# The teacher said to Amina, “Why were you absent yesterday?”

A. The teacher asked Amina why she had been absent the previous day.
B. The teacher asked Amina why she was absent the previous day?
C. The teacher asked Amina why had she been absent the previous day?
D. The teacher asked Amina if she had been absent the previous day.

A. The teacher asked Amina why she had been absent the previous day.