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95% of the videos on YouTube are watched with the sound on.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer:

  • True

A beauty advertiser wants a consistent presence in the beauty and fashion category, especially when viewers are searching for educational and how-to videos. Which ad product would best serve their needs?

  1. Masthead
  2. Google Preferred
  3. TrueView Discovery
  4. Standard Reserve

Correct Answer:

  • TrueView Discovery

A brand wants to know how they can benefit from the popularity of YouTube creators. Choose the best response.

  1. Creators have a strong record of helping brands go viral, guaranteeing about 1M views when partnered with the right advertiser
  2. Creators have greater success delivering against brand objectives like building consideration and loyalty, compared with traditional advertising
  3. Creators are typically cheaper to work with, compared with the production costs of traditional advertising
  4. Creators can connect brands to highly engaged viewers and communities on YouTube

Correct Answer:

  • Creators can connect brands to highly engaged viewers and communities on YouTube

A client is looking to own the football category on YouTube for the launch of their new line of athletic shoes, reaching males 18-49. As part of this campaign launch, they’ve developed ads that are 45-seconds long. Which ad product addresses the client’s needs?

  1. Masthead
  2. Standard Reserve
  3. Bumpers
  4. TrueView in-stream

Correct Answer:

  • TrueView in-stream

A client is planning a new product launch on the final day of a major tennis tournament and wants massive reach over a short period of time. Which ad product would allow this to happen?

  1. Standard Reserve
  2. Masthead
  3. TrueView Discovery
  4. Google Preferred

Correct Answer:

  • Masthead

A client wants to leverage the popularity of content creators as part of their influencer strategy to build greater loyalty. What resource would help them understand who the most popular creators are within their market?

  1. YouTube Look Book
  2. YouTube Lineups
  3. YouTube Creator Hub
  4. YouTube find-a-Creator

Correct Answer:

  • YouTube Lineups

A client wants to re-engage with people in their CRM database that have bought something from the website in the past six months. What is the best targeting solution?

  1. Affinity
  2. Customer Match
  3. In-Market
  4. Custom-Affinity

Correct Answer:

  • Customer Match

A client wants to reach F18-34. Which targeting option would you recommend?

  1. In-Market
  2. Custom-Affinity
  3. Affinity
  4. Demographic

Correct Answer:

  • Demographic

A client wants to reach people who are passionate about beauty. What is the best targeting solution?

  1. Custom-Affinity
  2. Demographic
  3. In-Market
  4. Affinity

Correct Answer:

  • Affinity

A client wants to reach people who are searching for content about the Chicago Bulls basketball team. Which targeting option would you recommend?

  1. Demographic
  2. Affinity
  3. Customer Match
  4. Custom-Affinity

Correct Answer:

  • Custom-Affinity

A credit card client wants to find new, high-value customers using their data. What is the best audience solution?

  1. Similar Audiences
  2. In-Market
  3. Customer Match
  4. Affinity

Correct Answer:

  • Similar Audiences

A fast food chain wants to reach people on YouTube who frequently dine out for breakfast. What is the best targeting solution for the client?

  1. In-Market
  2. Life Events
  3. Demographic
  4. Consumer Patterns

Correct Answer:

  • Consumer Patterns

A luxury travel agency is looking to target their new package trips to Mauritius to audiences who are researching destination guides on YouTube. Which type of targeting would you recommend?

  1. Customer Match
  2. Similar Audiences
  3. In-Market Audiences
  4. Remarketing

Correct Answer:

  • In-Market Audiences

A mattress client wants to reach people on YouTube who are about to move to a new home. What is the best targeting solution for the client?

