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Questions in the Simple Past

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1. Questions without question words in the Simple Past

AuxiliarySubjectVerbRestYes/NoSubjectAuxiliary (+ n't)
DidMaxplayfootball?Yes,
No,
he
he
did.
didn't.
Didyouwatchthe film yesterday?Yes,
No,
I
I
did.
didn't.

BUT:

to beSubjectRestYes/NoSubjectAuxiliary (+ n't)
Wereyouin Leipzig last week?Yes,
No,
I
I
was.
wasn't.

2. Questions with question words in the Simple Past

Question wordAuxiliarySubjectVerbRestAnswer
Whatdidyouplayyesterday evening?I played computer games.
Whendidshemeether boyfriend?She met him yesterday.
Wheredidtheygoafter the match?They went to a café.

BUT:

Question wordto beSubjectRestAnswer
Wherewereyouyesterday?I was at the cinema.

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