Articles > New Zealand’s Unique Geographical History – Quiz New Zealand’s Unique Geographical History – Quiz Quiz Choose the best answer. 1. The supercontinent where New Zealand biomass originated Laurasia Gondwana Australia 2. All of the following are naturally abundant in New Zealand except for Birds Insects Land mammals 3. The country is home to various flightless birds. Why is this so? The birds have no other place to go and so lost the ability to fly. They evolved into ground-dwellers because terrestrial predators have been not too many. Their bird ancestors suffered from a disease that affected their wings and have transmitted it to the next generations. 4. The only land mammal that is naturally found in New Zealand bats weasels ferrets 5. The first settlers in New Zealand Polynesians Europeans Both Polynesians and Europeans Send Your Results (Optional) Your Name To Email Time is Up!