Before you get to the answers below here are some facts about the exam.
Exam Name – DoubleClick Ad Exchange Assessment.
Total Questions and Passing Score – 15 Questions and Passing Score is 80%
Q.1 – What tool can be used as a proactive measure to submit creatives for verification, for checking their status, and for retrieving a list of all your active creatives before bidding on the creative ad?
(A) Creative Explorer
(B) RTB Breakout
(C) Buyer REST API
(D) Query Tool
(A) Trading desks, media planers, and sales executives
(B) Publishers, media planners, and DSPs
(C) Trading desks, DSPs, and ad networks
(D) Media analysts, ad networks, and publishers
Q.3 – What are native ads?
(A) Native ads are rich media ads that run in mobile apps and help you to engage your audience with impactful rich media mobile creatives.
(B) Native ads are skippable ads that appear on top of the app content and take up the whole screen.
(C) Native ads are clearly attributed ads that fit the form and function of nearly any publisher’s content, on any screen, providing consumers with positive experiences across sites and apps.
(D) Native ads are larger-sized ads which enable advertisers to create more engaging ads. Users can X-out or skip non-relevant ads, allowing for a more user-controlled experience.
Q.4 – You’re seeing a high bid response filtering rate and want to find out what’s causing it and fix it. Which tool in the Ad Exchange user interface can you use to get the reasons why your bids are being filtered?
(A) RTB Breakout
(B) Creative Explorer
(D) RTB Graphs
(A) A bid request contains information about the advertiser’s creatives, e.g. the creative size, language, and content type.
(B) A bid request contains information about the impression being auctioned such as the position of the ad, whether it will be viewed vertically or horizontally, the minimum CPM, Google user ID, or the mobile advertising ID.
(C) A bid request contains information about the publisher auctioning an impression, such as their domain, content vertical, and geographic location.
(D) A bid request contains information about the user requesting a webpage, e.g. their browser, Google User ID, their language, and demographic.
(A) To maintain a healthy ecosystem where you, the buyer, are protected, publishers can offer inventory safely, and end users are served clean ads
(B) To ensure your ads are served on the right publisher site or app
(C) Because disapproving your ads is fun
(D) Because other exchanges have policies and we need to keep up
Q.7 – You’ve just defined the audience you’d like to target with your next campaign, as well as which formats you’d like your ad to run on. Which tool in Ad Exchange allows you to input your criteria and find publishers with available inventory or packaged products matching your campaign settings?
(A) Query Tool
(B) RTB Graphs
(C) RTB Breakout
(A) You’ll interpret and evaluate the bid request and submit a bid response with information describing your bid, including an HTML snippet for associated creative, buyer creative ID, and macros.
(B) You send a response to the publisher’s SSP, containing information describing your bid, including an HTML snippet for associated creative, buyer creative ID, and macros.
(C) Nothing happens.
(D) You win the auction and your advertiser’s ad is served.
(A) Undeclared URL
(B) Site not crawlable
(C) Restricted content
(D) Blank third-party ad serving creative
(A) It’s a one-to-one deal between one publisher and one buyer where a fixed price is established for the impression.
(B) It’s a many-to-many deal type between publishers and buyers in an open auction floor.
(C) It’s a one-to-many deal between one publisher and many buyers competing in a closed auction floor.
(D) It’s a one-to-one deal between one publisher and one buyer where impressions and price are agreed upon and fixed.
Q.11 – What is a bid request?
(A) A bid request is a signal sent by your bidder to Ad Exchange asking for information on available inventory to bid on.
(B) A bid request is a signal sent by Ad Exchange to your bidder describing publishers who have inventory available for bidding on.
(C) A bid request is a signal sent by your bidder to Ad Exchange, containing bid information and an HTML snippet with a creative to compete in the auction.
(D) A bid request is a signal sent by Ad Exchange to your bidder describing an impression being auctioned.
(A) Ad Exchange initiates an auction as soon as the buyer or the media agency inputs their creatives into their bidder’s interface, targeting desired inventory.
(B) Your bidding technology pings Ad Exchange with bidding information. Should there be any impressions available, Ad Exchange will initiate an auction.
(C) When a user requests a web page, the empty ad slots (or ad tags) in the user’s browser send a request for ad content to the publisher’s sell-side platform (SSP), which pings Ad Exchange to initiate an auction.
(D) When a publisher makes impressions available, their sell-side platform pings Ad Exchange to request ad content. Once Ad Exchange has available bids, it initiates the auction.
