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JavaScript JavaScript Foundations Arrays Methods: Part 1

2 array methods at once?

For the first question in this quiz it's asking us to add a word to the beginning of the array and simultaneously remove it. Isn't that like using unshift() and shift() at the same time?

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <title> JavaScript Foundations: Arrays</title>
      html {
        background: #FAFAFA;
        font-family: sans-serif;
    <h1>JavaScript Foundations</h1>
    <h2>Arrays: Methods Part 1</h2>
      var spareWords = ["The","chimney","sweep's","dog"];
      var saying = ["quick", "brown", "fox", "jumps", "over", "the", "lazy"];
      var firstWord = spareWords;
      var lastWord = spareWords;

1 Answer

Kelly von Borstel
Kelly von Borstel
28,880 Points

The wording of the question is a little confusing... They're not actually asking you to add a word to the beginning of an array, but simply to assign the first word of the "spareWords" array to a variable named "firstWord".

var firstWord = spareWords.shift();