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