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JavaScript Object-Oriented JavaScript (2015) Practice Project User Interface Code

Console Errors. Cannot read property 'length' of undefined

This is a console errors for quiz.. All helps are welcome..

quiz_ui.js:16 Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'length' of undefined
    at Object.displayChoices (quiz_ui.js:16)
    at Object.displayNext (quiz_ui.js:7)
    at app.js:9
var QuizUI = {
 displayNext: function() {
     if(quiz.hasEnded()){
         this.displayScore();
     } else {
         this.displayQuestion();
         this.displayChoices();
         this.displayProgress();
     }
 },
 displayQuestion: function() {
     this.populateIdWithHTML("question", quiz.getCurrentQuestion().text);
 },
 displayChoices: function() {
     var choices = quiz.getCurrentQuestion().choices;
     for(var i = 0; i < choices.length; i++){
         this.populateIdWithHTML("choice" + i, choices[i]);
         this.guessHandler("quess" + i, choices[i]);
     }
 },
 displayScore: function() {
     var gameOverHTML = "<h1>Game Over</h1>";
     gameOverHTML += "<h2> Your score is: " + quiz.score + "</h2>";
     this.populateIdWithHTML("quiz", gameOverHTML);
},
populateIdWithHTML: function(id, text){
    var element = document.getElementById(id);
    element.innerHTML = text;
},
guessHandler: function(id, guess) {
    var button= document.getElementById(id);
    button.onClick = function() {
        quiz.guess(guess);
        QuizUI.displayNext();
    }
},
displayProgress: function() {
    var currentQuestionNumber = quiz.currentQuestionIndex + 1;
    this.populateIdWithHTML("progress", "Question" + currentQuestionNumber + " of " + 
    quiz.question.length);
}
};
var questions = [
    new Question("Who was the first President of the United States" , ["George Washington", "Thomas Jefferson" ], "George Washington" ),
    new Question("What is the answer to the  Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything?" , ["Pi", "T42" ], "42" )
];
//Create Quiz
var quiz = new Quiz(questions);

//Display Quiz
QuizUI.displayNext();
Andrew Basore
Andrew Basore
Courses Plus Student 6,196 Points

looks like quiz.getCurrentQuestion() is returning undefined. I dont see the function definition in this code snippet, but that's where you should be looking. Make some logs to check the value of that function and once it starts returning valid information the error should be resolved.

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,608 Points

It looks like the issue may be in the "getCurrentQuestion" method, but it is not shown here.

A better way to share the entire project at once is to make a snapshot of your workspace and post the link to it here.

function Quiz(questions) {
    this.score = 0;
    this.questions = questions;
    this.currentQuestionIndex = 0;
}

Quiz.prototype.quess = function(answer) {
    if(this.getCurrentQuestion().isCorrectAnswer(answer)) {
        this.score++;
    }
    this.currentQuestionIndex++;
};

Quiz.prototype.getCurrentQuestion = function() {
    return this.questions[this.currentQuestionIndex];
};

Quiz.prototype.hasEnded = function() {
    return this.currentQuestionsIndex >= this.questions.length;
};
function Question(text, choises, answer) {
    this.text = text;
    this.choises = choises;
    this.answer = answer;
}

Question.prototype.isCorrectAnswer = function (choice){
    return this.answer === choice;
};

Im did check all of them possible mistakes but i didn't found nothing..