the {exam} document class provides a number of useful features for typesetting exams - in particular it provides a `Question` environment with `parts`, and can keep track of points

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Grading table with question parts

\documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} %\begingradingrange \question[16] \begin{parts} \part[8] question 1 \part[8] question 2 \end{parts} OR \begin{parts} \part[10] ...
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Simple arithmetic in an exam

How can I do some simple calculations in LaTeX? Specifically, I want to divide \numpoints (part of the exam package) by 1.10. That is, I want to do something like this: Grade: ...
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table extrude from solution envrionment's frame in exam document

I'm using the exam class, and I have tables in it's solution environment, but I found that a table extrudes from the frame of the solution environment at the bottom of the page, see the image shot ...
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how to create book with multiple exam question papers in chapters?

I want to bundle together multiple exam question papers in the form of a bound book to be handed out as practice problems. The exam question papers are mainly objective MCQs. Each chapter will have ...
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Multiple Choice Answer Key in exam package at the end of document

I think this is a follow up question to: Print answer key to multiple choice questions I am trying to create an answer key at the end of my exam class document where all the questions are multiple ...
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Answers at the end of the exam document

I'm using the exam class, and I want to add answers. Right now the solutions are printet after the question, but before the next question. Ideally they would be presented at the end of a serie of ...
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How can I lay out multiple choice answers as a matrix with exam?

For creating a test I use the exam class, which worked out fine so far. Now I need to implement a question with the possible answers beeing a matrix like this: However I can't manage to put the ...
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Creating Multiple Choice Questions with Answers Without Exam Classs

I want to sort as seen in the photo above. But the results are as follows. Attention to the red frame. I've tried alot but I could not. Waiting for your help, thank you. ...
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Fancy Header footer

I'm using article latex exam class to create exam paper. Is it possible to add fancy header and footer as mentioned in the picture below?
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I cannot control SolutionColor in exam \shadedsolution

I would like to choose solution color shading (green), and tried the following \documentclass[a4paper]{exam} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[danish]{babel} ...
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Writing the number of questions in exam class using words [duplicate]

I am creating an exam using the exam class. To conform with the standard format, I need to be able to count the number of questions (which can be done using \numquestions) and display them as words ...
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Make table, point total work for exam with optional questions

I am writing an exam with the exam class, and I am including a single question where the students are supposed to choose only half to answer. There are six total parts, and they answer three. I ...
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Multiple Exams in One File

I need to create an exam which consists of two parts A and B. From these two parts, I need to create three versions: one which contains part A and B, one which only contains part A and one which only ...
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exam document class: different points for different student groups

In the exam class, is there a way to have different points for different groups of students? In particular, what I want to do is have: Regular problems that are required for all students Additional ...
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How to programmatically comment out environments?

I write multiple-choice exams using the Exam class and I would like to be able to print the exam without printing the answer choices. At the moment, I manually comment out everything from ...
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Customizing \pointpoints in Exam class, for arabic language

I re-send a problem, posted with an other, here Redefining \pointname for exam class I have a problem, related with the customization of the command ''\thepoints'' in Exam class. The command, ...
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Add asterisk in Exam class

I am writing some exercise for students using exam class. I want some question to be after-class exercise and indicate that by putting an asterisk after the question number, something like (a)*. I ...
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how do I arrange my gradepoint table customizingly?help me to align

I am having 28 questions in my question paper and I have spilited into 3 sections, How do I make my grade table so that my grade table should contains, And i need the section must be center aligned. ...
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Encircle a question number

I wish to encircle the first question and third question only or i need to mark this is a favorite question by putting star on it. how do i do it?? \documentclass[]{exam} ...
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How can I effect the same horizontal alignment, here?

When I start with the code shown below, I experience the following alignment problem: How do I make it correct alignment? Also, I want to encircle some special question numbers... How can I do ...
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exam class: hide points but still be in grade table

I am using the exam class to write my exercise sheets. Now I want to have something like Exercise 1 (5+5 points) (a) lala (b) lulu but I still want to use \gradetable. My Question would be if ...
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Latex multicols how to change printing sequence

I'm using Latex multicols to print list of data. Current mode of printing is mentioned below. Can you please help to get change printing sequence.
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Redefining \pointname for exam class

I want to use to customize commands in exam.cls to my use. The point 1 for general purpose and the point 2 for use in arabic language 1/ The first customization concerns the environment ...
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Embedding tables into questions in exam class documents

I am writing a test in the exam class and having a bit of trouble. I'd like to embed a table into a question but doing so produces the "multiply-defined" warning and breaks the flow of the questions ...
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How to prevent page breaks within between a question and its answer choices in Exam class?

I'd like to prevent page breaks between a question and its answer choices in the Exam class. There's a good solution to the problem of how to prevent page breaks within the answer choices here, but ...
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How can I change the numbering style of question parts in the exam class?

