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What is the difference between what and which and who?

Which is correct?

Which is the largest country in the world?
What is the largest country in the world?

question:What / Which colour trousers would you like?
answer: I like the green one. I like green

What / which football team do you support?

Which actor do you like ?
What actor do you like?
 

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"Which" implies a choice, "what" asks for an answer from the universe of things 'we are talking about'.
 
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