Java Variable Types: Static, Instance & Local


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Which type of variable requires a keyword to determine its scope?

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1. What type of variable is 'shiftLength' in the following code?

2. Which type of variable commonly stores attributes of individual objects?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The topic of this worksheet/quiz will be variable types in Java. Questions cover areas such as how to identify and use static, local, and instance variables.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will help you to:

  • Identify a type of variable with information relative to individual objects
  • Name the type of variable with method parameters
  • Determine what kind of variable you'd use in a given scenario
  • Choose which type of variable requires a keyword

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of each of the variables
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on variable types in Java
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify types of variables in a given section of code

Additional Learning

The lesson named Java Variable Types: Static, Instance & Local will address the subsequent points of interest in detail:

  • Where variables can be seen
  • How that is related to 'scope'
  • The three types of variables
  • Examples of using all the variable types