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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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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In the exam class, is there a way to keep questions on one page? [duplicate]

Using an exam class, Is there a way to keep questions on one page. Particularly with multiple choice questions, is there a way to keep a page break from occurring in the middle of the question?
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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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Using \InsertChunk on examdesign class to create testbank

I've using the examdesign class to create exams and it can do almost everything I want. But I find that I've been repeating myself as I reuse old exams as practice exams and quiz problems. I'd like ...
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problem with exam document

Hi I have two problems with this file. The first one is that I wish the order in each copy of the answers to question number 10 is random. The second one is that in the table with the \{bhpword Bonus ...
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Selecting a subset of questions among a long TeX file

I have a big list of questions and solutions and I want to select a subset of them to use in exams. I am using documentclass exam. See the following example \documentclass[12pt]{exam} ...
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Recommendation for homework use [closed]

I'm re-discovering LaTeX after an absence of 15-17 years. Sadly all my previous skills are gone so I'm starting from scratch. I am taking two grad courses for which I have to submit assignments every ...
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How to make the Question Paper in LaTeX?

\documentclass[11pt,paper=a4,answers]{exam} \usepackage{graphicx,lastpage} \usepackage{upgreek} \usepackage{censor} \censorruledepth=-.2ex \censorruleheight=.1ex \hyphenpenalty 10000 ...
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How to change text on answerline in exam class

How to replace text on answerline As per exam class manual; i'm able to add answerline for MCQ using tex mentioned below \begin{questions} \question Who’s buried in Grant’s tomb? \answerline ...
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Make an exam format with a logo

I am trying to make a header of an exam page but with logo. Below is my code. \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \firstpageheadrule \begin{figure}[] \includegraphics[width=20mm]{logo.png} ...
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Using eqnarray (or similar) with exam class

I'm trying to use eqnarray in my solutions to questions using the exam class: \begin{questions} \printanswers \question What is $10 - 3$? \begin{solution} \begin{eqnarray} 10 ...
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Create a name box on an exam

Is there an easy way to put a box in the upper right corner asking for student name/number on the first page? Is there something analogous to defining the location of something on a web-page in terms ...
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How to add logo at exam class with two column?

I have a problem about "How to add logo at Exam class with two column ?". My MWE like this : \documentclass[11pt,addpoints,answers,twocolumn]{exam} \usepackage{graphicx,lastpage} ...
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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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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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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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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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Ending a question in 'Exam' class

I am making a document in the 'exam' class and here's what I want to happen. \question This is part of the question This is no longer part of the question and is not indented as such. I know ...
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Create command not using adjustbox package for inserting image

I am creating a test question using exam.cls and I think it would be different if i will include image in the question. But i dont really know how should I insert it. i found a solution code that ...
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How to include exam class features in book class

I am currently writing up notes using the book class with three parts, one for lecturers notes, one for mine, and one for practice questions. I love the exam class for formatting questions, but I want ...
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Multiple option short-answer exam question

I'm using Philip Hirschhorn's exam document class for an exam paper, and I'd like to include a question in which students can choose two options from a range of questions. My approach is as shown ...
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\parbox, minipage and wrapfigure issues in exam class

I could not get a proper alignment using either \parbox command or minipage environment as far as wrapping text with figure in the question command or solution environment is concerned. Does anyone ...
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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 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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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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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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Exam poll generator?

I need a recomendation for some good LaTeX document generator. I have two lists of questions - I want the Generator - to make a given number of exam polls which will have first question from the ...
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Why the part question labels are not vertically left aligned in exam class

I'm using TexLive 2015 under Windows XP, and using the latest exam class. Here is the sample code build by Xelatex engine. \documentclass[a4paper]{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} ...
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Use a class as a package? (or parts of the class)

Is there a way to get some of the functionality of a class without the document being based on that class? I use the exam class a good bit to typeset exams and problem sets. I'm trying to format a ...
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Numbered copies with exam class

I'm trying to create an exam with numbered copies in a single file, using the exam package. I've managed to get everything to work, except that the \gradetable contains as many copies of the questions ...
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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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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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Even horizontal distribution of choices in exam document class

I want to display the options for multiple choice questions horizontally within the exam document class. The oneparchoices environment displays the options horizontally, but the choices remain ...
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Random selection of file issues

I have tried to create an exam with random questions selected from different files as shown here. The code I used works but is only randomized on a random basis; i.e. for 1st round it gives a set of ...
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Exam class: aligning outline marks within solution flush right

I would like to get the marks e.g. [1/2] within the solution to appear flush right in the same way as the overall mark for the question. \documentclass[11pt,answers]{exam} \RequirePackage{amssymb, ...
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Make \section*{} compatible with the exam class

I'd like to redefine the \section*{} command so that the section title are aligned left. I actually can achieve it with \fullwidth{\section*{my section title}} but y would like to do something like: ...
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Exam Class: don't print questions

Suppose I am using the exam class. There is an option \printanswers to print solutions, otherwise solutions aren't printed. I would like to suppress questions and just print the solutions. Is this ...
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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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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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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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Numbering solutions in exam environment

I created my desired document using the exam environment. I have questions and solutions. One the first pages I have my questions, and on the last pages I have the solutions using the command ...
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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 document class not leaving space for solutions when used with [noanswers] [closed]

I'm attempting to use the exam document class to write an exam for my class, and for some reason this particular exam is not leaving space for their answers when I use the [noanswers] argument to the ...
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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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Can somebody edit this so it works

\documentclass{article} %-------------------------------------------------------------------- %-------------------------------------------------------------------- \newcounter{choice} ...
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Exam Paper Header

I would like to recreate something like this To make my students' papers are realistic and true to the real thing as possible. How would a header like that be achieved, would it be with the ...
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Defining new command for Multiple Choice Questions

I checked out this page and they have very good answers but not exactly what I'd need. I would want the justification to be like it is in the answer they gave with everything in one line touching the ...
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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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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 ...