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Take Quiz: __init__() takes 1 positional argument but 3 were given

I'm working on the Quiz game and I keep getting this response. I'm copying everything the instructor is doing to a T, yet I still get this error. Can someone tell me what I am doing wrong?

My code: https://w.trhou.se/ki9befgfph

when i went through your code, i noticed questions.py is where the error is. check your Add's init() function where you are sending self, num1 and num2 as 3 arguments, the error says you should only send 1 argument. work around that area, you should figure out the problem. Hope that helps. cheers!

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,980 Points

Look at class "Multiply" starting on line 11. Notice that:

  • it is missing a reference to the class it should inherit from ("Question")
  • it has an "__init__" method defined inside another "__init__" method
  • the first method has one argument but the inner one has 3

Hint: try using the "Add" method as a model and make the "Multiply" method look more like it.