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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Exam layout: lhead and rhead stop working after page 2

In exam documents where there are index pages and the page numbering restarts, I'm having trouble with getting the lhead and rhead to work correctly. Reference this example: ...
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Exam Class: how to avoid question going beyond margin

I'm able to create question paper using LaTeX code mentioned below: \documentclass{exam} \usepackage[margin=0.7in,headheight=3.5\baselineskip,headsep=1\baselineskip,includehead]{geometry} ...
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EXAM Class : Choice next to each other

Currently using multicol and exam class I'm able to generate MCQ question paper in the formats mentioned below: Q.1 : Quiescent centre is found in plants at : A. Shoot tip C. Root tip ...
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Exam class: wrong \totalpoints [closed]

I have a problem with the exam class. Almost all of my questions have parts and I intend to mention, not only the points given for each part, but also the points total at the beginning of the ...
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How can I put a figure to the right of a multiple-choice question?

I have code to automatically align the four choices of a multiple choice question and put the answer after the question with dotted lines. It works quite well with the exam document class (see the ...
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Conflict between exam class and fancyhdr package

With the code below: \documentclass[answers,a4paper]{exam} \usepackage{fancyhdr} \begin{document} hello world \end{document} I get the build error: ! LaTeX Error: Command \lhead already defined. ...
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How to automatically align the four choices of a multiple choice question in exam?

We can have three types of column typeset. See the image below: The above image was created using the LaTeX code below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{calc} ...
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Exam : Extras space above and below question

I'm trying to write exam paper using Latex, sample tex file is mentioend below: \documentclass[a4paper,addpoints,answers,11pt]{exam} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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exam class : question with circles of same size

Using code mentioned below : i'm able to circle question numbers : \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand*\circled[1]{\tikz[baseline=(char.base)]{ ...
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PDFLATEX : Cover Page Image with No Margin [duplicate]

I'm creating exam paper using exam class as mentioned below: \documentclass[a4paper,addpoints,answers,10pt]{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wallpaper} ...
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How to count the number of questions separately for different parts in exam class?

I am creating an exam with two parts, the first part is short questions and the second part is essay question, and I would like to automatically count the number of questions for the two parts ...
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Exam class: Header on odd pages - including first - footer on all

How do I get my header to appear on only the odd pages, including the first one, and my footer to appear on all pages? I'm using the exam and I have a title with \maketitle. I've tried various ...
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Exam Class : With Question with images and border

I'm learning Exam Class to generate question paper. Sample tex code is mentioned below: \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand*\circled[1]{\tikz[baseline=(char.base)]{ ...
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Exam Class : Starting question with question number in circle [duplicate]

I'm studying exam class to generate question paper sample tex file is mentioned below: \documentclass[addpoints,answers,10pt]{exam} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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setcounter command doesn't seem to work with question command in the exam class

I read threw the manual for exam class at mit. I also did some searches, and found one that stated to use the \setcounter{question}{WANTED NUMBER} I want to be able to change the number of the ...
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How to change the layout of the grading table in the exam document class

I'm using LuaLaTeX with the exam document class and I would like (if it's possible) to change the default layout of the grading table to be more like the tables from the booktabs package. How can I do ...
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Exam class: labels “point”, “points” and “score” in spanish

I'm using the exam class with \usepackage[spanish]{babel} and when I type \gradetable[v] the labels appears in english. The question name can be changed using \vqword{newlabelname} but I don't know ...
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Multiple Choice Questions in Exam package

I am trying to write an exam with some multiple choice questions. Here is a minimal example of what I am doing \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \begin{document} \begin{center} \gradetable ...
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Make an \fbox of the remaining line width in `exam` class

I'm writing a math test in the exam class, and I want to make framed boxes for the students to write their answer in. I've tried this solution, but the box exceeds the right page margin by 6.79999pts. ...
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Align part questions in the exam class

I wonder how I can align the part questions in the exam class. MWE: \documentclass[12pt, norsk,a4paper]{exam} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{fouriernc} ...
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Header and Footer offset in Exam Document Class

I am using the exam document class and I want to implement a layout where the headers and footers span over both the text body and the margins. I tried using the \fancyhfoffset command from the ...
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printanswer in table in exam class

In the exam class there is an option to \printanswer. I have no problems with that, but when I work with a table I can not put the answers in the cells. ...
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How can I change the thickness of \hrulefill [duplicate]

I am writing a worksheet for a math ed class. I am asking questions and would like the answer lines to start as soon as the question ends, and not the next line. This is partly because I want to start ...
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Exam Class : Points in the right Margin for \question

I've a .tex file with \question \part and \subpart (sample .tex file pasted in this question). I need all points in the right margin; currently for \question it's not coming in the margin. Also I ...
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Exam Class : Multicolumn : Symbol (displaystyle) into two lines

How can we break formula mentioned below into into two lines? $\displaystyle \boldsymbol{{\left( {x\log x} \right)^{\log \log x}}\left\{ {\frac{1} {{x\log x}}\left( {\log x + \log \log x} \right) + ...
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Arranging exercises row-wise on the page

I have been using tabularx to arrange practice exercises on the page, like this: \documentclass[12pt]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{kpfonts} \usepackage{tabularx} \usepackage{titlesec} ...
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Double line for header/footer rules

I want to create a fancy header/footer rule in Exam document class. I have tried what is at http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/89569/custom-header-footer-rules-fancyhdr and Custom header/footer ...
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Latex Table in Exam Class

I'm trying to add Question Type : Match the Pairs using EXAM Class use code mentioned below : [FYI: I'm converting HTML Table into Latex table. I'm using pdflatex to get pdf from tex file mentioned ...
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How can you make custom counter display types?

