Dutch court rules on a massacre in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Q: A court ruled last week that the Netherlands was just 10 percent to blame for the deaths of 350 of the more than 7,000 men and boys massacred more than 30 years ago in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Where is the Balkan country of Bosnia and Herzegovina?

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Q: In the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, Dutch United Nations peacekeepers turned over 350 Muslim men to Bosnian Serb forces who later committed the massacre. Balkan countries long have been wracked by religious and ethnic fighting. The geographic area of the Balkans got its name from ...

A. Mountain range

B. Peninsula

C. Steppe

D. All of the above

Q: The Balkan Peninsula is bordered by the Adriatic, Mediterranean, Marmara and Black seas to the west, south and east. It is in which part of Europe?

A. Northwest

B. Northeast

C. Southeast

D. Southwest

Q: Balkan nations were once part of which empire?

A. Austro-Hungarian

B. Byzantine

C. Ottoman

D. All of the above

Q: Fighting among Orthodox Serbs, Croatian Roman Catholics, Bosnian Muslims and other groups erupted in the 1990s after the break-up of which nation?

A. Austria-Hungary

B. Czechoslovakia

C. Soviet Union

D. Yugoslavia

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