Static Nested Classes in Java: Definition & Example


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How is a static member different from a non-static member?

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1. What would be the output of the following code?

2. Why might you want to use a static nested class?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Assess the definition and examples of static nested classes in Java with this worksheet and quiz. Interactive questions will test your understanding of things like the difference between a static member and a non-static member and the output of a given code.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your ability to:

  • Identify what use there is in a static nested class
  • Correctly interpret a static inner class scenario
  • Recognize how a static nested class is accessed

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding an example of a static nested class scenario and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on static nested classes in Java
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the output of a Java code
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as a non-static member and static member

Additional Learning

Review the lesson entitled Static Nested Classes in Java: Definition & Example for more on the following topics:

  • What is a member with regard to methods and variables
  • The definition of static
  • What are the uses for static nested classes