(A) Content creatives, data and third-party serving, buyer participation, and behavioral
(B) Buyer participation, content creatives, behavioral, and user experience
(C) Content creatives and general ad specifications
(D) Data and third-party serving, buyer participation, and remarketing
(A) To reserve a fixed number of impressions at a fixed price, in a manner similar to a traditional reservation
(B) To reach the widest publisher inventory pool based on your defined campaign targets and to scale your media buys across screens and exchanges using the right audience signals
(C) To get exclusive access to premium packages of inventory often before it becomes widely available
(D) To get exclusive, advertiser-to-publisher relationship for programmatically purchasing inventory in brand-safe environments without any inventory guarantees
(A) Preferred Deals and Programmatic Guaranteed Deals
(B) Preferred Deals, Private Auctions, and Programmatic Guaranteed Deals
(C) Programmatic Guaranteed Deals and Private Auctions
(D) Preferred Deals and Private Auctions
(A) Trading desks are divisions at agency holding companies that can execute exchange buys for the company’s media agencies within the same holding company.
(B) Trading desks use sophisticated targeting capabilities and optimization algorithms to help advertisers and agencies determine a value of an incoming impression and place a bid in order to win that impression.
(C) Trading desks are companies that aggregate publisher ad space and sell it to advertisers who wish to advertise on that space.
(D) Trading desks are companies that trade inventory with other trading desks.
(A) There are no creative or platform policies in place on Ad Exchange, allowing for faster transaction turnaround times between buyers and sellers and no creative disapprovals or bid filtering.
(B) You can buy display inventory programmatically through the Open Auction via the Ad Exchange user interface, real-time bidding, or the Ad Exchange Buyer REST API.
(C) A neutral force selects which advertiser will show for a given impression, and market demand sets the price of that impression, evaluated in real-time as a unique auction, providing buyers with the knowledge that their bids are not grouped together.
(D) You can participate on the Open Auction via the Ad Exchange user interface.
(A) The creative itself contained a dangerous product.
(B) The ad was not SSL-compliant.
(C) The bid was lower than the publisher’s required minimum CPM.
(D) Your bid contained use of a vendor that a publisher has added to their exclusion list.
(A) Users are more engaged after seeing these ads as they have the flexibility to be placed before, during, or after users have digested the app content.
(B) Users tend to engage more with interstitial ads as they are larger-sized ads. They also allow for a more user-controlled experience as users can X-out or skip non-relevant ads.
(C) Users are more engaged with these ads as they fit the form and function of nearly any publisher’s content, on any screen. This creates a better user experience which drives increased engagement rates.
(D) Users experience a seamless ad experience with interstitial ads as they are integrated into the feed the user is scrolling through.
(A) RTB Graphs
(B) Query Tool
(D) X Snippet status report
(A) Open Auction
(B) Programmatic Guaranteed Deal
(C) Private Auction
(D) Preferred Deal
(A) Some non-family safe ad content is borderline safe and can sometimes be approved by Ad Exchange.
(B) Some publishers allow non-family safe content to be served and can override these policies for Preferred Deals or Programmatic Guaranteed Deals.
(C) Some advertisers are just lucky.
(D) Some advertisers find loopholes that allow them to run non-family safe content.
Q.23 – What is a bid response?
(A) A bid response is what Ad Exchange sends a publisher notifying them that there are available buyers for the impression they are selling.
(B) A bid response is what a buyer must build and send back to Ad Exchange that describes the bid and includes an HTML snippet for the associated creative.
(C) A bid response is what Ad Exchange sends a buyer describing the impression being auctioned.
(D) A bid response is what a buyer must build and send back to Ad Exchange that describes the campaign settings such as format type, audience, and content vertical.
What is DoubleClick Ad Exchange Assessment Assessment?
This exam is conducted by Google via Skillshop which tests the understanding of the basics of Authorized Buyers and how you can buy ad impressions at auctions conducted in the DoubleClick Ad Exchange and what are the benefits of the same. You are tested on concepts of Open Auction, the different tools in the Ad Exchange, how to make compliant ads, what is bid response and inventory, about the marketplace, etc.
This course has six units. The first unit is Basics of the Open Auction, the second unit is Discover inventory, the third unit is Understand bid requests and responses, the fourth unit is Make sure your ads are compliant, the fifth unit is get your bids to auction, and the sixth unit is Get familiar with tools.
The exam consists of a total of 15 questions and you have unlimited time to complete the exam. The certificate is valid for a period of 12 months and if you fail in your first try then you can retake the exam after 24 hours.
This article provides all the answers with detailed explanation so that you don’t just get the correct answers but you actually understand the reason behind the answers. You can check the answers to all other Authorized Buyers exams in our Ad Exchange API Basics Assessment Answers page, Ad Exchange Brand Controls Basics Assessment Answers page, Optimize Bids And Creatives Assessment Answers page, and Programmatic and Ad Exchange Assessment Answers page.