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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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\colorsolutionboxes not defined in exam document class [on hold]

I am using the exam document class, and I want to change the solutionbox environment's frame color. I'm using solutionbox because I want to have the same spacing in my exam with solutions, and without....
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Add an extra row to grade table in exam class

Consider the following MWE. \documentclass[addpoints]{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question [10] First question text. \question [20] Second question text. \end{questions} \...
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Looking for a correct package or class for examination [closed]

I have not tried any packages for examination yet. My requirements are given as follows: Allows true-false questions, multiple choice questions, short fill-in questions and essay. Can easily hide or ...
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How to create a simple question source placeholder in exam class?

The following the output i get from my MWE given below: Note that, I have defined a command \qfrom to add the source of the question in each case. It will be empty when the source of the question is ...
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How to mark the question's source in exam class?

I am using exam class to prepare a question bank and I wanted to mark the source of the question(that is from where I have taken) at the end of the question. How to achieve this? MWE: \...
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How to write “End of exam” in the last exam page?

I am using exam class as \documentclass[12pt]{examdesign}. I am writing an multi-choices question for exam and my name only in the first page, and I wanted the last page (the final) to be End of Exam....
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Large-Print Version of Exam

I have a student with a visual impairment who needs a large-print version of the upcoming exam. This involves not only a larger font size but a total rescaling of the whole thing, including diagrams. ...
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Exam class: How to compute the height of the solutionbox if printed

I'm using the exam class in school and I would like to compute the height of the solution boxes if they are printed, so I can have the same space, if they are not printed. something like: \begin{...
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problem with enumeration of \subpart and Spanish characters in exam document class? [duplicate]

maybe this is a silly question but I am stuck. When I was trying to change the \subpart enumeration in the exam class from i,ii,iii to (i), (ii), (iii) it worked with the MWE that I am including %...
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Multiple choice, answer key

The solution,the answers keys are show in vertical,in this way it need big space and when i print them, i will use more paper and I want to get that answer key can show in horizontal. Thank you \...
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Is there a package for the correction of a homework?

I have a maths homework to do and I got the LaTeX source code of the subject. I would like to naturally insert the answers in the same document, in order to submit a homogeneous work, but don't know ...
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Customizing Chapter Names in Exam Class

I am preparing a multiple choice test book for my students in exam class. This book covers a few different topic, so I want to add chapter names at the beginning of each topic. As you can see in my ...
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Optimizing centered answers in exam class

I am preparing a multiple choice exam template, mainly with \oneparchoices in exam class. I want to change \oneparchoices (or using any other method), so that the answers always appear in three rows ( ...
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Exam package decimal points

exam package enables the possibility to use and define \half as to for instance consider .5. However I have not seen any way of implementing .75 and .25 in case I want a part or question to have that ...
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exam class 2.6: use self defined environment which depends on \printanswers before first question

I am not longer able to use a self defined environment which depends on \printanswers before the first question since the exam class was updated to version 2.6. (I use this solution.) With the exam ...
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Designing a Page de Couverture

I was wondering how it was possible in LaTeX to do such a I know how to rotate the writing, but how can I write this close to the upper margin and still have such a design ?
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Exam Class: Making an empty Box but with dotted lines inside

I need to print a box very similar to that created by the \makeemptybox{\stretch{1}} command in exam.cls except that I would like to add dotted lines inside the box. Specifically, I would like to add ...
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Creating a multi-labeled question bank with xsim/exam

I want to make a question bank on functional equations problems (in mathematical olympiads) using xsim or exam (or any other) packages. The number of the questions is huge (around 3000) and I have ...
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Problem with exam document class

In this document class "exam" a question has 6.5 points and another has 4.5 points. Why do the scores 6.5 and 4.5 not appear in the table? And also the sum of the points is wrong. I would like the ...
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Multiple Choice Questions with Answrs

I am writing MCQs related question paper and followed the solution. The solution remembers the answers and displays them as a list where provided. It works perfectly. The examination papers include ...
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TRUE FALSE Questions

I am writing some True and False for examination. There is a minor issue with the code that I am using. The issue is when the number of questions exceeds 9, the alignment of question statement changes....
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Exam Class - Automatically print a partial grade table on each page?

When writing exams with the exam class, I like to add a partial grade table to each page for just the questions on that page, and then add a final grade table at the end of the exam by page number. ...
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How to generate a problem set based on number of points?

I know that probsoln can generate a random set of n problems for exercises, etc. Is there a way to create a set of problems totaling n points instead? In other words, if I have a set of problems of ...
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Exam class: Macro for computing subtotal marks

I have a question (code given below) which has subparts. Part (a) is further divided into 3 parts: i, ii and iii, whereas Part (b) does not contain any subparts. The total points awarded to this ...
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How to make bold letters in the answer choices?

