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Pinterest Advertising Essentials Quiz Answers 2024

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Why Pinterest
Learn how advertising on Pinterest works and discover the four unique advantages of our platform.

Campaign Objectives
Learn how to choose the right campaign objective for your business goal.

Pinterest Ad Formats
Learn how to select the ad format best suited for your campaign.

Ads Manager
Discover how to create, manage and optimize campaigns with Pinterest Ads Manager.

Targeting
Discover why targeting is an important part of every advertising campaign.

Bidding & Auction
Understand the Pinterest auction and delivery system and how to ensure that your ads meet our ad serving criteria.

The Pinterest Tag
Learn how the Pinterest tag works, the different ways to implement it, and how it can help you measure the success of your advertising campaigns.

API for Conversions
Learn how the Pinterest API for Conversions can support your overall conversion visibility and how to implement it.

Attribution Basics
Learn how Pinterest assigns attribution to user actions and how our attribution windows differ from other industry standards.

Measurement Solutions
Learn about the suite of Pinterest measurement solutions to help you design your end-to-end measurement strategy.

Pinterest Advertising Essentials Quiz Answers

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Certification Questions & Certification Answers

According to a 2021 study, shoppers on Pinterest spend 2x more than shoppers on other platforms.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

Advertisers can create “actalike” audiences by selecting an existing audience and allowing Pinterest to create similar audiences based on people’s behavior patterns.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

Drag and drop the tile to match the brand lift study with the correct description.

Use pre-determined sequence pairings of questions to ask Pinterest users who have seen your ad and Pinterest users who have not. 2Q Pinterest Brand Lift
A third-party vendor study polls Pinterest users in-app and then calculates the incremental effect of the ads on brand metrics. Kantar brand lift
Customize survey questions to ask Pinterest users who have seen your ad and Pinterest users who have not. 6Q Pinterest Brand Lift

Correct Answer :

Use pre-determined sequence pairings of questions to ask Pinterest users who have seen your ad and Pinterest users who have not. 2Q Pinterest Brand Lift
A third-party vendor study polls Pinterest users in-app and then calculates the incremental effect of the ads on brand metrics. Kantar brand lift
Customize survey questions to ask Pinterest users who have seen your ad and Pinterest users who have not. 6Q Pinterest Brand Lift

Drag and drop the tiles below to match the attribution model name with the correct definition.

Linear Equal credit is given to each touchpoint along the way.
First click 100% of credit is given to the first exposure.
Position-based Increased credit is given to the first and last touchpoints and the remaining credit is distributed equally.
Last click 100% of the credit for a conversion to the last clicked ad and corresponding keyword (if relevant).

Correct Answer :

Linear Equal credit is given to each touchpoint along the way.
First click 100% of credit is given to the first exposure.
Position-based Increased credit is given to the first and last touchpoints and the remaining credit is distributed equally.
Last click 100% of the credit for a conversion to the last clicked ad and corresponding keyword (if relevant).

Drag and drop the tiles below to match the user action with the correct component of the reporting U.I. within Ads Manager.

Select a predefined date range or customize a specific date range within the last 25 months. 1
Select a conversion window, date and source. 3
Select different dashboard views. 4
Select one or more campaign objectives to view. 2

Correct Answer :

Select a predefined date range or customize a specific date range within the last 25 months. 1
Select a conversion window, date and source. 3
Select different dashboard views. 4
Select one or more campaign objectives to view. 2

Drag and drop the tiles below to place the steps for building a campaign in Ads Manager in the right order. The first step on top and the last step at the bottom.

  1. Log into your Pinterest business account.
  2. Click “Create campaign”.
  3. Select campaign objective.
  4. Enter campaign, ad group, & ad details.
  5. Publish campaign.

Correct Answer :

  • Log into your Pinterest business account.
  • Click “Create campaign”.
  • Select campaign objective.
  • Enter campaign, ad group, & ad details.
  • Publish campaign.

Drag and drop the tiles to match the Ads Manager component with the best definition.

Campaign Objective Aligned to real business objectives based on what results you are looking to achieve. Selection type within Ads Manager affects settings like targeting, bidding and available ad formats.
Campaign Allows you to select a campaign objective and set your budget.
Ads The promoted Pins people see that have their own unique URL and creative asset.
Ad groups Determines your targeting and bidding strategy

Correct Answer :

Campaign Objective Aligned to real business objectives based on what results you are looking to achieve. Selection type within Ads Manager affects settings like targeting, bidding and available ad formats.
Campaign Allows you to select a campaign objective and set your budget.
Ads The promoted Pins people see that have their own unique URL and creative asset.
Ad groups Determines your targeting and bidding strategy

Drag and drop the tiles to match the solution with the correct description.

