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Google Academy for Ads AdWords Advanced Search Advertising Exam Answers

Time Duration: 120 mins | Total Questions: 100 | Passing Score: 80%

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Given four Search campaigns that run out of daily budget, three can likely benefit from bidding or budget changes. Which is most likely configured effectively as is?
A)  Branding campaign with set marketing budget, prioritizing current ad position over more clicks
B)  Unprofitable campaign, planning to scale up exposure if profitability can be achieved
C)  Branding campaign with set marketing budget, prioritizing more clicks over current ad position
D)  Profitable campaign, missing additional profitable conversions when budget limits exposure

What kind of click volume increase is likely to be immediately filtered from an AdWords campaign?
A)  “peak season” of a product or service
B)  improvement in an ad’s position
C)  a related press release
D)  automated clicks

Which best describes the relationship between maximum cost-per-click (CPC) bids and Ad Rank?
A)  An increased CPC bid leads directly to a small increase in Ad Rank
B)  A CPC bid only affects Ad Rank on the Search Network
C)  An increased CPC bid leads directly to a large increase in Ad Rank
D)  A CPC bid is one factor that affects Ad Rank

A florist is advertising five types of flowers, including red roses. When a user types the phrase “red roses” into Google, the advertiser’s ad is displayed and clicked on. Which landing page is more likely to convert to a sale?
A)  The page on the site that displays only roses
B)  The homepage that displays all five types of flowers
C)  The “Contact Us” page of the site
D)  The page on the site where users can register as “frequent shoppers”

Which is a benefit of linking Google Places account to an AdWords campaign?
A)  Free organic search results for the advertiser’s business will be more likely to show on Google Maps
B)  Adding or updating addresses in Google Places automatically updates validated addresses used for ads
C)  Geographical targeting automatically expands to include all regions
D)  Additional icon options are available for ads when using Google Places

An advertiser’s ad is not appearing in the Ad Preview and Diagnosis Tool when exact keywords are queried. Which action would help the advertiser to determine why the ad is not showing? A)  Perform Google searches on the same keywords to build data points
B)  Run a keyword diagnosis for the keyword in question
C)  Use the Keyword Planner to include more variations of a given keyword
D)  View the Search terms report to determine the root cause

How does Conversion Optimizer determine the optimal cost-per-click (CPC) bid?
A)  It uses your conversion history to bid higher when a conversion is more likely
B)  It sets CPC bids as one-tenth the current CPA bid setting
C)  It only allows CPC bids lower than the current CPA bid setting
D)  It bids a static CPC value based on current max. CPC settings

An advertiser gets more conversions from ads that appear to people in Paris. What should this advertiser do to try and increase the number of conversions?
A)  Change the zip code in the AdWords account
B)  Set a location bid adjustment
C)  Show ads only on the Search Network
D)  Set a language bid adjustment

The AdWords Application Programming Interface (API) allows develoepers to use application that:
A)  are accessible only through AdWords editor
B)  can appear throughout the Google Search Network
C)  can be uploaded into the Ad gallery
D)  interact directly with the AdWords server

What are Sitelinks?
A)  Links from other sites to your site
B)  Links to other websites that appear beneath the text of your Search ads
C)  Links to more pages of your site that appear beneath the text of your Search ads
D)  Links from your site to other sites

An advertiser can apply mobile bid adjustments at which of the following levels?
A)  Campaign level
B)  Keyword level
C)  Account level
D)  Ad level

How can advertisers see specific search queries that have caused their ads to show, even if those queries are not keywords within their accounts
A)  Add a customized column for “queries” on the Keywords tab
B)  Use the Ad Preview and Diagnosis Tool on the Tools tab
C)  Review ” Automatic placements” on the Display Network tab
D)  Select the “Details” drop-down menu on the Keywords tab

On which tab can advertisers see credits for invalid clicks within their AdWords accounts?
A)  Opportunities
B)  Billing
C)  My account
D)  Campaigns

In order to achieve the best performance possible from text ads, which is a best practice that should be followed?
A)  Use at least five keywords from the ad group directly in the ad text
B)  Use account statistics and reports to monitor ad performance
C)  Include words like “find” and “searchA” in the ad text
D)  Include no more than one ad text per ad group

Which information does the Conversion Optimizer need in order to find the optimal cost-per-click (CPC) bid for an ad each time the ad is eligible to appear?
A)  Manual bid changes
B)  Historical conversion data
C)  Test conversions
D)  Forecast data

If an advertiser has the same keyword in two different ad groups, the one to win a given auction will be the keyword with the:
A)  highest maximum cost-per-click (CPC) bid
B)  most historical data in the account
C)  best Quality Score
D)  highest Ad Rank

A high Quality Score can:
A)  be assigned to negative keywords
B)  improve an ad’s position
C)  be achieved with an increase in bid
D)  prevent an ad from being served

AdWords Editor allows users to:
A)  invite new users to share accounts
B)  find relevant ads on Google partner sites
C)  make live edits to multiple accounts simultaneously
D)  access multiple accounts offline

One factor the AdWords system uses to calculate an ads actual cost-per-click (CPC) is the:
A)  actual cost-per-click (CPC) of the ad showing one position lower on the page
B)  location targeting of the ad showing one position lower on the page
C)  cost-per-thousand impressions (CPM) of the ad showing one position lower on the page
D)  Ad Rank of the ad showing one position lower on the page

Advertisers can provide physical address information about their businesses through Google Places accounts. Ads that include this type of information are eligible to show on:
A)  mobile devices with GPS enabled only
B)  Google Maps only
C)  any networks selected in the campaign settings
D)  Google search only

What is the definition of actual cost-per-click (CPC)?
A)  The average CPC the advertiser needs to pay in order to achieve top position
B)  The least possible CPC the advertiser needs to pay to maintain an achieved position
C)  The CPC according to a price list, which is then updated daily
D)  The CPC an advertiser was charged minus credits for overshot daily budget

An advertiser made edits to an AdWords ad and noticed that the position of the ad decreased. What is the most likely cause for the decrease in position?
A)  The Quality Score for the account was reset after the ad was edited
B)  The advertisers landing page is down for maintenance
C)  The edited ad is less relevant to the keywords within the ad group
D)  The edited ad has a lower conversion rate after the changes were made

How might an advertiser compare, over time, two campaign metrics such as “cost per conversion” and “cost”?
A)  Run an impression share report and select to display the two metrics
B)  Filter all keywords with an average position greater than three
C)  Select the two metrics in “Graph options” on the Campaigns tab.
D)  Search the account for keywords with high average cost-per-click (CPC) bids.

In an AdWords account, which statistic is viewable for each ad group?
A)  Purchase funnel abandonment by step
B)  Average cost-per-click (CPC)
C)  Percent of impressions blocked by negative keywords
D)  Performance by Internet Protocol (IP) address

Linking your Google+ Page to your AdWords account…
A)  Cannot be done if you have a Google Merchant account
B)  Requires a 2-month approval process
C)  Enables users to login to your website through your Search advertisements
D)  Enables you to show more endorsements for your business from your customers and supporters

Which is the quickest way to add a long list of locations to target in an AdWords campaign?
A)  Select “Bulk locations” in the advanced section of a campaigns location settings
B)  Add locations as keywords to the campaign
C)  Search for each location in the search tab of locations settings
D)  Enter a value in the “Show my ads within” box

Advertisers who check web server logs may find their ads received multiple clicks from a single Internet Protocol (IP) address. This could be a result of:
A)  duplicate keywords added to multiple ad groups in one campaign
B)  incorrect IP address information filtered from Google Analytics
C)  Internet Service Providers (ISPs) who assign the same IP address to multiple users
D)  query parsing being used to show geo-targeted ads to users in a different city

A user clicks on an ad promoting a sale on sneakers. Upon clicking, the user is taken to a page that does not contain sneakers, but rather discount sunglasses. The user also encounters pop-ups while trying to navigate the site. What should the advertiser do to improve the users experience?
A)  Link to the webpage that is relevant to the ad and remove the pop-ups
B)  Ensure that the pop-ups relate to the users search
C)  Edit the ad text to promote the sunglasses in addition to the sneakers
D)  Provide original content that cannot be found on another site

You are an independent consultant selling an ebook you wrote about Search Engine Marketing for $50. You have campaigns across multiple online advertising platforms: search networks, display networks, & other advertising networks. Which approach to CPA targets and budget is best suited to maximize your total profit?
A)  Predetermined budget to be divided across all platforms. Allocate the most budget to the platforms with the lowest CPA
B)  Unlimited budget on all platforms where ROI is positive. Use a single CPA taret for all channels which matches the channel with the lowest CPA
C)  Predetermined budget, to be divided equally across all platforms. Minimize CPA on all platforms
D)  Unlimited budget on all platforms where ROI is positive. Find a different CPA for each platform which maximizes profit based on costs, sales volume, & contribution to overall marketing campaign.

You are running a Search campaign for an accounting software provider that wants to estimate lifetime customer value as a primary benchmark for performance. They charge $10/mo for Basic service and $20/mo for Pro. Which formula best describes their average lifetime customer value across all service offerings?
A)  ($10)*(% Basic customers)*(Basic average lifetime in months) + ($20)*(% Pro customers)*(Pro average lifetime in months)
B)  ($10)*(% Basic customers) + ($20)*(% Pro customers)
C)  ($10+$20)*(% Basic customers)*(Basic average lifetime in months)/($20)*(% Pro customers)*(Pro average lifetime in months)
D)  ($10*$20)(Total monthly conversions)/(Total customer count)

An advertiser has several keywords set to broad match and would like to see the actual search queries that triggered his ads. This information can be found in the:
A)  Ads tab of a specified group
B)  Ad extensions tab
C)  Opportunities tab
D)  “Details” drop-down menu on the Keywords tab.

An advertiser wants to increase the position of an ad on Google, but is not willing to raise bids to accomplish this goal. What else should the advertiser do in an attempt to increase Ad Rank?
A)  Change keyword match types from exact match to phrase match.
B)  Make changes to improve the Quality Score of the ads keywords
C)  Lower bids on keywords with high click through rates (CTRs).
D)  Review Impression Share report data to identify missed opportunities

Which allows advertisers to automate AdWords reporting and campaign management?
A)  Use of Structured Query Language (SQL) server reporting services
B)  Execution of multiple reporting tasks from multiple computers
C)  Execution of repetitive Data Mining Extensions (DMX) queries
D)  Use of an AdWords Application Programming Interface (API) web service

You can add a ‘+’ modifier in front of broad match keywords to…
A)  specify that certain words must be included in someones search term to trigger your ads
B)  indicate that this keyword should be dynamically inserted into your ad text
C)  only trigger ads when the Google+ social extension is available
D)  overrides negative keywords with an explicit positive keyword

Exact Match Impression Share metrics:
A)  are available for both Search and Display Network campaigns
B)  summarize impression share statistics for all keywords currently set to exact match
C)  calculate impression share as if all keywords were set to exact match
D)  are only available at the account level

An advertiser who sells designer dresses is selecting a landing page to pair with new ads for spring dresses. A good landing page for the spring dress collection ads would display
A)  a page of the top-selling dresses for all seasons
B)  a catalog of all dresses available on the website
C)  several colors of spring dresses
D)  spring dresses, skirts, belts, and shoes

An advertiser enabled Conversion Optimizer and noticed a decrease in the number of conversions. What could have caused this decrase to occur?
A)  The cost-per-click (CPC) bid was lower than the recommended amount
B)  The specific Conversion Optimizer code snippet was not added to the site
C)  The maximum cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bid was lower than the recommended amount
D)  The ads in the campaign are waiting to be approved

In a Reach and Frequency report, “Frequency” is defined as the:
A)  average number of times a user is exposed to an ad
or
the average number of times a unique user sees an ad over a given time period

B)  total number of ad impressions
C)  average number of times a video ad is played by a user
D)  average number of times an ad appears on a single webpage

Reviewing “Search Terms” data on the Keywords tab will help advertisers to identify
A)  new keywords ideas for a campaign
B)  keywords with low Quality Scores
C)  potential new placements to target on the Google Display Network
D)  ad groups or campaigns that should be paused

Dynamic search ads would be most helpful for…
A)  Websites with hundreds or thousands of products, services, or listings that frequently change
B)  Moving an ads position dynamically in whatever direction a users eyes are looking
C)  Campaigns that need to reduce exposure on competitive keywords
D)  A local restaurant with a dynamically changing menu that offers fresh new entrees every few months

Janes e-commerce site sells a wide variety of bicycle equipment. She wants to estimate her profit-per-conversion for each ad group to get a sense of which ad groups are immediately profitable in the short term. Which formula best estimates Janes profit-per-conversion before advertising expenses?
A)  (Avg Revenue per Order) * (Profit Margin)
B)  (Total Profit)/(Total Revenue)
C)  (Avg Profit per Order) * (Conversion Rate)
D)  (Avg CPC) * (Conversion Rate)

Which is the next stage of detection in an AdWords accont, if Googles automatic filtering system does not successfully remove all potentially invalid clicks?
A)  Advertiser reports suspicious activity in the account
B)  Alert from the AdSense team about publisher suspension
C)  Third-party analysis of advertisers web server logs data
D)  Proactive offline analysis by the Google Ad Traffic Quality Team

If the query “Seattle plumbers” is entered into Google, Google will use the location term that is part of the query to show ads:
A)  that have included “Seattle” as an exact match in keyword lists
B)  targeted to areas surrounding the city of Seattle
C)  targeted to Seattle, regardless of the users location as long as they are in the US
D)  to that user based on IP (Internet Protocol) address

Where on an e-commerce website should an advertiser install the AdWords Conversion Tracking code?
A)  Shopping cart header
B)  Confirmation page after a purchase
C)  Website homepage
D)  Landing page of an ad

The keyword insertion code in an ads headline reads: “Buy {KeyWord:Books}.” The related ad appeared when a user searched “flower books” and the query expanded to a broad-matched keyword in the account, “gardening books.” In this example, how would the ads headline be displayed?
A)  Buy keyword books
B)  Buy Gardening Books
C)  Buy Books
D)  Buy flower books

