Advanced quizzes – Java constructors

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 Constructors


Quiz 1: Using the keyword this and Java constructors.

What is written to the standard output as the result of executing the following code?

public class MyClass {

	int x = 2;
	int y = 5;

	String s = "4";
	MyClass() {
		x += 3;
		y += 1;
		this.s = "1";
	MyClass(int i, int i2) {
		this.x += i;
		this.y -= i2;
		System.out.print("-x" + x + "-x" + y);
	MyClass(int i, int i2, String s) {
		this.x -= i;
		this.y += i2;
		s = this.s;
		System.out.print("-x" + s + "-x" + x + "-x" + y);
	public static void main(String[] args){
		MyClass mc1 = new MyClass(4,3,"2");

Select the correct answer.

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  1. That’s a nicely made answer to a chlenalging question

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