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Microsoft Advertising Native and Display Certification Answers 2024

What you’ll learn

This Learning Path will help you build your knowledge and demonstrate your understanding of native & display advertising, including the Microsoft Advertising platform, solutions, and native & display best practices. It includes:

  • A set of interactive, on-demand courses
  • A preparation course to get you ready for the exam
  • A certification exam to validate and then share your competence

Native & Display Advertising Learning Path

Digital Advertising Fundamentals: Native & Display
In this course, you’ll explore the basics of native and display advertising.

Introducing the Microsoft Audience Network
In this course, you’ll discover the basics of the Microsoft Audience Network. It will help you understand how the Microsoft Audience Network works and how it can help you achieve your marketing goals.

Creating Audience Ad Campaigns
In this course, you’ll learn how to create new Audience Ads Campaigns.

Extending your search campaigns to Audience Ads
In this course, you’ll learn how to expand your search campaigns to Microsoft Audience Ads.

Selecting and optimizing images for the Microsoft Audience Network
In this course you will learn the specifications and best practices for images for Audience Ads.

Planning, tracking, and optimizing your Microsoft Audience Network campaigns
Getting the most out of your audience ad campaigns involves setting them up for success, tracking them accurately, then being able to report out on their effectiveness. In this course we’ll take a closer look at these 3 stages.

Using Dynamic Remarketing for Search and the Microsoft Audience Network
In this course, you’ll learn how to target feed-based audience campaigns and shopping campaigns with Dynamic Remarketing, and customize the Universal Event Tracking (UET) tag to support Dynamic Remarketing.

Native & Display Certification Preparation
Learn about the Native and Display Certification exam and the key topics you’ll need to know about then complete 25 practice questions to help you prepare.

Native & Display Certification Exam
Complete the 50-question exam to earn your Microsoft Advertising Native and Display Certification.

Native & Display Recertification
Complete this course to recertify your Microsoft Advertising Native and Display Certification.

Native & Display Advertising Learning Path | Microsoft Advertising Learning Lab
Your place for all Microsoft Advertising training, Completing this Learning Path will give you the knowledge to prepare you to take the Microsoft Advertising Native & Display Certification exam.
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Certification Questions & Certification Answers

Why is the Microsoft Audience Network brand safe? Select all that apply.

  1. All ads follow strict Microsoft editorial guidelines.
  2. Ads serve alongside user generated content.
  3. Integral Ad Science (IAS) protection is layered on.
  4. There is full site transparency and opt-out functionality.

Correct Answer :

  • All ads follow strict Microsoft editorial guidelines.
  • Integral Ad Science (IAS) protection is layered on.
  • There is full site transparency and opt-out functionality.

A customer is searching for a new pair of running shoes. They add a pair of shoes to their cart but then leave the site. Which scenario occurs as a result of dynamic remarketing?

  1. Ads showing socks from the shoe company are shown to the customer.
  2. Ads featuring the same pair of running shoes are shown to the customer.
  3. Ads showing shoes from a competitor are shown to the customer.
  4. Ads featuring similar running shoes are shown to the customer.

Correct Answer :

  • Ads featuring the same pair of running shoes are shown to the customer.

A publisher is a source of display advertising inventory.

  1. True
  2. False

A unique audience target on the Microsoft Audience Network is LinkedIn Profile Targeting. Select all available LinkedIn targets. Select all that apply.

  1. Tenure
  2. Job function
  3. Company
  4. Industry

Correct Answer :

  • Job function
  • Company
  • Industry

Amanda is applying targeting to her Microsoft Audience Network campaign. Which types of bidding are available? Select al that apply.

  1. Cost per acquisition bidding
  2. Target and bid
  3. Bid only
  4. Bidding by name and email address

Correct Answer :

  • Target and bid
  • Bid only

Anica is using Dynamic Remarketing and wants to treat product viewers and cart abandoners differently. Anica can use different bid modifiers for each of these audiences.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

Ayushi is creating a dynamic remarketing list for the Microsoft Audience Network. What is the membership duration range Ayushi can specify?

  1. 1 – 14 days
  2. 1 – 60 days
  3. 1 – 90 days
  4. 1 – 180 days

Correct Answer :

  • 1 – 180 days

Claudine wants to import campaigns from Facebook into the Microsoft Audience Network. Which targets can be imported using the Facebook Import tool? Select all that apply.

