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JavaScript Quiz – does it shift array element to the right

JavaScript Quiz – does it shift array element to the right

Shift Array Element To Right

In javascript, array is an awesome component which can contain multiple element of different-different type like array, object, number string, boolean etc. In this, we use array unshift & pop method to shift all array element from left to right.

Basic Syntax of Array Unshift and Pop


For more detail above javascript array method.

JavaScript Question

In this javascript quiz, find out how does it shift the array element to the right because shift element done when last element move to first position and so on as it proceed.

First, we declare a variable array using let and assign a javascript array to it which contains only a number element.

let array = [1, 2, 3, 4];

In the next step, we use two array methods which are the unshift and pop method.


Now, we check the length of the array and element inside the array element using console log.


So, any idea what should be output of above code statement.

JavaScript Quiz Test

Here is the full javascript code snippet for you to solve.

let array = [1, 2, 3, 4];


console.log(array.length); // output => 🧐 ?
console.log(array);             // output => 🧐 ?

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Answer – 4, [4, 1, 2, 3]

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Now, you know the answer is 4, [4, 1, 2, 3]. But why doesn’t pop remove the element and unshift need an element to add in the array? Let me explain

First we use a array pop method which remove the last array element but in return it gives the remove element which means array pop return 4.

let array = [1, 2, 3, 4];

array.pop(); // 4

console.log(array); // [1, 2, 3]

But as we pass the array pop method in unshift method so value 4 added to array at start.


console.log(array.length); // 4
console.log(array); // [4, 1, 2, 3]

At last, That’s why we get an answer 4, [4, 1, 2, 3].

Let me know in the comment section, what you think about it.

I hope you understand the concept and logic behind it.

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