SIMPLE PAST TO BE VERB These sentences are in affirmative. See how they transform to interrogative. AFFIRMATIVE to INTERROGATIVE I was in the car at 3:00. Was I in the car at 3:00? You were my students last year. Were you my students last year? She was short a few years ago. Was she short a few years ago? They were very expensive. Were they very expensive? He was chubby. Was he chubby? We were at home last weekend. Were we at home last weekend? It was small as a puppy. Was it small as a puppy?