posted by mysterychicken .
26. Which of the following statements about New Zealand's first inhabitants is NOT true?
a. the origin of the Maoris is in dispute by scholars
b. the Maoris lost most of their land in the 1800s to British colonists.
c. the Maoris are trying to reassert their claims to the land.
d. today, the Maoris comprise about 40 percent of New Zealand's population
28. Which statement explains why Aborigines protected their enviroment?
a. the Aborigines followed the example of the English settlers
b. the Aborigines believed the Earth was sacred
c. the Aborigines were concerned about global pollution
d. the government instituted strict conservation policies after the outback was exploited