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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Multiple Items with Arrays Build a Quiz Challenge, Part 1 Solution

frits vd Velden
frits vd Velden
1,860 Points

Different values in array

I'm using different values in my array, but after the first question my loop stops. It probably has something to do with the parsInt and the toUpperCase methods., but I can't figure it out. Thanks for helping in advance.

var correctAnswer = 0;

var questions = [
  ['How much is 10 + 10', 20],
  ['What does John Snow know?', 'NOTHING'],
  ['Is a tomato a vegetable or a fruit', 'YES']
  ];

var question;
var answer;
var response;
var html;


function print(message) {
  document.write(message);
}


for (var i = 0; i < questions.length; i += 1) {
  question = questions[i][0];
  answer = questions[i][1];
  response = parseInt(prompt(question));
  if (response === answer.toUpperCase()) {
    correctAnswer += 1;
  }
}

html = 'You got ' + correctAnswer + ' questions right';
print(html);

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
212,135 Points

You're right, you can't do .toUpperCase() on a number. But you could store all your answers as strings (like "20") and then not use the parseInt at all.

Also, you probably want to convert the response into upper case instead of the answer (since it already is).

frits vd Velden
frits vd Velden
1,860 Points

Of course! That makes total sense. Thanks!