'told that same joke' vs. 'told this same joke'

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #170 [color=blue]“this, that, these, those”, question 2

Miriam told same joke yesterday.

(a) these
(b) this
© that
(d) those

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #170 [color=blue]“this, that, these, those”, answer 2

Miriam told that same joke yesterday.

Correct answer: © that

Your answer was: [color=red]incorrect
Miriam told this same joke yesterday.
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Dear Sir

why not “this” here?

thanks a lot in advance

Christina’s son

why not: the same joke?
I don’t like: that same joke!

many thanks

That’s a very good question, Christina’s son.
That option seems fine to me.