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How long does it take for a grub to become a complete ant?
It takes about two to three weeks for a grub to become a cocoon. The cocoon breaks after three more weeks and a complete ant appears.
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Complete the following sentences.
(i) An ant is the smallest,______
(ii) We know a number of facts about an ant's life because_____NCERT English - An Alien Hand
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Complete the following poem with words from the box below. The recite the poem.
Soldiers live in barracks
And birds in _________,
Much like a snake that rests
In a ____________. No horse is able
To sleep except in a _____________.
And a dog lives well,
Mind you, only in a__________.
To say 'hi' to an ant, if you will,
You may have to climb an ____________.NCERT English - An Alien Hand
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The story of an ant's life sounds almost untrue. The italicized phrase means
(i) highly exaggerated.
(ii) too remarkable to be true.
(iii) not based on factsNCERT English - An Alien Hand
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