Which of the following can be inferred from paragraph 2 about early theories of where the first inhabitants of the Pacific islands came from? A. They were generally based on solid evidence. B. They tried to account for the origin of the characteristic features of the languages spoken by Pacific islanders. C. They assumed that the peoples living in Southeast Asia did not have the skills needed to sail to the Pacific islands. D. They questioned the ideas of G. Elliot Smith and W. J. Perry.