Final Assessment Answers - Google Digital Analytics Fundamentals

Written by Alex J. FIerro

The Digital Analytics Fundamentals course is now over, but the course materials will remain online. If you haven't checked out the course yet, you should learn more about the Digital Analytics Fundamentals course.

The course itself was a lot of fun and gave great information for rookies and pros alike. The course ended with a Final Assessment exam and students who completed the course before the deadline received a really sweet diploma to brag to their friends and colleagues.

Because the Digital Analytics Fundamentals course and you can't receive a diploma for passing the final assessment, I decided to provide an answer key below (the final test answers). To view the answers to the test, simply rollover the grey text or, if it's not working for you, you can click here to reveal the answers.

If you have trouble with the questions below, go check out the course here.

  1. What should always be the first step of creating a measurement plan?

    The answer to question 1 is: "Defining your overall business objective" (E)

  2. True or False: Your key performance indicators (KPIs) are automatically tracked as Goals in Google Analytics.

    The answer to question 2 is: "False. You must set up your goals once you identify the KPIs you want to track."

  3. In Google Analytics, "attribution" most commonly refers to:

    The answer to question 3 is: "Assigning which marketing channels get credit for conversions" (B)

  4. Which of the following are metrics?

    Check all that apply.

    The answer to question 4 is: "Avg. Time on Page" and "Goal Conversion Rate" (C,D)

  5. Which of the following are dimensions?

    Check all that apply.

    The answer to question 5 is: "Medium", "Event Category", "Ad Content" (A,B,D)

  6. By default, when does a user's session (or "visit") end according to Google Analytics?

    The answer to question 6 is: "The session ends once the user is inactive for 30 minutes or more" (C)

  7. Which of the following Google Analytics tools would you use to permanently exclude website traffic from your internal employees from your reports?

    The answer to question 7 is: "A filter that you create in the Admin settings and apply to your report view" (D)

  8. True or False. If you make a mistake implementing a filter you can always correct it by fixing the filter and reprocessing the historical data.

    The answer to question 8 is: "False"

  9. Which of the following is NOT a standard Google Analytics campaign variable?

    The answer to question 9 is: "utm_adgroup" (A)

  10. Which of the following traffic source / medium combinations would NOT be detected by Google Analytics automatically and would require manual tagging for customization?

    The answer to question 10 is: "nytimes.com / display" (B)

  11. What do you need to do to track interactions that happen within a page of your website, like downloading a PDF, or clicking "play" and "stop" on an embedded video player?

    The answer to question 11 is: "Have a developer implement Event Tracking code for each interaction you want to track." (B)

  12. Add campaign link tags to the URL http://www.mysite.com/home so that traffic to the link would show in the All Traffic report as "coupon / email" and in the Campaigns report as "springsale". Enter the tagged URL here.

  13. The answer to question 12 is: "http://www.mysite.com/home?utm_source=coupon&

  14. You own three different websites that operate independently but are all a part of the same company. Which of the following is the best way to set up your Google Analytics account for these sites?

    The answer to question 13 is: "Create three different properties, one for each website, so that each site has its own unique tracking code." (B)

  15. Which of the pages below would match a goal with the following settings: Destination begins with /orderconfirmed

    Check all that apply.

    The answer to question 14 is: "www.mystore.com/orderconfirmed.html", "www.mystore.com/shirts/orderconfirmed.html" and "www.mystore.com/orderconfirmed.html?id=153" (A,B,D)

  16. Which of the following are reasons to implement Ecommerce tracking in addition to Goals?

    Check all that apply.

    The answer to question 15 is: "To see which campaigns lead to the sale of particular products" and "To track revenue generated by the website" (A,C)

  17. A user visits your website and subscribes to your newsletter, which you are tracking as a Goal. The user's colleague then immediately subscribes to the same newsletter using the same computer and browser. How many conversions will be recorded in Google Analytics?

    The answer to question 16 is: "1" (B)

  18. Within a 30-day period a user visits your website first from a social media ad, then from a banner ad on a news site, and then from a paid search ad. On the final visit the user submits a "Contact" form that you track as a Goal conversion. Which of the following statements are true about how the user's activity will be reported?

    Check all that apply.

    The answer to question 17 is: "The social media ad and the banner ad will be given credit in the Multi-Channel Funnels reports as assisting interactions." and "In the All Traffic report only the paid search ad will get credit for the conversion." (A,D)

  19. You have been asked to find opportunities to increase the number of users who complete the three-step account sign-up process on your site. Which of the following analyses would be most useful for your investigation?

    Choose three.

    The answer to question 18 is: "Using the All Traffic report to identify which traffic sources have the highest conversion rate.", "Using the Landing Pages report to identify which landing pages have the highest conversion rate." and "Using the Goal Flow report to identify which of the three steps has the highest drop-off rate." (A,B,D)

  20. Which of the following reports allows you to identify the terms visitors use to conduct searches within your site?

    Check all that apply.

    The answer to question 19 is: "Site Search report" (B)

  21. You want to create a report in Google Analytics that shows you the Visits and Ecommerce Conversion Rate broken out by both the dimensions Medium and City. How could you create this report?

    Check all that apply.

    The answer to question 20 is: "Adjust the primary dimension of the Locations report to "City" and add a secondary dimension of "Medium." Then switch the metric group to Ecommerce.", "Adjust the primary dimension of the All Traffic report to "Medium" and add a secondary dimension of "City." Then switch the metric group to Ecommerce." and "Create a Custom Report with the dimensions "Medium" and "City" and the metrics "Visits" and Ecommerce Conversion Rate." (A,B,C)