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Which methods may cause a thread to stop executing?
1. sleep();
2. yield();
3. wait();
Ans is 1,2

why not 3.
 
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yeild() is just REQUEST to JVM . It is upto JVM to execute the request or not.
So in the end behaviour is not determined . so we cannot exactly say that when yeild() is given thread stops from executing.
 
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Tell us where the question comes from. What mock exam?

Could it be that the author of the question thinks the reason is some bizzare one "like wait() is not a member of the Thread class?"
 
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Originally posted by babu sharath:
yeild() is just REQUEST to JVM . It is upto JVM to execute the request or not.
So in the end behaviour is not determined . so we cannot exactly say that when yeild() is given thread stops from executing.



Well the question does say "may", not "will".
 
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