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# Python: Check whether a string starts with specified characters

## Python String: Exercise-24 with Solution

Write a Python program to check whether a string starts with specified characters.

Sample Solution:-

Python Code:

``````string = "w3resource.com"
print(string.startswith("w3r"))
```
```

Sample Output:

```True
```

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## Python: Tips of the Day

Creates a list of elements, grouped based on the position in the original lists:

Example:

```def tips_zip(*args, fill_value=None):
max_length = max([len(lst) for lst in args])
result = []
for i in range(max_length):
result.append([
args[k][i] if i < len(args[k]) else fillvalue for k in range(len(args))
])
return result
print(tips_zip(['a', 'b'], [1, 2], [True, False]))
print(tips_zip(['a'], [1, 2], [True, False]))
print(tips_zip(['a'], [1, 2], [True, False], fill_value = '1'))
```

Output:

```[['a', 1, True], ['b', 2, False]]
[['a', 1, True], [None, 2, False]]
[['a', 1, True], ['1', 2, False]]
```