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Re: preparing multiple choice questions

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  • Subject: [mg63384] Re: preparing multiple choice questions
  • From: "Ray Koopman" <koopman at>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 03:55:40 -0500 (EST)
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Baris Erbas wrote:
> Dear Mathematica Users,
> I have been trying to prepare a test of 30 question with multiple choices
> ranging from a-e.
> I want to automatically assign the question numbers and and the correct
> answers using mathematica. All correct answers should be in equal quantity,
> i.e. 6 a, 6 b, . 6 e.
> I tried to use Random with Table however it doesnt produce equal number of
> correct answers. I also tried to look into the Statistical packages.
> Is there a way of doing this in Mathematica?

Part[ Flatten@Table[{"a","b","c","d","e"},{6}],
      Ordering@Table[Random[],{30}] ]

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