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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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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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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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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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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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 hook to solution environment of exam class to put the answers in the end of document

I want to put the answers to the end of the document, just like the way Martin Scharrer did in his reply to the question tex core - Showing Solutions of the Questions "separately" - TeX - LaTeX Stack ...
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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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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 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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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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Hot to reduce itemsep globally into choice environment?

\documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question This is a question \begin{choices} \choice one \choice two \choice two ...
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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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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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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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I want to change the format of the points in exam class to … / 5

I want to change the format of the question points. So instead of [5], I want to make it: ... /5. MWE \documentclass[12 pt,a4paper,addpoints]{exam} \pointsinleftmargin \begin{document} ...
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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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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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mcq's (exam package)

I want to create MCQ questions for my students. For that I have used the following code but I am facing difficulty (see comments at the end). \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{exam} ...
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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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Customizing \pointpoints in Exam class, for arabic language

I re-send a problem, posted with an other, here Redefining \pointname for exam class I have a problem, related with the customization of the command ''\thepoints'' in Exam class. The command, ...
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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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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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Two test in same document, Exam

I'm using the exam class. I'm making two tests in same document. Some questions are the same but some different. Is there a simple format I can use like "printanswers" and "noprintanswer" so test A ...
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Equal Space in the exam enviroment or other alternative

I am trying to write a multiple choice exam with the exam package. For each questions I have 6 possible answers (3 in each line). Here is a minimal work example. \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} ...
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Removing solutions in LaTeX source

Let's imagine I'm teaching a class, and I want to use the exam package to write up a homework assignment. I'm aware that I could compile two different PDF documents -- one containing solutions, using ...
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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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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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Print Solution seperately in exam document class

I want to print answers separately after the end of the the questions in exam document class. Guide me. Which is/are the neighbouring countries of India? A. Nepal B. USA C. Thailand D. China Who ...
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Exam document class

I have to include the exam.cls file in every single project folder I work on. Is there a way to load the exam.cls file into texstudio so I do not have to keep a copy of this file in every folder? I ...
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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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Redefining \pointname for exam class

I want to use to customize commands in exam.cls to my use. The point 1 for general purpose and the point 2 for use in arabic language 1/ The first customization concerns the environment ...
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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 ...
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Using \extrawidth in exam class results in unwanted margin changes (per page)

I'm trying out the Exam class after seeing good things about it on this site following the guide: Using the exam document class by Philip Hirschhorn . However, I've run into some problems with the ...
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Entering figure in the header in exam class

I am using the exam class for preparing a question paper. Can anyone tell me how to insert a figure in the header? My aim is to insert the university's letterhead at the top of the paper. regards Leo ...
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LaTeX class for typesetting question paper [closed]

I came across the "exam" class for typesetting question papers in LaTeX. I have TeXLive 2013 distribution. The distribution provides me exam.cls file. But my TeXMaker doesn't recognize it. When I ...
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Creating multiple choice questions with answers without exam class

I am trying to make multiple choice questions and I saw your answer to a similar question. \documentclass{article} %-------------------------------------------------------------------- ...