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What is difference between Checked Exception and Unchecked Exception?

1)Checked Exception:

The classes that extend Throwable class except RuntimeException and Error are known as checked exceptions

e.g. IOException,SQLException etc. Checked exceptions are checked at compile-time.

2)Unchecked Exception:

The classes that extend RuntimeException are known as unchecked exceptions e.g. ArithmeticException, NullPointerException etc. Unchecked exceptions are not checked at compile-time.