  1. Custom-Affinity
  2. Consumer Patterns
  3. Affinity
  4. Life Events

Correct Answer:

  • Life Events

An advertiser has never used YouTube as a performance platform before and is looking to set up their first campaign. Which of the following expectations should you set? Select all that apply. Select All Correct Responses

  1. Performance on desktop is likely to outperform that of mobile
  2. Advertising on YouTube will most likely be effective only when targeting a younger demographic
  3. They should not expect effective CPAs without continual testing and optimizing
  4. CPAs on video should not be compared directly to search or display

Correct Answer:

  • They should not expect effective CPAs without continual testing and optimizing
  • CPAs on video should not be compared directly to search or display

An advertiser is considering TrueView for action. In order for their performance to be as effective as possible, which of following requirements should be met?

  1. Advertiser should be looking to drive actions on their site
  2. AdWords Conversion Tracking should be implemented
  3. Advertiser should have a clear call to action
  4. All answers are correct

Correct Answer:

  • All answers are correct

Custom Intent Audiences allow advertisers to reach users on YouTube that were previously searching for particular queries across which of the following properties?

  1. Google Search
  2. Google Display Network
  3. YouTube Mobile App
  4. All answers are correct

Correct Answer:

  • Google Search

Detailed Demographic targeting on YouTube leverages Google Search and Maps Search signals.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer:

  • True

Google updates audience segment data on a yearly basis.

  1. False
  2. True

Correct Answer:

  • False

How are Store Visits for YouTube attributed?

  1. Engagements
  2. Clicks
  3. Impressions
  4. Billable views

Correct Answer:

  • Billable views

How does TrueView for action differ from standard TrueView in-stream?

  1. TrueView for action is best suited for advertisers interested in mass reach
  2. Standard TrueView in-stream provides more reach
  3. TrueView for action provides a tailored call-to-action
  4. TrueView for action will only serve on mobile devices

Correct Answer:

  • TrueView for action provides a tailored call-to-action

How many sites does a user need to go to before they’re considered a “sports enthusiast” by Google?

  1. 50-100
  2. It depends. Google’s algorithm compares user behavior to comparable demographic trends
  3. 10-49
  4. It depends. Google has individual algorithms per user, so it’s not one-size-fits-all

Correct Answer:

  • It depends. Google has individual algorithms per user, so it’s not one-size-fits-all

Identify the platform innovation that takes users on an augmented adventure, immersing them in a simple, premium mobile experience.

  1. Daydream
  2. YouTube Red
  3. YouTube Living Room
  4. YouTube Gaming

Correct Answer:

  • Daydream

In which of the following scenarios would you NOT recommend using conversion lift for YouTube?

  1. If the advertiser is happy with their current video performance and is planning to increase investment
  2. All answers are correct
  3. If the advertiser won’t test YouTube unless it incrementality can be measured
  4. If the advertiser is planning to significantly reduce or turn off spend on YouTube

Correct Answer:

  • If the advertiser is happy with their current video performance and is planning to increase investment

Outstream ads are billed on a viewable CPM.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer:

  • True

Outstream ads are forced impressions.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer:

  • False

Outstream video ads serve within a video stream.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer:

  • False

Standard Reserve is billed on a cost-per-view pricing model.

  1. False
  2. True

Correct Answer:

  • False

Store Visits for YouTube allows you to measure how YouTube ads influence offline visits.

  1. False
  2. True

Correct Answer:

  • True

This ad product can appear on the YouTube homepage, watch pages, or search results pages.

  1. TrueView Discovery
  2. Standard Reserve
  3. Bumpers
  4. TrueView in-stream

Correct Answer:

  • TrueView Discovery

TrueView for action is a non-skippable video ad on YouTube that is always bought on a CPV basis.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer:

  • False

TrueView in-stream video views count towards an advertiser’s total YouTube view count.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer:

  • True

What YouTube platform innovation is a subscription-based video and music experience, where users can watch videos free of ads, as well as save videos to watch offline on mobile devices?

  1. YouTube Red
  2. YouTube Gaming
  3. YouTube Music
  4. YouTube Kids

Correct Answer:

  • YouTube Red

What is the easiest way for users to update their own interests?

