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Which of the following statements is true concerning election of the president?
 
  A) The Constitution does not provide for the popular election of the president.
  B) The Constitution provides that each state shall select electors equal in number to the representatives and senators it has in Congress.
  C) Voters cast their ballots for a slate of electors who normally are pledged to the presidential candidate of the voters' choice.
  D) All of the above.
  E) None of the above.

Question -2-

If no candidate for vice president receives a majority of the electoral votes,
 
  A) the Senate selects the vice president from one of the two candidates with the most electoral votes.
  B) the House of Representatives, voting by state, selects the vice president from one of the three candidates with the most electoral votes.
  C) the Supreme Court determines the winner.
  D) a majority of the state legislatures selects from one of the two candidates with the most electoral votes.
  E) the constitution provides for a re-vote.

Question -3-

Electoral votes are allocated to a state
 
  A) by the Supreme Court.
  B) based upon the number of representatives the state has in Congress.
  C) based upon the number of representatives the state has in the House of Representatives.
  D) based upon the voter turnout in that state in the previous election.
  E) none of the above.

Question -4-

If no candidate for the presidency receives a majority of the electoral votes cast, the issue is decided by
 
  A) the Supreme Court.
  B) the Senate choosing one of the two candidates who received the most electoral votes.
  C) the House of Representatives, voting by state, choosing one of the three candidates who received the most electoral votes.
  D) the electoral college meeting as a conference committee and arriving at a compromise acceptable to the electors in a majority of the states.
  E) a special commission appointed by the sitting Speaker of the House.

Question -5-

Concerning the electoral college, which of the following is correct?
 
  A) To become president of the United States, a candidate must receive a plurality of the electoral votes cast.
  B) To become president of the United States, a candidate must receive a majority of the electoral votes cast.
  C) Electoral votes are allocated to states based upon the number of representatives they have in the House of Representatives.
  D) The United States Constitution requires that the electoral votes be allocated equally among the states.
  E) None of the above.
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D

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A

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