Google Analytics Individual Qualification Answers [2021]

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Table of Contents

Which kinds of hits does Google Analytics track?

  • Pageview
  • Event
  • Transaction
  • All of the above
Answer
  • All of the above

What feature collects company-specific data such as Member Status?

  • Custom Filter
  • Event Tracking
  • Custom Dimension
  • Custom Metric
Answer
  • Custom Dimension

In Multi-Channel Funnel reports, how are default conversions credited?

  • Second to last campaign, search, or ad
  • Last campaign, search, or ad
  • Equal credit along the conversion touchpoints
  • First campaign, search, or ad
Answer
  • Last campaign, search, or ad

To recognize users across different devices, what feature must be enabled?

  • Audience Definitions
  • Attribution Models
  • Google Ads Linking
  • User ID
Answer
  • User ID

What feature is required to send data from a web-connected device (like a point-of-sale system) to Google Analytics?

  • Data Import
  • The Measurement Protocol
  • Browser cookies
  • The Networking Protocol
Answer
  • The Measurement Protocol

What report indicates the pages of a website where users first arrived?

  • Location report
  • All Pages report
  • Landing Pages report
  • Pages report
Answer
  • Landing Pages report

What is not considered a default “medium” in Google Analytics?

  • Google
  • Organic
  • Referral
  • CPC
Answer
  • Google

What is the set of rules that determines how sales and conversions get credited based on touch-points in the conversion path?

  • Attribution modeling
  • Conversion tracking
  • Channel Groupings
  • Multi-Channel Funnels
Answer
  • Attribution modeling

Which reports indicate how traffic arrived at a website?

  • Demographics
  • Geo
  • All Traffic
  • Behavior
Answer
  • All Traffic

What metric-dimension combination is not valid?

  • Avg. Time on Page / Device Category
  • Sessions / Bounce rate
  • Sessions / Source
  • Total Events / User Type
Answer
  • Sessions / Bounce rate

Custom Dimensions can be used as what?

  • Secondary dimensions in Standard reports
  • Primary dimensions in Custom Reports
  • Secondary dimensions in Custom Reports
  • All of the above
Answer
  • All of the above

In views that don’t have data import enabled, Custom Dimensions values may be viewed for dates before the Custom Dimension was created.

  • True
  • False
Answer
  • True

What data table display compares report metrics to the website average?

  • Pivot
  • Percentage
  • Performance
  • Comparison
Answer
  • Comparison

What feature must be enabled to use Multi-Channel Funnels?

  • Custom Dimensions
  • Advertising Features
  • Goals or Ecommerce
  • In-page Analytics
Answer
  • Goals or Ecommerce

View filters are applied in what order?

  • Creation date
  • Random order
  • Sequential order
  • Alphabetical order
Answer
  • Sequential order

What report indicates where users start or exit the conversion funnel?

  • Social media traffic
  • Social media traffic
  • Google Ads Campaign traffic
  • Website referral traffic.
Answer
  • Google Ads Campaign traffic

Which parameters can be included with an event hit for reporting?

  • Event, Category, Action, Label
  • Category, Action, Label, Unique Events
  • Category, Action, Label, Value
  • Category, Action, Label, Total Events
Answer
  • Category, Action, Label, Value

Auto-tagging is used to collect data from what kind of traffic?

  • Search engine traffic other than Google
  • Social media traffic
  • Google Ads Campaign traffic
  • Website referral traffic.
Answer
  • Google Ads Campaign traffic

What data is Google Analytics Goals unable to track?

  • Customer’s lifetime value
  • Making a purchase
  • Signing up for a newsletter
  • Watching a video
Answer
  • Customer’s lifetime value

In Custom Reports, what must metrics and dimensions share in order to report accurately?

  • Same view
  • Same scope
  • Same Custom Report
  • Same index
Answer
  • Same scope

What Remarketing audiences cannot be defined by default?

  • Event, Category, Action, Label
  • Category, Action, Label, Unique Events
  • Category, Action, Label, Value
  • Category, Action, Label, Total Events
Answer
  • Category, Action, Label, Value

What is used to create Smart Goals?

  • Machine-learning algorithms
  • Custom Reports
  • Analytics Goals
  • Remarketing audience
Answer
  • Machine-learning algorithms

Filters cannot perform what action on collected data?

