Determine the function of the hilighted dependent clause in each of the followings.
That is the place where American's and Japanese's armies fought.
A. Noun clause
B. Adjective clause
C. Adverb clause
D. None of the above
Correct Answer : B.
This is a very tricky example, and the subordinating conjunction where could have fooled you. In fact, the clause does not answer the adverb question where?, but the adjective question which place? This is an adjective clause, modifying the noun place.