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Exam Name – YouTube Music Certification Assessment.
Total Questions and Time Limit – 50 Questions with No Time Limit.
Exam Format and Passing Score – Multiple Choice and Passing score is 100%
YouTube Music Assessment Questions and Answers 2020
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(A) Upload a channel banner that includes the tour dates.
(B) Upload a collaboration with another artist.
(C) Create a playlist of fan covers.
(D) Change the channel name.
(A) Playlists can increase watch time because viewers will often keep watching videos in a sequence.
(B) Playlists can increase watch time because viewers are unable to exit the playlist.
(C) Playlists can decrease watch time because viewers almost never watch more than one video at a time.
(D) Playlists have no effect on watch time.
(A) A channel section.
(B) Links to merch sites.
(C) The channel banner.
(D) An end screen.
(A) The thumbnail correctly sets viewer expectations about content.
(B) The thumbnail is visually compelling.
(C) The thumbnail is low-resolution.
(D) Words in the thumbnail are easy to read on any screen
(A) The keywords viewers are using to find the channel’s videos.
(B) The top keywords suggested by Google Trends.
(C) Traffic from every major search engine.
(D) Search behavior for subscribers only.
(A) Subscribers boost view count because their views are worth two views.
(B) Subscribers who have turned off notifications will generate the video’s first wave of traffic.
(C) Subscribers who have turned on notifications will generate the video’s first wave of traffic.
(D) Subscribers can engage with a video in comments, while unsubscribed viewers cannot.
(B) Teasers or samplers.
(D) Art tracks.
(A) Because it can be turned into a series of videos.
(B) Because it can help the channel stay on a consistent upload schedule.
(C) Because it can be used to promote an album or tour in the future.
(D) All of the above.
(A) Produce a collaboration teaser and upload it to both collaborators’ channels.
(B) Use keywords from Google Trends to write the video title and description.
(C) Update the tags in old videos to include keywords for the collaboration.
(D) Link to the collaboration in the comments of other artists’ videos.
(A) Art tracks can capture viewer searches for a song when an official music video isn’t available yet.
(B) YouTube automatically generates art tracks from a sound recording and an artwork file.
(C) Viewers can find art tracks on YouTube and YouTube Music.
(D) All of the above.
(A) Upgrading does not affect subscribers.
(B) Upgrading makes it easier for subscribers to find all of an artist’s music in one place.
(C) Upgrading makes it harder for subscribers to find an artist’s music, because the artist’s catalog has split into three channels.
(D) Upgrading makes it easier for subscribers to learn about new videos, because their notifications are automatically turned back on.
(A) The artist earns extra subscribers.
(B) The Official Artist Channel appears at the top of search results for the artist.
(C) The artist earns ten new ways to interact with subscribers.
(D) YouTube auto-generates new highlight videos for the artist.
(A) Comment on each fan video.
(B) Block fan videos in all territories.
(C) Request copyright takedowns for fan videos.
(D) Drop fan videos into a playlist with a descriptive name.
(A) Live stream a listening event.
(B) Reach out to random viewers and ask them to post links to the album.
(C) Upload an old photo as the channel icon.
(D) Go quiet for several months to surprise fans with the new album.
(A) Because it decreases viewer engagement with the channel.
(B) Because it maintains or increases viewer engagement with the channel, which can increase album sales.
(C) Because the artist otherwise won’t have time to engage with fans.
(D) Because it’s the best way to get media outlets to promote the album.
(A) Post about the channel regularly on social media.
(B) Upload videos on a regular schedule.
(C) Comment on other artists’ videos every two weeks.
(D) Update the channel branding on a regular schedule
(A) The comment links to another artist’s video.
(B) The comment says something positive about the video.
(C) The comment contains personal contact information.
(D) The comment includes a blocked keyword.
(A) Update the channel banner with tour dates.
(B) Create a new channel section with tour videos.
(C) Post a photo of the setlist.
(D) Live stream an entire show.
(B) Official Artist Channel.
(D) YouTube Music.
(A) Post only when you have behind-the-scenes photos to share.
(B) Re-post videos from the channel right after you upload them.
(C) Post promotional links without context to intrigue viewers.
(D) Post a mix of personal, promotional, and transactional posts to engage fans.
(A) Translations data.
(B) Traffic sources data.
(C) Audience retention chart.
(D) Geography data.
(A) Include the same elements from other videos that have drops in audience retention.
(B) Ensure that the video’s metadata accurately reflects the content.
(C) Shorten the video.
(D) Consider a paid promotion.
(A) Plan a tour for the targeted audience anyway.
(B) Revise the content strategy to focus on engaging the targeted audience.
(C) Revisit the metrics in a week.
(D) Unlist videos that the new audience engages with the most.
(A) Fan-uploaded videos.
(B) An artist’s songs across YouTube.
(C) The world’s top songs this week.
(D) A label’s top artists on YouTube.
(A) The most popular music videos of the week in a given city or country.
(B) The global reach of an artist’s entire catalog.
(C) The age and gender breakdown of an artist’s audience.
(D) The playlists driving the most traffic to an artist.
(A) Understand which of an artist’s songs are fan favorites, and include these songs on a tour setlist.
(B) Understand which of an artist’s YouTube videos are fan favorites, and run ad campaigns for them.
(C) Understand which search terms lead viewers to the artist’s channel, and include them in video metadata.
(D) Understand which music videos are most popular this week on YouTube, and estimate how an artist’s new video might perform.
(A) YouTube Analytics for Artists.
(D) Music Charts and Insights.
(A) The video must be at least 30 seconds long.
(B) The channel must be at least 1 year old.
(C) The content must be advertiser-friendly.
