Records and dictionaries

This lesson introduces you to two new data structures. A record and a dictionary. The focus of this lesson is on records and how these can be created and used in Python to form a database. You will be shown how to use a dictionary as a record before creating a ‘database’ using dictionaries within a list.

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Quiz:

Records and Dictionaries

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Q1.A program has been started for a battleship style game. A battleship is represented by a B. Which indices are required to reveal the battleship?

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Q2.What data structure is being used to create the battleboard?

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Q3.Which arrow points towards the entity?

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Q4.Which arrow points towards the data?

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Q5.Which arrow points towards the entities?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Records and Dictionaries

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.A program has been started for a battleship style game. A battleship is represented by a B. Which indices are required to reveal the battleship?

1/5

Q2.What data structure is being used to create the battleboard?

2/5

Q3.Which arrow points towards the entity?

3/5

Q4.Which arrow points towards the data?

4/5

Q5.Which arrow points towards the entities?

5/5

Lesson summary: Records and dictionaries

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