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class Base {
    public static void show() {
       System.out.println("Base::show() called");
    }
}
   
class Derived extends Base {
    public static void show() {
       System.out.println("Derived::show() called");
    }
}
   
class Main {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        Base b = new Derived();
        b.show();
    }
}

                    
(A) Base::show() called (B) Derived::show() called (C) Compiler Error

Answer: (A)

Explanation: Like C++, when a function is static, runtime polymorphism doesn’t happen.

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Last Updated : 13 Oct, 2021
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