Sales Lift Studies Measure in-store and online sales lift from Pinterest campaigns with third-party vendors.
Pinterest Conversion Lift Measure incremental conversions, related value and efficiency metrics for ad viewers.
The Pinterest API for Conversions Send web, in-app, or offline conversions in real-time via a server-to-server API endpoint.

Correct Answer :

Sales Lift Studies Measure in-store and online sales lift from Pinterest campaigns with third-party vendors.
Pinterest Conversion Lift Measure incremental conversions, related value and efficiency metrics for ad viewers.
The Pinterest API for Conversions Send web, in-app, or offline conversions in real-time via a server-to-server API endpoint.

Drag and drop to match the term with the correct description.

Interest targeting Define your audience based on the Pins people engage with.
Keyword match Reach Pinterest users who have searched for a specific word or phrase on Pinterest.
Demographics Narrow your targeting based on demographic features about Pinterest users.
Expanded targeting Automatically and intelligently connects an ad to more of the audience you’re trying to reach.

Correct Answer :

Interest targeting Define your audience based on the Pins people engage with.
Keyword match Reach Pinterest users who have searched for a specific word or phrase on Pinterest.
Demographics Narrow your targeting based on demographic features about Pinterest users.
Expanded targeting Automatically and intelligently connects an ad to more of the audience you’re trying to reach.

Fill in the blank. To access technical documentation about how to implement the Pinterest API, you should visit the _________.

  1. Developer platform
  2. Pinterest Business platform
  3. Pinterest.com homepage
  4. Pinterest Academy platform

Correct Answer :

  • Developer platform

For manual implementation of the Pinterest tag, advertisers have to add the base code to every page of your website so that event codes can function to accurately measure that event.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

Given the attribution window of 30/20/1, what do each of those numbers represent? Match the number with the correct description.

The number of days the user has after they engage with the ad in order for the ad to get credit for the conversion. 20
The number of days the user has after they view the ad in order for the ad to get credit for the conversion. 1
The number of days the user has after they click the ad in order for the ad to get credit for the conversion. 30

Correct Answer :

The number of days the user has after they engage with the ad in order for the ad to get credit for the conversion. 20
The number of days the user has after they view the ad in order for the ad to get credit for the conversion. 1
The number of days the user has after they click the ad in order for the ad to get credit for the conversion. 30

How would an advertiser set a bid for a conversion campaign?

  1. Set a maximum CPM (cost per mille) bid, or the maximum you’re willing to pay for every 1,000 impressions your ad serves.
  2. Set a custom CPC (cost per click), using the maximum you’re willing to pay for a click.
  3. Set a custom or automatic CPA (cost per action), when people click through your ad to your website.
  4. None of the above.

Correct Answer :

  • Set a custom or automatic CPA (cost per action), when people click through your ad to your website.

If an advertiser lowers a custom bid, Pinterest may still surpass that bid value in the next auction.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • False

In the scenario where a user viewed and saved an ad within the defined attribution window, which user behavior would be awarded the attribution for the conversion event?

  1. View
  2. Save
  3. Neither

Correct Answer :

  • Save

Match the Ads Manager reporting feature with the best description

Tables Provide a view of your advertising strategy across entities including the campaign, ad group, and ad level.
Graphs Let you visualize performance across a specific time period.
Filters Allow you to analyze the data according to the metrics that are most important to you.

Correct Answer :

Tables Provide a view of your advertising strategy across entities including the campaign, ad group, and ad level.
Graphs Let you visualize performance across a specific time period.
Filters Allow you to analyze the data according to the metrics that are most important to you.

On Pinterest, users save ideas to boards in the form of ___.

  1. Pins
  2. Tiles
  3. Posts
  4. Idea cards

Correct Answer :

  • Pins

Over _____ million people all over the world use Pinterest every month.

  1. 100
  2. 200
  3. 300
  4. 400

Correct Answer :

  • 400

Pinterest only allows interest targeting to be served on the Browse and Home feed pages. Interest targeting will never appear on the Search landing page.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • False

Pinterest ranks ad interactions to award an attribution for a conversion event. Place these three ad interactions in order from highest ranked (top) to lowest ranked (bottom).

