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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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: 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Why is this simple exam document couldn't be compiled?

I am learning how to type an exam under the exam documentclass, below is how I typed it, but it couldn't be compiled and I have no clue why. \documentclass[11pt,addpoints,a4paper]{exam} ...
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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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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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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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Why do i have error by removing this `>{\stepcounter{tfno}\thetfno.}`

i followed the instructions by this link: Remove the automatic generation of number? and happily satisfied when it really prevented the automatic numbering of the text. But why is when i changed the ...
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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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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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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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How to customize the solution of multichoice question in exam documentclass?

\documentclass[cancelspace,10pt]{exam} \usepackage{multicol} %********************************************************** End of Listing Setting \usepackage[explicit]{titlesec} ...
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Why is there only one question on the second page? Using Exam Class

I am trying to format this exam; however, the number of question per page is horrible. There is no logical reason why there is only one question on the second page and several on the next page and ...
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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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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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How to create an optional argument like the 'correctchoice` command in exam document class?

I want to create an alternative to CorrectChoice. That when [answers] command is used it will highlight the correct answer and be printed with the question together. I have seen this command by this ...
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\answerline to the right of a question with dot line between answer line and question

I see a nice feature \answerline to the right of a question. The answer is put to the right of a question. What I want is: the number before the answer line should be removed, because I think the ...
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Creating a list with non-consecutive items - Especially within exam Class

I would like to make a list that is numbered however I want it to be, not just consecutively. Specifically, within the exam class, how could I go to question #10 immediately after question #5? Or ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Switching between environments

I teach at the university and I write exams in Tex. I'd like to write an exam with a number of questions, where for each question I include either empty lines and empty figures with axes (for the ...
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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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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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Environment for writing solutions in amsbook

Basically, what I want is exactly asked in Showing Solutions of the Questions "separately", except that I'm using amsbook. So, I want to write a series of questions, by writing something ...
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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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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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Putting solutions next to T/F choices

Setup I have the following MWE: \documentclass[addpoints,12pt]{exam} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \checkboxchar{$\Box$} \checkedchar{$\blacksquare$} ...
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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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Hacking into (internal) references in exam class

So far, I have used my homebrewn style file to create the examination papers which have multiple sets of questions. Recently, I switched to the exam class and immensely enjoying the additional power ...
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Exam environment: Alignment of subparts' label

Is it possible to change the alignment of the subparts labels in the exam class? I have changed my labels with the \renewcommand\subpartlabel{(\thesubpart)} so that it shows (i), (ii), etc. in ...
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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 ...