Java: Primitive Data Types


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Which of the following lists correctly identifies the two major categories of primitive data?

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1. The primitive data type _____ would be most appropriate for reflecting characters in Unicode.

2. The most frequently used type of Java primitive data is _____ while the least commonly used type is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inside this quiz and worksheet combination, you'll be focusing on primitive data types as they are used in Java. Quiz questions ask you about the two major categories of primitive data and a data type best suited for the value 500.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can find the topics listed below in the questions of the quiz:

  • Reflecting characters in Unicode
  • The most and least frequently used data types
  • A data type that would be best for the value of 500
  • Two major categories of primitive data

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you know the names of the two major categories of primitive data
  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about the type most appropriate for Unicode
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer a question about the most and least frequently used types of data

Additional Learning

To get more information about the coding, open the lesson titled, Java: Primitive Data Types. There, you can look into the following extra material:

  • A hierarchy of data types
  • Examples of blocks of code
  • The definition of primitive data types