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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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?

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}}} ...
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Wrong spacing of circled numbers using Tikz and exam class

I am using XeLaTex. I am also using the package exam. I am preparing a multiple choice test, but I have no Scantron and I want students to tick the desired circled answer by pen. This is the relevant ...
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Why do we get undefined references warning in exam class when labels are defined and used in solutions (and answers are not printed)?

Let us consider this code which uses the exam class. \documentclass{exam} %\printanswers \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question Why do we get undefined references warning in this case? ...
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exam class with exercises and points in range

I use the exam class for writing my exam ctan exam The problem regards the counting of points when you have several exercises (so several question environments) Normally you have solutions in the ...
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Grade table add points error in exam class

In the exam class, I would like to assign points to both the question and the parts of that question. But when generating the grade tables, the points for that question will be two times of the ...
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examdesign document class not working in texmaker?

I am using texmaker in ubuntu 14.04 it is working fine for article report and other classes but only examdesign class is not working, I will appreciate any help or idea.
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Why am I having this problem with exam class and the package newicktree?

I'm having trouble getting phylogenetic trees to display correctly within the solution environment of the exam class. For some reason, they are positioned way far to the right (running off the page) ...
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How to typeset subquestions and the corresponding answers

I would like to typeset exercises with subquestions so that in the code I have an answer immediately following each subquestion, but in the output all the answers will be in the end. Also I want both ...
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Preparing true/false questions with exam class

I use the exam document class to prepare my question papers. While it may have some limitations compared to the similar others available, it has nicely fulfilled my purpose so far. Now, I need to ...
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Question on Subdivision?

\documentclass[11pt,paper=a4,answers]{exam} \usepackage{graphicx,lastpage} \usepackage{upgreek} \usepackage{censor} \censorruledepth=-.2ex \censorruleheight=.1ex \hyphenpenalty 10000 ...
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LaTeX using the matching environment in the exam documentclass

Could someone please share a working example of using the matching environment in a document class exam. I am new to using the exam document class and am unable to find a way to set up the matching ...
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Cartesian Coordinate System In TikZ VS Pstricks

I have been using pstricks to add cartesian coordinates to my exam document class structures for years. But, now I have switched to a Macbook air and I am using Texpad. The newsiest version of Texpad ...
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modifying qformat: add the points at the end of the question in line with it

I'd like to modify the qformat so that the points of the questions appear in line with and at the end, but not in the right margin. Like in this word example. I've tried modifying qformat, but it ...
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A new figure environment for the exam class

The incompatibility of having a float inside the solutions box of the exam class is somewhat well known. Multiple solutions for this exist, almost all of which use some variant of the caption package ...
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Writing tutorials with exam document class, with and without solutions

I would like to write some tutorials for my students, and for this I am using the exam document class, and the solution environment. now the problem is I have a statement \printanswers that I need ...
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How do I disable headers and footers in the exam class?

I am writing a very large class file for my University, which can generate different kinds of documents (depending on the kind of options). One of the types is an exam. All these documents have to ...
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problem: showkeys printing labels on top of text in exam class questions

This is the example: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,spanish,answers]{exam} \usepackage{showkeys} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question This is a question This is a question with ...
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How to reset the question number for different sections in exam class without getting multiply defined labels

This is the minimal working example: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{exam} \begin{document} \section{ONE} \begin{questions} \question First question \question Second questoion \end{questions} ...
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pdflatex stuck compiling, gives no error

My case is: I have been typesetting tests with the exam class, I used to have problems with multiply defined labels for questions (but that is another problem). Recently I managed to change a few ...
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Randomize a section of code lines

This is similar to a previous question, but I didn't really understand the answer given. One possible use of what I'm asking is in the following code for a Matching style of question, where lines of ...
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multiple choice questions type setting querries

I need to have four different question papers in which the order of the above questions only changed and i need to give the answer for the respective question paper in a separate sheet. so kindly ...
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Multiple choice questions type setting

See the fourth question: the choices are showing twice one is along horizontal and another is along vertical, but I need only one like the above three. The commands I have used is given below. ...
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I need these commands in my questions with the following alignments..that is the output should be like this

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{exam} \renewcommand{\baselinestretch}{1.2} \oddsidemargin 0in \evensidemargin 0in \topmargin 0in \textheight 9.2in \textwidth 6.5in %\hoffset -1in %\voffset -1in ...
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Can LaTeX select a random line from another file?

Can LaTeX select a line from one file and include it in the main file? I use the exam class to make course exams. I like to include a brief quote related to the course in the footer of the last exam ...
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Customising question number position in exam document class

I am using the exam document class and have a few questions about customising the layout. Firstly I want to move the question number to the left so it is in line with the left header, and I want more ...