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Name of Exam – YouTube Music Rights Management Certification.
Format and Total Questions – Multiple Choice and 50 questions.
YouTube Music Rights Management Certification Exam Answers (Updated April 2021)
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(A) Copyright doesn’t matter on YouTube.
(B) YouTube’s lawyers handle copyright infringement on YouTube so users don’t have to.
(C) YouTube’s tools and policies are designed to protect rightsholders’ copyrights, and users who don’t respect our tools and policies are subject to consequences.
(D) Everything uploaded to YouTube is considered an original work and therefore does not violate any copyright laws.
(A) Sound recording
(B) Musical composition
(C) Music video
(D) None of the above. Copyright law only protects his song once it’s uploaded to YouTube.
(A) Lin owns the rights to the music video and sound recording, but John owns the rights to the underlying musical composition.
(B) Lin owns the rights to all of the content in the video because it’s a derivative work.
(C) John owns the rights to all of the content in the video because it wouldn’t exist without the song he wrote.
(D) Lin owns the rights to the sound recording only. John owns the rights to the musical composition and the video.
(A) The YouTube Audio Library
(B) Creative Commons
(C) Public Domain
(D) All of the above
(A) She should have gotten permission from John to record his song.
(B) She should have given credit to John in the video description.
(C) She should have altered the song so that Content ID couldn’t match it.
(D) None of the above. Content ID automatically blocks cover songs from YouTube.
(A) Consult a lawyer.
(B) Upload the video to YouTube and see what happens.
(C) Ask his YouTube partner representative.
(D) Upload the video and tag the artist in the comments.
Q.7 – Nicky uploads a video of herself reviewing an artist’s new music video, and includes a clip of the music video. Her video is claimed by Content ID on behalf of the artist’s record label. Which course of action could Nicky take?
(A) Agree to the claim and let the label apply their policy to the video.
(B) Dispute the claim if she obtained permission from the label and publisher to use the clip.
(C) Remove the music video clip from the video.
(D) All of the above.
Q.8 – Breanna works at a publishing company and manages her company’s composition rights on YouTube. The company owns the composition rights to “Song XYZ” worldwide, but only has a license with YouTube in the U.S. and Canada. Where should Breanna assert ownership for “Song XYZ” on YouTube?
(A) Only in the U.S. and Canada.
(B) Everywhere except for the U.S. and Canada.
(A) Content ID matching
(B) Copyright takedowns
(C) Copyright strikes
(D) YouTube Analytics API
(A) YouTube Studio
(B) Content Manager CMS
(C) Analytics for Artists
(D) Audio Library
Q.11 – Elizabeth runs a music publishing company and needs a group of employees to manage the company’s composition assets on YouTube. However, she wants her direct report, Ron, to oversee the employees’ access to the assets. How could Elizabeth best accomplish this in Content Manager CMS?
(A) Elizabeth could give Administrator access to Ron, and create roles with more restrictive access for the other employees.
(B) Elizabeth could give content owner access to Ron, and Administrator access to the other employees.
(C) Elizabeth could give channel manager access to Ron, and content owner access to the other employees.
(D) Elizabeth could create an email alias with Administrator access that all employees can use.
(A) YouTube Studio and Content Manager CMS both contain Analytics that describe content performance.
(B) CMS stands for Content Management System.
(C) YouTube Studio lets you manage content for a single channel.
(D) All of the above.
(A) Composition Share
(D) Television Episode
(A) Each asset on YouTube contains one or more videos.
(B) Each video on YouTube contains one or more assets.
(C) Videos and assets are the same thing.
(D) Videos contain metadata, while assets contain references.
(A) It’s one song in an album.
(B) It’s video or audio content that Content ID uses for matching.
(C) It’s a container of information that represents copyrighted content on YouTube.
(D) It’s the underlying words and lyrics of a song.
(A) Metadata, ownership information, claiming policies, and linked relationships to Sound Recording Assets.
(B) Metadata, references, and linked relationships to Sound Recording Assets.
(C) References, lyrics, and ownership information.
(D) Metadata, sound recordings, and claiming policies.
(A) Metadata, ownership information, and match policies.
(B) References, lyrics, and ownership information.
(C) Metadata, musical compositions, and match policies.
