Nested Exceptions in Java: Definition & Example


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How many levels of nesting are allowed with nested Exceptions?

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1. What are the possible arguments to an Exception constructor?

2. What is a 'Stack Trace'

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions contained in this short multiple-choice quiz will test your knowledge of nested exceptions in Java. The quiz is scored right away and can be taken multiple times.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Levels of nesting allowed with nested exceptions
  • Possible arguments to an exception constructor
  • Meaning of 'Stack Trace'
  • Keywords used when nesting exceptions
  • Example of nested exception

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about levels of nesting allowed with nested exceptions
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding possible arguments to an exception constructor
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the meaning of 'Stack Trace' and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To take an even closer look at this topic, review the related lesson titled Nested Exceptions in Java: Definition & Example. This lesson covers the following:

  • When an execution is halted
  • Exception subclasses
  • Concept of chaining
  • Throwing exceptions up the chain
  • 'printStackTrace' method on the exception