I'm a comp sci prof working on an exam for my students in LaTeX, using the exam class. I like to throw in a few in-jokes here and there. Unfortunately, the class breaks if you try to use 0-indexing on ...
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How to use the exam class in another language

Can we use the exam document class and all its packages in another language? For example, how can we have the info about the exam translated in another languge?
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Misalignment of multi-line questions with 3-digit question numbers (exam class)

I'm creating a large question paper using the exam package, with over 100 questions. The problem is that for question numbers over 100, the extra digit causes multi-line questions to misalign, with ...
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Exam document class

At the moment my document displays the marks for a bonus questions as, e.g. (3 (bonus)). I don't want the bonus to be there; I just want (3). I'm using the command \bonuspointpoints{mark}{marks} but ...
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How do I keep questions from splitting between pages in exam?

How do I keep questions from splitting between pages in exam? For example in the MWE below, I'd like to have a page break after Question 2 so that Question 3 can start on a new page. I don't ...
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Page Numbering in “Exam” Document Class

When using the "exam" document class, LaTeX prints "1" for the page number at the bottom of the first page but prints "Page n" for all successive pages where n is the page number. Anyone know how to ...
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Shuffle numbers in a loop

I want to have a document, where the exact same page will be printed for a certain number of pages and on every page there should be a unique number. I know how to do so with a loop, but I don't ...
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How to create something like `matching` environment from examdesign in eqexam

I use eqexam package to create an exam with single-choice, multiple-choice and fill-in questions. I chose it for visual appeal, easy localization / translation and ability to randomize answers. What ...
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Exam Class: Make math expressions in \correctchoice bold

I'm using the exam package to create a mathematics question paper. When printing answers, the \correctchoice command makes the choice letter as well as the text in the choice bold. However, it does ...
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Exam Lines (not with the exam package)

I'm a newbie to LaTeX as of a couple days ago, and was delighted to hear of an exam package that would ease my pain. However, I've worked out that the exam paper I am trying to emulate definitely did ...
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Curious behaviour of nested list environments

Could someone explain what is happening in the example below? It looks like a bug in the exam document class to me. \documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question This is a ...
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Print answer key to multiple choice questions

I'm using the exam document class, and I'd like to print the letter of the correct answer. Something like: \documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question This is a multiple ...
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Skip to next column if too few lines remain in current column to complete an environment

I'm using \documentclass[addpoints,answers,12pt]{exam} \usepackage{multicol} to generate Multiple Choice Question paper in two columns. I want to start new question on next column, if less ...
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Solutions in exam class

I'm trying to write up solutions to some exercises, using the exam class. In order to align equations correctly, I'm also using the aligned environment from amsmath. To avoid too much repetitious ...
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exam class - align problems horizontally using probsoln

I would like to create worksheets with problems filled by rows instead of columns. I am using probsoln to store and call the problems, but they always end up filling the worksheet vertically. I tried ...
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Labeling problems with exam class usage when using multiple chapters

Using the exam document class I'm trying to create a questions/answers-sheet for a book. When working on the first chapter, everything worked nicely. When I came to the second chapter, I realized I ...
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How do I use \titledquestion in the exam class with or without points?

When using the exam class, it is possible to have commands like \question[5] or simply \question (i.e. with no points). The former includes the points within parentheses by default, and the latter ...
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Fill the blank type of text in non exam document

I want to make a fill the blank type of text in a non-exam document. Here the desired result that I want: Let A be a subset of R, A called measurable set if m*(...) = ........, for all .... in R I ...
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Mailmerge alternatives for exam variations? [duplicate]

I need to make 10 different versions of a test for a very large cohort of students. I could use mailmerge for this, but I wonder if there are any alternatives which might suit my needs better? For ...
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Set indentation of choice in exam documentclass

I want to create an multiple choices question with this indenting format 1. ######## A. ### B. ### C. ### 2. ######## ######## A. ### B. ### C. ### The choices have same ...
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Using exam class, text entered in \fullwidth{} messes up pagebreaks

I am using the exam class to write up a document with questions, but with long passages of text between the questions. In order to get the indentation correct, I have been using \fullwidth{} for ...
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Generating gradetables with parts using the exam class

I've just started using the exam class to typeset, well, an exam, and when using the \gradetable command to create the final grade table, it only shows me the points at the granularity of a question, ...