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1)Collection<?> c = new ArrayList<String>()

Which line inserted independtly at line 1 will allow to compile?

a)c.add(new Object());

b)c.add("Java");

c)c.add(null);

d)All 3 lines above inserted independtely will allow to compile

e)All 3 lines above inserted independtely will not allow to compile

Answer :c


Why this code allows add method?
 
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hi there...

ArrayList implements List Interface, which extends the Collection Interface...

ArrayList has the add()method to add objects,primitives etc., to them...

so, there is nothing wrong with the code of your's... that's why its compiling..

understood...
 
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When it is a wild card, you cannot add any thing into your list. That's what code is doing. Arraylist cannot hold any primitive, you have to wrap primitive.
 
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null is allowed because it is member of every type
 
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