# [Tutor] Why won't it enter the quiz? (off topic)

bob bgailer at alum.rpi.edu
Sat Sep 17 06:40:30 CEST 2005

```At 09:30 PM 9/16/2005, Nathan Pinno wrote:
>Hey all,
>
>It looks like I started another running debate, the last time I did this, it
>went forever it seemed.
>
>Any hints or help on that original question?
>
>For clarity, I'll ask it again:
>
>Why won't it enter the quiz? Here is the code again:
>
>{code}
>
>import random
>
>     guess = float(raw_input(a," + ",b," = "))
>
>num1 = random.choice(range(1,10)) ### To limit the numbers chosen from 1-9
>num2 = random.choice(range(1,10))
>
>while 1:
>     q = random.choice(range(15,31)) ### to choose the number of questions
>     cq = 1 ### To find the current question
>     correct = 0
>     while cq >= q: ### To find whether or not to end the quiz.

cq is never >= q

>         print cq
>             cq += 1
>             print "Correct!"
>             correct += 1
>             cq += 1
>     else:
>         print "Questions: ",q
>         print "Correct: ",correct
>         print "Percent Correct: ",(cq/q)*100
>         break
>
>print "Goodbye."
>
>{/code}
>
>Thanks for the help in advance,
>Nathan Pinno
>----- Original Message -----
> > Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 22:52:51 -0400
> > From: Nathan Coulter <tutor.python.org at pooryorick.com>
> > Subject: Re: [Tutor] Why won't it enter the quiz? (off topic)
> > Cc: Tutor at python.org
> > Message-ID: <432B8503.7080508 at pooryorick.com>
> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
> >
> > Byron wrote:
> >> Hi Nathan,
> >>
> >> Wow, I have to give you some good credit -- you are quite the sneaky and
> >> innovative business guy.  You get the free tutors here to help write
> >> your programs and when they are finished, you sell them on your website
> >> for \$20.00 each!  I bet more businesses wish they could do business the
> >> way you do!  Quite efficient, I must admit... <big grin>
> >>
> >
> > I'd bet that almost EVERYONE on this list is selling software with the
> > skills they may have picked up here.  There's nothing wrong with that!
> > And any of Nathan's customer's that want to try to build it themselves are
> > free to look here on the list to see exactly how he did it.  Kudos,
> > Nathan!
> >
> > Bye,
> > Poor Yorick
> >
> >
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