If I use which as a demonstrative adjective, can the noun be plural?


Which players won the best player awards last night? (When there are more than one who won the award)

If the above example is not correct, what would be a better sentence?

  • I'd say "Which players won the best player award last night?" Because ultimately, the award is one though given off to many. To me, "The Best Player" is the title of one single award given to many here. – Maulik V Sep 18 '14 at 5:43

Yes, which is fine with both singular and plural head nouns.

Your understanding seems correct to me: the choice of singular or plural indicates what sort of answer you're expecting.

Your sentence is fine.

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