English Grammar, Third Year Classes & Topics

Exercise No. 22

Grammar Exercise No. 20.

Rewrite the sentences in each set as one complex sentence containing the main clause and a subordinate clause.

1.              1.  a) The highest type of social organization is to be found among  the ants.

          b) The social life of bees and wasps is also highly organized.

    2.  a) All ants are social insects.

         b)Some kinds of ants have very small colonies.

3. a)Ants are small insect.

         b)The giant ants of Amazon region are about three and a half inches long.

 1.         4.  a)Ants can easily construct a new nest in another  place.

        b) They do this when conditions at one place become unfavourable.

2.    5.    a)In July the weather is warm and humid.

       b) Ants leave on a wedding flight at this time.

 3.    6.  a)The queen loses its  wings after mating.

      b) Then it immediately tries to find a place underground.

 4.    7.  a)All ants are not friendly to one another.

      b) The an tqueens are not hostile to members of their own sex.

 5.    8.  a)The larvae develop into workers.

      b)  Then they immediately take over the duties of the nest.

 6.   9. a)The ants do not hurt us as much as bees or wasps.

b) Their sitting can, however, be  very painful.