Difference btw. Qu'est-ce que c'est and c'est quoi and Est-ce qu...?

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Difference btw. Qu'est-ce que c'est and c'est quoi and Est-ce qu...?

Hi,

I just got wrong for a question asking to translate "what's a pain au chocolat?" into french.

I chose, "Qu'est-ce que c'est......" and "c'est quoi..." and the result says im wrong...

The answer is "Est-ce que c'est..."  and "c'est quoi..."

Why is it wrong to use "Qu'est-ce que c'est...?" and i would much appreciate if someone can explai the diffrence btw those 3 .....

Asked 4 years ago
MaartenC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor Correct answer

Short answer is that Qu'est-ce que c'est . .   and C'est quoi . .  are both correct ways of asking "What is (that) . . . . However, as one of the responses you note as being stated to be correct («Est-ce que c'est») is not, there is clearly a problem somewhere. With quiz issues, it is always better to submit through "Report an Issue", even if also posting here. Sometimes the error is in the program, sometimes it is the operator (been there, done that). 

Difference btw. Qu'est-ce que c'est and c'est quoi and Est-ce qu...?

Hi,

I just got wrong for a question asking to translate "what's a pain au chocolat?" into french.

I chose, "Qu'est-ce que c'est......" and "c'est quoi..." and the result says im wrong...

The answer is "Est-ce que c'est..."  and "c'est quoi..."

Why is it wrong to use "Qu'est-ce que c'est...?" and i would much appreciate if someone can explai the diffrence btw those 3 .....

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