What is a Constructor in Java? - Definition & Example


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What happens if you don't create a constructor for a class?

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1. Examine the following code for a constructor. Which option will create a new instance of the Trees class and pass the parameter of elm to the constructor?

2. Examine the following code: the constructor is preventing it from compiling. What is wrong?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Questions on these assessments require knowledge of Java codes, creating a constructor, and other related information from the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions test knowledge of:

  • Differentiating between variable names in classes and constructors
  • Code snippet analysis
  • The result of not creating a constructor for a class

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the best option for a code for a constructor in a given situation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding problems with constructors
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Java

Additional Learning

What is a Constructor in Java? - Definition & Example is a lesson that will enhance your knowledge of Java. The objectives covered include:

  • Review default constructor
  • Understand constructor classification
  • View examples of constructors