  1. Gender
  2. Location
  3. Audience lists
  4. Age

Correct Answer :

  • Gender
  • Location
  • Age

Contoso Cameras wants to run image based ads across the brand safe properties of the MSN website, the Microsoft Edge browser, and Outlook.com. Which ad solution from Microsoft Advertising should Contoso Cameras use?

  1. Product ads with Microsoft Shopping
  2. Flyer extensions
  3. Dynamic Search Ads
  4. Microsoft Audience Network Audience Ads

Correct Answer :

  • Microsoft Audience Network Audience Ads

Contoso Carpets have previously run search campaigns, but now want to get started with native ads. What actions should they take before getting started on a Microsoft Audience Network campaign? Select all that apply.

  1. Build a keyword list.
  2. Identify their key success metrics.
  3. Gather their campaign images.
  4. Evaluate their bidding strategy.

Correct Answer :

  • Identify their key success metrics.
  • Gather their campaign images.
  • Evaluate their bidding strategy.

Contoso Cars run search campaigns that they want to extend to the Microsoft Audience Network. They will need to create new campaigns to do this.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • False

Contoso Fitness Company’s new Microsoft Audience Network campaign has been running for a few weeks and they want to review its performance. What are the ways in which they can do this? Select all that apply.

  1. In Change History in the Microsoft Advertising User Interface
  2. In Settings in the Microsoft Advertising User Interface
  3. Through the Reporting tab
  4. Directly in the Microsoft Advertising User Interface in the campaign grid

Correct Answer :

  • Through the Reporting tab
  • Directly in the Microsoft Advertising User Interface in the campaign grid

Contoso Fresh Food is running a Microsoft Audience Network campaign. When you click on one of their ads, where are you redirected?

  1. A Bing search engine result page
  2. Sponsored articles
  3. Sponsored content
  4. Contoso Fresh Food’s website

Correct Answer :

  • Contoso Fresh Food’s website

Contoso Furniture is creating online video ads. What is the typical file type for video ads that they should use?

  1. MP4
  2. GIF
  3. JPEG
  4. PNG

Correct Answer :

  • MP4

Contoso Furniture is running an online campaign with video ads and paying on a cCPV basis. What does “cCPV” stand for?

  1. Cost-per completed visit
  2. Cost-per completed view
  3. Clicks-per completed view
  4. Clicks-per completed visit

Correct Answer :

  • Cost-per completed view

Contoso Insurance is running a Microsoft Audience Network campaign and wants to see how they’re performing across a variety of devices. For which devices can they pull this performance data? Select all that apply.

  1. Smart TVs
  2. Smartphones
  3. Tablets
  4. Desktops

Correct Answer :

  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • Desktops

Contoso Investments are bidding for individual display impressions in an action. This is an example of which sales model?

  1. Search advertising sales model
  2. Programmatic sales model
  3. Cost per thousand impressions sales model
  4. Guaranteed sales model

Denise is running dynamic remarketing campaigns on the Microsoft Audience Network. She can also use this feature for her search campaigns.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

Frank is creating a shopping feed-based audience campaign for his online store, Frank’s Tools. After selecting ‘Create Campaign’ in the Microsoft Advertising User Interface, what should Frank select next?

  1. Visits to my business location
  2. Sell products from your catalog
  3. Conversions in my website
  4. Visits to my website

Correct Answer :

  • Sell products from your catalog

How many types of dynamic remarketing lists are available to an advertiser?

  1. 1 List
  2. 3 Lists
  3. 5 Lists
  4. 10 Lists

Correct Answer :

  • 5 Lists

In display advertising, what does “M” on “mille” indicate?

  1. Per 1,000 ad impressions
  2. Per 10,000 ad impressions
  3. Per million ad impressions
  4. Per 1,000 million ad impressions

Correct Answer :

  • Per 1,000 ad impressions

In dynamic remarketing, which of the following statements are true regarding past buyers lists? Select all that apply.

  1. They require customized universal event tracking set up correctly for that product
  2. They ensure ads for that product are shown again to the buyer
  3. They are refreshed within minutes
  4. They have past buyers automatically added

Correct Answer :

  • They require customized universal event tracking set up correctly for that product
  • They are refreshed within minutes
  • They have past buyers automatically added

In the direct or guaranteed method of selling display advertising, how is pricing set?