How can I change the numbering style of question parts in the exam class? Currently, I have 1. (a) (b) but I would prefer 1. (1.1) (1.2) I have already tried ...
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Problem with examdesign and twocolumn in Debian 8

I have a problem when I compile a tex document of the examdesign class, with the "twocolumn" option and have Debian-8 (Jessie) on my computer. I have the XFCE 4.10 desktop, just in case the ...
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itemize inside tabularx seems to break exam class gradetable

I'm using the exam class. If I use the itemize environment inside a tabularx, LaTeX gives me warnings when I use the gradetable command: LaTeX Warning: Reference `question@1' on page 1 undefined on ...
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How to use a symbol above a word without a larger linespacing?

Because of the "1" symbol above "test", the space between the first two lines is bigger than between the last two lines. I don't want a bigger interline spacing! How do I solve this? ...
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Starting the \parts environment with a different counter in exam class

I need to be able to start a parts environment at a later counter. For instance, starting with part (b) instead of (a). \documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \begin{parts} \part this is part a. ...
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Creating a Multiple Choice Math Test with LaTeX and Automating It

I have decided to write an application which can manage test questions related to Mathematics. This application will use LaTeX as an intermediate format between questions and PDF output. Questions ...
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Remove question numbers from exam class

I am using exam class to create a form. I would like to remove question numbers, as putting question numbers in a form does not make a sense. Is it possible to do so? Here is MWE ...
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Exam with multiple choice using exsheets

I have seen many examples of multiple choice exams setting the correct with exam. But, is there anyway of doing a mulitple choice with exsheets? I would like something like: 1. Question 1 a) b) ...
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Determining total points in a section with exam class

In an exam I am writing, I have a short answer section and a multiple choice section. Each of these sections should have questions starting at 1. As pointed out in this question, if you want to do ...
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How to generate a dynamic bubble answer sheet for multiple-choice exam [duplicate]

I want to produce a bubble answer sheet where the number of questions are shown by \qCount. It is always below than 100. Is it possible to produce it dynamically? I cannot print the question numbers ...
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Exam class: same space solution vs. no solution [duplicate]

In exam class, by inserting a fixed minipage same size of your answerslines for students you create the same space when answers are printed or when answers are not printed. How come the depth is still ...
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Exam class: solutionorlines-environment same space when only the lines are shown or only the solution [duplicate]

I use the exam class. I want something like in this picture where the solutions not shown with lines or solutions shown take the same amount of space. I want to adjust the exam.cls code so I don't ...
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How to show multi-choice answer key at the end of the document?

I want to show the answer keys at the end of the (multiple-choice) exam page. I have a bank of questions and answers (always the first answer in the bank is assumed to be the right choice), and some ...
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Exam class: answerspace for students same space as printed answers

I'm a professor and I use the "exam" class very often in LaTeX. \begin{solutionorlines}[4cm] creates 4cm of space for students to answer. When I type \printanswers it shows the answers but it ...
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How to generate an answer key of a multiple-choice exam? [closed]

I have a number of multiple-choice questions. I want to produce an answer key (a small table with nx5 cells where the answer places are somehow highlighted). My code (from another post ) is shown ...
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question environment in other classes except exam class

I need to have an environment like \begin{question} to sort questions as what \begin{enumerate} does. I mean something like this: Problems: 1) Prove that .... 2) Show that .... 3) ... ...
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Vertical space in table columns

I am creating following form. The table is meant to be filled manually using pen or pencil. But the space that becomes available in each line is limited (vertical). How can I increase vertical space ...
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Too much white space around column!

\documentclass[a4paper, 11pts]{exam} \usepackage{multicol, setspace} \usepackage{textcomp, booktabs,colortbl} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \setlength\columnsep{40pt} \onehalfspacing \begin{document} ...
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I want to decrease the indent to checkboxes in exam class

The indent to the checkbox is to big. I want it to be aligned with the first letter of the question. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,addpoints]{exam} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Shuffling questions in exam

If I want to shuffle the question to prepare four different questions papers having same questions but with the different question numbers, what should I do? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{exam} ...
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Image inside exam environment above question

I am wondering how can I fix the constant problem in inserting an image for a question. When I insert the image, I always have the image being above the question number. I want the question number to ...
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Decimal points in exam class

I would like to have decimal half points, not fractions, in the exam class. How can I obtain this? MWE: \documentclass[]{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \addpoints \question[\half] ...
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What is the simplest way to get graphs for each answer choice like in the example below

I am trying to make an exam with multiple questions having graphs as answer choices. I want them to be aligned as shown below. Thank you in advance!
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Why the \section*{Past History} and \section*{Present problem} are compiling differently?

Why the \section*{Past History} and \section*{Present problem} are compiling differently in a following code? The present problem is getting indented on compiling. \documentclass[a4paper]{exam} ...
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How can I get an in-line in exam class

I need to draw an horizontal line for the answer. Here is MWE \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{multicol} \begin{document} \begin{center} \fbox{\fbox{\parbox{5.5in}{\centering OPD ENCOUNTER FORM}}} ...