If multiple individuals make changes to one AdWords account, upon opening the account in AdWords Editor, they should
A)  click “get recent changes” in the tool bar (download recent changes)
B)  contact all other account managers
C)  disapprove any new proposals that appear
D)  refresh the account in AdWords

AdWords Campaign Experiments allow you to…
A)  Test changes to your account for a portion of the auctions that your ads participates in
B)  Automated different images and text on your site to understand what converts most effectively
C)  Receive written feedback from users based on their experience on your site
D)  Request a formal analysis from Googles Campaign Experiments team that isolates the effect of online advertisements of offline purchases

Business listings in Google Places can be:
A)  entered into their own ad auction
B)  location extensions in AdWords
C)  conversions in Adwords
D)  physical locations or mobile applications

An ad group contains the phrase-matched keyword “underwater camera.” Which search query may trigger an ad in this ad group to display?
A)  affordable underwater digital camera
B)  water-proof camera
C)  camera for use underwater
D)  underwater camera case

An advertiser targeting only France determines that clicks have been received from users in Switerzland. Why might clicks outside of the target location occur?
A)  Users globally are searching Google from mobile phones
B)  Users in Switzerland are searching on Googles French domain
C)  French users are visiting Switzerland and searching Google
D)  French users were looking at Swiss news sites that show Google display ads

You are gaining a reputation as a true wizard of AdWords and just won a multi-million dollar client to consult on bidding strategy. Your new client asks you to set bids that maximize profit, focus on the top 3 positions, and minimize CPA. How can you most effectively meet their goals?
A)  Set bids that minimize CPA within the top 3 positions, but explain that profit cannot effectively be optimized simultaneously
B)  Explain that all three objectives contradict each other and the tradeoffs at risk. Understand the clients priorities and adopt a bidding strategy with minimal contradictions.
C)  Set bids that simultaneously optimize profit, position, and CPA all to the perfect point
D)  Set bids that minimize CPA while maximizing profit, but explain that position cannot effectively be optimized simultaneously

In a Reach and Frequency report, “Reach” is defined as the:
A)  distance between a user exposed to an ad and the business location of the advertiser
B)  demographic populations to which an ad is served
C)  geographic locations in which an ad is served
D)  number of unique users exposed to an ad
or
an estimate of the number of users exposed within a selected location target, based on unique cookies

At which level of an AdWords account can an advertiser make changes to network and location targeting settings
A)  Account
B)  Ad group
C)  Campaign
D)  Keyword

Information an advertiser would find in the Change History tool would be
A)  changes made by the Ad Automator feature
B)  adjustments made to the daily budget
C)  credit card information associated with the account
D)  timestamps for when ads were approved or disapproved

An advertiser implements Conversion Optimizer and notices campaigns are receiving fewer conversions than before the tool was implemented. Which action should the advertiser take to increase the number of conversions received?
A)  Set campaign budget to a 30-day cycle
B)  Increase the maximum cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bid
C)  Opt out of the Google Display Network
D)  Narrow location targeting settings

The purpose of a developer or authentication token is to track:
A)  Application Programming Interface (API) usage
B)  AdWords usage
C)  Application Programming Interface (API) access by application
D)  AdWords applications

Intergalactic Teleportation Inc uses AdWords to generate leads for their sales team. Leads are tracked by Conversion Tracking via a Contact Sales form. The sales team converts 10% of leads into deals. For each deal an additional 15% of business is gained from word-of-mouth. Which formula best describes value-per-conversion?
A)  (Average deal value) * (10%) / (115%)
B)  (Average deal value) * (0.15)
C)  (Averaage deal value) * (10%) * (115%)
D)  (Averaage deal value) * (10%) * (15%)

You are CEO of a small e-commerce shop and your team is debating AdWords performance metrics to maximize profit. Budget is unlimited as long as ROI is positive. Whose recommendations most effectively position you for maximum profit?
A)  Lou: “We get a CPA of $15 on our e-mail campaign. Lets meet or beat that benchmark across all marketing platforms.”
B)  Joe: “An MBA class once suggested ad-spend should always be 9% of revenue. Lets use that as our target ROI.”
C)  Jane: “A $15 CPA is okay, but if we could get it down to $10, that would give us more profit-per-customer.”
D)  Pete: “Lets start by verifying our campaign is profitable, then test different CPA tarets to find which maximizes total profit.”

An advertiser selling anti-bacterial toothbrushes wants to invest in their brand with a set marketing budget. They want another campaign that maximizes profit as long as ROI is positive. Which account structure acheives both goals?
A)  Run everything in a single campaign, allocating the set marketing budget to it
B)  Automated everything in a single campaign with Branding and ROI optimizer
C)  Allocate the set marketing budget across dedicated branding campaigns. Create a separate campaign that can extend its daily budget after profitability is achieved.
D)  Divide the marketing budget between Search and Display and run two separte campaigns

An advertiser runs a report at the Campaign level and includes invalid clicks statistics. The report indicates that 20% of clicks received during the selected time period were invalid. This means that the invalid clicks were:
A)  filtered out of the account before they accrued cost
B)  charged to the account
C)  removed as a result of a proactive investigation
D)  credited to the account

Which AdWords feature is compatible with Conversion Optimizer
A)  Separate Display Network bids
B)  Advanced Ad Scheduling
C)  Enhanced CPC
D)  Ad Extensions

An advertiser who works for a large company wants to make frequent, specific changes to bids based on criteria for more than 100,000 keywords. Which would be the most efficient tool for that advertiser to use?
A)  My Client Center (MCC)
B)  AdWords Application Programming Interface (API)
C)  AdWords editor
D)  Automatic cost-per-click (CPC) bidding

How does the Conversion Optimizer use an advertisers cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bid to determine the optimal equivalent cost-per-click (CPC) bid for each auction?
A)  The CPA bid is multiplied by the predicted conversion rate
B)  The CPA bid is the highest the system will allow the CPC bid to reach
C)  The actual CPC bid is based on current max CPC settings
D)  The CPC bid is one-tenth of the CPA bid by default

What determines a keywords clickthrough rate (CTR)?
A)  Number of impressions divided by the average position
B)  Number of clicks accrued per day
C)  Number of impressions divided by the number of clicks
D)  Number of clicks divided by the number of impressions

You own a pizzeria in downtown Chicago. With call extensions, a customer who searches for pizza on her mobile phone can see your ad along with your phone number and make the call with one click. How is that priced?
A)  Click-to-call ads are priced by the minute based on the call’s duration
B)  Prices are negotiated in advance with discounts for bulk purchases
C)  The cost is the same as a standard click on the ad
D)  Click-to-call ads are flat-fee based on the caller’s phone model

A user conducts a search on the term “laptop computers” and clicks on an ad. Which landing page would be the most relevant to that user?
A)  A category page containing both laptop and desktop computers
B)  An electronic store’s homepage
C)  A category page containing a variety of laptop computers
D)  A product page for a desktop computer

An advertiser who sells laptop computers only wants to reach consumers who are ready to make an immediate purchase online. When building the keyword list for an ad group, the advertiser should include:
A)  negative keywords such as -review or -comparison
B)  phrase match keywords such as “laptop” or “computer”
C)  negative match keywords such as -buy or -purchase
D)  exact match keywords such as [rate], [review], or [compare]

Often, the “last click” before a conversion gets all the credit. But there are often assist clicks and assist impressions that help guide your customers to conversion. Which built-in AdWords report can show you this performance data?
A)  Campaign Settings
B)  Search Funnels
C)  Billing Preferences
D)  AdWords Editor

A new coffeehouse downtown would like to run an “afternoon espresso” promotion to increase sales during the afternoon hours on weekdays. Which AdWords feature is most effective for preventing their search ads from appearing at night or on weekends?
A)  Position Preference
B)  Automatic Bidding
C)  Ad Scheduling
D)  Keyword Planner

Which feature distinguishes location extensions from regional and customized campaign targeting?
A)  Location extensions will appear when a user located near the advertised business searches on relevant terms.
B)  Customized campaign targeting determines which address appears below the ad.
C)  Location extensions will appear when an advertiser has targeted a specific region or location
D)  Customized campaign targeting is required in order to enable location extensions

An advertiser notices that clicks have suddenly increased and is concerned that they might be due to invalid activity. What is the first thing the advertiser should do to investigate this situation?
A)  Look at click patterns over time and rule out legitimate reasons for increased activity
B)  Submit an invalid clicks report to the Google AdWords team
C)  Pause the affected campaign until an invalid clicks investigation is complete
D)  Submi new ad text variations for review

One reason for using Conversion Optimizer is to:
A)  maximize ad exposure
B)  dynamically manage ad position
C)  generate more clicks than manual bidding would generate
D)  avoid unprofitable clicks

How should advertisers use their websites to help them structure their accounts?
A)  Organize ad groups and campaigns to reflect the layout of the website
B)  Organize keywords to cover each word represented on the website
C)  Add the website’s URL as a keyword to each ad group
D)  Add the headings from the website as keywords across campaigns

Which is the most appropriate action to take when a keyword is below the “first page bid estimate” listed in the Status column of the Keywords tab?
A)  Consider increasing the bid or editing the keyword to improve Quality Score
B)  Delete the keyword from all instances in the account
C)  Change the match-type to the keyword to Exact
D)  Always increase the keyword bid to the “first page bid estimate”

Megan enabled Conversion Optimizer in all six of her campaigns. How can she tell if Conversion Optimizer is improving campaign performance
A)  Monitor overall changes in clicks received
B)  Enable and disable Conversion Optimizer every other day to observer differences
C)  Compare average CPA and conversion rate before and after using Conversion Optimizer
D)  Install new Conversion Tracking code

What can be learned from a Search Funnel?
A)  Search impressions share for the last 30 days compared to CPC trends over time
B)  Budget usage for all Search Campaigns, including budget limitations and opportunities for more traffic
C)  The number of searches completed during a given period of time
D)  The series of steps a customer takes before completing a conversion, including information on ads, clicks, and other elements of your campaign

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Having launched her first Search campaign, Asha wants to know just how many calls are being generated from the number in her ads, on her website, or clicks on a phone number on her mobile website. What conversion source should she track?

  1. Apps
  2. Imports
  3. Phone calls
  4. Website

You are interested in understanding how clicks leads to a sale on your website. What do you call a click that leads to a sale on your site?

  1. Cost-per-click
  2. Impression
  3. Clickthrough rate
  4. Conversion

When should you use automated bidding?

  1. If you had 10-50 conversions over 15 days in a single-campaign
  2. If you had 50-100 conversions over 30 days in a single-campaign
  3. If you had 5-10 conversions over 30 days in a single-campaign
  4. If you had 50-100 conversions over 15 days in a single-campaign

Which ad format is recommended for building awareness?

  1. Display ads with location extensions
  2. Image ads
  3. Dynamic image ads
  4. Universal app campaigns

A running shoe company wants to reach “avid marathon runners” instead of just “sports fans” which targeting method should this advertiser use?

  1. Affinity audiences
  2. Custom affinity targeting
  3. Demographic targeting
  4. Managed placements

You’re seeking an ad format to support influencing consideration for your brand. You’d also like the ad to automatically adjust its size, appearance, and format to fit available ad spaces and better fit content users came to see. Which ad format suits these needs?

  1. Responsive ads
  2. TrueView ads
  3. Lightbox ads
  4. Standard image ads

What targeting options are available on display Network?(choose 2)

  1. Remarketing lists for search ads (RLSA)
  2. Connections targeting
  3. Demographic targeting
  4. Affinity audiences

Your budget is $500 a month, your goal is to drive visits to your site, and your average sale price is around $10. Which bidding strategy is best for you?

  1. Focus on impressions
  2. Focus on engagement
  3. Focus on conversions
  4. Focus on clicks

What does remarketing allow you to do? (choose 2)

  1. See how many people bought your product after seeing the ad
  2. Send client emails
  3. Tailor your ads to users based on their previous actions on your website or app
  4. Reconnect with people who have previously visited your website or mobile app by showing them relevant ads as they browse the web

If john is setting up a new video campaign, which manual bidding strategy should he use?

  1. Cost-per-engagement
  2. Cost-per-click
  3. Cost-per-view
  4. Cost-per-thousand-viewable impressions

What is your advertising objective if you want to ensure your content catches the eye of the people who want what you offer?

  1. Drive loyalty
  2. Build awareness
  3. Influence consideration
  4. Drive action

What is your advertising objective if you’ve just launched a product and would like to show your ads to a varied group of consumers?

  1. Drive loyalty
  2. Influence consideration
  3. Drive action
  4. Build awareness

You’re running campaign for a shoe company and notice that the sales tends show many customers are adding shoes to their shopping cart, but not buying them. How can you bring those customers back to actually buy the shoes?

  1. Create a remarketing list segment for shopping cart abandoners
  2. Launch a new search campaign
  3. Launch a new marketing video
  4. Send an email blast to all of newsletter subscribers

James has campaign for an online training course and wants to understand how his campaigns are driving course sales and lesson sign-ups. What information can he learn from conversion tracking? (choose 2)

  1. How many people saw the ad
  2. How many liked the ad
  3. Which age group and gender is more likely to sign up for a course after seeing the ad
  4. How many people sign up for lessons after seeing the ad

You’d like to show your ads to customers who live in a specific region or country and speak German. Which targeting method can you use?

  1. Location and language targeting
  2. Device targeting
  3. Audience targeting
  4. Keyword targeting

How many websites are part of the Google Display Network?

  1. 500K+ websites
  2. 1M +websites
  3. 100K+ websites
  4. 2M+ websites

There’s no one recommended bid amount that works best for everyone. Which factors do you need to consider when choosing a bid amount (select 3)

  1. Your campaign type
  2. Cost of your keywords
  3. Your profile
  4. Competitor’s products

How long should advertisers wait after creating a new Display campaign before analyzing its performance?

