Questions tagged [exam]

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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How to change the layout of the grading table in the exam document class (follow-up)

This 8-year old answer doesn't seem to work anymore with the most recent version of exam class. So, I would like to understand what changes are needed to get the desired output of point tables ...
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How to continue lines on next page in exam class \fillwithdottedlines

My question is basically the same question as this one previously asked: How to continue lines on next page in exam class \fillwithlines Except its for \fillwithdottedlines "I use the exam class ...
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Need help for exam header layout (LaTeX newbie)

I am a mathematics teacher in a Swiss secondary school. Until today I used to write my tests on LibreOffice using the TexMath extension to create the mathematical parts in LaTeX. I would like to write ...
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Generate a grading table for exam using tabularray

I would like to have two commands that automate the generation of both vertical and horizontal grading tables to look the same as those manually written by me below. \documentclass[a4paper,addpoints,...
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paracol/exam: How to continue the numbering of choices when switching between columns/rows?

I would like to make the choices list continue the numbering when moving from one column/row to another instead of labeling those of the first row as A and those of the second row as B. \...
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additional row for percentage of points in package exam

MWE \documentclass[addpoints ,12pt]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath} \pagestyle{head} \runningheader{\class}{\examnum\ - Page \thepage\ of \numpages}{\examdate} \runningheadrule \pointname{ Pkt.} \...
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Uplevel with a stretch in \fillwithlines exam does not appear

When using the \fillwithlines{\stretch{1}} command inside an \uplevel-esque environment, the lines do not appear. This issue does not happen when a length is specified to fillwithlines instead. \...
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Questions in article class

I just started using Latex and our teacher told us to use article class to make test. I made questions using \begin{enumerate} and \item Now I need to put points at right margin for each question. I'...
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How to make sections in Answer key table in Automultiplechoice?

How do i make sections in answer key table in AMC. For example the exam, may contain section such as physics, chemistry and maths and supposedly 10 questions in each. the sections may also have any ...
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Hide/unhide questions using a command like \printquestions in exam.cls

I am trying to customize the question environment of exam.cls. I want to have a command like \printquestions to hide/unhide the questions, while retaining the points and question labels. I have used ...
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Macros passed as arguments for randomizechoices does not work

This is a highly simplified version of a large work. Please see the MWE given at the end. In the first case, when the macros are provided directly as choices inside randomizechoices it works fine. ...
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Break question line in Exam package

I get the text overlapping on the points. \documentclass[11pt]{exam} \usepackage{setspace,enumerate} \usepackage{enumitem} \setlist[itemize]{noitemsep,nolistsep} \setlist[enumerate]{noitemsep,...
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How do I implement the unstarred vspace option in the solution environment in exam class?

I understand that the exam class has an option to use \unstarredvspace so that the space will be deleted if it occurs at the top of a page. Right now the default is a \vspace* such as \begin{...
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How to synchronize calctab package total for exam class question points

I use the exam class to create my exams. Furthermore, I use the calctab package to provide a detailed explanation about the achievable points. The table provides the possibility to sum the points. Now,...
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Build both the exam and the solution at once?

I would like to generate two PDFs from an exam document: I currently do the following Add answers to the document class \documentclass[french,a4paper,addpoints,11pt,answers]{exam} Build and rename ...
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Hide \makeemptybox or \fillwithdottedlines in solution

In a exam document I would like the solution to take place of the \fillwithdottedlines{3cm} field I have. For example, I have this: \question Effectuez les additions... \begin{parts} \part $1 + 51$ \...
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How to adjust the clearance for \fillin command used in tables

On the following example. I would like to use \fillin inside a tabular environment. \documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \setlength\answerskip{3ex} % No effect \begin{questions} \question A ...
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How to have decent indentation in exam package?

I am writing exercises with the exam packages and I notice the question title, the text and the parts have different indentations. How to make everything ragged right? \documentclass[french,a4paper,...
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Creating exam answers with check marks

I am trying to put an example of an exam key in the main body of an article. Because of this I am using the document style "article" (maybe it is not good idea but I am not sure how to use ...
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Any way to separate final Answer and Solution?

I am using exam package to typeset few problems along with its solutions. \question Evaluate $\int \frac{x^{4}}{x^{2}+1} d x$ \begin{solution} Solution: $\int \frac{\mathrm{x}^{4}}{\mathrm{x}^{2}+1} \...
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Align multiple choice letter to top of tikzpicture

I desire to have the letter aligned to the top of the figure. I am unsure how to do this. I believe the choices environment is similar to that of an enumerate environment, but I am unsure how to ...
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Indenting the exam question for two different formats correctly

I'm trying to align the indentation of questions with two different formats (one for extended responses, the other, multiple choice). As much as I try, I am stuck using various random numbers to try ...
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How to randomly and differently select questions from their bank each compilation? [duplicate]

Following this answer, the following document, many times, doesn't change the output each time I compile it. The output may change after three or four times I recompile the document. So, how to change ...
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Generating random questions with exam and probsoln

What makes the following document run endlessly without generating an exam with two randomly selected questions? \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \usepackage{probsoln} \begin{filecontents*}[overwrite]{...
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Italic question's statement and the reason of an error

Here is my document from the beginning: \documentclass[11pt, openany]{exam} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[a4paper, margin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \...
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Just increase the size of math symbols

I want enlarge the "only math symbols" for the all document. But how? My code: \documentclass[11pt,addpoints]{exam} \usepackage{amsfonts,amssymb,amsmath, amsthm} \usepackage{systeme} \...
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How to properly align/indent questions (question text) and options in automultiplechoice?