How can I make all the 4 letters that indicate answer choices bold? \documentclass[12pt,oneside,A4paper,final,leqno]{exam} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsmath} \renewcommand\...
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Printing points inside a page with border

I am preparing an exam and all the pages have borders, except my front page. Now I would like to print points after the question, but despite various attempts, the points are been printed in the ...
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Multiple Choices Questions with choices in 2 or 4 columns for 'examdesign' class

It is necessary for me to write the choices of MCQ in a customized number of columns (say 2 or 4) to efficiently use blank spaces in the paper as well as distribute questions and decrease number of ...
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EnvUplevel with tabular in exam class

I am wondering why does the EnvUplevel environment in the examclass doesn't work with tables (and I suspect figures maybe too). I have: \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage[top=1in, ...
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Hanging indent in list environments

I am creating an exam using the exam class. I have made quite a few changes to the layout to adapt it to my needs. One of the changes is that I want to have points for \parts on the right hand side ...
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Cross-reference format in exam class

I need to reference a part in a question, but I have the part redefined to include the number of the question as well. How can I make the reference format to show this as well? \documentclass[12pt]{...
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question permutation in exam class

I'm writting a large exam using exam class. I want to create many versions (at least two) of the exam by permuting the questions. I think I had seen something like that in the user manual, but now I ...
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Counting and displaying the total number of marks per section/subsection

I am using the exam package to compile a test booklet for learners. Each chapter is set as a subsection. and I'm wondering how to count and display the total number of marks to provide the totals on ...
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“Inline parts” in exam class like inlineitem

Producing exams with exam class, I want to know if there is a command like \inlineitem, for parts, where I can write parts of a question in the same line, something like \part, \inlinepart. Let me ...
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Text before question in exam class

The following example gives a compile error: \documentclass{exam} \begin{document} \begin{questions} \section{Section 1} Some descriptive text. \question A really interesting ...
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exam.cls package change grid color

I'd like to change the grid color in the exam.cls package. By default, it seems to be black (although in the documentation it says the default color is gray). Anyway, I would like to have a very light ...
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Insert A4 page in A3 document

I produce exams in A3 format and, when the exam is too long, I want to produce a supplementary page, in A4 format. I use the \newgeometry command of the geometry package, and it's known that this ...
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Is it possible to locally set a length in an environment?

I write a lot of documents using the exam class. A typical document of mine looks like this: \documentclass{exam} \setlength{\marginpointssep}{2.5cm}% \begin{document} \begin{questions} \question ...
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Change the message “Run \LaTeX{} again to produce the table” for exam class

In exam class, we can produce the grading table, with the command \gradetable. For the first compilation, this command produces the message Run \LaTeX{} again to produce the table, and produces the ...
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compiling multi-categorized questions due to chosen category

By using the exam package I wrote many exercises. I want to classify exercises, and for each of this classification I want to create distinct pdf files. Some questions are related with two or more ...
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How to initialize the \numquestions value for the first run in exam class

I try to put the following \TheNumQuestions newcommand using the counter of questions in exam class, in this simple program: \documentclass[12pt]{exam} \newcommand\TheNumQuestions{\ifthenelse{\...
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How to decide for the format of exam in (the beginning of) preamble

I use the exam class to produce exams with Latex. The exam can be in A3 format for small ones (Mid-Term's and so), or in A4 format. I can decide this, using the geometry package. I use some packages ...
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How do I write in the 2nd column and enter marks in the third column

I have created a table for a Marking Scheme of an exam paper. My question is how to wrap text in the 2nd column only and enter marks corresponding to that step in the 3rd column. I have read some ...
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coverpages at the end of exam documentclass

I'm using the exam documentclass, and currently have \pagestyle{headandfoot} \runningfooter{foo}{Page \thepage\ }{\iflastpage{End of Paper}{bar}} to instruct students when the exam has ended. Our ...
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multicolumngradetable

I'm making an exam and want to use multicolumngradetable. I've looking at the examples online using \multicolumngradetable{2}[questions] to produce 2 columns, but I don't know what's wrong and I ...
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Exam class,Figure in side by side [duplicate]

How to put two different image or figure side by side (In Horizontal) Using exam class.
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Blank line causes an indentation problem in the exam class

I found a strange behavior in the exam document class. What I am trying to achieve is formatting like this: But when I add a blank line (indicated in the code below), I get formatting like this: Is ...
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exam class: define new environment which depends on \printanswers

I am having trouble defining a new environment which depends on the \printanswers option of the exam class. \documentclass{exam} \usepackage{framed} \printanswers %\noprintanswers \newenvironment{...
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Drawing a line on the right margin

I need to prepare an exam paper in LaTeX and I have to draw two lines all across the right margin of the sheet with written at the beginning of the page "DO NOT WRITE IN THIS MARGIN". Is there a way ...
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Exam class — grade table for a single question?

Let's say I have an exam with an open-response question worth ten points: 3 for the thesis 3 for the evidence supporting the thesis 3 for the explanation of how the evidence supports the thesis 1 for ...
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Specify output PDF based on latex condition

I am using the exam class and miktex for homework assignments. I regularly switch between "\noprintanswers", for the assignment, and "\printanswers", for the solution. I would love to be able to ...