  1. 1-2 weeks
  2. 1 month
  3. 2-3 days
  4. 1 year

You’d like to create remarketing lists based on your customer’s journey through your website so that you can target them with different bids or ads. Which category describes the users that visited your homepage, but didn’t move any further into your site?

  1. Category page visitors
  2. Homepage visitors
  3. Past converters
  4. Product page visitors

What are the key benefits of using the Google Display Network?(Choose 2)

  1. Massive reach, you can advertise on any website
  2. Placing your ads on google.com
  3. Influence consideration
  4. Sophisticated reporting to measure performance

You’ve just opened your new bakery shop in Paris, and would like to have more customers in your shop. Which bid strategy do you need to select when setting up your campaign to get the required results

  1. Enhanced cost-per-click (ECPC)
  2. Cost-per-view (CPV)
  3. Cost-per-enagement (CPE)
  4. Viewable cost-per-thousand impressions (VCPM)

You’d like to show your ads to users searching for custom t-shirts. Which targeting method can you use?

  1. Device targeting
  2. Location and language targeting
  3. Audience targeting
  4. Keyword targeting

Which ad format is recommended for driving action?

  1. Image ads
  2. Responsive ads
  3. Lightbox ads
  4. TrueView ads

What is the reach of the Google Display Network?

  1. Over 50 percent of global internet users
  2. Over 60 percent of global internet users
  3. Over 40 percent of global internet users
  4. Over 90 percent of global internet users

Which ad format is recommended for getting more users for your app, as well as finding users who are likely to complete in-app actions?

  1. Universal app campaigns
  2. Lightbox ads
  3. TrueView ads
  4. Display ads with location extensions

Which manual bidding strategy can you use to increase your reach?

  1. Cost-per-engagement
  2. Cost-per-thousand-viewable impressions
  3. Cost-per-thousand viewable impressions
  4. Cost-per-click

Why would an advertiser use sitelinks?

  1. To give customers quick access to multiple pages of an advertiser’s website
  2. To showcase customer reviews with high-quality survey data
  3. To show a link that sends people to the app store or starts downloading an app
  4. To let customers click a button to call the business

An advertiser wants to target people on the Search Network who have previously visited their website. What should they do?

  1. They should use location targeting
  2. They should create remarketing lists for search ads
  3. They should use placement targeting
  4. They should use device targeting

Which targeting option can help you reach people who’ve previously visited your website?

  1. Interest category targeting
  2. Remarketing
  3. Demographic targeting
  4. Device targeting

What is the Google Network?

  1. A network of hardware devices, including chromebooks and android phones where your AdWords ad can appear
  2. The term that embodies all of the places where your AdWords ad can appear
  3. The collective term for Google’s professional support staff that can answer your AdWords questions 24/7.
  4. A network of partner websites that will show your AdWords ad

What bidding strategy should you use to maximize the number of visitors to your website?

  1. Cost-per-click (CPC)
  2. Cost-per-acquisition (CPA)
  3. Cost-per view (CPV)
  4. Cost-per-thousand viewable impressions (vCPM)

Which targeting option should an advertiser use when trying to reach 25-30 year old males?

  1. Contextual targeting
  2. Demographic targeting
  3. Keyword targeting
  4. Interest category targeting

How much are you charged for a click on your AdWords ad?

  1. You’re charged only the minimum amount needed to maintain your ad’s position
  2. You’re charged the full amount you bid
  3. You’re charged $0.01 for every click
  4. You’re charged 10 cents more than the next highest bid

Which two metrics help show you how many people found your ad compelling enough to actually click on it and visit your website? (Choose 2)

  1. Impressions
  2. Clickthrough rate (CTR)
  3. Search terms
  4. Clicks

Let’s say your cost-per-click is $0.05 on average and you want around 200 clicks per day. What should you set as your daily budget?

  1. $2.50
  2. $5
  3. $25
  4. $10

What value is used to determine whether your ad will show on a page and, if so, the ad’s position?

  1. Ad Rank
  2. Ad Score
  3. Quality Factor
  4. Quality Score

Mary’s campaign consistently meets its average daily budget. What should she do to maximize her budget throughout the entire day?

  1. Change the ad delivery method from “Standard” to Accelerated”
  2. Increase her daily budget
  3. Segment her campaign performance by time of day
  4. Change the ad delivery method from “Accelerated” to “Standard”

Why might you use the “Search Network campaigns with Display opt-in” campaign type?

  1. Your ads only show on the first page of search results
  2. Your video ads can run on the Search Network
  3. You can use one budget to advertise on the Search Network and Display Network
  4. You can pick the exact websites where you want your ad to show

To improve the performance of an ad group on the Search Network, advertisers should create ad groups containing:
A)  managed placements and keywords
B)  destination URLs set at the ad group level
C)  at least 50 keywords
D)  keywords that are also included in the ad text

Which are key elements to keep in mind when optimizing a landing page for AdWords
A)  Prominent headlines in several font styles and text sizes
B)  Clear landing page layout and several links to related websites
C)  Relevant and original content that clearly represents the business
D)  Correct programming language used to construct site

The IP Exclusion tool allows advertisers to:
A)  discover IP addresses of competitors
B)  obtain IP addresses for valuable website visitors
C)  determine which IP addresses have seen ads
D)  prevent specific IP addresses from seeing their ads

Which scenario would record to two conversions (1-per-click)?
A)  A users clicks on an ad, converts, and returns to the site using a bookmark within 30 days and converts again
B)  A user clicks on an ad, does not convert, then returns to the site using a bookmark within 30 days and converts
C)  A user clicks on an ad and does not convert. The user performs the search again the following day, clicks on the same ad and converts
D)  A user clicks on an ad and converts. The user performs the search again the following day, clicks on the same ad and converts again

How could an advertiser determine the most profitable keywords within a campaign?
A)  Compare the costs accrued by each keyword with the conversion data for that keyword
B)  Identify the keywords with the lowest “first page bid estimates”
C)  Compare the total clicks to total conversions for each keyword in the account
D)  Identify the keywords with the highest clickthrough rate

Which is a recommended best practice when creating a new mobile-preferred ad creative?
A)  Target Search Network only
B)  Use exact match keywords only
C)  Use a mobile-optimized landing page
D)  Integrate mobile Flash video ads

You have a friend starting her first AdWords campaign. What would you suggest about how to choose keywords?
A)  Include more than 50 keywords in 1 ad group
B)  Set a theme for each campaign and choose related keywords
C)  Keep each keyword to a single word, rather than a phrase
D)  Set a theme for each ad group and choose related keywords

The owners of a coffeehouse downtown would like to run an “afternoon espresso” promotion to increase sales during the afternoon hours on weekdays. Which AdWords feature is most effective for preventing their search ads from appearing at night or on weekends?
A)  Managed placements
B)  Keyword planner
C)  Custom ad scheduling
D)  Automatic bidding

Which allows advertisers to automate AdWords reporting and campaign management?
  A)  Use a structured Query Language (SQL) server reporting services
B)  Execution of multiple reporting tasks from multiple computers
C)  Execution of repetitive Data Mining Extensions (DMX) queries
D)  Use of an AdWords Application Programming Interface (API) web service

Which report and metric should you analyze to see how often your client’s ads are showing above search results in comparison with other advertisers?
  A)  Ad group data that you customize with the Report Editor
B)  Ad average position metric from the paid and organic report
C)  Average position metric from the top movers report
D)  Top of page rate metric from the Auction insights report

Which is a best practice for writing an effective text ad?
  A)  Make the text different from what’s on your landing page
B)  Write several ads and see which one performs the best
C)  Use a passive verb in the headline
D)  Talk about yourself and your business

An ad group contains the phrase-matched keyword “underwater camera.” Which search query may trigger an ad in this ad group to be shown?
  A)  camera for use under water
B)  underwater digital camera
C)  underwater camera case
D)  underwater lens camera

Each of the following are benefits you would expect from Product Listing Ads except:
A)  Ease of targeting without needing keywords
B)  More traffic and leads
C)  Automatically produced video commercials
D)  Better qualified leads

Bud would like to test new logic in his application that uses the AdWords Application Programming Interface (API) without modifying his live AdWords campaigns. Which tool would allow him to do this?
A)  AdWords API Sandbox
B)  Ad Preview Tool
C)  AdWords API Tokens
D)  Keyword Planner

An advertiser in Canada wants to view ads as they would appear to users in Mexico. Which tool should this advertiser use to accomplish this goal?
A)  Ad Preview and Diagnosis Tool
B)  Keyword Planner
C)  Display Planner
D)  Change history

Which approach to bidding is best suited to maximize profit?
A)  Maximize ROI as a percentage
B)  Minimize CPA
C)  Maximize conversions
D)  Balance CPA and # of conversions

In order to differentiate ads from the ads of competitors, advertisers creating text ads should:
A)  mention competitor offers and prices
B)  use special characters, such as asterisks or hashes
C)  use exclamation points and capital letters
D)  include prices, promotions, and a call-to-action

Automatic cost-per-click (CPC) bidding attempts to get advertisers the most:
A)  impressions for their daily budget
B)  conversions based on their conversion goals
C)  clicks for their daily budget
D)  impressions in their preferred position range

An advertiser that uses ad scheduling has a custom bid adjustment for 9pm – 12am on weeknights. The normal bid is USD$0.40 and the bid multiplier is 75%. How much is the advertiser bidding between 9pm-12am on weeknights?
A)  USD$0.70
B)  USD$0.33
C)  USD$0.03
D)  USD$0.30

You are tracking conversions in a budget-constrained campaign. If you raise CPC bids within the budget constraint, which results is most likely?
A)  Receive more conversions while paying more on average per conversion
B)  Receive fewer conversions while paying more on average per conversion
C)  Receive more conversions while paying less on average per conversion
D)  Receive fewer conversions while paying less on average per conversion

An advertiser who is selling computer monitors is writing new ad text for an existing ad group. Which line of ad text is written according to Google AdWords advertising policies?
A)  Cheap, cheap, cheap monitors
B)  20-70% off LCD monitors
C)  BUY affordable LCDs
D)  **Free** shipping on LCDs

An advertiser notices that the clickthrough rate (CTR) in one ad group has significantly decreased throughout the past few weeks. What could this advertiser do in an attempt to increase CTR and maintain relevant website traffic?
A)  Edit the ad text to include a more relevant destination URL
B)  Upgrade to a faster web server to reduce page load time
C)  Redesign the landing page to create a better experience for users
D)  Use keyword matching options to help remove irrelevant searches

Which is a benefit of using AdWords editor?
A)  Users with My Client Center (MCC) Reports Access can make edits to an account
B)  Multiple users can share archives and proposals for an account
C)  Multiple users can make offline changes to Account Preferences
D)  Conflicts between changes made by importing a file do not need to be resolved prior to posting

Assuming default cookie expiration timing, a conversion (1-per-click) is recorded when:
A)  a user clicks on an AdWords ad
B)  multiple conversions result from a single AdWords ad click
C)  a single conversion is made within 30 days following an AdWords ad click
D)  a user visits a website within 30 days of clicking on an AdWords ad

An advertiser attempts to enable Conversion Optimizer but the feature is not available in the account. Which is the most likely reason?
A)  The advertiser’s daily budget is not set to the recommended amount
B)  The advertiser’s campaign targets the Google Display Network only
C)  The advertiser advertises a service rather than a product
D)  The advertiser has fewer than 15 conversions in the last 30 days

Which is a recommended action for new mobile preferred ad creative?
A)  Target Search Network only
B)  Integrate mobile Flash video ads
C)  Use a mobile-optimized landing page
D)  Use exact match only

Which can be specified at the campaign level?
A)  Ad text
B)   Billing preferences
C)  Destination URLs
D)  Network distribution

What is a benefit of using the AdWords Application Programming Interface (API)?
A)  Programmers benefit from third-party coding support
B)  Advertisers can log into the AdWords account to upload changes
C)  Programming skills are not necessary
D)  Advertisers can make dynamic changes to their AdWords accounts at scale

It is important to identify specific goals for an AdWords campaign, so that the advertiser can then:
A)  make strategic changes to the account to improve performance
B)  upload goals to the “Advertising Goals” section in their account
C)  bid separately for each ad variation based on its performance
D)  manually increase clickthrough rate (CTR) to improve performance

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In an AdWords account managed by multiple users, one user noticed a surprising jump in impressions. Where should this user look for details on what might have created the impression increase?
A)  Change History
B)  Billing Summary
C)  Campaign Settings
D)  Keyword Planner

Jane uses AdWords to promote her online shoe sore and her conversion rate has remained constant over the last year. While checking her web server logs for December, she notices she sometimes gets two clicks from the same IP address within a few minutes. The most likely cause of this is:
A)  inaccurate web server log information
B)  automated software designed to click on her ads
C)  users who are comparison shopping for shoes
D)  users who click on an ad on the Google Display Network

Given four Search campaigns that run out of daily budget, three can likely benefit from bidding or budget changes. Which is most likely configured effectively as is?
A)  Branding campaign with set marketing budget, prioritizing current ad position over more clicks
B)  Unprofitable campaign, planning to scale up exposure if profitability can be achieved
C)  Branding campaign with set marketing budget, prioritizing more clicks over current ad position
D)  Profitable campaign, missing additional profitable conversions when budget limits exposure

Which is a benefit of linking Google Places account to an AdWords campaign?
A)  Free organic search results for the advertiser’s business will be more likely to show on Google Maps
B)  Adding or updating addresses in Google Places automatically updates validated addresses used for ads
C)  Geographical targeting automatically expands to include all regions
D)  Additional icon options are available for ads when using Google Places

An advertiser’s ad is not appearing in the Ad Preview and Diagnosis Tool when exact keywords are queried. Which action would help the advertiser to determine why the ad is not showing?
A)  Perform Google searches on the same keywords to build data points
B)  Run a keyword diagnosis for the keyword in question
C)  Use the Keyword Planner to include more variations of a given keyword
D)  View the Search terms report to determine the root cause

What kind of click volume increase is likely to be immediately filtered from an AdWords campaign
A)  “peak season” of a product or service
B)  improvement in an ad’s position
C)  a related press release
D)  automated clicks

Which best describes the relationship between maximum cost-per-click (CPC) bids and Ad Rank
A)  An increased CPC bid leads directly to a small increase in Ad Rank
B)  CPC bid only affects Ad Rank on the Search Network
C)  An increased CPC bid leads directly to a large increase in Ad Rank
D)  CPC bid is one factor that affects Ad Rank

A florist is advertising five types of flowers, including red roses. When a user types the phrase “red roses” into Google, the advertiser’s ad is displayed and clicked on. Which landing page is more likely to convert to a sale?
A)  The page on the site that displays only roses
B)  The homepage that displays all five types of flowers
C)  The “Contact Us” page of the site
D)  The page on the site where users can register as “frequent shoppers”

Which is a benefit linking a Google My Business account to an AdWords campaign?
A)  Geographical targeting automatically expands to include all regions
B)  Additional icon options are available for ads when using Google My Business
C)  Free organic search results for the advertiser’s business will be more likely to show on Google Maps
D)  Adding or updating addresses in Google My Business automatically updates validated addresses used for ads.

