What is 'Public Static Void Main' in Java?

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What does the void keyword mean in the public static void main statement?

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1. In the statement, what does the public statement mean?

2. Which code statement will compile?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

As you take this quiz, you'll find several questions about the public static void main statement in Java. You'll be asked to define these keywords and recognize a piece of code that will compile.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Define the void and public statement keywords in the public static void main statement
  • Know what the statement signifies in a public statement
  • Select the code statement that will compile in a group of examples
  • Determine what the static keyword indicates
  • Understand what would happen if a main method isn't included in a program

Skills Practiced

The quiz helps you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about main methods to determine what happens if one isn't included in a program
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding void and public statement keywords
  • Reading comprehension - make sure you draw the most important information from the related lesson on public static void main in Java

Additional Learning

To further explore this Java topic, review the related lesson, What is 'Public Static Void Main' in Java? The lesson covers the following learning objectives:

  • Understand why these keywords are often included as templates in developer tools
  • Define the terms string element and arg
  • Learn why command-line processing can be complicated
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