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Question 1: The ________ is the only current example of an indirectly elected executive president, with an electoral college comprising electors representing the 50 states and one federal district.
United StatesCanadaAlaskaPhilippines

Question 2: Initially, the entire membership of a particular church, both the clergy and laity, elected the ________ or chief presbyter.

Question 3: Often these represent different ________ or entities, with each organization or entity represented by a particular number of electors or with votes weighted in a particular way.
Organizational studiesOrganization developmentOrganizationManagement

Question 4: Many times, though, the electors are simply important people whose ________, ideally, would provide a better choice than a larger body.

Question 5: Each state has a number of electors equal to its total Congressional representation (in both houses), with the non-state ________ receiving three electors and other non-state territories having no electors.
AtlantaPhoenix, ArizonaWashington, D.C.Boston

Question 6: Ecclesiastical electoral colleges abound in modern times, especially among Protestant and ________.
East–West SchismLatin RiteEastern Catholic ChurchesRoman Catholic theology

Question 7: ________ had an electoral college established by its original 1853 constitution, which was used to elect its president during that country's periods of democracy.
Buenos AiresArgentinaChileBrazil

Question 8: The ________ was elected by an electoral college between 1919 and 1987.
President of FrancePresident of GermanyPresident of AustriaPresident of Finland

Question 9: For example, the short-lived ________ (1861-1865) provided for election of its president in virtually the same manner as set out in the U.S. Constitution[citation needed].
Confederate States of AmericaAmerican Civil WarConclusion of the American Civil WarMilitary of the Confederate States of America

Question 10: Thus, Pelayo needed to be elected by his Visigothic nobles before becoming king of ________, and so did Pepin the Short by Frankish nobles in order to become the first Carolingian king.


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