Non-Primitive Data Types in Java


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Non-primitive variables store a _____ instead of a value.

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1. What type of non-primitive variable is the following?

2. Examine the following code. Which type(s) of reference or non-primitive variable is wax?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your understanding of Java's non-primitive data types with this worksheet and quiz. You'll be tested on the details and characteristics involved with non-primitive data types, how they're coded and how they differ from one another.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge of the following:

  • What non-primitive variables store instead of a value
  • How to identify different types of non-primitive variables
  • The different kinds of non-primitive variables
  • What the system will display using certain kinds of code
  • How to initialize a reference data type for an inventory class

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about non-primitive variables
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding non-primitive data types
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on non-primitive data types
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of non-primitive variables and what they store instead of a value

Additional Learning

Be sure to check out our lesson called Non-Primitive Data Types in Java to learn more about this interesting topic. This lesson will teach you how to:

  • Differentiate between primitive and non-primitive data types
  • Define an array data type
  • Create a new non-primitive reference variable for a class