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 documentclass question title grading table

How can I give my question a name and a the same time show in the grading table only its number? For example, in the main text I'd like the question to be something like "Question 1: Cauchy-Schwartz ...
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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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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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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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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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Placing figures adjacent to exam choices

In the following mwe, I'd like the circular ohm formula figure to be positioned further to the right and the bottom of the figure lined up with choice D of question 4. I don't want the blank space ...
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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 Accessing randomly selected problems via the probsoln package The code I used works but is only ...
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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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How to create an empty table as a template which I can populate using commands

I would like to create a template which I can use to create a booklet. I'd like a 5 row x 2 column table to fill the LH page, with room for a header, and the same on the RH page with room for a ...
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Create a “Choose between” in exam class, follow up question

This question was considered in an attempt to achieve what I want: Create a "choose between " questions with exam class Background: I'm a math teacher with (very) mixed ability classes. I ...
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Can somebody edit this so it works

\documentclass{article} %-------------------------------------------------------------------- %-------------------------------------------------------------------- \newcounter{choice} ...
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Exam - \only without beamer

I am looking for a way to generate different copies of the same exam. I usually prepare several exercises, with two versions for each exercise; then I divide my students in four groups (A,B,C,D) and ...
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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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How can I fine tune the spacing between the question and the start of the question's text in an exam environment

I want to make questions in my exams, some of which just ask a question, some have an intro then parts, and then others launch straight into parts. If I use the following: ...
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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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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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multiple choice with showanswers

Can somebody please change these codes for choices so that the choices show vertically in line and not in one paragraph? \documentclass{article} ...
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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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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 can I adjust the total page count variable?

If I have a page count of 7, but the last page is a grading sheet (using the exam class). I do not actually want it to be counted as part of the exam, although I need one copy per printout. The ...
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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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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} %-------------------------------------------------------------------- ...
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How can I typeset an exam or assignment paper?

I want to use LaTeX for exam and assignment papers for a class that I am teaching. I obviously could just do the whole thing myself. But, what alternatives are there for easily typesetting such ...
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How to write a multiple choice test book with LaTeX?

I want to write a book which will consist of many multiple choice exam sheets. Putting the codes below into my preamble, I wrote the question like as \begin{enumerate} \item $2+2=?$ \choice $1$ ...
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Exam layout: lhead and rhead stop working after page 2

In exam documents where there are index pages and the page numbering restarts, I'm having trouble with getting the lhead and rhead to work correctly. Reference this example: ...
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Exam Class: how to avoid question going beyond margin

I'm able to create question paper using LaTeX code mentioned below: \documentclass{exam} \usepackage[margin=0.7in,headheight=3.5\baselineskip,headsep=1\baselineskip,includehead]{geometry} ...
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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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Exam class: wrong \totalpoints [closed]

I have a problem with the exam class. Almost all of my questions have parts and I intend to mention, not only the points given for each part, but also the points total at the beginning of the ...
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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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\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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How can I put a figure to the right of a multiple-choice question?

I have code to automatically align the four choices of a multiple choice question and put the answer after the question with dotted lines. It works quite well with the exam document class (see the ...
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How to automatically align the four choices of a multiple choice question in exam?

We can have three types of column typeset. See the image below: The above image was created using the LaTeX code below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ifthen} \usepackage{calc} ...
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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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exam class : question with circles of same size

Using code mentioned below : i'm able to circle question numbers : \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand*\circled[1]{\tikz[baseline=(char.base)]{ ...
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Exam Class : With Question with images and border

I'm learning Exam Class to generate question paper. Sample tex code is mentioned below: \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \newcommand*\circled[1]{\tikz[baseline=(char.base)]{ ...
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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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PDFLATEX : Cover Page Image with No Margin [duplicate]

I'm creating exam paper using exam class as mentioned below: \documentclass[a4paper,addpoints,answers,10pt]{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{wallpaper} ...
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How to count the number of questions separately for different parts in exam class?

I am creating an exam with two parts, the first part is short questions and the second part is essay question, and I would like to automatically count the number of questions for the two parts ...
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Exam Class : Starting question with question number in circle [duplicate]

I'm studying exam class to generate question paper sample tex file is mentioned below: \documentclass[addpoints,answers,10pt]{exam} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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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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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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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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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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Make an \fbox of the remaining line width in `exam` class

I'm writing a math test in the exam class, and I want to make framed boxes for the students to write their answer in. I've tried this solution, but the box exceeds the right page margin by 6.79999pts. ...
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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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Skip to next column if too few lines remain in current column to complete an environment

I'm using \documentclass[addpoints,answers,12pt]{exam} \usepackage{multicol} to generate Multiple Choice Question paper in two columns. I want to start new question on next column, if less ...
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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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printanswer in table in exam class

In the exam class there is an option to \printanswer. I have no problems with that, but when I work with a table I can not put the answers in the cells. ...
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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 Class : Points in the right Margin for \question

I've a .tex file with \question \part and \subpart (sample .tex file pasted in this question). I need all points in the right margin; currently for \question it's not coming in the margin. Also I ...