Beginner quizzes – Java constructors

The following Java exercise(s) are designed for beginner level programmers. If the level is too hard, then I recommend reading my article about this topic, which offers a theoretical explanation including more exercises. Read More: Java Constructors


Quiz 1: Java Constructors

What happens when you try to compile and run the following program?

public class MyConstructor {

	int x = 5;

	MyConstructor() {
		System.out.print("-x" + x);
	MyConstructor(int x) {
		System.out.print("-x" + x);
	public static void main(String[] args){
		MyConstructor mc1 = new MyConstructor(4);
		MyConstructor mc2 = new MyConstructor();

Select the correct answer.

Quiz 2: Java Constructors, Student

What happens when you try to compile and run the following program?

public class Student {

	String name;
	int age;
	String phone;

	Student() {}
	Student(String name, int age, String phone) { = phone; = name;
	public static void main(String[] args){
		Student s1 = new Student();
		Student s2 = new Student("John",25,"029-998877");
		System.out.print( + ", " + s2.age + ", " +;

Select the correct answer.

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