  1. Click attribution
  2. Engagement attribution
  3. View attribution

Correct Answer :

  • Click attribution
  • Engagement attribution
  • View attribution

Studies have found that consumers are more likely to ___ brands they see in a positive environment.

  1. Remember
  2. Feel positive about
  3. Trust
  4. Purchase
  5. All of the above

Correct Answer :

  • All of the above

The ___________ feature in Ads Manager enables you to run the same campaign at two different times over the holiday season.

  1. Duplication
  2. Export
  3. Reporting Table
  4. Multi-campaign

Correct Answer :

  • Duplication

True or False: Pinterest recommends users leverage the Pinterest API for Conversion in combination with the Pinterest tag.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

True or False? To test your implementation, your developer begins by sending test pings to the API with several event samples.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

Video ads can influence which of the following metrics?

  1. CPM
  2. CPV
  3. CPC
  4. All the above

Correct Answer :

  • All the above

What type of ad format did the advertiser use to design the ad below?

  1. Standard ad
  2. Idea ad
  3. Carousel ad
  4. Collections ad

Correct Answer :

  • Standard ad

When a Pinterest user clicks on a pin on a desktop, they are taken _______.

  1. To a “closeup” view of the ad to see the content in full-screen view.
  2. Directly to the brand’s website.
  3. To a Pinterest platform menu asking them if they would like to save it to a board.
  4. None of the above.

Correct Answer :

  • Directly to the brand’s website.

When a Pinterest user clicks on a pin on a mobile phone, they are taken _______.

  1. To a “closeup” view of the ad to see the content in full-screen view.
  2. Directly to the brand’s website.
  3. A Pinterest platform menu asking them if they would like to save it to a board.
  4. None of the above.

Correct Answer :

  • To a “closeup” view of the ad to see the content in full-screen view.

When is the best time to consider brand lift solutions?

  1. After using Pinterest conversion lift to measure the value of an ad on Pinterest.
  2. After analyzing platform reported metrics within Ads Manager.
  3. After uploading offline data.
  4. When you want to measure holistic brand perception (creative + messaging + media).

Correct Answer :

  • After analyzing platform reported metrics within Ads Manager.
  • When you want to measure holistic brand perception (creative + messaging + media).

When should an advertiser use a brand awareness campaign?

  1. When a brand wants their ads to be seen to drive awareness for their brand, products, or services.
  2. When brands want to prioritize video view goals around longer views.
  3. When a brand wants to get in front of undecided shoppers and build demand for the brand.
  4. When a brand wants to measure online actions that go beyond just a click such as an online sale.

Correct Answer :

  • When a brand wants their ads to be seen to drive awareness for their brand, products, or services.

When should an advertiser use a catalog sales campaign?

  1. When a brand wants their ads to be seen to drive awareness for their brand, products, or services.
  2. When brands want to prioritize video view goals around longer views.
  3. When a brand wants to get in front of undecided shoppers and build demand for the brand.
  4. When a brand wants to get their product catalog in front of an audience who are actively searching for things and have an intent to buy.

Correct Answer :

  • When a brand wants to get their product catalog in front of an audience who are actively searching for things and have an intent to buy.

When should an advertiser use a consideration campaign?

  1. When a brand wants their ads to be seen to drive awareness for their brand, products, or services.
  2. When brands want to prioritize video view goals around longer views.
  3. When a brand wants to get in front of undecided shoppers and build demand for the brand.
  4. When a brand wants to measure online actions that go beyond just a click such as an online sale.

Correct Answer :

  • When a brand wants to get in front of undecided shoppers and build demand for the brand.

Where in the Pinterest Business platform can you check to see that deduplication was set up correctly?

  1. Ads > Conversions
  2. Ads > Billing
  3. Ads > Reporting
  4. Ads > Bulk editor

Correct Answer :

  • Ads > Conversions

Which custom reporting solution would you choose to run the report and have the report emailed to you or anyone else?

  1. Report template with schedule
  2. Report template
  3. One-time custom report
  4. Rapid report

Correct Answer :

  • Report template with schedule

Which of the following Conversion Visibility solutions support visibility of both web and app data? Select all that apply.