Local Google+ pages created on Google My Business can be:
A)  physical locations or mobile applications
B)  entered into their own ad auction
C)  location extensions in AdWords
D)  conversions in AdWords

Fran decides to use custom ad scheduling to promote her farm-to-table restaurant. Why did she choose this option?
A)  She’s using a “Standard” campaign
B)  She prefers not to limit ad exposure, regardless of when the restaurant is open
C)  She can’t afford to run ads at all times of the day and on all days of the week
D)  Her ads generate 95% of her business on Fridays, so she’d like to show them more on that day

You sell chocolate and want to tailor your text ads so they more directly match people’s search terms, like “dark chocolate.” You use keyword insertion code “We sell {Keyword:Chocolate}”. Your headline could look like this:
A)  We Sell chocolate
B)  We sell dark chocolate
C)  We Sell Dark Chocolate
D)  We Sell dard chocolate

The automated “Maximize clicks” bid strategy attempts to get advertisers the most:
A)  impressions in their preferred position range
B)  conversions based on their conversion
C)  clicks for their daily budget
D)  impressions for their daily budget

Which is a best practice for creating a mobile-preferred ad?
A)  Put your most important information in the second line of ad text
B)  Integrate mobile Flash video ads
C)  Use a mobile-optimized landing page
D)  Use the same format and content as you’d use for a laptop ad

You have a food truck and want to reach people who are nearby on their mobile phones. Your maximum cost-per-click (max. CPC) bid is US$1. You set a mobile bid adjustment of +20% and a location bid adjustment of +50%. What’s the final bid amount?
A)  US$1.80
B)  UD$1.70
C)  UD$2.80
D)  US$2

If you want to target ads to only people who speak Spanish, you can:
A)  write your ad and keywords in Spanish and target the Spanish language
B)  have Google translate your ad and keywords into Spanish
C)  write your ad and keywords in English and target the Spanish language
D)  in your ad text, make a reference to Spanish speakers

Sarah manages 2 AdWords accounts for a client. Which tool would she use to search and replace a group of keywords across several ad groups?
A)  Keyword Planner
B)  AdWords Editor
C)  Bid Simulator
D)  AdWords API

After searching for shoes, Sean clicks on an ad promoting a sale on sneaker, which has several pop-ups. What should the advertiser do to improve Sean’s experience?
A)Remove the pop-ups
B)  Ensure that the pop-ups relate to the search
C)  Ensure that pop-ups get Sean’s attention
D)  Remove all but on of the pop-ups

The AdWords Application Programming Interface (API) allows developers to use applications that:
A)  can appear throughout the Google Search Network
B)  interact directly with the AdWords server
C)  are accessible only through AdWords Editor
D)  can be uploaded into the Ad gallery

Based on AdWords editorial and professional requirements, which headline is most likely to generate clicks?
A)  “Free shipping on CuStOm Ts”
B)  “Custom Tees, Click Here”
C)  “Design Your Own T-shirt”
D)  “We sell custom t-shirts!”

True or False: Adding an extension to a text ad improves an advertiser’s Quality Score.
A)  False
B)  True

What can you learn from attribution reports?
A)  Budget usage for all Search campaigns, including limitations and opportunities for more traffic
B)  The series of steps customers take after completing a conversion, including information on ads, clicks and elements of a campaign
C)  The series of steps customer take before completing a conversion, including information on ads, clicks and elements of a campaign
D)  The number of conversions the same customer completes after clicking an ad

Jose has a limited AdWords budget and his ads aren’t showing as often as he wants. How might he improve results without spending more money on the campaigns limited by budget?
A)  Slightly raise bids
B)  Replace his 3 most expensive keywords with lower-prices keywords
C)  Slightly lower bids
D)  Choose accelerated instead of standard delivery

Keyword Planner can do all of these things except:
A)  provide historical statistics on search volume
B)  multiply keyword lists together
C)  provide Quality Score estimates and validate keywords
D)  suggest keywords and ad groups that may not have occurred to you

A client wants to get more clicks on his ad and also raise his Quality Score. Which of these actions may get him more clicks but won’t raise his Quality Score?
A)  Reducing prices on his inventory
B)  Adding an extension
C)  Using the Shopping ad format
D)  Improving a lower-level page on his website

You have a budget of US$75 per day for your client’s Search campaign, and you’d like to set a maximum cost-per-click (max. CPC) bid of US$1. How can you validate that this is the right bid amount for getting the most clicks?
A)  Bid accross multiple ad groups to determine the average
B)  Use bid simultors to see CPC estimates
C)  Try various CPC amounts to determine the average
D)  Raise your max. CPC to US$3 to cover possible competitive bids

Hannah is having a sale. In her ads, she wants to include the amount of time left in the sale. What’s the best way to do this?
A)  Note the sale end date in the text
B)  insert th AdWords clock icon in each ad
C)  Use the “Sale duration” function
D)  Use the “Countdown” function

Adwords Editor lets users do all of these things except:
A)  simultaneously make edits to multiple accounts online
B)  view statistics for all campaigns
C)  export and import files
D)  keep working while offline

“Mobile app engagement” campaigns can be used to:
A)  increase in-store call conversions
B)  encourage people to download a new app
C)  re-engage people who’ve downloaded an app
D)  encourage people to rate an app in the app store

According to Google data, among consumers who conduct a local search on their smartphone, how many then visit a store within a day?
A)  About 20%
B)  About 50%
C)  Nearly everyone who’s ready to buy
D)  About 10%

How might you explain to an account manager why se should identify how much a conversion costs when setting up conversion tracking for a client’s Search Network campaign?
A)  Cost-per-conversion data can be compared with competitors cost-per-conversion data
B)  Knowing the cost-per-conversion can help her better optimize the campaign’s bids and budgets
C)  Cost-per-conversion data can indicate whether her profit will increase
D)  Knowing the cost-per-conversion can help her better optimize the campaign’s keywords

The keyword insertion code in an ad’s headline is “Buy {Keyword:Books” The ad appears when someone searches on “flower books” and the query matches a broad match keyword, “gardening books.” How would the headline read?
A)  Buy plant books
B)  Buy gardening books
C)  Buy keyword books
D)  Buy flower-arranging books

You have an online electronics business and you’ve set up an ad group for digital cameras. What keywords could make this ad group as effective as possible?
A)  Words from headlines on your website like “electronics” and “sale on cameras”
B)  Brand names of your top competitors cameras
C)  Words in your ad text, like model names of digital cameras
D)  General phrases related to photography like “camera lens” and “camera base”

An advertiser who sells designer dresses is selecting a landing page to pair with ads for a collection of spring dresses. A good landing page would show:
A)  spring dresses in several colors
B)  a single best-selling dress
C)  a catalogue of spring and summer dresses
D)  top-selling dresses for all seasons

You have a maximum cost-per-click (max. CPC) bid of US$2 for a keyword. To determine the prospective impact of raising this bid to US$3, you could use:
A)  Portfolio Simulator
B)  Bid Simulator
C)  Keyword Simulator
D)  CPC Simulator

An advertiser who uses ad scheduling has a custom bid adjustment for 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. on weeknights. The normal bis is US$0.40 and the bid multiplier is -25%. How much is the advertiser bidding for that time period?
A)  UD$0.30
B)  UD$0.32
C)  UD$0.03
D)  UD$0.31

You can use the Adwords Application Programming Interface (API) to:
A)integrate Adwords data with your inventory system
B)  integrate Adwords data with multiple manager accounts
C)  override Adwords functions you don’t need
D)  integrate data about competitors into your account

You want to use Adwords to promote your dog-sitting service. What kind of campaign might you create to reach dog owners, whether they’re searching on Google or surfing a pet-supply website?
A)  Search Network with Display Select
B)  Display Network, advanced
C)  Search Network, advanced
D)  Display Network with Search Select

Zoe has a website selling customizable electronic greeting cards. What could be interfering with her getting the most possible conversions?
A)  It’s obvious on the landing page that she’s selling greeting cards
B)  When people click the ad, they’re taken to the get-well category
C)  The landing page shows popular cards, with easy navigation to specific categories like birthday, anniversary, congratulations and get well
D)  Some of her keywords are on the landing page

Obi added a sitelink extension to her text ad and wants it to show as often as possible. What’s the best way to achieve this?
A)  Add a second type of extension
B)  Lower her Ad Rank
C)  Lower her maximum cost-per-click (max.CPC)
D)  Raise her maximum cost-per-click (max. CPC)

Roxanne’s online estate-jewelry sales are lagging despite running a great text ad. What else might she do to drive sales?
A)  Increase the number of keywords in each ad group
B)  Add a location extension to her ad
C)  Increase her maximum cost-per-click (max. CPC) bid
D)  Use the Shopping ad format

A florist is advertising 5 types of bouquets, including those with roses. Which landing page is more likely to convert to a sale when someone searches on “roses”?
A)  The “Contact us” page
B)  The home page, showing 5 types of bouquets that include roses
C)  The page on which people can sign up for coupons
D)  The page showing sore bouquets

Which conversion metric can give you more insight into how your ads drive conversions on mobile phones, computers and tablets?
A)  Cross-through conversions
B)  Cross-OS Conversions
C)  Click-through conversions
D)  Cross-device conversions

Search terms report data shows that people who click on ads promoting your prescription glasses were searching for terms like “wine glasses” and “drinking glasses” Which might you add as negative keywords to prevent your ads from showing on such searches?
A)  “wine” and “drinking”
B)  “drinking” and “glasses”
C)  “prescription” and “glasses”
D)  “glasses” and “wine”

A client is asking you why he should evaluate the number of clicks on his search ads relative to the number of impressions received. What should you tell him?
A)  He can get an idea of how many people double clicked his ads
B)  He can better understand whether potential customers find his ads appealing
C)  He can get an idea of how many people who’ve seen his ads became customers
D)  He can better understand what happens after potential customers click his ads

Your client’s product costs UD$50 to produce, and it sells for US$150. She’s sold 10 units and spent US$700 on her AdWords campaign. How would you calculate her return on investment (ROI) to help her understand the benefit of using AdWords?
A)  [US$150 (sales price) – US$1500 (cost)] / US$700 (AdWords spend)
B)  [US$1500 (revenue) – US$1200 (cost + AdWords spend)] / US$1200 (cost + AdWords spend)
C)  [US$1500 (revenue) – 10 (number of prroducts sold)] / US$1200 (cost + AdWords spend)
D)  US$1500 (revenue) / US$1200 (cost + AdWords spend)

True or Flase: Shopping ads use Merchant Center product data to decide how and where to show ads:
A)  True
B)  False

Which of these statements is true?
A)  Location targeting enables location extensions
B)  Location targeting determines which business address appears in an extension
C)  Location extensions appear when someone who’s physically near the business searches on relevant terms
D)  Location extensions appear when an advertiser targets a geographic location

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A new client want to promote his 3 indian restaurants, in different areas of London, to people searching for places to eat. How might you organize his account?
A)  Create 1 campaign with an ad group for each item
B)  Create 1 campaign with an ad group for all restaurant locations
C)  Create 1 campaign with an ad group for each restaurant location
D)  Create several campaigns with 2 ad groups each: dine in and takeout

Which is a best practice for writing an effective text ad?
A)  Use all capital letters in the  headline
B)  End the headline with an exclamation point
C)  Make sure the headline wraps to two lines
D)  Capitalize the first letter each word in the headline

If you’re currently using text, display and video ads but also want to more specially control spending on ads that appear when someone searches on Google, which additional campaign type would you choose?
A)  Display Network, advances
B)  Search Network only
C)  Display Network only
D)  Search Network with Display Select

True or False: If you’d prefer to reach as many people as possible, use exact match or phrase match keywords.
A)  False
B)  True

With call extensions, a customer who searches for Thai food on her mobile phone can see an ad for a Thai restaurant, along with a phone number and make the call with one click. How is that priced?
A)  Negotiated in advance with bulk discounts
B)  By the minute based on the length of the call
C)  Flat fee based on the caller’s phone model
D)  The same as when someone clicks on an ad

Data shows that your  client’s ad that appears to people in San Francisco gets 120 conversions at a cost of US$1200 and cost-per-acquisition (CPA) of UD$10, while ads showing in Houston get 70 conversions at a cost of US$1400 and CPA of UD$20. If you have a CPA goal of US$12, what bid adjustment would you set for each location?
A)  +40% for San Francisco, -20% for Houston
B)  +40% for San Francisco, -40% for Houston
C)  +20% for San Francisco, -20% for Houston
D)  +20% for San Francisco, -40% for Houston