  1. Users cannot update their own interests
  2. Google+ Preferences
  3. Ads Preference Manager
  4. GMail Ads Settings

Correct Answer:

  • Ads Preference Manager

What type of advertiser is a good fit for YouTube for Performance (YT4P)?

  1. Advertiser looking to drive website actions
  2. Advertiser looking to maximize reach and cares about driving views
  3. Advertiser looking to improve their brand image
  4. Advertiser looking for brand impact, such as driving brand lift metrics

Correct Answer:

  • Advertiser looking to drive website actions

When using TrueView for action, advertisers need to choose between implementing a headline or a call-to-action.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer:

  • False

Where does a YouTube Masthead ad unit run?

  1. YouTube watchpage
  2. YouTube search results page
  3. Across specific sites within the Google Display Network
  4. YouTube homepage

Correct Answer:

  • YouTube homepage

Which ad format typically has the lowest CPM among in-stream video ads and is also eligible to serve more frequently, particularly on mobile devices?

  1. Bumpers
  2. TrueView in-stream
  3. Masthead
  4. TrueView Discovery

Correct Answer:

  • Bumpers

Which objective is met by data showing that longer watchtime leads to improved brand metrics?

  1. Brand Recall
  2. Purchase Intent
  3. Awareness & Consideration
  4. Loyalty & Advocacy

Correct Answer:

  • Awareness & Consideration

Which of the following describes YouTube for performance?

  1. An end-to-end solution that spans format, bidding, targeting and measurement
  2. All answers are correct
  3. A catch-all term to describe any solution on YouTube that drives a specific action
  4. A way to convert an audience’s attention on YouTube into meaningful action

Correct Answer:

  • All answers are correct

Which type of advertiser would find bumpers to be a good solution for their objective?

  1. An advertiser who wants to tell a complex brand story to shift perception
  2. An advertiser who wants 100% share of voice during their campaign launch
  3. An advertiser who wants to increment their video view count
  4. An advertiser who wants greater reach at a relatively low CPM, especially on mobile

Correct Answer:

  • An advertiser who wants greater reach at a relatively low CPM, especially on mobile

With consumers consulting dozens of resources in varying sequences before making a purchase, it is impossible to attribute conversions from people who viewed an ad on their YouTube mobile app then converted on their mobile web browser or on a different device.

  1. False
  2. True

Correct Answer:

  • False

YouTube for Performance allows advertisers to optimize towards lower-funnel actions, aside from driving cost efficient views.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer:

  • True

Viewability guarantees that a client’s ad will be seen.

  1. True
  2. False

Correct Answer:

  • False

What can be done to make sure Active View metrics are available for a YouTube campaign?

  1. Active View tags need to be added into DBM if a client is buying programmatically
  2. Active View is integrated into both AdWords and DBM, so no tagging or trafficking is required
  3. There is a simple tag-generation process that, once implemented, enables a client to get free Active View reports in AdWords
  4. Active View is part of the partnership with MOAT, so advertisers will need to work with them to get access to these reports

Correct Answer:

  • Active View is integrated into both AdWords and DBM, so no tagging or trafficking is required

What is a key value proposition of Unique Reach?

  1. It helps in planning how many total people (not cookies) a campaign could reach
  2. It shows you what % of a client’s ads were viewable by people
  3. It helps in planning what % of a client’s target audience in people (not cookies) could be reached with the campaign
  4. It shows how many people (not cookies) a campaign reached

Correct Answer:

  • It shows how many people (not cookies) a campaign reached

What is the industry-leading 3P solution that can be compared to Unique Reach?

  1. MOAT
  2. Nielsen Total Ad Ratings
  3. Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings
  4. Millward Brown

Correct Answer:

  • Nielsen Digital Ad Ratings

YouTube is the second most viewable video destination globally.

  1. False
  2. True

Correct Answer:

  • False

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