  • Include data from specific subdomains
  • Include shopping preferences
  • Convert dynamic page URLs to readable text strings
  • Exclude traffic from particular IP addresses
Answer
  • Include shopping preferences

Which three campaign parameters are recommended to manually track campaigns?

  • Medium, Source, and Content
  • Campaign, Content, and Term
  • Medium, Source, and Campaign
  • Source, Content, and Term
Answer
  • Medium, Source, and Campaign

Which assets cannot be shared in the Solutions Gallery?

  • Goals
  • Segments
  • Custom reports
  • Custom Dimensions
Answer
  • Custom Dimensions

What scope levels available for dimensions and metrics?

  • Event-level, duration-level, transaction-level, or user-level scope
  • Event-level, session-level, transaction-level, or user-level scope
  • Location-level, duration-level, product-level, or user-level scope
  • Hit-level, session-level, product-level, or user-level scope
Answer
  • Hit-level, session-level, product-level, or user-level scope

Which Goals are available in Google Analytics?

  • Destination, Event, Duration, Pages/Screens per Session
  • Location, Event, Time, Users per Session
  • Destination, Event, Pageview, Social
  • Pageview, Event, Transaction, Social
Answer
  • Destination, Event, Duration, Pages/Screens per Session

If a user watches a video with event tracking three times in a single session, Analytics will count how many Unique Events?

  • 2
  • 6
  • 1
  • 3
Answer
  • 1

What report identifies browsers that may have had problems with a website?

  • The Active Users report
  • The Browser & OS report
  • The Source/Medium report
  • The New vs Returning report
Answer
  • The Browser & OS report

To track users and sessions across multiple domains, what first must be set up?

  • Data Import
  • Ad Exchange Linking
  • Cross-domain tracking
  • Google Ads Linking
Answer
  • Cross-domain tracking

When the same default tracking code is installed on pages with different domains, what will result?

  • Analytics will associate users and sessions with a single domain
  • Analytics will not associate users and sessions with any domain
  • Analytics will send an alert about duplicate data collection
  • Analytics will associate users and sessions with their respective domains
Answer
  • Analytics will associate users and sessions with their respective domains

What is a “secondary dimension” in Google Analytics?

  • A visualization to understand the impact of data
  • A dashboard widget that offers a more specific analysis
  • An additional report dimension for more specific analysis
  • An additional report metric for more specific analysis
Answer
  • An additional report dimension for more specific analysis

What scope would be set for a Custom Dimension that reports membership status for a customer rewards program?

  • Session
  • Hit
  • Product
  • User
Answer
  • User

What report shows which web pages get the most traffic and highest engagement?

  • Active Users report
  • All Pages report
  • Frequency and Recency report
  • Engagement report
Answer
  • All Pages report

What feature would be used to collect how many times users downloaded a product catalog?

  • Custom Report
  • Event Tracking
  • Calculated Metrics
  • Custom Dimension
Answer
  • Event Tracking

What is not considered a “source” in Google Analytics by default?

  • Email
  • Google
  • (direct)
  • googlemerchandisestore.com
Answer
  • Email

When will Google Analytics be unable to identify sessions from the same user by default?

  • When the sessions happen in the same browser on the same device
  • When the sessions happen in the same browser on the same day
  • When the sessions share the same browser cookie
  • When the sessions happen in different browsers on the same device
Answer
  • When the sessions happen in different browsers on the same device

If a user visits a web page with an embedded video, leaves without clicking on anything, and the session times out, how will Google Analytics report the session?

  • As an interaction
  • As a click
  • As an event
  • As a bounce
Answer
  • As a bounce

What report shows the percentage of traffic that previously visited a website?

  • Behavior > New vs returning report
  • Behavior > Frequency and Recency report
  • All traffic > Referrals report
  • Interests > Affinity categories report
Answer
  • Behavior > New vs returning report

What is not a benefit of Google Analytics Remarketing?

  • Show customized ads to customers who have previously visited your site
  • Allow customers to quickly reorder an item they have previously purchased
  • Create remarketing lists without making changes to your existing Analytics snippet
  • Create remarketing lists based on custom segments and targets
Answer
  • Allow customers to quickly reorder an item they have previously purchased

View filters may be applied retroactively to any data that has been processed.