You’re reviewing the paid & organic search report for a client who runs a Maui snorkeling tour business and you see that her business and you see that her business appears only in organic search for queries such as “boat snorkeling tour” and “beachside snorkeling tour.” You can use this information to:
A)  increase the bids for the keywords that include the terms “boat,” “snorkeling” and “beachside”
B)  increase the budget for all of her campaigns that contain these queries as keywords
C)  create 2 separate ad groups focused on boat and beachside snorkeling and include these queries as keywords
D)  lower the budget for all of her campaigns that contain these queries as keywords

An advertiser attempts to enable target cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bidding but the option isn’t available. The most likely reason is that the advertiser:
A)  has fewer than 15 conversions in the last 30 days
B)  is using Google Analytics
C)  is using another automated bid strategy
D)  has fewer than 5 conversions in the last 15 days

How would you explain the importance of ad impressions to a client who’s concerned that her Search Network campaign is generating impressions but no clicks?
A)  They can help her calculate how often someone clicked on her ad and then converted
B)  They can help her evaluate how engaging her ad is to potential customers
C)  They can give her an idea of how often her ad is shown to potential customers
D)  They can give her an idea of how often someone clicked on her ad

Small-business owner Marcos set up his AdWords campaign by thinking of “obvious” keywords off of the top of hid head. What’s one way he might improve them?
A)  See the suggestions on the Opportunities tab
B)  See the suggestions on the Keywords tab
C)  Click the “Automatic keyword refresh” button
D)  Stick with the current keywords for 2 months to collect enough viable data

Each of these are benefits you’d expect from Shopping ads except:
A)  free listings
B)  better-qualified leads
C)  ease of targeting without needing keywords
D)  more traffic and leads

High quality ratings for an ad can:
A)  improve its position
B)  increase how often people click on it
C)  increase its average cost-per-click (avg. CPC) bid
D)  be achieved with a increase in bid
If you choose a target cost-per-acquisition (CPA) of US$15, AdWords will automatically adjust  your bids to try to get as many conversions at what amount, on average?
A)  US$15
B)  US$18
C)  US$45
D)  US$30

Maria would like to target people who’ve already browsed her online clothing boutique by offering them a 10% discount on their first purchase. What tool should she use to reach these people on the Search Network?
A)  Retargeting lists for text ads
B)  Remarketing lists for search ads
C)  Dynamic search ads
D)  Flexible bidding

The format of a Shopping ad is different from that of a standard text ad in that it includes:
A)  a product image, background color and price
B)  a product image, title, price and extension
C)  a product image, title, price and merchant name
D)  a product image, title and price

Which statement is true?
A)  Call extensions send people to a landing page with a phone number
B)  Ads with call extensions only let people call the business
C)  Call-only ads are available exclusively on the Display Network
D)  Call-only ads only let people call the business

Chanara, a senior account manager at a large digital agency, like having an AdWords manager account. What can she do with a manager account that she can’t do with an individual account?
A)  Use a single sign-in for all accounts
B)  Access the Adowrds Application Programming Interface (API)
C)  Upgrade each individual AdWords account
D)  Upgrade multiple manager accounts

You own a bed and breakfast in southern France and want to target English speaking tourists looking for accommodations after they’ve arrived in France. What language and location should you target?
A)  French and English; the 5-mile radius around the bed and breakfast
B)  English; the United States
C)  English; southern France
D)  English; the 25-mile radius around the bed and breakfast

Drew is selling math textbooks and using cost-per-click (CPC) bidding for his campaign. What’s the final cost each time his ad is clicked?
A)  The projected maximum cost-per-click (max. CPC)
B)  The average amount charged each time someone clicks on his ad
C)  The minimum amount needed to maintain a higher rank than the rank held by the next-highest bidder in the auction
D)  The average amount needed to make the ad appear somewhere on the page

You want to see how raising your client’s target cost-per-acquisition (CPA) might affect his ad performance. Which tool could help?
A)  Keyword Simulator
B)  Target CPA Planner
C)  Target CPA Simulator
D)  Target Bid Simulator

Jonathon, who has a Bay Area sailing excursion business, notices that his text ads show below a competitor’s in search results when people enter keywords like “sailing excursions on San Francisco Bay.” Which automated bid strategy could help him attain the top position?
A)  Enhanced cost-per-click (ECPC)
B)  Target outranking share
C)  Maximize clicks
D)  Target return on ad spend (ROAS)

Daley is managing multiple AdWords accounts for a grocery store chain and using conversion tracking. What might make her daily AdWords tasks simpler?
A)Using 1 conversion code snippet with cross-account conversion tracking
B)  Setting up automated conversion rules for both accounts
C)  Using multiple conversion code snippets with single-account conversion tracking
D)  Combining the accounts for streamlined reporting

Your average bid id US$10 and you’ve enabled enhanced cost-per-click bidding (ECPC). Assuming you haven’t set any bid adjustments. ECPC can raise your bid to which amount when AdWords sees an auction that’s more likely to lead to a sale?
A)  UD$11
B)  UD$14
C)  UD$13
D)  UD$12

Yoon, who sells designer jeans, has a mobile app to help women determine what leg style looks best on their body type. What could she do to bring in more prospective customers?
A)  Add a mobile-app extension to her ad
B)  Use the “Ads on mobile devices” campaign type
C)  Include a link to her mobile website in her ad
D)  Add a call-only extension to her ad

According to Google data, 70% of mobile searchers who’ve recently made a purchase have:
A)  visited a business’s website from the search results page
B)  saved a business as a contact on their phone
C)  called a similar business from their phone
D)  clicked to call a business from the search results page

Nick sells 5 flavors of gourmet popcorn. Why is he bundling ads for his best-selling flavor, “Sweet & spicy coconut,” with related keywords like “coconut snacks” in a single ad group?
A)  To show ads promoting “Sweet & spicy coconut” to people searching for that flavor
B)  It’s most efficient to have a single ad group
C)  To show ads promoting all the flavors to people searching for “gourmet popcorn”
D)  To make sure “Sweet & spicy coconut” continues to be the bestseller

Your client sells gardening supplies online. You suggest she use sitelinks because they can:
A)  take people to subpages on her site about gloves, tools and fertilizer
B)  bring people to her site from blogs about gardening
C)  be used with Shopping campaigns
D)  take people to blogs about gardening

Which option can you use to capture potential business later in the day, even on a limited budget?
A)  Ad delivery
B)  Bid allocation
C)  Ad automation
D)  Bid capping

To create a customer experience that’s relevant and useful at every touchpoint, a search advertiser should focus on:
A)  launching a cross-device campaign
B)  running ads only on mobile devices
C)  carrying over the theme of her traditional ad campaign to her online campaign
D)  addressing consumers’ needs

The majority of consumers want ads customized to their:
A)  interests and hobbies
B)  country or nationality
C)  city, zip code, or immediate surroundings
D)  age group

Blake is selling baseball caps and using conversion tracking. What information might he learn from the conversion tracking data?
A)  Most of his customers are watching a ballgame when they visit his site
B)  Most people clicking on his ad already own at least 1 baseball cap
C)  Lots of his site visitors are signing up for his baseball trivia newsletter
D)  Lots of his site visitors are 49ers fans

To optimize a client’s campaign to get the most out of her mobile advertising, you can:
A)  use the maximize clicks flexible bidding strategy to increase the number of clicks her ads get from users viewing her ads on mobile devices
B)  set shorter conversion windows to capture users who convert after researching on multiple devices
C)  edit the campaign’s ad text to include information about how customers can purchase her product on their computers
D)  set a mobile bid adjustment for the campaign based on insights from estimated cross-device conversion and total estimated conversion data

Heather has a mobile app she wants people to keep using once they’ve downloaded it. How can she make it more engaging?
A)  Use the bid strategy “Maximize engagement”
B)  Customize the app for each format (phone, tablet, computer)
C)  Set up custom deep links
D)  Add some large, memory-intensive graphics

An advertiser selling computer monitors is writing new ad text for an existing ad group. Which meets AdWords editorial and professional requirements?
A)  20-70% off LCD monitors
B)  BUY affordable LCDs
C)  Cheap, cheap, cheap monitors
D)  **Free** shipping on LCDs

You’re working on the bidding strategy for a Search Network campaign. If the cost-per-conversion for mobile is lower than for desktop, how might you optimize the bidding strategy to increase the number of conversions?
A)  Increase the number of mobile-optimized text ads
B)  Decrease the mobile bid adjustment for the campaign
C)  Decrease the number of mobile-optimized text ads
D)  Increase the mobile bid adjustment for the campaign

The strategic use of different marketing channels affects:
A)  target-customer demographics
B)  payment methods
C)  the average amount of each sale
D)  online purchase decisions

You’re the account manager for a client who wants to increase reservations at her boutique hotel. You’ve been manually managing bids for her campaigns, and you’re looking for ways to save time and optimize. How can you most effectively do this?
A)  Apply target cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bidding to drive conversions at her desired CPA
B)  Continue to manually set the bids to focus on driving clicks to the site in order to drive conversions
C)  Create 1 campaign and apply target search page location bidding to drive visibility and reservations
D)  Create 2 separate campaigns that include a mix of brand keywords and highly targeted keywords, and apply maximize clicks bidding to each campaign

An advertiser targeting only France determines that clicks have been received from people in Switzerland. Why might this happen?
A)  People located in Switzerland are searching using France-related words, like “hotels in Paris”
B)  French people visiting Switzerland are searching on Google for information about Switzerland
C)  Swidd people are searching on Google for information about Switzerland
D)  People located in France are using Swiss-related words like “hotels in Switzerland”

Your manager the campaigns for a client that runs a wine tour business in Florence. The ads have stopped showing on Google. If the budget is limited, what might help make sure the ads show?
A)  Use accelerated delivery to show the ads throughout the day to make sure that the entire budget isn’t spent in the morning
B)  Improve the quality of the campaigns’ keywords by making sure they’re relevant to the ads’ text and landing pages
C)  Use target outranking share bidding
D)  Raise the target cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bid

You own a pet-supply store with various category pages on your website, and you’ve set up a tracking template so you can manage tracking and redirect information. Your final URL for the keyword “dog treats” could be something like:
A)  {creative}dogtreats
B)  www.trackingkeyworddestinationURL=12345678987654321%dogtreatsredirect
C)  {creative}dogtreats
D)  {creative}&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.example.com%2Ftreats%3Fstyle%3Ddog

Return on investment (ROI) information can help you manage a client’s campaign by helping you determine how to:
A)  adjust your client’s budget
B)  optimize your client’s ad text
C)  optimize your client’s keywords
D)  All of the listed answers are correct

Why would the data for a Search Network campaign show conversions but no view-through conversions?
A)  A view-through conversion is counted when someone clicks on an ad in Google Search and converts on the site
B)  A view-through conversion is counted when someone clicks on an image or rich media ad on the Display Network and converts on the site
C)  A view-through conversion is counted when someone sees an ad in Google Search and calls the business
D)  A view-through conversion is counted when someone sees an image or rich media ad on the Display Network but doesn’t click, and later converts on the site

You can use target cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bidding to help:
A)  get as many conversions as possible within a flexible budget range
B)  get as many clicks as possible within your budget
C)  get as many conversions as possible within your budget
D)  generate more clicks than manual bidding would generate

Which lets you change keywords, campaigns, ads, ad groups and product groups?
A)  Category editor
B)  Bulk edits
C)  Revision tool
D)  Campaign editor

You manage the campaigns for a baby stroller manufacturer that sells its products online and through large retailers. To calculate the total profits from these campaigns, you should:
A)  estimate revenue based on online sales, factor out gross margins, and subtract AdWords costs
B)  estimate revenue based on the value of click, factor out gross margins, and subtract AdWords costs
C)  estimate revenue based on the value of an AdWords customer, factor out gross margins, and subtract AdWords costs
D)  estimate revenue based on in store sales, factor out gross margins, and subtract AdWords costs

Dynamic search ads would be most helpful for:
A)  websites with hundreds or thousands of products, services or listings that change frequently
B)  moving an ads position dynamically in whatever direction a person’s eyes are looking
C)  a local restaurant with a dynamically changing menu that offers fresh, new entrees every day
D)  campaigns that need to reduce exposure on competitive keywords

Executives at a small e-commerce company are debating AdWords performance metrics. If the budget is unlimited as long as return on investment (ROI) is positive, which recommendation best positions the company for maximum profit?
A)  The company’s email campaigns are the most profitable, with a cost-per-acquisition of £15, so it should use that as a benchmark when setting target cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bids
B)  Ad spend should always be 7% of revenue, which should be used as the target ROI
C)  Decrease the target cost-per-acquisition (CPA) for the campaigns from £15 to £10 to drive an increase in profit per customer
D)  Determine whether the campaigns are profitable, then test different target cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bid increases to see which maximizes total profit

How can advertisers see specific search queries that have caused their ads to show, even if those queries are not keywords within their accounts
A)  Add a customized column for “queries” on the Keywords tab
B)  Use the Ad Preview and Diagnosis Tool on the Tools tab
C)  Review ” Automatic placements” on the Display Network tab
D)  Select the “Details” drop-down menu on the Keywords tab

On which tab can advertisers see credits for invalid clicks within their AdWords accounts?
A)  Opportunities
B)  Billing
C)  My account
D)  Campaigns

In order to achieve the best performance possible from text ads, which is a best practice that should be followed?
A)  Use at least five keywords from the ad group directly in the ad text
B)  Use account statistics and reports to monitor ad performance
C)  Include words like “find” and “searchA” in the ad text
D)  Include no more than one ad text per ad group

Which information does the Conversion Optimizer need in order to find the optimal cost-per-click (CPC) bid for an ad each time the ad is eligible to appear?
OR
What information does a target cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bid strategy need in order to find the optimal cost-per-click (CPC) bid for an ad each time it’s eligible to appear?
A)  Manual bid changes
B)  Historical conversion data
C)  Test conversions
D)  Forecast data

If an advertiser has the same keyword in 2 different ad groups, the one to win a given auction will have the:
A)  highest maximum cost-per-click (CPC) bid
B)  lowest maximum CPC bid
C)  highest cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bid
D)  highest Ad Rank

