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Python Object-Oriented Python Inheritance Inheritance Quiz

has_pulp is an attribute of Orange but I'm not sure why it cannot be accessed in method

Why is the answer False?

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,423 Points

In the code:

class Orange(Fruit):
    has_pulp = True

    def squeeze(self):
        return has_pulp

The method is referring to has_pulp instead of self.has_pulp. Using just has_pulp refers a non-existent local variable. So, return has_pulp raises a NameError. This means neither False or True is returned. Hence, the quiz answer to the question "Orange().squeeze() will return True." is "False"

Post back if you need more help. Good Luck!