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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements The Conditional Challenge

I can't get my else if to work

Hi, I don't know if anyone can help.

I've checked this over quite a few times and used some script validators to test and apparently there's an issue on line 38 (after the comment 'issue starts here').

I can't see a problem here. Can anyone help?


var correct = 0;

//ask question var q1 = prompt("What is the capital city of France?"); //IF ANSWER IS THIS, ADD 1 TO A SCORE if (q1.toUpperCase === "PARIS") { correct +=1; } //REPEAT PROCESS var q2 = prompt("What is the capital city of Italy?"); if (q2.toUpperCase === "ROME") { correct +=1; } var q3 = prompt("What is the capital city of Argentina?"); if (q3.toUpperCase === "BUENOS AIRES") { correct +=1; } var q4 = prompt("What is the capital city of Bolivia?"); if (q4.toUpperCase === "SUCRE") { correct +=1; } var q5 = prompt("What is the capital city of AUSTRALIA?"); if (q4.toUpperCase === "SYDNEY") { correct +=1; }


document.write("<h2>You got " + correct + " out of five questions right.</h2>");

if (correct === 5); { document.write("<p>Well done, you've earnt a Golden Crown!</p>"); }

//ISSUE STARTS HERE else if (correct >= 3 ); { document.write("<p>Well done, you've earnt a Silver Crown!</p>"); }

else if (correct >= 1); { document.write("<p>Well done, you've earnt a Bronze Crown!</p>"); } else { document.write("<p>You 'win' a Wooden Spoon. You couldn't get any right? Not even one? Wow. Just wow.</p>"); }

2 Answers

Evgeniia Mas
Evgeniia Mas
4,452 Points

Hello, Jonathan. I think the problem is at least here : syntax of if is such
if (condition) { block of code to be executed if the condition is true } and NO SEMICOLON after braces as in your example if (correct === 5);

Thanks so much, I spent so long looking for that! Works much better now!

I really appreciate your taking the time to take a look. :)