A high Quality Score can:
A)  be assigned to negative keywords
B)  improve an ad’s position
C)  be achieved with an increase in bid
D)  prevent an ad from being served

Each of the following are benefits you would expect from Product Listing Ads except:
A)  Ease of targeting without needing keywords
B)  More traffic and leads
C)  Automatically produced video commercials
D)  Better qualified leads

The AdWords Application Programming Interface (API) allows developers to use application that:
A)  are accessible only through AdWords editor
B)  can appear throughout the Google Search Network
C)  can be uploaded into the Ad gallery
D)  interact directly with the AdWords server

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What are Sitelinks?
A)  Links from other sites to your site
B)  Links to other websites that appear beneath the text of your Search ads
C)  Links to more pages of your site that appear beneath the text of your Search ads
D)  Links from your site to other sites

An advertiser can apply mobile bid adjustments at which of the following levels?
A)  Campaign level
B)  Keyword level
C)  Account level
D)  Ad level

AdWords Editor allows users to:
A)  invite new users to share accounts
B)  find relevant ads on Google partner sites
C)  make live edits to multiple accounts simultaneously
D)  access multiple accounts offline

You are running a Search campaign for an accounting software provider that wants to estimate lifetime customer value as a primary benchmark for performance. They charge $10/mo for Basic service and $20/mo for Pro. Which formula best describes their average lifetime customer value across all service offerings?
A)  ($10)*(% Basic customers)*(Basic average lifetime in months) + ($20)*(% Pro customers)*(Pro average lifetime in months)
B)  ($10)*(% Basic customers) + ($20)*(% Pro customers)
C)  ($10+$20)*(% Basic customers)*(Basic average lifetime in months)/($20)*(% Pro customers)*(Pro average lifetime in months)
D)  ($10*$20)(Total monthly conversions)/(Total customer count)

An advertiser has several keywords set to broad match and would like to see the actual search queries that triggered his ads. This information can be found in the:
A)  Ads tab of a specified group
B)  Ad extensions tab
C)  Opportunities tab
D)  “Details” drop-down menu on the Keywords tab

An advertiser wants to increase the position of an ad on Google, but is not willing to raise bids to accomplish this goal. What else should the advertiser do in an attempt to increase Ad Rank?
A)  Change keyword match types from exact match to phrase match.
B)  Make changes to improve the Quality Score of the ads keywords
C)  Lower bids on keywords with high clickthrough rates (CTRs).
D)  Review Impression Share report data to identify missed opportunities

Which allows advertisers to automate AdWords reporting and campaign management?
A)  Use of Structured Query Language (SQL) server reporting services
B)  Execution of multiple reporting tasks from multiple computers
C)  Execution of repetitive Data Mining Extensions (DMX) queries
D)  Use of an AdWords Application Programming Interface (API) web service

How might an advertiser compare, over time, two campaign metrics such as “cost per conversion” and “cost”?
A)  Run an impression share report and select to display the two metrics
B)  Filter all keywords with an average position greater than three
C)  Select the two metrics in “Graph options” on the Campaigns tab
D)  Search the account for keywords with high average cost-per-click (CPC) bids.

In an AdWords account, which statistic is viewable for each ad group?
A)  Purchase funnel abandonment by step
B)  Average cost-per-click (CPC)
C)  Percent of impressions blocked by negative keywords
D)  Performance by Internet Protocol (IP) address

Linking your Google+ Page to your AdWords account.
A)  Cannot be done if you have a Google Merchant account
B)  Requires a 2-month approval process
C)  Enables users to login to your website through your Search advertisements
D)  Enables you to show more endorsements for your business from your customers and supporters

Which is the quickest way to add a long list of locations to target in an AdWords campaign?
A)  Select “Bulk locations” in the advanced section of a campaigns location settings
B)  Add locations as keywords to the campaign
C)  Search for each location in the search tab of locations settings
D)  Enter a value in the “Show my ads within” box

Advertisers who check web server logs may find their ads received multiple clicks from a single Internet Protocol (IP) address. This could be a result of:
A)  duplicate keywords added to multiple ad groups in one campaign
B)  incorrect IP address information filtered from Google Analytics
C)  Internet Service Providers (ISPs) who assign the same IP address to multiple users
D)  query parsing being used to show geo-targeted ads to users in a different city

A user clicks on an ad promoting a sale on sneakers. Upon clicking, the user is taken to a page that does not contain sneakers, but rather discount sunglasses. The user also encounters pop-ups while trying to navigate the site. What should the advertiser do to improve the users experience?
A)  Link to the webpage that is relevant to the ad and remove the pop-ups
B)  Ensure that the pop-ups relate to the users search
C)  Edit the ad text to promote the sunglasses in addition to the sneakers
D)  Provide original content that cannot be found on another site

You are an independent consultant selling an ebook you wrote about Search Engine Marketing for $50. You have campaigns across multiple online advertising platforms: search networks, display networks, & other advertising networks. Which approach to CPA targets and budget is best suited to maximize your total profit?
A)  Predetermined budget to be divided across all platforms. Allocate the most budget to the platforms with the lowest CPA
B)  Unlimited budget on all platforms where ROI is positive. Use a single CPA taret for all channels which matches the channel with the lowest CPA
C)  Predetermined budget, to be divided equally across all platforms. Minimize CPA on all platforms
D)  Unlimited budget on all platforms where ROI is positive. Find a different CPA for each platform which maximizes profit based on costs, sales volume, & contribution to overall marketing campaign

You can add a ‘+’ modifier in front of broad match keywords to.
A)  specify that certain words must be included in someone’s search term to trigger your ads
B)  indicate that this keyword should be dynamically inserted into your ad text
C)  only trigger ads when the Google+ social extension is available
D)  overrides negative keywords with an explicit positive keyword

Exact Match Impression Share metrics:
A)  are available for both Search and Display Network campaigns
B)  summarize impression share statistics for all keywords currently set to exact match
C)  calculate impression share as if all keywords were set to exact match
D)  are only available at the account level

An advertiser who sells designer dresses is selecting a landing page to pair with new ads for spring dresses. A good landing page for the spring dress collection ads would display.
A)  a page of the top-selling dresses for all seasons
B)  a catalog of all dresses available on the website
C)  several colors of spring dresses
D)  spring dresses, skirts, belts, and shoes

An advertiser enabled Conversion Optimizer and noticed a decrease in the number of conversions. What could have caused this decrease to occur?
A)  The cost-per-click (CPC) bid was lower than the recommended amount
B)  The specific Conversion Optimizer code snippet was not added to the site
C)  The maximum cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bid was lower than the recommended amount
D)  The ads in the campaign are waiting to be approved

In a Reach and Frequency report, “Frequency” is defined as the:
A)  average number of times a user is exposed to an ad
or the average number of times a unique user sees an ad over a given time period
B)  total number of ad impressions
C)  average number of times a video ad is played by a user
D)  average number of times an ad appears on a single webpage

Reviewing “Search Terms” data on the Keywords tab will help advertisers to identify.
A)  new keywords ideas for a campaign
B)  keywords with low Quality Scores
C)  potential new placements to target on the Google Display Network
D)  ad groups or campaigns that should be paused

Dynamic search ads would be most helpful for.
A)  Websites with hundreds or thousands of products, services, or listings that frequently change
B)  Moving an ads position dynamically in whatever direction a users eyes are looking
C)  Campaigns that need to reduce exposure on competitive keywords
D)  A local restaurant with a dynamically changing menu that offers fresh  new entries every few months

Janes e-commerce site sells a wide variety of bicycle equipment. She wants to estimate her profit-per-conversion for each ad group to get a sense of which ad groups are immediately profitable in the short term. Which formula best estimates Janes profit-per-conversion before advertising expenses?
A)  (Avg Revenue per Order) * (Profit Margin)
B)  (Total Profit)/(Total Revenue)
C)  (Avg Profit per Order) * (Conversion Rate)
D)  (Avg CPC) * (Conversion Rate)

Which is the next stage of detection in an AdWords account, if Googles automatic filtering system does not successfully remove all potentially invalid clicks?
A)  Advertiser reports suspicious activity in the account
B)  Alert from the AdSense team about publisher suspension
C)  Third-party analysis of advertisers web server logs data
D)  Proactive offline analysis by the Google Ad Traffic Quality Team

If the query “Seattle plumbers” is entered into Google, Google will use the location term that is part of the query to show ads:
A)  that have included “Seattle” as an exact match in keyword lists
B)  targeted to areas surrounding the city of Seattle
C)  targeted to Seattle, regardless of the users location as long as they are in the US
D)  to that user based on IP (Internet Protocol) address

Where on an e-commerce website should an advertiser install the AdWords Conversion Tracking code?
A)  Shopping cart header
B)  Confirmation page after a purchase
C)  Website homepage
D)  Landing page of an ad

The keyword insertion code in an ads headline reads: “Buy {KeyWord:Books}.” The related ad appeared when a user searched “flower books” and the query expanded to a broad-matched keyword in the account, “gardening books.” In this example, how would the ads headline be displayed?
A)  Buy keyword books
B)  Buy Gardening Books
C)  Buy Books
D)  Buy flower books

If multiple individuals make changes to one AdWords account, upon opening the account in AdWords Editor, they should.
A)  click “get recent changes” in the tool bar (download recent changes)
B)  contact all other account managers
C)  disapprove any new proposals that appear
D)  refresh the account in AdWords

AdWords Campaign Experiments allow you to.
A)  Test changes to your account for a portion of the auctions that your ads participates in
B)  Automated different images and text on your site to understand what converts most effectively
C)  Receive written feedback from users based on their experience on your site
D)  Request a formal analysis from Googles Campaign Experiments team that isolates the effect of online advertisements of offline purchases

Business listings in Google Places can be:
A)  entered into their own ad auction
B)  location extensions in AdWords
C)  conversions in Adwords
D)  physical locations or mobile applications

You are gaining a reputation as a true wizard of AdWords and just won a multi-million dollar client to consult on bidding strategy. Your new client asks you to set bids that maximize profit, focus on the top 3 positions, and minimize CPA. How can you most effectively meet their goals?
A)  Set bids that minimize CPA within the top 3 positions, but explain that profit cannot effectively be optimized simultaneously
B)  Explain that all three objectives contradict each other and the tradeoffs at risk. Understand the clients priorities and adopt a bidding strategy with minimal contradictions
C)  Set bids that simultaneously optimize profit, position, and CPA all to the perfect point
D)  Set bids that minimize CPA while maximizing profit, but explain that position cannot effectively be optimized simultaneously

In a Reach and Frequency report, “Reach” is defined as the:
A)  distance between a user exposed to an ad and the business location of the advertiser
B)  demographic populations to which an ad is served
C)  geographic locations in which an ad is served
D)  number of unique users exposed to an ad or
an estimate of the number of users exposed within a selected location target, based on unique cookies

At which level of an AdWords account can an advertiser make changes to network and location targeting settings
A)  Account
B)  Ad group
C)  Campaign
D)  Keyword

Information an advertiser would find in the Change History tool would be:
A)  changes made by the Ad Automator feature
B)  adjustments made to the daily budget
C)  credit card information associated with the account
D)  timestamps for when ads were approved or disapproved

An advertiser implements Conversion Optimizer and notices campaigns are receiving fewer conversions than before the tool was implemented. Which action should the advertiser take to increase the number of conversions received?
A)  Set campaign budget to a 30-day cycle
B)  Increase the maximum cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bid
C)  Opt out of the Google Display Network
D)  Narrow location targeting settings

The purpose of a developer or authentication token is to track:
A)  Application Programming Interface (API) usage
B)  AdWords usage
C)  Application Programming Interface (API) access by application
D)  AdWords applications

Intergalactic Teleportation Inc uses AdWords to generate leads for their sales team. Leads are tracked by Conversion Tracking via a Contact Sales form. The sales team converts 10% of leads into deals. For each deal an additional 15% of business is gained from word-of-mouth. Which formula best describes value-per-conversion?
A)  (Average deal value) * (10%) / (115%)
B)  (Average deal value) * (0.15)
C)  (Averaage deal value) * (10%) * (115%)
D)  (Averaage deal value) * (10%) * (15%)

You are CEO of a small e-commerce shop and your team is debating AdWords performance metrics to maximize profit. Budget is unlimited as long as ROI is positive. Whose recommendations most effectively position you for maximum profit?
A)  Lou: “We get a CPA of $15 on our e-mail campaign. Lets meet or beat that benchmark across all marketing platforms.”
B)  Joe: “An MBA class once suggested ad-spend should always be 9% of revenue. Lets use that as our target ROI.”
C)  Jane: “A $15 CPA is okay, but if we could get it down to $10, that would give us more profit-per-customer.”
D)  Pete: “Lets start by verifying our campaign is profitable, then test different CPA tarets to find which maximizes total profit.”

