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What which differences examples and explanation.

[edit] What

It is used when the answer has many choices. E.g.:

  • What color do you like? (There are many colors)
  • What city are you from?

[edit] Which

It is used when the answer has a limited number of choices or the question is providing a list of choices.

  • Which had do you write with? (The answer must be 'left' or 'right'.
  • Which color do you prefer: red or white? (The question contains a list of choices)
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