Quiz: That or Which?

Think you know when to use that for restrictive clauses (those that are necessary to complete the meaning of the sentence) and which for nonrestrictive clauses (those that are ancillary to the meaning)? Test your ability below.*

* Answers are based on the guidelines in Claire Cook’s Line by Line (which maintains the distinction between that and which in restrictive clauses adhered to in US English).

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