An advertiser selling anti-bacterial toothbrushes wants to invest in their brand with a set marketing budget. They want another campaign that maximizes profit as long as ROI is positive. Which account structure achieves both goals?
A)  Run everything in a single campaign, allocating the set marketing budget to it
B)  Automated everything in a single campaign with Branding and ROI optimizer
C)  Allocate the set marketing budget across dedicated branding campaigns. Create a separate campaign that can extend its daily budget after profitability is achieved
D)  Divide the marketing budget between Search and Display and run two separte campaigns

An advertiser runs a report at the Campaign level and includes invalid clicks statistics. The report indicates that 20% of clicks received during the selected time period were invalid. This means that the invalid clicks were:
A)  filtered out of the account before they accrued cost
B)  charged to the account
C)  removed as a result of a proactive investigation
D)  credited to the account

Which AdWords feature is compatible with Conversion Optimizer?
A)  Separate Display Network bids
B)  Advanced Ad Scheduling
C)  Enhanced CPC
D)  Ad Extensions

An advertiser who works for a large company wants to make frequent, specific changes to bids based on criteria for more than 100,000 keywords. Which would be the most efficient tool for that advertiser to use?
A)  My Client Center (MCC)
B)  AdWords Application Programming Interface (API)
C)  AdWords editor
D)  Automatic cost-per-click (CPC) bidding

How does the Conversion Optimizer use an advertisers cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bid to determine the optimal equivalent cost-per-click (CPC) bid for each auction?
A)  The CPA bid is multiplied by the predicted conversion rate
B)  The CPA bid is the highest the system will allow the CPC bid to reach
C)  The actual CPC bid is based on current max CPC settings
D)  The CPC bid is one-tenth of the CPA bid by default

What determines a keywords clickthrough rate (CTR)?
A)  Number of impressions divided by the average position
B)  Number of clicks accrued per day
C)  Number of impressions divided by the number of clicks
D)  Number of clicks divided by the number of impressions

You own a pizzeria in downtown Chicago. With call extensions, a customer who searches for pizza on her mobile phone can see your ad along with your phone number and make the call with one click. How is that priced?
A)  Click-to-call ads are priced by the minute based on the call’s duration
B)  Prices are negotiated in advance with discounts for bulk purchases
C)  The cost is the same as a standard click on the ad
D)  Click-to-call ads are flat-fee based on the caller’s phone model

A user conducts a search on the term “laptop computers” and clicks on an ad. Which landing page would be the most relevant to that user?
A)  A category page containing both laptop and desktop computers
B)  An electronic store’s homepage
C)  A category page containing a variety of laptop computers
D)  A product page for a desktop computer

An advertiser who sells laptop computers only wants to reach consumers who are ready to make an immediate purchase online. When building the keyword list for an ad group, the advertiser should include:
A)  negative keywords such as -review or -comparison
B)  phrase match keywords such as “laptop” or “computer”
C)  negative match keywords such as -buy or -purchase
D)  exact match keywords such as [rate], [review], or [compare]

Often, the “last click” before a conversion gets all the credit. But there are often assist clicks and assist impressions that help guide your customers to conversion. Which built-in AdWords report can show you this performance data?
A)  Campaign Settings
B)  Search Funnels
C)  Billing Preferences
D)  AdWords Editor

A new coffeehouse downtown would like to run an “afternoon espresso” promotion to increase sales during the afternoon hours on weekdays. Which AdWords feature is most effective for preventing their search ads from appearing at night or on weekends?
A)  Position Preference
B)  Automatic Bidding
C)  Ad Scheduling
D)  Keyword Planner

Which feature distinguishes location extensions from regional and customized campaign targeting?
A)  Location extensions will appear when a user located near the advertised business searches on relevant terms.
B)  Customized campaign targeting determines which address appears below the ad.
C)  Location extensions will appear when an advertiser has targeted a specific region or location
D)  Customized campaign targeting is required in order to enable location extensions

An advertiser notices that clicks have suddenly increased and is concerned that they might be due to invalid activity. What is the first thing the advertiser should do to investigate this situation?
A)  Look at click patterns over time and rule out legitimate reasons for increased activity
B)  Submit an invalid clicks report to the Google AdWords team
C)  Pause the affected campaign until an invalid clicks investigation is complete
D)  Submit new ad text variations for review

One reason for using Conversion Optimizer is to:
A)  maximize ad exposure
B)  dynamically manage ad position
C)  generate more clicks than manual bidding would generate
D)  avoid unprofitable clicks

How should advertisers use their websites to help them structure their accounts?
A)  Organize ad groups and campaigns to reflect the layout of the website
B)  Organize keywords to cover each word represented on the website
C)  Add the website’s URL as a keyword to each ad group
D)  Add the headings from the website as keywords across campaigns

Which is the most appropriate action to take when a keyword is below the “first page bid estimate” listed in the Status column of the Keywords tab?
A)  Consider increasing the bid or editing the keyword to improve Quality Score
B)  Delete the keyword from all instances in the account
C)  Change the match-type to the keyword to Exact
D)  Always increase the keyword bid to the “first page bid estimate”

Megan enabled Conversion Optimizer in all six of her campaigns. How can she tell if Conversion Optimizer is improving campaign performance.
A)  Monitor overall changes in clicks received
B)  Enable and disable Conversion Optimizer every other day to observer differences
C)  Compare average CPA and conversion rate before and after using Conversion Optimizer
D)  Install new Conversion Tracking code

What can be learned from a Search Funnel?
A)  Search impressions share for the last 30 days compared to CPC trends over time
B)  Budget usage for all Search Campaigns, including budget limitations and opportunities for more traffic
C)  The number of searches completed during a given period of time
D)  The series of steps a customer takes before completing a conversion, including information on ads, clicks, and other elements of your campaign

To improve the performance of an ad group on the Search Network, advertisers should create ad groups containing:
A)  managed placements and keywords
B)  destination URLs set at the ad group level
C)  at least 50 keywords
D)  keywords that are also included in the ad text

Which are key elements to keep in mind when optimizing a landing page for AdWords?
A)  Prominent headlines in several font styles and text sizes
B)  Clear landing page layout and several links to related websites
C)  Relevant and original content that clearly represents the business
D)  Correct programming language used to construct site

The IP Exclusion tool allows advertisers to:
A)  discover IP addresses of competitors
B)  obtain IP addresses for valuable website visitors
C)  determine which IP addresses have seen ads
D)  prevent specific IP addresses from seeing their ads

Which scenario would record to two conversions (1-per-click)?
A)  A users clicks on an ad, converts, and returns to the site using a bookmark within 30 days and converts again
B)  A user clicks on an ad, does not convert, then returns to the site using a bookmark within 30 days and converts
C)  A user clicks on an ad and does not convert. The user performs the search again the following day, clicks on the same ad and converts
D)  A user clicks on an ad and converts. The user performs the search again the following day, clicks on the same ad and converts again

How could an advertiser determine the most profitable keywords within a campaign?
A)  Compare the costs accrued by each keyword with the conversion data for that keyword
B)  Identify the keywords with the lowest “first page bid estimates”
C)  Compare the total clicks to total conversions for each keyword in the account
D)  Identify the keywords with the highest clickthrough rate

Bud would like to test new logic in his application that uses the AdWords Application Programming Interface (API) without modifying his live AdWords campaigns. Which tool would allow him to do this?
A)  AdWords API Sandbox
B)  Ad Preview Tool
C)  AdWords API Tokens
D)  Keyword Planner

An advertiser in Canada wants to view ads as they would appear to users in Mexico. Which tool should this advertiser use to accomplish this goal?
A)  Ad Preview and Diagnosis Tool
B)  Keyword Planner
C)  Display Planner
D)  Change history

Which approach to bidding is best suited to maximize profit?
A)  Maximize ROI as a percentage
B)  Minimize CPA
C)  Maximize conversions
D)  Balance CPA and # of conversions

In order to differentiate ads from the ads of competitors, advertisers creating text ads should:
A)  mention competitor offers and prices
B)  use special characters, such as asterisks or hashes
C)  use exclamation points and capital letters
D)  include prices and promotions

Automatic cost-per-click (CPC) bidding attempts to get advertisers the most:
A)  impressions for their daily budget
B)  conversions based on their conversion goals
C)  clicks for their daily budget
D)  impressions in their preferred position range

An advertiser that uses ad scheduling has a custom bid adjustment for 9pm – 12am on weeknights. The normal bid is USD$0.40 and the bid multiplier is 75%. How much is the advertiser bidding between 9pm-12am on weeknights?
A)  USD$0.70
B)  USD$0.33
C)  USD$0.03
D)  USD$0.30

You’re tracking conversions in a budget-constrained campaign. If you raise CPC bids within the budget constraint, which results is most likely?
A)  Receive more conversions while paying more on average per conversion
B)  Receive fewer conversions while paying more on average per conversion
C)  Receive more conversions while paying less on average per conversion
D)  Receive fewer conversions while paying less on average per conversion

An advertiser notices that the clickthrough rate (CTR) in one ad group has significantly decreased throughout the past few weeks. What could this advertiser do in an attempt to increase CTR and maintain relevant website traffic?
A)  Edit the ad text to include a more relevant destination URL
B)  Upgrade to a faster web server to reduce page load time
C)  Redesign the landing page to create a better experience for users
D)  Use keyword matching options to help remove irrelevant searches

Which is a benefit of using AdWords editor?
A)  Users with My Client Center (MCC) Reports Access can make edits to an account
B)  Multiple users can share archives and proposals for an account
C)  Multiple users can make offline changes to Account Preferences
D)  Conflicts between changes made by importing a file do not need to be resolved prior to posting

Assuming default cookie expiration timing, a conversion (1-per-click) is recorded when:
A)  a user clicks on an AdWords ad
B)  multiple conversions result from a single AdWords ad click
C)  a single conversion is made within 30 days following an AdWords ad click
D)  a user visits a website within 30 days of clicking on an AdWords ad

An advertiser attempts to enable Conversion Optimizer but the feature is not available in the account. Which is the most likely reason?
A)  The advertiser’s daily budget is not set to the recommended amount
B)  The advertiser’s campaign targets the Google Display Network only
C)  The advertiser advertises a service rather than a product
D)  The advertiser has fewer than 15 conversions in the last 30 days

Which is a recommended action for new mobile preferred ad creative?
A)  Target Search Network only
B)  Integrate mobile Flash video ads
C)  Use a mobile-optimized landing page
D)  Use exact match only

Which can be specified at the campaign level?
A)  Ad text
B)  Billing preferences
C)  Destination URLs
D)  Network distribution

What is a benefit of using the AdWords Application Programming Interface (API)?
A)  Programmers benefit from third-party coding support
B)  Advertisers can log into the AdWords account to upload changes
C)  Programming skills are not necessary
D)  Advertisers can make dynamic changes to their AdWords accounts at scale

It is important to identify specific goals for an AdWords campaign, so that the advertiser can then:
A)  make strategic changes to the account to improve performance
B)  upload goals to the “Advertising Goals” section in their account
C)  bid separately for each ad variation based on its performance
D)  manually increase clickthrough rate (CTR) to improve performance

In an AdWords account managed by multiple users, one user noticed a surprising jump in impressions. Where should this user look for details on what might have created the impression increase?
A)  Change History
B)  Billing Summary
C)  Campaign Settings
D)  Keyword Planner

Jane uses AdWords to promote her online shoe sore and her conversion rate has remained constant over the last year. While checking her web server logs for December, she notices she sometimes gets two clicks from the same IP address within a few minutes. The most likely cause of this is:
A)  inaccurate web server log information
B)  automated software designed to click on her ads
C)  users who are comparison shopping for shoes
D)  users who click on an ad on the Google Display Network

Which is a benefit linking a Google My Business account to an AdWords campaign?
A)  Geographical targeting automatically expands to include all regions
B)  Additional icon options are available for ads when using Google My Business
C)  Free organic search results for the advertiser’s business will be more likely to show on Google Maps
D)  Adding or updating addresses in Google My Business automatically updates validated addresses used for ads

Local Google+ pages created on Google My Business can be:
A)  physical locations or mobile applications
B)  entered into their own ad auction
C)  location extensions in AdWords
D)  conversions in AdWords

How does Conversion Optimizer determine the optimal cost-per-click (CPC) bid?
A)  It uses your conversion history to bid higher when a conversion is more likely
B)  It sets CPC bids as one-tenth the current CPA bid setting
C)  It only allows CPC bids lower than the current CPA bid setting
D)  It bids a static CPC value based on current max. CPC settings

An advertiser gets more conversions from ads that appear to people in Paris. What should this advertiser do to try and increase the number of conversions?
A)  Change the zip code in the AdWords account
B)  Set a location bid adjustment
C)  Show ads only on the Search Network
D)  Set a language bid adjustment

Which is a recommended best practice when creating a new mobile-preferred ad creative?
A)  Target Search Network only
B)  Use exact match keywords only
C)  Use a mobile-optimized landing page
D)  Integrate mobile Flash video ads

One factor the AdWords system uses to calculate an ads actual cost-per-click (CPC) is the:
A)  maximum cost-per-click (CPC) of the ad showing one position lower on the page
B)  location targeting of the ad showing one position lower on the page
C)  cost-per-thousand impressions (CPM) of the ad showing one position lower on the page
D)  maximum cost-per-click (CPC) of the ad showing in the #1 position on the page

Advertisers can provide physical address information about their businesses through Google Places accounts. Ads that include this type of information are eligible to show on:
A)  mobile devices with GPS enabled only
B)  Google Maps only
C)  any networks selected in the campaign settings
D)  Google search only

What is the definition of actual cost-per-click (CPC)?
A)  The average CPC the advertiser needs to pay in order to achieve top position
B)  The least possible CPC the advertiser needs to pay to maintain an achieved position
C)  The CPC according to a price list, which is then updated daily
D)  The CPC an advertiser was charged minus credits for overshot daily budget

An advertiser made edits to an AdWords ad and noticed that the position of the ad decreased. What is the most likely cause for the decrease in position?
A)  The Quality Score for the account was reset after the ad was edited
B)  The advertisers landing page is down for maintenance
C)  The edited ad is less relevant to the keywords within the ad group
D)  The edited ad has a lower conversion rate after the changes were made

An advertiser makes edits to an ad and notices that it’s position is then lower than that of the previous version. What’s the most likely cause?
A)  The edited ad is less relevant to the keywords in the ad group
B)  The advertiser’s landing page is down for maintenance
C)  The edited ad has a lower conversion rate
D)  The advertiser’s budget has been depleted

A conversion is:

  1. By definition when someone makes a purchase after clicking on your ad
  2. Any interaction with your ad that can be measured, like watching a video for a certain length of time
  3. An action defined as valuable to your business that someone takes after clicking on your ad
  4. When someone reaches your landing your landing page after clicking your ad or video

How much are you charged for a click on your AdWords ad?

  1. You’re charged the full amount you bid
  2. You’re charged 10 cents more than the next highest bid
  3. You’re charged $0.01 for every click
  4. You’re charged only the minimum amount needed to maintain your ad’s position

If you bid $2 for a click and the next highest bid is $1.25, how much will you pay?

