Originally posted by choks: What happens when a variable is overridden?
Variables aren't overridden, they are hidden. That is, they aren't polymorphic, which one you access is determined by the compile time type of the reference you use.
Exam exam = myExam; exam.getDifficulty(); System.out.println("value is " + exam.difficultyLevel);
to your code and see how the method call and the field access behave differently.
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