  1. The price varies by impression.
  2. The price is fixed and agreed upon.
  3. The price is set in an auction.
  4. The price is set in real time.

Correct Answer :

  • The price is fixed and agreed upon.

In the programmatic method of selling display advertising, how is pricing set?

  1. The price of each impression can vary significantly in a real time bidding auction.
  2. The price of each impression is guaranteed before the campaign.
  3. The price of each impression is fixed and agreed upon.
  4. The price of each impression remains constant throughout the campaign.

Correct Answer :

  • The price of each impression can vary significantly in a real time bidding auction.

In the programmatic method of selling display advertising, which statements describe pricing? Select all that apply.

  1. A set number of impressions is pre-sold.
  2. It is sold automatically through a digital marketplace.
  3. Each impression can vary in price.
  4. It takes place through an auction.

Correct Answer :

  • It is sold automatically through a digital marketplace.
  • Each impression can vary in price.
  • It takes place through an auction.

In which of the following places are display ads shown? Select all that apply.

  1. Social media websites
  2. Mobile apps
  3. The ‘mainline’ of search engine results pages
  4. News websites

Correct Answer :

  • Social media websites
  • Mobile apps
  • News websites

In which pricing model does an advertiser pay for every thousand impressions?

  1. Cost per view
  2. Cost per mille
  3. Cost per acquisition
  4. Cost per click

Correct Answer :

  • Cost per mille

Marco is interested in tracking when people who were shown an ad and didn’t click on it, but still went on to purchase at a later date. Using which feature in the Microsoft Audience Network can Marco track this?

  1. The dimensions tab
  2. Segment functionality
  3. View through conversions
  4. Publisher website report

Correct Answer :

  • View through conversions

Meredith is creating a Microsoft Audience Network campaign and is selecting images. Which of the following statements are Microsoft Audience Network image requirements that Meredith must adhere to? Select all that apply.

  1. The accepted file types are JPG, PNG, or GIF.
  2. The text must be both embedded in and overlay the image.
  3. The image must be high resolution.
  4. The image must adhere to the Microsoft Audience Network policy.

Correct Answer :

  • The accepted file types are JPG, PNG, or GIF.
  • The image must be high resolution.
  • The image must adhere to the Microsoft Audience Network policy.

Microsoft Audience Network Campaign performance data can be viewed by day and hour in the ad schedule tab in the Microsoft Advertising Ul.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

Microsoft Audience Network brand-safe sites include MSN, Outlook.com and Microsoft.com.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • False

Microsoft Audience Network offers a detailed publisher report showing every domain driving traffic to your campaigns.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

Mike wants to use filters in reports to be able to view the performance of Audience Ads in the campaign performance report. Which column is added to be able to view this?

  1. Goal type
  2. Goal category
  3. Campaign type
  4. Ad distribution

Correct Answer :

  • Ad distribution

Monica wants to view the performance of her Microsoft Audience Network campaiqns. What are ways in which Monica can do this? Select al that apply.

  1. In the Ul campaign/ad group table grid
  2. In the keyword planner
  3. Reports in the reports tab
  4. On Microsoft.com

Correct Answer :

  • In the Ul campaign/ad group table grid
  • Reports in the reports tab

Nick is logged into the Microsoft Advertising User Interface and wants to import his campaigns from Facebook into the Microsoft Audience Network. What is the correct order in which these steps need to be taken to complete the import? Organize the options in the correct order.

  1. Access the Import Tab in the Microsoft Advertising User Interface
  2. Select ‘Import from Facebook Ads’
  3. Sign in to your Facebook account
  4. Select your Facebook account

Correct Answer :

  • Access the Import Tab in the Microsoft Advertising User Interface
  • Select ‘Import from Facebook Ads’
  • Sign in to your Facebook account
  • Select your Facebook account

On the Microsoft Audience Network, which products do not require age targeting?

  1. Alcohol
  2. Gambling
  3. Tattoos and body piercing
  4. Fitness products

Correct Answer :

  • Fitness products

Online video ads are not classified as display advertising.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • False

Tailspin Toys are creating their first Microsoft Audience Network campaign. What is the minimum number of images they will need in order to do this?

  1. 1 Image
  2. 2 Images
  3. 3 Images
  4. 5 Images

Correct Answer :

  • 1 Image

Tailspin Toys wants to use a CPA metric to measure the effectiveness of its display advertising campaigns. What does “CPA” stand for?