  1. $1
  2. $1.24
  3. $1.26
  4. $2

How are negative keywords different from other keywords?

  1. They can only be used for ads on the Display Network
  2. They can increase your costs
  3. They prevent your ad from showing for search terms that you don’t want
  4. They make your ad appear for search terms that you don’t want

What report can help you identify opportunities to improve your keywords and ads

  1. Paid & organic report
  2. Auction insights report
  3. Search terms report
  4. Time segmentation report

How are rich media ads different from other ad formats?

  1. They are displayed on the Search Network
  2. They are static image ads
  3. They are a type of text ad
  4. They are ads with animation or other types of motion

All of these were recommended to help build a faster site except?

  1. Site works on a range of screens and devices
  2. Optimized content delivery
  3. Implementation of AMP ( Accelerated Mobile Page) best practices
  4. Customer surveys about site performance

Why should you build a mobile site or app instead of just resizing your desktop site for a smaller screen?

  1. It’s a cheap way to provide a narrower set of options to mobile customers
  2. Mobile browsers aren’t powerful enough to load most desktop sites
  3. Mobile users don’t need all the features a website can offer.
  4. Desktop sites typically don’t load quickly on mobile devices

How does AdWords data-driven attribution give credit for conversions?

  1. Its uses the linear model to credit conversion equally across all clicks on the path
  2. It gives 40 percent credit to the first click and spreads the remaining 60 percent across all other clicks in the conversion path
  3. It gives more credit to clicks that happened closer to the conversion
  4. It uses your unique account data and machine learning technology to distribute credit between ad clicks according to which were most critical to the conversion

Call-only ads are like ad call extensions in that they let you start a call with a touch. How are they different from ad call extensions?

  1. Call-only ads cost more, but reach farther
  2. Call-only ads don’t include a link to a mobile site
  3. Call-only ads don’t appear on mobile devices
  4. Call-only ads run for shorter duration than ad call extensions

Marissa is the marketing lead for a popular free-to-play mobile game. Her goal is to increase revenue that her company earns from in-game purchases. What should Marissa optimize for in her universal app campaign?

  1. Google Play Store optimization’
  2. Get new users for her app
  3. Get new users who most likely complete in-app actions
  4. Target cost per install (tCPI)

 

Where can universal app campaigns run?

  1. Within other apps, also known as in-app
  2. Only on the Google Play Store
  3. On the Search and Display Network and YouTube
  4. Only on AdMob

 

AdWords Smart Bidding uses machine learning and your account data to help you

  1. Make informed bidding decisions and value mobile accurately
  2. Prevent your total spend from surpassing the hard limit you set
  3. Let you adjust your bids manually, so you’re visible when customers are looking for you
  4. Limit your bids to the times of day when competition for ad space is lowest

 

How can you re-engage users who have abandoned your app after their first use?

  1. Offer deeper discounts to entice visitors
  2. By offering store credit for users who click your ads
  3. Remarket to app users with a compelling message across search, display, and video
  4. By engaging users who visit your desktop website

 

A newer kind of mobile site can do a lot of what only apps used to do, so the line has blurred between sites and apps. What are these sites called?

  1. Mobile Site Apps
  2. Enhanced Mobile Sites
  3. Progressive Web Apps
  4. Progressive sites

 

A tech-savvy musician, Josef wants to create his first video ad and he has budget to do so! Although he’s a bit concerned about the actual filmmaking part, he is excited to make this ad himself using YouTube’s director app. Which app feature best supports his need?

  1. The app is available at no cost to him or any businesses –big or small
  2. It’s mobile-friendly, so he can easily create his video footage on the go
  3. It helps connect him with local filmmakers for hire
  4. It offers 100+ ready-to go video templates designed for a variety of businesses, including his

 

You’re an agency that needs to know the technical specifications to build and implement your upcoming video campaign. Where can you go to find out how each ad format works, creative submission timelines, technical specifications, reporting, and third-party tracking capabilities?

  1. In the Google Display Specification site
  2. Through a Google representative
  3. In the AdWords Help Center
  4. Through the third-party request form

 

What tool measures brand metrics along the marketing funnel like brand consideration or purchase intent?

  1. Video Performance Data
  2. AdWords Reporting
  3. YouTube Analytics
  4. Google Brand Lift

 

 

What is Google’s programmatic buying platform?

  1. YouTube
  2. AdWords
  3. Google Analytics
  4. DoubleClick Bid Manager

 

What percentage of video views on YouTube come from mobile devices?

  1. Almost 25%
  2. Almost 15%
  3. More than 60%
  4. More than 75%

 

In this TrueView discovery ad, Amir wants to invite people to click to watch his YouTube video about a DIY home improvement project. What call to action language gives learners a reason to take action?

  1. Learn how to build a table
  2. Click here
  3. Start now
  4. Download this

 

What does digital media offer that TV advertising does not?

  1. Upfront deals
  2. Real-time optimization
  3. Demographic targeting
  4. Reach

 

What’s the first step when determining the right video solution for your campaign?

  1. Choose the video solution that drives that goal
  2. Optimize your campaign
  3. Determine your campaign goals
  4. Find the KPI’s that measure your goal

 

Jared would like to use video remarketing to re-engage his current YouTube audience with a new product release. What’s the critical step he needs to take within AdWords to start a video remarketing campaign?

  1. Set the membership duration to Open to ensure he captures all users for an open ended period iof time, even new ones
  2. Select the viewer actions he wants to target for his list
  3. Link his current AdWords account to his existing YouTube channel
  4. Add the remarketing list to his campaign

 

Yoko wants to re-generate prior customers who’ve visited her YouTube channel but haven’t downloaded the shopping app. What can she identify to make a video remarketing list?

  1. Ad impressions, users who have downloaded the app
  2. Users who have subscribed to her company’s video channel, users who haven’t downloaded the app
  3. Ad impressions, users who haven’t downloaded the app
  4. Ad impressions, users who have subscribed to her company’s video channel

 

———- is used to measure video campaigns.

  1. Cost-per-view (CPV) bidding
  2. Cost-per-acquisition (CPA) bidding
  3. Cost-per-thousand-impressions (CPM) bidding
  4. Cost-per-click (CPC)bidding

 

In setting up her latest video campaign on YouTube, Susan is faced with the Video targeting tab and a myriad of audience settings. What strategy should she adopt to optimize her campaign’s view rates?

  1. Start broad- adjust the settings to reach a wide audience , test, and then refine the settings based on the performance data
  2. Take it easy – to start, simply go with the default targeting settings while getting used torunning an AdWords video campaign
  3. Use what you know – adjust the settings to mimic those used for a prior successful video campaign
  4. Maximize for success – take advantage of each setting to narrow things down based on the insights you’ve uncovered on your ideal audience

 

Which of these formats can be booked cross-screen(mobile and desktop)?

  1. Rich Media Custom Mastheads
  2. Video Mastheads
  3. Rich Media Layouts Mastheads
  4. Video Media Layout Mastheads

 

You are leading a brand awareness campaign for a car company, and you’d like to create buzz for your new model. Which metrics do you need to look at in your reports?

  1. Impressions and conversions
  2. Clickthrough rate and cost-per-click
  3. Conversion delay and cost-per-click
  4. Impressions, reach, frequency

 

You are interested in understanding how campaigns are driving traffic to your site. What metric would you look at to see how often people who see your ad end up checking it?

  1. Clickthrough rate
  2. Cost-per-click
  3. Conversion
  4. Cost-per-acquisition

 

Which targeting option allows you to re-engage with people who visted your site by serving them ads containing the products they viewed on their visit?

  1. Similar audiences
  2. Topic targeting
  3. Dynamic remarketing
  4. In-market audiences

How should an adviser with store in both India and Germany set up an AdWords accounts to target users in these different locations?

  1. Create two separate ad groups, each targeting one of these locations
  2. Create two separate campaign, each targeting one of these locations
  3. Create two separate accounts, one for each of these locations
  4. None of the above AdWords can’t target users in specific locations

 

Brian wants to know what would’ve happened if he’d selected different bid amounts in his Shopping campaign. He should:

  1. Set up enhanced cost-per-click(ECPC) bidding
  2. Customize the statistics tables on the Campaign page
  3. Use the Bid Simulator
  4. Use the priority setting in his Shopping campaign

 

You can use custom labels to:

  1. Subdivide a product by specific features that you decide
  2. Have Google subdivide your product into specific relevant categories
  3. List specific features in your Shopping ads
  4. Target different countries within the same Shopping campaign

 

Google Merchant Center is used for:

  1. Setting up campaign bidding priorities
  2. Managing conversion tracking
  3. Uploading product data feeds
  4. Editing your Shopping campaign’s product groups

 

What can you use to connect with people based on their purchase intent?

  1. Similar audiences
  2. Customer Match
  3. Custom affinity audiences
  4. Google’s in-market audiences

 

Google helps marketers connect with people using what three kinds of data?

  1. Declared, social, and offline
  2. Declared, matched, and demographic
  3. Passion, purchase intent, and personalization
  4. Demographic, purchase intent, and declared

 

What are the three components in the YouTube ecosystem?

  1. Fans, publishers, and advertisers
  2. Brands, publishers, and advertisers
  3. Creators, agencies, and publishers
  4. Fans, creators, and advertisers

 

Which is the best tip for optimizing a TrueView video for viewer engagement?

  1. Increase each target group’s bid by 100%
  2. Add exclusions to the campaign
  3. Run both an in-stream and a video discovery version of the ad
  4. Look at engagement rate for targeting and focus on the methods with highest view through rate

 

You work for an advertiser or agency with an upfront deal. What is the best way to reserve Google Preferred inventory?

  1. Through a third-party provider
  2. Through a Google representative
  3. YouTube
  4. AdWords

 

Sebastien wants to get a good read on how his users are interacting with his videos across different geographies of his target demographic. For example, it would be helpful to know what calls-to-action are driving higher clickthrough rates. In which report of YouTube Analytics would he be able to access this kind of data?

  1. Engagement report
  2. Likes and dislikes report
  3. Audience retention report
  4. Watch time report

 

What’s the view of an AdWords campaign that shows 10,000 impressions, 900 views, and 300 clicks?

  1. 09
  2. 2
  3. 11
  4. 02

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TrueView in-stream ads can appear on:

  1. YouTube Mastheads
  2. Google search results and YouTube watch pages
  3. The Google Play Store
  4. YouTube watch pages

 

Video advertising on YouTube lets you:

  1. Pay a single monthly fee
  2. Use pay-per-report analytics and pay for click-throughs ads
  3. Use pay-per-report analytics and pay a single monthly fee
  4. Use free video analytics

 

Which is a good app design practice?

  1. Zoom viewers in automatically for app content you know is most important
  2. Get users to enter valuable user profile information immediately when they first open the app
  3. Make previous searches and recent purchases readily available
  4. Don’t interrupt users when they make mistakes completing forms, wait until they submit and provide a single report with all errors

 

 

Why should you build a mobile site or app instead of just resizing your desktop site smaller screen?

  1. Mobile browsers aren’t powerful enough to load most desktop sites
  2. Desktop sites typically don’t load quickly on mobile devices
  3. Mobile users don’t need all the features a website can offer
  4. It’s a cheap way to provide a narrower set of options to mobile customers

 

How does AdWords data –driven attribution give credit for conversions?

  1. It gives 40 percent credit to the first click and spreads the remaining 60 percent across all other clicks in the conversion path
  2. It uses the linear model to credit conversions equally across all clicks on the path
  3. It gives more credit to clicks that happened closer to the conversion
  4. It uses your unique account data and machine learning technology to distribute credit between ad clicks according to which touchpoints were most critical to the conversion

 

These are all key to good mobile site design except?

  1. Easy search
  2. Easy conversion
  3. Easy user customization
  4. Easy navigation

 

Call conversions, which can be tracked by businesses in eligible countries, can be used track calls from users who visited a website from any source.

  1. False
  2. True

 

Which kind of targeting can help deliver ads to mobile users when they’re physically needed your business location?

  1. Ad schedule targeting
  2. Keyword targeting
  3. Location targeting
  4. Profile targeting

 

Call-only ads are like ad call extensions in that they let you start a call with a touch. How are they different from ad call extensions?

  1. Call-only ads run for shorter durations than ad call extensions
  2. Call-only ads don’t include a link to mobile site
  3. Call-only ads cost more, but reach farther.
  4. Call-only ads don’t appear on mobile devices

 

What does a call extension let users do that call-only ads do not?

  1. Click through to your mobile site instead of calling.
  2. Easily save the number to their phone’s contact list.
  3. Choose from two different numbers to call.
  4. Easily schedule a call-back from the advertiser when the line is busy.

 

What is a reason many advertisers end up undervaluing mobile’s contribution to conversions?

  1. Many in traditional retail are not mobile users.
  2. They don’t use AdWords
  3. They use a last-click attribution model to measure performance, which ignores clicks earlier in the conversion path that may come from other devices
  4. No one has figured a way to “see” mobile’s contribution yet.

 

Which manual bidding strategy can you use to increase your reach?

  1. Cost-per-click
  2. Cost-per-engagement
  3. Cost-per-thousand-viewable impressions
  4. Cost-per-thousand-viewable impressions

 

You are interested in understanding how campaign are driving traffic to your site. What metric would you look at to see how often people who see your ad end up clicking it?

  1. Conversion
  2. Cost-per-click
  3. Clickthrough rate
  4. Cost-per-acquisition

 

Which bidding strategy should use you if you want to increase revenue from your ads?

  1. Target cost-per-action (CPA)
  2. Enhanced cost-per-click (ECPC)
  3. Maximize clicks
  4. Target return on ads spend (ROAS)

 

 

When should you use automated bidding?

  1. If you have had 50 -100 conversions over 15 days in a single campaign
  2. If you have had 10 -50 conversions over 15 days in a single campaign
  3. If you have had 50 -100 conversions over 30 days in a single campaign

If you have had 5 -10 conversions over 30 days in a single campaign

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