(D) The channel should own the rights to 50% of the video’s content.
(A) YouTube and publishing companies.
(B) Record labels and music video producers.
(C) Publishing companies and artists.
(D) YouTube and record labels.
(A) Anyone with a YouTube channel.
(B) Anyone with at least 100 videos.
(C) Channels that have joined the YouTube Partner Program, or channels that are linked to a label or distributor with an SRAV agreement.
(D) Only channels that have had Content ID enabled.
(A) To target audiences that are unlikely to click on an ad.
(B) To help artists share their most creative ads to advertisers.
(C) To help viewers watch their favorite ads.
(D) To serve the highest-value ad to the right viewer at the right time.
(A) Explicit language.
(C) Niche topics.
(A) To see which type of ad brought in the most revenue.
(B) To see the effect of viewer engagement on ad rates.
(C) To see how this ratio is trending over time.
(D) To see how many subscribers watched the ad and commented on the video.
(A) In-stream ads always generate the most revenue.
(B) Use your Ad rates report to compare the estimated revenue amounts generated from each ad type.
(C) Skippable video ads always generate the most revenue.
(D) Use your Revenue report to break down how well each ad type is performing.
(A) Leverage the audience to crowdsource captions and metadata translations.
(B) Identify local talent and create a dubbed version of videos to improve the native viewing experience.
(C) Re-create videos with top creators in that country.
(D) Do nothing – viewership in other countries has no impact on revenue.
(A) The videos have different privacy settings.
(B) Different ad formats are enabled on the videos.
(C) The videos have a different number of likes and dislikes.
(D) The video resolution is different.
(C) Concert listings.
(D) Channel icon.
(A) No, paid promotions are against YouTube policy.
(B) Yes, if the artist gets written permission from YouTube.
(C) Yes, but the artist should be mindful of disclosure requirements and any third-party agreements.
(D) Yes, but only music-related products and services are eligible.
(A) Update the channel banner.
(B) Organize videos into the maximum number of shelves on the channel.
(C) Reply to every fan comment.
(D) Deliver the artist’s entire catalog to YouTube.
(A) To determine whether the song is unpopular in certain countries.
(B) To ensure that the artist is allowed to promote the cover on social media.
(C) To prevent Content ID claims on the song.
(D) To determine whether the original song is protected by copyright.
(A) Sound recording and musical composition.
(B) Musical composition and dramatic works.
(C) Sound recording and visual asset.
(D) Lyrics and vocal track.
(A) The offending video is removed and the channel loses its subscribers.
(B) The offending video remains on the channel but is blocked in all countries.
(C) The offending video is removed and the channel owner receives a copyright strike.
(D) The offending video remains on the channel until the channel owner deletes it.
(A) A video that contains content in the Content ID database.
(B) A video that has the same title as another video on YouTube.
(C) A channel with one or more similar videos to another channel.
(D) A channel that contains another channel’s copyrighted works.
(A) Copyright is a set of laws, while Content ID is a tool that helps rights holders exercise their rights on YouTube.
(B) Content ID is a set of laws, while copyright is a tool that helps rights holders exercise their rights on YouTube.
(C) Copyright protections are the same in every country, while Content ID policies vary by location.
(D) Users must apply Content ID policies the same way in every country, while copyright protections vary by location.
(A) It helps them plan a tour.
(B) It enables them to monetize or otherwise protect their content on YouTube.
(C) It helps them announce a new album.
(D) It allows them to understand watch time on the artist’s channel.
(A) Because conflicts can suspend any revenue generated from the videos in conflict.
(B) Because YouTube blocks videos by default during a conflict.
(C) Because the rights holders involved in a conflict will receive a copyright strike.
(D) Because conflicts reduce the discoverability of the content in question.
(A) Teaser or sampler.
(C) Composition share.
(D) Other sound recordings.
(A) The channel sees a decrease in claim disputes.
(B) The channel sees an increase in claim disputes.
(C) The channel sees a decrease in claims.
(D) The channel sees an increase in watch time.
(D) Either Block or Track.
(A) Asset report.
(B) Traffic sources data.
(C) Watch time data.
(D) Claims report.
What Is YouTube Music Certification Assessment?
This exam is conducted by Google via Skillshop which tests the understanding and workings of YouTube Music. There are several modules that help you to prepare for the assessment.
The first unit of this course teaches you how you can plan your YouTube Music Channel and Content. The second unit of the course teaches you can promote your videos and how you can increase engagement. The third unit teaches you how to analyze YouTube Music analytics and insights. The fourth unit of the course teaches you the different ad serve models, revenue assessment models, and other models to make money from your channel. The fifth unit teaches you different Copyrights, policies, claims, and Assets.
This exam consists of a total of 50 questions and there is unlimited time to complete the exam. Once, you select and save an answer, you cannot go back and edit your answer. 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.
There are three main requirements for applying to this exam:
(1) You should own a Smartphone or Computer.
(2) You should have an active Internet Connection.
(3) You should have a free Google Account.
Course Modules of the Exam
There are a total of 5 modules on which you are tested in this exam.
(1) Content and Channel Strategy.
(2) Promotions and engagement.
(4) Business and revenue.
(5) Rights management.
Key Features Of This Exam
The main features of this course are:
(1) It is designed by Google itself so the information provided is of high quality.
(2) It provides a Certificate which has recognition in the job industry.
(3) A user has unlimited access to the exam and it’s totally free.
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 should also check out our answers to other YouTube Certification exams like YouTube Asset Monetization Assessment, YouTube Content Ownership Assessment, YouTube Channel Growth Assessment, and YouTube Creative Essentials Assessment. If you have any new questions to share or you’re having some doubts then feel free to comment down below.