  1. Cost per ad
  2. Cost per action
  3. Cost per analysis
  4. Cost per audience

Correct Answer :

  • Cost per action

The Contoso Daily News newspaper is selling display ads on its website using the direct or guaranteed method of selling display advertising. Which statements describe this selling model? Select all that apply.

  1. Individual impressions are sold through real-time bidding.
  2. It is sold through an agreement, contract, or insertion order.
  3. Clients can choose the specific context or location.
  4. Packages are pre-sold and quaranteed.

Correct Answer :

  • It is sold through an agreement, contract, or insertion order.
  • Clients can choose the specific context or location.
  • Packages are pre-sold and quaranteed.

The Microsoft Audience Network has a partnership with Shutterstock to make images available for advertisers that do or do not have their own assets to use for their ads.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

To get started with the Microsoft Audience Network, Contoso Snacks will need a minimum of 3 images: a 1200 x 628, a 300 x 250, and a 728 x 90.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • False

What are common display advertising key performance indicators? Select all that apply

  1. Query share
  2. Click-through rate
  3. Number of impressions delivered
  4. Number search engine result page loads

Correct Answer :

  • Click-through rate
  • Number of impressions delivered

What are the primary lengths, or durations, of video ads? Select all that apply.

  1. 6 seconds
  2. 15 seconds
  3. 30 seconds
  4. 60 seconds

Correct Answer :

  • 6 seconds
  • 15 seconds
  • 30 seconds

What are the recommended minimum image dimensions for Microsoft Audience Ads images?

  1. 1200 x 628
  2. 628 x 1200
  3. 300 x 250
  4. 250 x 300

Correct Answer :

  • 1200 x 628

What are the standard dimensions of a mid-page unit or rectangle ad?

  1. 90 x 728
  2. 250 x 300
  3. 300 x 250
  4. 728 x 90

Correct Answer :

  • 300 x 250

What are the ways in which you can add images to your ads that are extended to the Microsoft Audience Network through your search campaigns? Select all that apply.

  1. Auto-retrieval via the Internet
  2. Image extensions
  3. Auto-retrieval via your website
  4. Shutterstock

Correct Answer :

  • Image extensions
  • Auto-retrieval via your website
  • Shutterstock

What content is disallowed in the Microsoft Audience Network creative acceptance policy but allowed in the Search policy? Select all that apply.

  1. Penny stocks
  2. Pharmaceuticals
  3. Surveillance
  4. Insurance

Correct Answer :

  • Penny stocks
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Surveillance

What does vCPM stand for?

  1. Volume cost per mille
  2. Viewable cost per mille
  3. Volume cost per million
  4. Viewable cost per million

Correct Answer :

  • Viewable cost per mille

What is the aspect ratio of an ad?

  1. The ratio of width to height
  2. The ratio of light to dark
  3. The ratio of height to width
  4. The ratio of dark to light

Correct Answer :

  • The ratio of width to height

When creating your audience campaigns which the Microsoft Audience Network, it is best practice to use more than one image.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

When expanding search campaigns to the Microsoft Audience Network, ad copy will be generated using approved search text ads.

  1. True
  2. False

When extending a search campaign to the Microsoft Audience Network, what is the maximum audience ads negative bid adjustment?

  1. -90%
  2. -10%
  3. -100%
  4. -50%

Correct Answer :

  • -100%

When is a customer removed from a dynamic remarketing list?

  1. When the customer searches for the product.
  2. When a customer views the product page.
  3. When the customer adds the product to their shopping cart.
  4. When a customer purchases the product.

Correct Answer :

  • When a customer purchases the product.

When using the Facebook Import tool, you can import multiple campaigns at a time.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

Where can you use the Facebook Import tool?

  1. Only in the United States and Canada
  2. Only in the United States
  3. Countries where Microsoft Audience campaigns are available
  4. All countries globally

Correct Answer :

  • Countries where Microsoft Audience campaigns are available

Which buying models are used in the Microsoft Audience Network? Select all that apply.

  1. Cost per thousand impressions
  2. Cost per click
  3. Cost per view (Video)
  4. Cost per acquisition

Correct Answer :

  • Cost per thousand impressions
  • Cost per click
  • Cost per view (Video)

Which of the following are best practices when setting up your campaign?

