Questions in the Past Simple

1. Yes, No questions in Past Simple

AuxiliarySubjectVerbRestYes/NoSubjectAuxiliary (+ n’t)
Didyouvisityour friend at the weekend?Yes,
No,
I
I
did.
didn’t.
DidSusantellyou I phoned?Yes,
No,
she
she
did.
didn’t.

BUT:

to beSubjectRestYes/NoSubjectAuxiliary (+ n’t)
Wereyouat the match on Saturday?Yes,
No,
I
I
was.
wasn’t.

2. Questions with question words in Past Simple

Question wordAuxiliarySubjectVerbRestAnswer
Whatdidyousayto her?I told her I loved her.
Whendidyour mummeetyour dad?She met him at school.
Wheredidtheygoafter the film?They went to a wine bar.

BUT:

Question wordto beSubjectRestAnswer
Wherewereyouyesterday?I was at work.