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  • Last Updated : 17 Sep, 2020

Question 14: Find the output of the following program:

list = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e'
print(list[10:] )

(A) [‘a’, ‘b’, ‘c’, ‘d’, ‘e’]
(B) [ ‘c’, ‘d’, ‘e’]
(C) [ ]
(D) [‘a’, ‘b’]

Answer: (C)

Explanation: As one would expect, attempting to access a member of a list using an index that exceeds the number of members (e.g., attempting to access list[10] in the list above) results in an IndexError. However, attempting to access a slice of a list at a starting index that exceeds the number of members in the list will not result in an IndexError and will simply return an empty list.

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