  1. Each campaign represents a specific audience you are targeting.
  2. Add 3 – 5 images per ad group.
  3. Start with low bids and low daily budgets.
  4. Limit site and device exclusion at launch, and optimize after based on key performance indicators.

Correct Answer :

  • Each campaign represents a specific audience you are targeting.
  • Add 3 – 5 images per ad group.
  • Limit site and device exclusion at launch, and optimize after based on key performance indicators.

Which of the following are components of ad unit specifications?

  1. Ad dimensions
  2. Ad text
  3. Maximum weight
  4. Aspect ratio

Which of the following are display advertising metrics? Select all that apply.

  1. Cost per action
  2. Cost per page
  3. Conversion rate
  4. Cost per click

Correct Answer :

  • Cost per action
  • Conversion rate
  • Cost per click

Which of the following are forms of display advertising? Select all that apply.

  1. Expanded text ads
  2. Video ads
  3. Display ads
  4. Native ads

Correct Answer :

  • Video ads
  • Display ads
  • Native ads

Which of the following brand safe sites are included in the Microsoft Audience Network? Select all that apply.

  1. Outlook.com
  2. MSN
  3. Microsoft Edge
  4. Microsoft.com

Correct Answer :

  • Outlook.com
  • MSN
  • Microsoft Edge

Which of the following can you apply to your Microsoft Audience Network campaign?

  1. Dynamic text insertion
  2. Sitelink extensions
  3. Ad customizers
  4. Remarketing lists

Correct Answer :

  • Remarketing lists

Which of the following is a way to gather images for your Microsoft Audience Network campaign?

  1. Remarketing lists
  2. Shopping campaigns
  3. Universal event tracking tags
  4. Expanded text ads

Correct Answer :

  • Shopping campaigns

Which of the following statements are true of view through conversions? Select al that apply.

  1. It is a powerful way to understand ad performance.
  2. It can help understand platform performance vs. other publishers.
  3. It is based upon viewing an ad and a conversion happening later.
  4. It is a conversion that happens after a user clicks on an ad.

Correct Answer :

  • It is a powerful way to understand ad performance.
  • It can help understand platform performance vs. other publishers.
  • It is based upon viewing an ad and a conversion happening later.

Which parameters are required in universal event tracking for dynamic remarketing in audience ads?

  1. Product name
  2. Product ID
  3. Page type
  4. Page name

Which set of ad dimensions represent common standard interactive advertising bureau (IAB) ad specifications?

  1. 300 x 250
  2. 300 x 300
  3. 728 x 90
  4. 728 x 900

Correct Answer :

  • 300 x 250
  • 300 x 300
  • 728 x 90

Which signals are used to anchor relevancy for search campaigns expanded to the Microsoft Audience Network? Select all that apply.

  1. User’s credit card information
  2. Demographics
  3. Keywords
  4. Purchases

Correct Answer :

  • Demographics
  • Keywords
  • Purchases

Which statement best describes an ad impression?

  1. A single view of an ad by one individual.
  2. A single time a user arrives on a landing page after clicking an ad.
  3. A single click of an ad by one individual.
  4. A single time a webpage loads.

Which statement best describes native ads?

  1. Native ads are a video-only format.
  2. Native ads are also called pop-up ads.
  3. Native ads are distinctly different from the content they are served on.
  4. Native ads match the appearance and function of where they appear.

Correct Answer :

  • Native ads match the appearance and function of where they appear.

Why is display advertising effective? Select all that apply.

  1. You only ever pay when someone clicks on your ad.
  2. It is a text-only format.
  3. It builds brand awareness.
  4. It drives conversions.

Correct Answer :

  • It builds brand awareness.
  • It drives conversions.

With Microsoft Advertising, you can use dynamic remarketing for which of the following? Select all that apply.

  1. Without customizing the standard universal event tracking tag
  2. For search campaigns
  3. Without a Microsoft Merchant Center Store
  4. For Microsoft Audience Network campaigns

Correct Answer :

  • For search campaigns
  • For Microsoft Audience Network campaigns

You can obtain images for your Microsoft Audience Network campaigns using which resources? Select all that apply.

  1. TikTok import
  2. Shutterstock images
  3. Getty images
  4. Google Import

Correct Answer :

  • Shutterstock images
  • Google Import

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