  • True
  • False
Answer
  • False

Once filters have been applied, what is the option to recover filtered data?

  • Filtered data is not recoverable
  • Data may be recovered within 10 days
  • Data may be recovered within 30 days
  • Data may be recovered within 5 days
Answer
  • Filtered data is not recoverable

For autotagging, what parameter does Google Ads include in the destination URL?

  • adid=
  • urlid=
  • utm=
  • gclid=
Answer
  • gclid=

What report shows the percent of site traffic that visited previously?

  • Sales Performance report
  • Frequency & Recency report
  • Referrals report
  • New vs Returning report
Answer
  • New vs Returning report

What report shows users who initiated sessions over 1-day, 7-day, 14-day, and 30-day periods?

  • Active Users report
  • User Explorer report
  • Users Flow report
  • Cohort Analysis report
Answer
  • Active Users report

To view accurate data in a Custom Report, what action should be avoided?

  • Pair metrics and dimensions of different scopes
  • Use multiple dimensions together in the same report
  • Create a report with Custom Metrics
  • Use a Custom Dimension as a primary dimension
Answer
  • Pair metrics and dimensions of different scopes

How would a view filter be configured to include only users from Brazil and Argentina?

  • Filter 1: include Brazil > Filter 2: include Argentina
  • Filter 1: include Argentina > Filter 2: include Brazil
  • Filter 1: include Brazil or Argentina
  • Filter 1: exclude all countries except Brazil and Argentina
Answer
  • Filter 1: include Brazil or Argentina

Views can include website data collected before the view was created.

  • FALSE
  • TRUE
Answer
  • FALSE

What cannot be collected by the default Analytics tracking code?

  • Device and operating system
  • User’s favorite website
  • Page visits
  • Browser language setting
Answer
  • User’s favorite website

What report shows which types of mobile devices visited a website?

  • Technology > Network report
  • All traffic > Source/Medium report
  • Site Content > Landing Page report
  • Mobile > Devices report
Answer
  • Mobile > Devices report

What is not a benefit of using segments to analyze data?

  • Permanently modify the data in a view
  • Analyze users by single or multi-session conditions
  • Compare behavior metrics for groups of users like Converters vs non Converters
  • Isolate and analyze specific conversion paths using conversion segments
Answer
  • Permanently modify the data in a view

Within how many days can a deleted view be restored?

  • 25
  • 15
  • 5
  • 35
Answer
  • 35

What report provides data on how specific sections of a website performed?

  • Frequency and Recency report
  • Content Drilldown report
  • Top Events report
  • Location report
Answer
  • Content Drilldown report

A new Custom Channel Group may be applied retroactively to organize data that has been previously collected.

  • True
  • False
Answer
  • True

What criteria could not be used to create a Dynamic Remarketing audience?

  • Users who viewed a search result page on your website
  • Users who viewed product detail pages
  • Users who viewed your homepage
  • Users who returned an item they purchased
Answer
  • Users who returned an item they purchased

When linking a Google Ads account to Google Analytics, what is not possible?

  • Adjust keyword bids in Google Ads from Google Analytics
  • Create remarketing lists in Analytics to use in Google Ads campaigns
  • View Google Ads click and cost data next to site engagement data in Analytics
  • Import Analytics Goals and transactions into Google Ads as conversions
Answer
  • Adjust keyword bids in Google Ads from Google Analytics

What asset is used to build a remarketing list?

  • Custom Metric
  • Custom Report
  • Custom Dimension
  • Custom Segment
Answer
  • Custom Segment

What report shows a visual representation of user interactions on a website?

  • Behavior Flow report
  • Content Drilldown report
  • Landing Pages report
  • Treemaps report
Answer
  • Behavior Flow report

What does assigning a value to a Google Analytics Goal enable?

  • Analyze a website conversion funnel
  • Compare goal conversions and measure changes to a website
  • Track real-time business revenue
  • Track actual revenue from conversions
Answer
  • Compare goal conversions and measure changes to a website

If the Google Merchandise Store sets up a URL goal of “/ordercomplete” and a Match Type of “Begins with”, which of the following pages on www.googlemerchandisestore.com will NOT count as a goal?

  • /ordercomplete/index.html
  • /ordercomplete.php
  • /ordercomplete/thank_you.html
  • /order/complete.php
Answer
  • /order/complete.php

What report indicates the last page users viewed before leaving a website?

