A common question on Rudiments of Music exams is those fill-in-the-blank style question. You are given a measure of music with a time signature, a couple of notes, and a bracket. You are asked to complete the measure with rests on the staff below the bracket. Your job is to figure out the right values of rests to use so that the note-values adds up to the given time signature. Your choice of rests should also properly reflect the meter, usually by showing its beats, and its grouping. Below is a typical question.
Add rests below the brackets to complete each of the following measures.