people accused of killing Tutsis
The leaders who planned the genocide
Europeans who fled from Rwanda
Just men who were in the Interahamwe
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