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The method choice() returns a random item from a list, tuple, or string.


Following is the syntax for choice() method ?

choice( seq )

Note ? This function is not accessible directly, so we need to import random module and then we need to call this function using random static object.


  • seq ? This could be a list, tuple, or string.

Return Value

This method returns a random item.


The following example shows the usage of choice() method.

import random

print "choice([1, 2, 3, 5, 9]) : ", random.choice([1, 2, 3, 5, 9])
print "choice('A String') : ", random.choice('A String')

When we run above program, it produces following result ?

choice([1, 2, 3, 5, 9]) :  2
choice('A String') :  n