Questions in Past Tenses


The table below shows the way we build the questions in Past tenses in English.

Affirmative Questions
Past Simple I
You
He
She
It
We
You
They
wrote a letter
yesterday.
What did I
you
he
she
it
we
you
they
write
yesterday?
Past Continuous I
He
She
It
was writing a letter at 5 p.m. yesterday. What was I
He
She
It
doing
at 5 pm. yesterday?
We
You
They
were writing a letter at 5 p.m. yesterday. What were we
you
they
doing
at 5 p.m. yesterday?
Past Perfect I
You
He
She
It
We
You
They
had written a letter before you arrived. What had I
you
he
she
it
we
you
they
been writing
before you arrived?
Past Perfect Continuous I
You
He
She
It
We
You
They
had been writing a letter
before you arrived.
What had I
you
he
she
it
we
you
they
been writing
before you arrived?
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