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Wildcards - Questions and Answers


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Here is list of Questions and Answers covering all key area of  Wildcards topic of Java Programming:


1. Which of these is wildcard symbol?

Answer: Option A

 In generic code, the question mark (?), called the wildcard, represents an unknown type.

2.  Which of these is an correct way making a list that is upper bounded by class Number?

Answer: Option A


3.  What is use of wildcards?

Answer: Option A

The wildcard can be used in a variety of situations: as the type of a parameter, field, or local variable; sometimes as a return type (though it is better programming practice to be more specific). The wildcard is never used as a type argument for a generic method invocation, a generic class instance creation, or a supertype.

4. Which of the following keywords are used for lower bounding a wild card?

Answer: Option B

A lower bounded wildcard is expressed using the wildcard character (‘?’), following by the super keyword, followed by its lower bound: 

5. Which of these keywords is used to upper bound a wildcard?

Answer: Option C