How do i align the question and the option text properly such that the next line doesnt start from that far left but the indent/alignment is maintained as shown? MWE Attached \documentclass[a4paper]{...
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Customizing certain part labels in exam package

I am using the package exam, which is absolutely great! But I have one desire left: I want to have kind of "bonus parts", that are labeled different than the others: In this case, e.g. (a) ...
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Highlight correct answer in bold and red in task environment

I am working on multiple choice question paper and I want to know is there something similar to \correctchoice in task environment? My objective is when I use \printanswers, the correct option of ...
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Alignment of all lines in question environment and check mark for correct answer

I am preparing a question paper in document class exam and I need help in following issues In every question, second line starts from slight left below the first line. I want all lines of the ...
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Exam package: two issues with cover header

When I use the coverpages environment (exam package), I get two issues: The cover header doesn't show up in the cover page. The underline on the first page's header is missing. An MWE: \...
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Options in multiple rows in document class exam

In document class exam, is there any way to write options in 2 rows in oneparchoices or choices environment as in the image below? I tried using multicols but it didn't work.
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Exam document class can be typeset but I still want to fix the error messages

I have \documentclass[answers]{exam} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{tipa} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{ozclo images/}} \begin{document} \let\oldtable\table \let\...
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Solution environment with empty space below it

In exam class, I want the solution environment with no line below it like this- Solution- this is the first line, second line should start from below this after - and third line also should start ...
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How to enumerate horizontally instead of vertically in MCEXAM package using "tasks" package?

how do I use tasks package to put options as a b c d Multicols puts the options as a c b d See screenshot. here is the mwe \documentclass[twoside]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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Add spacing after qformat question in exam

I have a custom qformat in my exam class for the question title. For questions which have text, I want their to be space between the question and the text. \vspace does not seem to work, and from this ...
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Aligning choices to the start of the text in examcls

I am trying to recreate the look of a different exam, which looks like this: (the black line represents roughly where the margin is positioned; I do not want the question no. left of it). In the case ...
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Custom Exam Class Grading Table: How to Access numinrange for Custom Command

How do I take the output from \numqinrange and use it in my own custom command? I have created a custom grading table for the Exam Class. This allows me to add custom elements to the table that we use ...
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How to make exam instructions attached to the end of only the first page header?

I need to fix following code to make the instructions attached to the end of the first page header so that the exam body on the first page is pushed down instead of pushing the header up. First page ...
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Define question environment in lyx

Maybe this is a simple question, but I don't know the layouts in lyx. How can I write questions and choices environments (with \CorrectChoice) in a lyx layout? \documentclass{exam} \begin{document}...
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`kaobook` and `exam` class conflict: \marginnotes shift halfway off page

Hoping to combine the best of the exam class with the kaobook class, I took the Overleaf example document for Kaobook and added exam.cls with an \import{exam} command in the preamble. This worked ...
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Redefining questions environment in exam to use longtable

I am trying to redefine the questions environment and take each question and put it inside a longtable environment so that the first column will have the question number, and the middle will have the ...
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How to get tabular type of answer key instead of OMR template type output from Auto Multiple choice?

How do i obtain the answer in answer key table instead of OMR Sheet type in Auto-Multiple-Choice ? Present Required output Thanks in advance!
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How to force first paragraph indentation in exam class

I'm using the exam.cls and after \question, i have some description before going into \part. How do i add an indent for the first line of the question? I've tried indentfirst package, \hspace{}, \...
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Including graphics in exam class

I was trying to include graphics to exam using exam class. All of the solutions to this problem I have found failed... This is a slice of code which gives me wrong result \question[2] Czy poniższy ...
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Generating jpg images of Questions and Options in Exam Document Class through any method

The following is a code of TeX file. \documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question Sample Question \begin{choices} \choice choice 1 \choice choice 2 \...
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Keep same \vfill over different pages

I'm using \vspace{\fill} to even space out questions of an exam, but the length changes from page to page. I want the same space after every question, and the last question to be at the end of the ...
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Footnotes in solution environment of exam package

Two years ago I found this solution for including footnotes in the solution environment of the exam package: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/392622/96422 This answer propose to use the footnote ...
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How to add a passage/Paragraph type question in Auto-Multiple-Choice?

I am trying to make add questions to AMC in the following manner The question would have a short passage based on which students would have to answer the following questions. i know the format for ...
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Increase head rule width in exam class

I'm working in the exam class, and I have \firstpageheadrule in my code. If I were using \fancyhdr I would use \renewcommand{\headrulewidth}{2cm}. How can I do this in the exam class?

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