Lab: Dictionaries

This test will help you better understand how to use dictionaries.

Part 1: Using Dictionaries

In part 1 you’ll create and manipulate a dictionary.

1. Create a Dictionary

Create a dictionary called courses that contains the following:




Python Programming for Everyone


Introduction to Networking


Introduction to UNIX/Linux


Computer Security Fundamentals

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2. Print a Key

Use the courses dictionary you created. Write a print statement that prints the title of cis-15.

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3. Change a Value

The name of CIS-15 changed to “Python Programming for Everyone”. Change the value in courses to reflect the new name.

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4. Add a Key

Write a statement that adds one key value pair:

  • Key: cis-54

  • Value: Introduction to Relational Databases

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5. Remove a Key

Write a statement that removes cis-81 from the dictionary.

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6. Test for a Key

Write an expression that results to True if the cis-81 key is in courses and False otherwise.

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