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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Specifying points in a question as m + n in exam class

See the following example. In the first question, points in assigned in the parts are specified separately, 6 in the first one, 4 in the second one. However, for some local requirements, I need this ...
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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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Changing indent after question exam class

A friend of me had to change her exam style, so everybody uses the same lay-out. As she works in TeX, and has no experience with Word, she needs some help. Some problems are solved: ...
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Format question in examclass

I want to format all the questions and subquestions in bold. \qformat only affects what's in front of the real text. MWE: \documentclass[answers]{exam} \begin{document} This should not be in ...
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Listing parts horizontally in the exam document class

Right now, I have the following code that compiles to look as shown: \documentclass[12pt]{exam} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[parfill]{parskip} \usepackage{tikz} ...
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Put answer as an optional argument for multiple choice

I am using the following code at the moment to make Multiple Choice Questions with the options as the 5 arguments. \documentclass[a4paper,addpoints,answers,12pt]{exam} ...
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How to change the enumeration of \subpart in exam document class?

By default, \subpart uses i. , ii. , etc. I would like to change it to (i),(ii),etc. How do I do that?
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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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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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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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Automated Creation of Questions and Solutions for a Worksheet/Exam

Overview My title is the not the best, and I will edit it if there are any better suggestions! In a nutshell, what I am trying to achieve is to randomly change numbers in a maths question and have a ...
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Answer environment should give different font and different size I want. How can I do?

I am working with this codes for my Question paper. \documentclass[10.5pt,a4paper,addpoints]{exam} \newbox\allanswers \setbox\allanswers=\vbox{} \newenvironment{answer} {% ...
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Constant Solution Spacing in the Exam Documentclass

I'm using the exam documentclass and I would like to keep the spacing between questions the same whether or not the solutions are printed using \printanswers (so it has the effect if the solutions ...
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Total number of Questions and Grads/Points in Exam class

I am using the exam template and wonder how to count the total number of questions and the total number of marks to provide the totals on a cover sheet (before declaring them)? Here is what I have. I ...
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Add picture in Exam class

I am writing assignment using exam class. I am having difficulty in adding pictures. Could anyone help me with it, please? The following is my work. As a test, I attach the following picture. ...
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exam, headrule of first page is different to second?

I define a header in the preamble: \pagestyle{head} \runningheadrule \header{xxx\\ xxx\\ xxx} {} {xxx\\ xxx\\ Seite \thepage von 8} Page one is diffrent to the other pages, and I don't know why ...
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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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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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Unusual multicols behaviour within enumerate when using forloop to specify number of items

I'm using the exam document class, and I have observed unusual behaviour of column breaks in the enumerate environment when using a forloop to specify the number of items. When I use the forloop to ...
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Problem with the package exam

I have a problem with the package "exam". I want to put in the orizontal direction 4 images. And move every circle close to the middle of every image. I have post the picture. Thank you very much. ...
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Points not appearing in main question

For some reason, the points DO appear in the parts and subparts but it doesn't appear in the main questions in this document. I tried removing the 3 lines between the 2 ** too in case they were ...
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Creating Multiple Choice Questions with Answers Without Exam Classs

I want to sort as seen in the photo above. But the results are as follows. Attention to the red frame. I've tried alot but I could not. Waiting for your help, thank you. ...
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Make table, point total work for exam with optional questions

I am writing an exam with the exam class, and I am including a single question where the students are supposed to choose only half to answer. There are six total parts, and they answer three. I ...
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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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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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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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class exsheets automatic points by question and solution

I used the exsheets class for my exercises and exams and everything is very configurable but I have some issues with the dealing of points by questions... \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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`Exam` class — \bonusquestion produces strange formatting

This code \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \fullwidth{\large Extra credit: define each of the terms below.} \bonusquestion [0.25] Irony ...
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Multiple Choice Question type setting for options

In the following code we are getting answers of each questions in following ways [1] (a) (b) (c) (d) i.e. in (4-columns) [2] (a) (b) (c) (d) i.e. in (2-columns) according to the length of ...
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Multiple questions type setting querries

I have used the codes given in previous question by someone else on the same title. Exactly i want to produce all four options like (a) (b) (c) (d) because of the length of the option is large ...
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\fillin command from exam class not working: Undefined control sequence

I'm trying to create my first exam using documentclass{exam}, and saw in their documentation (http://mirrors.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/exam/examdoc.pdf , page 44) that there is a \fillin command, ...
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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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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 ...