What is a “metric” in Google Analytics?

(A) A dimension that can help you analyze site performance.

(B) The dates in your date range.

(C) A segment of data separated out in a report for comparison.

(D) The numbers in a data set often paired with dimensions.


A Metric is the numbers in a data set often paired with dimensions. A Metric is a quantitative measurement which means that it can be represented using numbers unlike Dimensions. Examples – Number Of Users, Session Duration, Number of Sessions, etc.


This question is a part of the Assessment section of the Google Analytics For Beginners Certification course and Google Analytics Individual Qualification exam. You can find the answers with full explanation for all the assessment questions on our Google Analytics For Beginners Assessment 2 Answers page, Google Analytics for Beginners Assessment Answers page, and the GAIQ exam on our Google Analytics Individual Qualification Exam Answers page.

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