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 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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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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Stating number of parts in an exam question

I'm trying to refactor some exam questions to use the exam class. Most of the time I have questions that are broken down into parts within a parts environment. E.g.: ...
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Make \droptotalpoints look like \droppoints (exam documentclass)

To save typing, I have \newcommand{\q}{\question[1]} defined in my exam documentclass. Then, after the question, I use \droppoints to get [1 pt] printed in the right margin. But sometimes, my ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 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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How to prevent continuation to the next page? [closed]

i learned of the samepage environment based from this link Unbreakable block so i tried it on my case but i think this isn't what I am looking for. My problem is: with the exam class, i have created a ...
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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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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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How to change the question number from just '1' to 'Question No. 1.' in the exam class?

I needed to type something like this: But wanted to change the 'numbering' to 'Question No. x.' from just 'x.' How should I go about doing that? An alternative solution is also welcome if what ...
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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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How to make a fancy exam at LaTeX?

I'm very interested make a fancy exam at LaTeX? , You can see this example like this : But, i don't know How to start it ? Can you explain How to make it ? or What is the package at LaTeX ?
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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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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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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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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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Create commands each of the text aligned horizontally?

I am using exam document class as my guide in creating my own documentclass but i have encountered a problem.How will i create a command for each of the four texts in a line. here is a sample image: ...
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Subcolumns with multicol and the exam class

I'm using the multicol package with the exam class to create 2 sub-columns within a multicols environment for checkbox answers when the answers are short and one word. There is a significant amount of ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Using \CorrectChoice (exam package) inside tabularx Environment

For modelling a list of questions with yes/no answers I wanted to define an environment where I can setup a question with a command: \clO for an option that's not applicable and \clX for those that ...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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Redefine \question command in exam class to wrap in an environment [closed]

I'd like to redefine the question command from the exam class to wrap each question in a new environment. That's the general description. What I'm trying to do is take a document that is written as an ...