Quiz Mini Project in Python using questions in JSON format

This is the third post in a series of mini-projects for Python where you can learn programming knowledge related to python and implement them as a project. The project consists of 10 questions in JSON format where the code reads the questions from JSON.

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Source code for the mini-project of quiz game using python

import json
import os
import time
import random
helpLineUsed = False


def fiftyFifty(question_ansDict):
    print(question_ansDict.keys())
    keysList = list(question_ansDict.keys())
    fiftyFiftyDict = {'q': question_ansDict['q'],
                      'ca': question_ansDict['ca'],
                      }
    print(question_ansDict['ca'])
    # correctAnswerKey = optionMap[question_ansDict['ca']]
    correctAnswerKey = question_ansDict['ca']
    fiftyFiftyDict[correctAnswerKey] = question_ansDict[correctAnswerKey]
    keysList.pop(keysList.index('q'))
    keysList.pop(keysList.index('ca'))
    keysList.pop(keysList.index(correctAnswerKey))
    while len(keysList) > 1:
        randomIndex = random.randint(0, len(keysList) - 1)
        keysList.pop(randomIndex)
    else:
        fiftyFiftyDict[keysList[0]] = question_ansDict[keysList[0]]
    return fiftyFiftyDict


def showOptionAnswer(question_dict, isFiftyFifty):
    print("\n {questionNo}) {question}".format(questionNo=i + 1, question=question_dict['q']))
    # keyMap = ["a", "b", "c", "d"]
    optionBuilder = ""
    for key, value in sorted(question_dict.items()):
        if key == 'ca' or key == 'q':
            continue
        optionBuilder += key + "/"
        print(" <{optionNo}> {option}".format(optionNo=key, option=value))
    if isFiftyFifty:
        answer = input("\n Enter the option ({}) ".format(optionBuilder))
    else:
        answer = input("\n Enter the option (a/b/c/d) or h for helpline or q to quit: ")
    return answer

print(" ~~~~~~ WELCOME TO QUIZ ~~~~~")
print("\n ### RULES OF THE GAME ###")
print(" 1. Choose one of the correct option from each question (a/b/c/d)")
print(" 2. h for help")
print(" 3. q to quit")
print("\n ### BEST OF LUCK ###\n")

with open("qa.json", "r") as qa:
    questionSet = qa.read()
    # json saved in the file is jsonArray hence loads() this function converts it into list
    questionsList = json.loads(questionSet)
    rightAnswer = 0
    i = 0
    while i < len(questionsList):
        question_dict = questionsList[i]
        answer = showOptionAnswer(question_dict, False)
        i += 1
        if answer == 'h':
            os.system("clear")
            if helpLineUsed:
                print("<<< Help Line Already Used >>>")
                i -= 1
            else:
                helpLineUsed = True
                question_dict = fiftyFifty(question_dict)
                answer = showOptionAnswer(question_dict, True)

        if answer == 'q':
            print("\nGame Over")
            print("You made {} right. Your score is {} ".format(rightAnswer, str(rightAnswer * 10)))
            exit()

        if question_dict['ca'] == answer:
            print("You predicted right answer")
            rightAnswer += 1

        if not helpLineUsed:
            print("\nYour answer is wrong")
            print("\nCorrect answer is {correctAnswer}".format(correctAnswer=question_dict['ca']))

        time.sleep(1)
        os.system("clear")

    else:
        print("\n!!!Game Over")
        print("You made {} right. Your score is {} ".format(rightAnswer, str(rightAnswer * 10)))

The output of the above code is:-

You can find the complete code in Github link.

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