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Python | Functions | Question 7
  • Difficulty Level : Hard
  • Last Updated : 29 Jan, 2016

What is the output of the following program :




import re
sentence = 'horses are fast'
regex = re.compile('(?P<animal>\w+) (?P<verb>\w+) (?P<adjective>\w+)')
matched = re.search(regex, sentence)
print(matched.groupdict())

(A) {‘animal’: ‘horses’, ‘verb’: ‘are’, ‘adjective’: ‘fast’}
(B) (‘horses’, ‘are’, ‘fast’)
(C) ‘horses are fast’
(D) ‘are’


Answer: (A)

Explanation: This function returns a dictionary that contains all the matches.

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