(D) Metadata, references, ownership information, and match policies.
(B) YouTube’s lawyers
(C) Content managers and rightsholders
(D) The users who upload videos containing that asset
(A) Because YouTube will automatically block videos containing the asset in the territories outside of North America.
(B) Because claiming ownership in territories where they don’t own the asset could lead to bad claims and the termination of the company’s partnership with YouTube.
(C) Because YouTube will automatically monetize videos containing the asset in North America.
(D) None of the above.
Q.20 – Publisher X claims 50% ownership of a Composition Share Asset, while Publisher Z claims 60% ownership. Both publishers linked their Composition Share Assets to the same Sound Recording Asset in France. What would you call the situation that these two partners are in?
(A) Conflict of interest
(B) Claim dispute
(C) Copyright takedown
(D) Ownership conflict
Q.21 – Daniel’s boss wants him to figure out why their artist’s album isn’t generating as much revenue on YouTube as previous albums. Daniel discovers numerous asset ownership conflicts that need his attention. Which step would NOT help him resolve these conflicts?
(A) Verify the conflicts in the Asset Conflict Report or Issues queue in Content Manager CMS.
(B) Edit the ownership information that was made in error.
(C) Contact the other owners and ask them to update their ownership information, if they made errors.
(D) Delete and re-deliver the assets.
(A) References can come from any YouTube channel.
(B) References can include indistinct sound recordings and public domain beats.
(C) References should include third-party material.
(D) References should contain only material that the rightsholder owns.
(A) A reference overlap. YouTube will reach out and help them mediate the problem.
(B) A reference overlap. The label that delivered the most recent reference will need to address the overlap in their Issues queue.
(C) A reference ownership conflict. One label needs to redeliver their asset with different asset ownership information.
(D) A claim dispute. The first label to respond will get to use the reference.
Q.24 – David needs to deliver references to YouTube for an artist’s new album. His company created one music video for the album, but the other songs don’t have official videos yet. What kind of reference material should he deliver for the album’s assets?
(A) A music video for the Music Video Asset, and sound recordings for the other songs.
(B) A sound recording for the music video, and music video for the other songs.
(C) One long sound recording for the entire album.
(D) One visual-only video for the entire album.
Q.25 – Meg is delivering an artist’s new album to YouTube. When the upload is complete, Content ID claims the videos and applies the policy that Meg’s company set for their content. What’s the term for this type of claim?
Q.26 – Rupi works at a publishing company and manages their songwriters’ Composition Share Assets on YouTube. Artist A has to dispute all claims that Rupi’s company makes against his cover videos, because he obtained a license to cover songs from their catalog. What should Rupi do to prevent these claims in the future?
(A) Create a manual campaign targeting Artist A’s videos.
(B) Automatically route all new claims for manual review.
(C) Issue a copyright takedown notices for Artist A’s cover videos.
(D) Whitelist Artist A’s channel.
(A) Within 60 days.
(B) Never – the claims will resolve themselves.
(C) As soon as possible.
(D) Only after they receive an official warning from YouTube.
Q.28 – Georgette uploads a video that includes a mashup of several songs, including a hit single by Artist B. Content ID claims Georgette’s video on behalf of Artist B’s record label. Georgette disputes the claim, and the label reinstates it. Georgette still doesn’t believe the claim is valid and responds. How could you best describe this claim scenario?
(A) User-uploaded claim that the user has appealed.
(B) User-uploaded claim that the claimant has appealed.
(C) Partner-uploaded claim that the user has disputed.
(D) Partner-uploaded claim that the claimant has disputed.
(A) Content ID applies a match policy to partner-uploaded claims.
(B) Content ID applies an upload policy to partner-uploaded claims.
(C) Content ID applies an upload policy to user-uploaded claims.
(D) Content ID applies a Block policy to user-uploaded claims.
(D) All of the above
Q.31 – Bruce is explaining to a new colleague how YouTube applies policies to a video claimed by multiple assets, starting with the most restrictive policy. In which order should Bruce place these policies?
(A) Track, block, monetize.
(B) Block, track, monetize.
(C) Monetize, track, block.
(D) Block, monetize, track.
Q.32 – Label D needs to prevent users in Spain from uploading tracks from an artist’s new album – which leaked online – to YouTube. Which of the following might describe the custom policy that Label D creates?
