# Python Sort Exercises

Let’s check out some exercises that will help understand Python’s .sort() method better.

#### Exercise 11-a

Sort the list in ascending order with .sort() method.

.sort() method will modify the actual list and sort it.

`lst.sort()`

#### Exercise 11-b

This time sort the countries in alphabetic order.

.sort() method will modify the actual list and sort it.

`lst.sort(reverse = False)`

#### Exercise 11-c

Now sort the list in descending order with .sort() method.

.sort() method can be used with “reverse =” parameter.

`lst.sort(reverse = True)`

#### Exercise 11-d

Can you sort the gift list in reverse alphabetic order?

.sort() method can be used with “reverse =” parameter.

`gift_list.sort(reverse = True)`

#### Exercise 11-e

Sort the list below in reverse alphabetic order and then assign the last element to the answer_1 variable.

.sort() method can be used with “reverse =” parameter.

`NFL.sort(reverse = True)answer_1 = NFL[-1]`

#### Exercise 11-f

Sort the cities from z to a.

.sort() method can be used with “reverse =” parameter.

`muni.sort(reverse = True)`

#### Exercise 11-g

Sort the keys of the dictionary from a to z.

Hint: You might want to create a list of the keys first with the help of a dictionary method.

.keys method of dictionaries returns all the keys of a dictionary.

list() function can be used to construct lists from different types of data.

`key_list = list(dict.keys())key_list.sort()`