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Doubt about garbage collection

 
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In the below piece of code


When // doStuff is reached, how many objects are eligible for GC?
A. 0
B. 1
C. 2
D. Compilation fails.
E. It is not possible to know.
F. An exception is thrown at runtime.

In the above question I think we have 3 objects eligible for garbage collection .
1. c1=null
2. Short story=5; ( associated with c1 )

3. and c3 will have a null value ( returned from method go() as cb ).

But there is no option with 3 objects in the answer list .

Thanks in advance
 
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If you search this forum for "CardBoard," you will find plenty of threads discussing this question, including this recent one.
 
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