  • Exit Pages report
  • Pages report
  • All Pages report
  • Landing Pages report
Answer
  • Exit Pages report

When does a default Analytics session expire?

  • At noon every day
  • When a user is inactive on your website for more than 30 minutes
  • When a user opens another browser window
  • After 30 minutes, regardless of user activity on your website
Answer
  • When a user is inactive on your website for more than 30 minutes 

Google Analytics cannot collect data from which systems by default?

  • Mobile devices
  • Online point-of-sale systems
  • Websites
  • Offline inventory database
Answer
  • Offline inventory database

What would prevent data from appearing in a Custom Report?

  • A filter that filters out all data
  • Not sharing the Custom report with users in the same view
  • Dimensions and metrics of different scopes
  • Too many dimensions applied to the Custom report
Answer
  • A filter that filters out all data

To recognize users across different devices, what is required for User ID?

  • Google Tag Manager
  • Sign-in that generates and sets unique IDs
  • A new Analytics account for reporting
  • All of the above
Answer
  • Sign-in that generates and sets unique IDs

What is not a filter setting for data in views?

  • Include
  • Restore
  • Exclude
  • Modify
Answer
  • Restore

Segments will not allow you to do what?

  • Create subsets of sessions or users
  • Permanently alter data
  • Build custom Remarketing lists
  • Isolate and analyze data
Answer
  • Permanently alter data

Where should the Analytics tracking code be placed in the HTML of a webpage for data collection?

  • Just before the closing </body> tag of your website
  • Just after the opening <body> tag of your website
  • Just before the closing </head> tag of your website
  • Just after the opening <head> tag of your website
Answer
  • Just before the closing </head> tag of your website

What feature can join offline business systems data with online data collected by Google Analytics?

  • AdWords Linking
  • Data import
  • User ID
  • Goal tracking
Answer
  • Data import

What channel is not included in the default Channels report?

  • Direct
  • Display
  • Device
  • Organic Search
Answer
  • Device

In Multi-Channel Funnel Reports, what channel would not be credited with a conversion?

  • Television commercials
  • Paid and organic search
  • Website referrals
  • Social network
Answer
  • Television commercials

Which reports indicate how website referrals, organic search, and ad campaigns assisted in conversions?

  • Ecommerce reports
  • Goals reports
  • Acquisition reports
  • Multi-Channel Funnel reports
Answer
  • Multi-Channel Funnel reports

What feature is required to track customer search terms on a website?

  • Data Import
  • Enhanced Ecommerce
  • Search filters
  • Site Search
Answer
  • Site Search

What type of Custom Report shows a static sortable table with rows of data?

  • Flat Table
  • Map Overlay
  • Pivot Table
  • Explorer
Answer
  • Flat Table

What is a “metric” in Google Analytics?

  • A dimension that can help you analyze site performance.
  • The numbers in a data set often paired with dimensions.
  • The dates in your date range.
  • A segment of data separated out in a report for comparison.
Answer
  • The numbers in a data set often paired with dimensions.

What criteria cannot be used to create a Custom Segment?

  • Dimensions
  • Metrics
  • Ad type
  • Sequences of user actions
Answer
  • Ad type

Which default traffic source dimensions does Google Analytics report for each website visitor?

  • Source and Medium
  • Campaign and Ad Content
  • Campaign and Medium
  • Source, Medium, Campaign, and Ad Content
Answer
  • Source and Medium

Which user characteristic may NOT be used to change keyword bids in Google Ads?

  • time of day
  • ad preference
  • location
  • device
Answer
  • ad preference

When does the Analytics tracking code send a pageview hit to Google Analytics?

  • Every time a user loads a webpage with embedded tracking code
  • Every time a user adds an item to an online shopping cart
  • Every time a user clicks a video on a website
  • Every time a user searches on a website
Answer
  • Every time a user loads a webpage with embedded tracking code

What campaigns require manual tags on destination URLs for tracking?

  • AdWords campaigns
  • Email campaigns
  • AdWords and email campaigns
  • None of the above
Answer
  • Email campaigns

What filter would only include data from a campaign titled “Back to School” in Campaign reports?

