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    Java Class and Attribute Mixed Questions

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    1. Is there ever a reason to have a public attribute in a class?

    2. What does it mean for a method to be overloaded?

    3. Is it true or false that every class should have a toString( ) method that returns a String which is a text representation of the object. The method is not sent any actual. Is the toString( ) method overridden?

    4.What is the value of s2:

    String s1 = new String( "2 late 2 drop" );
    String s2 = s1.substring( 3, 6 );

    5. Is it true or false that the toUpperCase( ) method of the String class is a mutator?

    6. When should an attribute of a class be static?

    7. Is it true or false that if a method within a class is static, then the method can be called without an instance of the class?

    8. What two access specifier keywords can be used to encapsulate attributes and behaviors within a class?

    9. Is it true or false that inheritance creates an "is-a" relationship between classes?

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    1. Is there ever a reason to have a public attribute in a class?

    answer: when a class has a constant attribute that can be accessed by anyone, then
    you could make the constant attribute public.

    2. What does it mean for a method to be overloaded?

    answer: it is a way to use the same method name with a different method signature which is determined
    by the number of the method parameters, the types of the parameters and the order of the ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution briefly answered 9 simple questions about basic Java use, touching on strings, protected vs. private and more.

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