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

John O'Connell
John O'Connell
2,022 Points

No matter the answers, I get 5 out of 5.

Here is my code...

//quiz begins var correct = 0;


var answer1 = prompt("name?"); if (answer1.toUpperCase() === 'JOHN'); { correct += 1; }

var answer2 = prompt("best programming langauge?"); if (answer2.toUpperCase() === 'JAVASCRIPT'); { correct += 1; }

var answer3 = prompt("where you live?"); if (answer3.toUpperCase() === 'CHICAGO'); { correct += 1; }

var answer4 = prompt("How you get to work?"); if (answer4.toUpperCase() === 'TRAIN'); { correct += 1; }

var answer5 = prompt("Favorite beer?"); if (answer5.toUpperCase() === 'REVOLUTION'); { correct += 1; }

//output results document.write("<p> You got " + correct + " out of 5</p>");

//output rank

if (correct === 5) { document.write("<p><strong>you get a gold crown!</strong></p>"); }

else if (correct >= 3){ document.write("<p><strong>silver crown</strong></p>"); } else if (correct >=1){ document.write("<p><strong>bronze</strong></p>"); } else { document.write("<strong><p>booooo</strong></p>");


John O'Connell
John O'Connell
2,022 Points

also that formatted weird, the "//quiz begins" and "var correct =0; " are on separate lines

3 Answers

Ben Schroeder
Ben Schroeder
22,818 Points

I think the problem is coming from the semicolons you're putting after the if conditions.

Instead of this:

if (answer1.toUpperCase() === 'JOHN'); { correct += 1; }

You want this:

if (answer1.toUpperCase() === 'JOHN') { correct += 1; }
Jacques Retief
Jacques Retief
954 Points

John, have you found out how to print your code to screen like Ben did?

Thanks! I was wondering why!