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C | Storage Classes and Type Qualifiers | Question 19

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Output of following program?

#include <stdio.h>
int main()
    static int i=5;
        printf("%d ",i);
    return 0;

(A) 4 3 2 1
(B) 1 2 3 4
(C) 0 0 0 0
(D) Compiler Error

Answer: (C)

Explanation: A static variable is shared among all calls of a function. All calls to main() in the given program share the same i. i becomes 0 before the printf() statement in all calls to main().

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