These are very much like the rhythms we will use for dictation. If you can master reading these, it should help in transcribing similar rhythms you will hear.
I have included quite a few instances of the "galloping" or Beethoven 9th rhythmic cliché. I really never ever ever want to see anyone get this wrong on a test ever again.
Assume a steady eighth note pulse for these:
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