Pick a random item from the list - Python

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Suppose, I have a list, is there a function which lets me pick a random item from that list? Thanks
May 28, 2019 in Python by Yamini
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Hey @Yamini, you can choose randon.choice() for this purpose:

import random

list = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e']
print(random.choice(list))
answered May 28, 2019 by Shashank
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You can also use secrets.choice()

import secrets
list = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e']
print(secrets.choice(list))
answered May 28, 2019 by Kim

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