  • Custom Include filter with field “Campaign Name” and pattern “back to school”
  • Custom Search and Replace filter with field “Campaign Name”, string “back to school”, and pattern “include”
  • Predefined Include filter with “traffic to the hostname” “that are equal to” “back to school”
  • Custom Include filter with field “Page Title” and pattern “back to school”
Answer
  • Custom Include filter with field “Campaign Name” and pattern “back to school”

What scope applies to Custom Metrics?

  • User
  • Session
  • Hit
  • Event
Answer
  • Hit

The default session timeout duration in Google Analytics is how many minutes? The default session timeout duration in Google Analytics is how many minutes?

  • 10
  • 5
  • 20
  • 30
Answer
  • 30

What data does Google Analytics prohibit collecting?

  • Personally identifiable information
  • Product SKU(s)
  • Billing city
  • Purchase amount
Answer
  • Personally identifiable information

What report compares metrics based on user acquisition date over a series of weeks?

  • Users Flow report
  • Active Users report
  • Cohort Analysis report
  • User Explorer report
Answer
  • Cohort Analysis report

Using a standard Google Analytics configuration, which characteristics cannot be used to create a custom segment?

  • Users who are female and have children
  • Users 25 to 34 years old who have their browser set to Spanish
  • Users who engaged in a social media or email campaign
  • Users who viewed a page on a website, then watched a video
Answer
  • Users who are female and have children

If a Destination Goal is created for a newsletter sign-up and a user completes the newsletter sign-up three times in three separate sessions, how many Goal conversions will Google Analytics count?

  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
Answer
  • 3

What is a “dimension” in Google Analytics?

  • A comparison of data between two date ranges.
  • A report that offers information about your audience.
  • An attribute of a data set that can be organized for better analysis.
  • The total amount of revenue a business has made in a given date range.
Answer
  • An attribute of a data set that can be organized for better analysis.

What feature is required to collect the number of comments users posted to a web page?

  • Custom Dimension
  • Calculated Metric
  • Custom Channel Groupings
  • Custom Metric
Answer
  • Custom Metric

Which metric reports on how often a channel contributes to a conversion prior to last-click attribution?

  • Assisted conversion
  • Primary conversion
  • Last-click attribution
  • Second-to-last-click attribution
Answer
  • Assisted conversion

What model represents the hierarchical structure of a Google Analytics account?

  • Account > View > Property
  • View > Account > Property
  • Account > Property > View
  • Property > Account > View
Answer
  • Account > Property > View

What is the “Bounce Rate” in Google Analytics?

  • The number of times unique users returned to your website in a given time period
  • The percentage of visits when a user landed on your website and exited without any interactions
  • The percentage of total site exits
  • The percentage of sessions in which a user exits from your homepage
Answer
  • The percentage of visits when a user landed on your website and exited without any interactions

To increase the speed at which Google Analytics compiles reports, what action could be taken?

  • Remove any filters you have added to the view
  • Choose “Faster response” in the sampling pulldown menu
  • Choose “Greater precision” in the sampling pulldown menu
  • Remove any Secondary Dimensions you have added to the report
Answer
  • Choose “Faster response” in the sampling pulldown menu

Which reports require the activation of Advertising Features?

  • Cohort Analysis reports
  • Real-time reports
  • Geo reports
  • Demographics and Interests reports
Answer
  • Demographics and Interests reports

If a web page visitor clears the Analytics cookie from their browser, what will occur?

  • Analytics will not be able to associate user behavior data with past data collected
  • Analytics will set a new unique ID the next time a browser loads a tracked page
  • Analytics will set a new browser cookie the next time a browser loads a tracked page
  • All of the above
Answer
  • All of the above

Sharing a Custom Report will share the report configuration and data included in the report.

  • True
  • False
Answer
  • False

Sampling is applied to reports before segmentation.

  • True
  • False
Answer
  • False

What campaign parameter is not available by default in Google Analytics?

  • utm_content
  • utm_source
  • utm_adgroup
  • utm_campaign
Answer
  • utm_adgroup

When does the tracking code send an event hit to Google Analytics?

  • Every time a user adds an event to their calendar
  • Every time a user makes a reservation
  • Every time a user performs an action with event tracking implemented
  • Every time a user performs an action with pageview tracking implemented
Answer
  • Every time a user performs an action with event tracking implemented

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