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Python Introducing Lists Using Lists Continental

Why am I receiving an Assertion Error? The error explains that '* Asia is not found in.. (lists the continents)'

When I click check work, the AssertionError occurs and tells me "Asia is not found in"... then proceeds to list and repeat the continents in a for loop.

continents.py
continents = [
    'Asia',
    'South America',
    'North America',
    'Africa',
    'Europe',
    'Antarctica',
    'Australia',
]
# Your code here

for i in continents:
    print(continents)

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,239 Points

Hey Iris Vargas, you post title has the clue.

The checker is looking for '* Asia'. While 'Asia' may found, the asterisk and space are missing. Add these two characters as a prefix to the continent name printed.

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!