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JavaScript Quiz – can string split method will be limited

JavaScript Quiz – can string split method will be limited

String Split Method –

The javascript string split method is used to split the javascript string into multiple pieces. Split() returns an array that contains substring of the main string as an element in the array.

Based on the separator, passed to split(separator) will be breaking the string into substring where it matches.

It’s syntax look like –

string.split(separator, limit)

Note: split method not change the original string in this process.

There is another parameter limit which is optional and it decides the number of splits in the string and returns a new array.

For more information about split string method click here.

JavaScript Question

In this javascript quiz, can string method will be limited to the number of splits as the split method has two arguments separator and limit.

First, declare a variable name and assign javascript string to it.

let name = “Hi i am jsstartup”;

In the second step, create another variable array and assign a result return from the split method used on a name with blank space separator and limit two.

let array = name.split(” “, 2);

Finally, checking the value of array index 3 as we know array variable contain a javascript array.


Any guess, what should be the output of above statement ?

Answer – undefined

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Now, you know the answer is undefined but why it should be “jsstartup”. Let me explain –

So, we use a split method and passes two parameter, as separator which is ” “ blank space and limit which is 2.

After split, array variable holding only 3 element.

let array = [“Hi”, “i”, “am”];

Split Limit Parameter-

But where is “jsstartup” also? As we put limit 2 on the split method so it will break the string up to 2 matching substring. It’s like –


And due to limit, it only include “Hi”, “i” & “am”.

At last, That’s why we get an answer “undefined“.

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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