Advanced quizzes – Java conditional statements

The following Java exercise(s) are designed for advanced level developers. If the level is too hard, then I recommend to select an easier one or you might consider reading my article about this topic, which offers a theoretical explanation including more exercises. Read More: Java Conditional Statements


Quiz 1: A combination of conditional statements

What will happen if you try to compile and execute the main method?

public class MyClass {

	int n = 9;
	int m = 5;
	boolean bool;

	int methodA(int x, int y){
		if(x == n) {
			System.out.print("-x" + (x + m));
			if(n > y) {
				System.out.print("-x" + (x - m));
				if(y < m) {
					bool = false;
					System.out.print("-x" + (y - m));
					return n;
				}else {
					bool = true;
					System.out.print("-x" + m);
		if(y > m) {
			System.out.print("-x" + (n - y));
			return n - m;
		}else {
			bool = false;
			return y + n;
	void methodB(){
		if( ! bool) {
			System.out.print("-x" + n);
		}else {
			System.out.print("-x" + m);
	public static void main(String[] args){
		MyClass mc = new MyClass();
		System.out.print("-x" + mc.methodA(9,7));

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