Wasps primarily live off of invertebrates such as spiders, flies, and ants.
Wasps do not have a very long lifespan. On average wasps live 2-3 weeks.
Yes, wasps do have the ability to sting. They have a stinger which is primarily used for self-defense if the wasp feels threaten.
Wasps make their nests in spots that are sheltered and naturally protected.
Carpenter bees build nests by boring into wood. They prefer to make their nests in wood that is decaying or weathered.
In general carpenter bees are not an aggressive species. The biggest threat that they pose is damage to your property.
Only female carpenter bees have a stinger that is used only when they feel threatened.