Switch Statement in Java: Example & Syntax

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Which data types are allowed in a Java switch statement?

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1. Which command in a Java switch statement is the catch-all for values that don't meet the criteria?

2. The _____ statement tells the computer to skip to the end of the switch statement

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Java switch commands can be compared to railroad switch operators, which determine which path a train will take when approaching a split track. This combination quiz and worksheet test your knowledge of what elements make up a switch command, including determining the results of a command.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet cover the following topics:

  • The command that serves as a catch-all for values
  • Determining the result of a given command
  • Data types allowed in a switch statement
  • What data type menuOption is
  • The statement type telling the computer to skip to the end of the statement

Skills Practiced

These assessments use the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept to determine the effects of a given command
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Java switch statement construction
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding commands you can use in Java switch statements

Additional Learning

Deepen your knowledge of Java by reviewing the lesson titled Switch Statement in Java: Example & Syntax, which covers the following:

  • What a switch statement looks like
  • Why break statements are recommended
  • When a switch statement is more efficient
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