Beginner quizzes – Java final classes & methods

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 Final Classes And Methods


Quiz 1: Java final classes and final members

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

public final class MyFinal {

    final int x = -1;

    int getNumber(int a, int b) {
        x = 0;
        if(a > b){
            return a;
        else if(a < b) {
            return b;
        else {
            return x;
    public static void main(String[] args){
        MyFinal mf = new MyFinal();
        System.out.println(mf.getNumber(12, 11));

Select the correct answer.

Quiz 2: Final classes, methods and variables in Java

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

public class FinalClass {

	final int z = 5;
	final int y = 7;

	final void method(int z, int y){
		z = 6;
		System.out.print("z" + z + "-y" + this.y);
	public static void main(String[] args){
		FinalClass fc = new FinalClass();

Select the correct answer.

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