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    #1

    what's this/that/it? It's a book.

    1. What's it?
    It's a book.

    2. What's this?
    It's a book.

    3. What's that?
    It's a book.
    Hi,
    Can I use "it's" when questions are asked by "that", "this" and "it"?

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    Re: what's this/that/it? It's a book.

    Yes, you can.
    But your first question is wrong. You can't say "What's it?" You must say, "What is it?" (Don't ask me why; we just never say "What's it?")

    PS: Also the sentence stress is different. "What's this?"; "What's that?"; "What is it?"

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    Re: what's this/that/it? It's a book.

    You could also use just A book for all three questions.

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