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LiveEdu Quiz of the Day: 07/01/2017

Python Quiz

python-quiz-of-the-day-Which of the following function sets the integer starting value used in generating random numbers?



The method seed() sets the integer starting value used in generating random numbers. Call this function before calling any other random module function.


Following is the syntax for seed() method:

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


  • x — This is the seed for the next random number. If omitted, then it takes system time to generate next random number.

Return Value

This method does not return any value.


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

When we run above program, it produces following result:

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