  1. Pinterest tag
  2. Pinterest tag + Automated Enhanced Match
  3. Conversion Upload
  4. API for Conversions

Correct Answer :

  • Conversion Upload
  • API for Conversions

Which of the following are examples of Pinterest tag tracked data?

  1. Visits to the advertiser’s website.
  2. Views of primary pages, such as product pages and article pages.
  3. Sign ups for products and/or services.
  4. Leads (interest around products and/or services.
  5. All the above.

Correct Answer :

  • All the above.

Which of the following are insights an advertiser could see only after implementing the Pinterest tag?

  1. When a Pinterest user visited the sale items on the advertiser’s product page.
  2. The product details (such as product color or size) that a Pinterest user added to their online shopping cart.
  3. How many days it took a user to complete a purchase since seeing an ad on Pinterest.
  4. All the above.

Correct Answer :

  • All the above.

Which of the following are options for where your ads can appear on Pinterest?

  1. Search
  2. Side bar
  3. Browse
  4. None of the above

Correct Answer :

  • Search
  • Browse

Which of the following are requirements for an ad to enter the Pinterest ad serving system to be considered for auction?

  1. Budget pacing
  2. Target specifications
  3. Predicted performance
  4. All the above

Correct Answer :

  • All the above

Which of the following are true about Enhanced Match?

  1. Reports based on the cookies on a user’s phone, desktop, or tablet or the email address entered on the Advertiser’s website.
  2. Only available for cross device data collection for iOS devices.
  3. Automatically and securely sends hashed customer information beyond emails.
  4. All of the above.

Correct Answer :

  • Reports based on the cookies on a user’s phone, desktop, or tablet or the email address entered on the Advertiser’s website.

Which of the following are true about attribution windows?

  1. Pinterest audiences tend to take slightly longer to convert which means the advertiser’s attribution window on Pinterest may be longer than on other platforms.
  2. Pinterest recommends that advertisers who are pulling data by the date of the ad event, wait until the attribution window has run after the last date of the campaign.
  3. Attribution windows may vary by conversion event type as well as ad interaction type.
  4. All the above.

Correct Answer :

  • All the above.

Which of the following are true about expanded targeting?

  1. With expanded targeting, advertisers can increase their reach by allowing Pinterest to build off of the keywords and interests originally added to the ad group.
  2. If there is no targeting selected (i.e. no interests or keywords) using expanded targeting will narrow targeting.
  3. Expanded targeting requires the advertiser to upload targeting datasets to customize the target group.
  4. Expanded targeting augments advertisers’ existing targeting strategy in just one click.

Correct Answer :

  • With expanded targeting, advertisers can increase their reach by allowing Pinterest to build off of the keywords and interests originally added to the ad group.
  • If there is no targeting selected (i.e. no interests or keywords) using expanded targeting will narrow targeting.
  • Expanded targeting augments advertisers’ existing targeting strategy in just one click.

Which of the following are true about multi-objective campaigns?

  1. Multi-objective campaigns enable advertisers to connect the dots with their audience amidst multiple touch-points.
  2. Multi-objective campaigns help advertisers’ brand stay relevant and top of mind in important moments from discovery to decision to do.
  3. Multi-objective campaigns create compounding effects that lead to stronger results in every stage of the funnel.
  4. All the above.

Correct Answer :

  • All the above.

Which of the following are true about the Pinterest API for Conversions?

  1. Captures data that the tag may miss due to connectivity issues, loading errors and loss of cookie support.
  2. Sends conversions directly to Pinterest in real-time via a server-to-server API endpoint.
  3. Reduces the possibility of human error (Compared to Ads Manager upload).
  4. All the above.

Correct Answer :

  • All the above.

Which of the following influences the Pinterest auction system?

  1. Creative
  2. Bids
  3. Targeting
  4. None of the above
  5. All of the above

Correct Answer :

  • All of the above

Within Ads Manager advertisers can edit live campaigns to optimize performance by modifying targeting details, changing bids, and adjusting spend.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer :

  • True

____ are managed by Pinterest dynamically instead of by you, and are updated several times a day.

  1. Automatic bids
  2. Custom bids
  3. All of the above

Correct Answer :

  • Automatic bids

_____ formats feature a product details page, which allows brands to share more details on their story, such as ingredients, step by step instructions, and more.

  1. Standard ad
  2. Idea ad
  3. Carousel ad
  4. Video ad

Correct Answer :

  • Idea ad

This page was last edited on 3rd February, 2024 at 4:37 PM (UTC).

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