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Questions from John Hunt mock

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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
Posts: 18944
Could someone please explain to me about the following questions?
public class Test {
static int total = 10;
public static void main (String args []) {
new Test();
public Test () {
System.out.println("In test");
int temp =;
if (temp > 5) {
A the class will not compile;
B the compiler reports and error at line 2
C the compiler reports an error ate line 9
D the value 10 is one of the elements printed to the standard output
E the class compiles but generate a runtime error.
Given answer is C, but I have run this. No compile and runtime error reported. The results is:
In test
So i think the right answer might be D.
I will appreciate if some one can explain this to me.
Surya B
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Joined: May 10, 2000
Posts: 98
The answer as you have pointed out is D.
Karthik Subramanian

Joined: Aug 23, 2000
Posts: 27

Hi all,
Does this mean that 'this' cannot be used on
static methods but can be used on static variables.
Can somebody throw some light??
I agree. Here's the link:
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