This week's book giveaway is in the OCAJP 8 forum. We're giving away four copies of OCA Java SE 8 Programmer I Study Guide and have Edward Finegan & Robert Liguori on-line! See this thread for details.
stop is a deprecated method, but notice that the question asks which of these methods may stop a thread from executing instead of asking which of these methods will stop a thread from executing. Even if a method is deprecated, it may still work. [ February 11, 2006: Message edited by: Keith Lynn ]