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 Inequality.................(10 points)"

but the grading table should just refer to it as "1".

The only way I could label my question was \titledquestion, but this necessarily influences the grading table.


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1 Answer 1


The questions environment does


in order to have the question title in the grading table; you can patch \questions and change the label to \thequestion:



\qformat{Question~\thequestion:~\thequestiontitle\dotfill (\thepoints)}


\titledquestion{Cauchy--Schwartz inequality}[10]
Why is there air?
How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck
\titledquestion{Compute}[10] Compute $\displaystyle\int_0^1 x^2 \, dx$.



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