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Answer 10

True. Every new class inherits a default version of the equals method from the class named Object. Therefore, a new class that implements the Comparator interface already has such a method. The new class is free to override the inherited version, or to simply make use of the inherited version.

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Answer 8

False. When the fillIt method shown in Listing 1 returns, the collection object referred to by ref will contain references to four objects of type MyClass with those objects encapsulating the values 4, 3, 2, and 1 with no duplicates.

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Answer 7

False. In Listing 1 , the constructor that is called to instantiate a new TreeSet object receives an incoming parameter of type Comparator . Once again, don't confuse the two interfaces simply because they have similar names.

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Answer 6

False. It is possible to instantiate a new TreeSet object using a constructor that receives an incoming reference to a Comparator object, in which case it is not necessary for the objects in the collection to implementthe Comparable interface. Don't confuse the two interfaces.

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Answer 4

False. Although the name of the Comparable interface is similar to the name of the Comparator interface, they are different interfaces. Don't be confused by the similarity of the names.

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Answer 1

False. The sorting order established by a Comparator may be different or may be the same as the natural order.

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Complete program listing

Listing 1 . Comparator02.java.
//File Comparator02.java //Copyright 2001, R.G.Baldwinimport java.util.*; import java.io.Serializable;public class Comparator02{ public static void main(String args[]){ new Worker().doIt();}//end main() }//end class Comparator02class Worker{ public void doIt(){Iterator iter; Collection ref;ref = new TreeSet(new TheComparator()); Populator.fillIt(ref);iter = ref.iterator(); while(iter.hasNext()){System.out.print(iter.next()); }//end while loopSystem.out.println(); }//end doIt()}// end class Worker class Populator{public static void fillIt(Collection ref){ ref.add(new MyClass(4));ref.add(new MyClass(4)); ref.add(new MyClass(3));ref.add(new MyClass(2)); ref.add(new MyClass(1));}//end fillIt() }//end class Populatorclass MyClass{ int data;MyClass(){ data = 0;}//end noarg constructor MyClass(int data){this.data = data; }//end parameterized constructorpublic String toString(){ return "" + data;}//end overridden toString() }//end MyClassclass TheComparator implements Comparator,Serializable{public int compare(Object o1,Object o2){ if(!(o1 instanceof MyClass))throw new ClassCastException(); if(!(o2 instanceof MyClass))throw new ClassCastException(); if(((MyClass)o1).data<((MyClass)o2).data) return -1;if(((MyClass)o1).data>((MyClass)o2).data) return 1;else return 0; }//end compare()public boolean equals(Object o){ if(!(o instanceof TheComparator))return false; else return true;}//end overridden equals() }//end class TheComparator


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