Java MCQ – Exception Handling – Part 1

This collection of Java Multiple Choice Questions and Answers (MCQs): Quizzes & Practice Tests with Answer focuses on “Exception Handling in Java”.

1. When do exceptions occur in Java code?

A At the time of execution

B At the time of compilation

C Can occur at any time

D None of the above

Exceptions are runtime errors.



2. Which of these keywords is not part of exception handling?

A catch

B thrown

C finally

D try

Exception handling is managed via 5 keywords: try, catch, throw, throws and finally.



3. Exception is a(n) __________

A Class

B Interface

C Abstract class

D Other




4. In which package in Java, we can find the Exception class?

A java.lang

B java.util


D java.awt




5. Exception was introduced in which version of Java?

A Java 1

B Java 2

C Java 3

D Java 4




6. Which of these classes is the highest in the hierarchy in Java?

A java.lang.Exception

B java.lang.Object

C java.lang.Throwable

D java.lang.Error




7. Which of the following keyword is used to explicitly raise an exception?

A raise

B catch

C throw

D throws

throw is used to explicitly raise an exception in java. Example:

if(age < 18)  
    throw new ArithmeticException("not valid");



8. What is the output of the following code?
public class Main 
	public static void main(String args[]) 
			System.out.print("Calculate:" + " " + 1 / 0);
		catch(ArithmeticException e) 
			System.out.print("Exception: Division by zero");        	

A Calculate:

B Calculate:Exception: Division by zero

C Exception: Division by zero

D Exception: Division by zeroCalculate:

System.out.print() function first converts all parameters to a string, then prints it, before the string “Calculate:” passes to the output stream, an error 1/0 is encountered which is caught by the catch block and displays the string “Exception: Division by zero”.



9. Which of the following is a parent class of Error?

A Iterable

B Throwable

C Exception

D throws

Throwable class is Error’s parent class.



10. Which of the following statements is correct?
  1. The exception is unrecoverable.
  2. The error is recoverable by debugging.

A 1

B 2

C 1 and 2

D neither 1 nor 2

  1. There are two types of exceptions: recoverable and unrecoverable.
  2. The error is unrecoverable.


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