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Python Introducing Lists Using Lists Continental

AssertionError in code challenge (for...in iteration through list


here the question I have trouble with:

'Print a bulleted list of each continent from the continents list.

Output should look similar to:

  • Asia
  • South America'

Here the respective list:

continents = ['Asia', 'South America', 'North America', 'Africa', 'Europe', 'Antarctica', 'Australia']

Here my answer:

continents = ['Asia', 'South America', 'North America', 'Africa', 'Europe', 'Antarctica', 'Australia'] for continent in continents: print("* " + continent)

Error Message:

'Bummer: AssertionError: '* Asia' not found in 'Asia\nSouth America\nNorth America\nAfrica\nEurope\nAntarctica\nAustralia' : Hmm...not finding the correct items in your output'

My logic seems fine, how come that 'continent' can't be set to 'Asia' (or any other item in the list) ?


continents = ['Asia', 'South America', 'North America', 'Africa', 'Europe', 'Antarctica', 'Australia']
for continent in continents:

2 Answers

Hi Adam,

apologies for the confusion, the following was my answer yesterday/is my answer today:

'continents = ['Asia', 'South America', 'North America', 'Africa', 'Europe', 'Antarctica', 'Australia'] for continent in continents: print("* " + continent)'

For some reason, today no error message...? The error seems to have been on TH side, is resolved - thanks for the quick reply Adam!:)


np! You can mark this question as solved by choosing a "best answer". :smile:

Are you putting an asterisk in front of each continent?

Your post has two sets of code, and I'm not sure which one you consider your answer here.