This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
(a) This capability is not supported. (b) When the servlet throws the exception, it will automatically be caught by the calling JSP page. (c) The servlet needs to forward the request to the specific error page URL. The exception is passed along as an attribute named "javax.servlet.jsp.jspException". (d) The servlet needs to redirect the response to the specific error page, saving the exception off in a cookie.
A Javaranch Tip: Whenever someone post a series of questions like this (especially multiple choice questions) most people (myself included) assume that they have been cut and pasted from a homework assignment.
I seem to recall a list of questions that looked exactly like that in the not too distant past.