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Which vs That
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Definition: Which is used to introduce a choice between two or more options.

Usage: Which is commonly used in questions to ask about a specific option or to inquire about a preference.

Example sentences:
  • 1. Which color do you prefer, red or blue?
  • 2. Which restaurant should we go to for dinner?
  • 3. Which book did you choose for your book club?

Definition: That is used to indicate a specific person, thing, idea, or situation.

Usage: That is commonly used to refer to something previously mentioned or to provide additional information about a subject.

Example sentences:
  • 1. I saw a dog that was chasing its tail.
  • 2. That movie we watched last night was really good.
  • 3. She told me that she would be late for the meeting.

‘Which’ and ‘that’ are both relative pronouns used to introduce a relative clause. ‘Which’ is used to provide additional information about a noun, while ‘that’ is used to specify a particular noun or to provide essential information. ‘Which’ is often used with non-restrictive clauses, while ‘that’ is used with restrictive clauses.

Quizzes about "Which" vs "That"

Which vs That: 5 Quizzes

1. What is the capital of France?

2. Who painted the Mona Lisa?

3. What is the largest planet in our solar system?

4. Who wrote the play 'Romeo and Juliet'?

5. What is the chemical symbol for gold?


  • Which question?

    That answer.

  • That question?

    Which answer.

  • Which is better?

    That is better.

  • That or this?

    Which or that.

  • Which one to choose?

    That one is recommended.