(A) Block user-uploaded videos in Spain where user video match amount <5%.
(B) Track user-uploaded videos in Spain where visual reference match amount >50%.
(C) Block user-uploaded videos in Spain where audio reference match amount >95%.
(D) Track partner-uploaded videos in Spain where audio reference match amount >5%.
(A) Even a single strike leads to account termination.
(B) Multiple strikes may impact their access to features.
(C) Channels are unable to take action on strikes against their account.
(D) Partner strikes on YouTube never expire.
(A) Reinstate the claim
(B) Retract the dispute
(C) Release the claim
(D) Copyright takedown
(A) Submit a counter-notification to keep the video on YouTube.
(B) Reach out to Publisher X and ask for a retraction.
(C) Accept the takedown.
(D) Delete the video and reupload it with a different title.
Q.36 – If Label Z and Label Y claim an asset in the same territory, but Label Z has a match policy of Block and Label Y has a match policy of Track, which policy will YouTube apply until the partners resolve their ownership conflict?
(D) Both Block and Track
Q.37 – Shawna has no match policy selected for a territory where she owns Asset A. How would this impact a multiple-claim scenario in which another partner has a worldwide Monetize policy for Asset B?
(A) The video will monetize in Shawna’s territory.
(B) The video will be tracked in Shawna’s territory.
(C) The video will be blocked in the other partner’s territory.
(D) The video will not appear on YouTube until Shawna sets a policy.
Q.38 – Content ID claims a video with Asset X and Asset Y, which have two different owners. Asset X has a Monetize policy in France, and Asset Y has a Track policy worldwide. Which policy will be applied to the video in France?
(C) No policy
(A) Package uploader
(B) Basic YouTube.com UI
(D) SFTP or Aspera Dropbox
(A) Validate the metadata
(B) Add asset labels
(C) Add Custom IDs
(D) Link Composition Share Assets to Sound Recordings
(D) Ownership information
Q.42 – Patrick works at a record label and is advising a new colleague on how to deliver an artist’s catalog to YouTube. The colleague asks Patrick whether they should deliver the songs that don’t have music videos. What should Patrick say?
(A) Yes, because if another user delivers the songs to YouTube first, that person will become the rightsholder.
(B) Yes, because they become Art Tracks and are critical to earning revenue and exposure across YouTube and YouTube Premium.
(C) No, because only official music videos belong on YouTube.
(D) No, because Content ID can’t claim songs without music videos.
(A) Sound Recordings and Music Videos
(B) Music Video Assets and Art Tracks
(C) Composition Share Assets and Sound Recording Assets
(D) Composition Share Assets and Art Tracks
(B) Content ID
(C) YouTube Reporting API
(D) Content Manager CMS
(A) Comparing revenue between two channels.
(B) Comparing revenue for one asset.
(C) Transferring many reports on a set schedule and storing that data.
(D) Transferring data between two content owners.
(A) Compare asset policies across the channels he manages.
(B) Compare asset performance across videos.
(C) Compare watch time performance across videos.
(D) Compare traffic across an artist’s videos.
(A) Live streams
(B) YouTube Premium and YouTube Music paid subscriptions
(D) Non-music YouTube videos
(A) Publisher X
(B) Publisher Z
(C) Publisher X and Z must coordinate with each other
Q.49 – Renée suspects that some of her company’s assets aren’t earning revenue because another company has asserted ownership in the same territories. Where could she find information that supports or refutes her suspicion?
(A) Reference Files Report
(B) Ads revenue reports
(C) Asset Conflict Report
(D) Claims Report
What is YouTube Music Rights Management Certification?
The YouTube Music Rights Management Certification course is developed by Google which introduces you to the world of digital music rights on YouTube.
Designed for music content owners, this course explores the tools and strategies that help teams effectively deliver content and control music assets at scale.
This course contains around 15 text-based lessons and a final Assessment. You need to pass the final assessment with a score of 80% or above to earn the certification.
This course 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 from the last try.
There are three main requirements for applying to these courses:
(1) You should own a Smartphone or Computer.
(2) You should have an active Internet Connection.
(3) You should have a free Google Account.
There are a total of 4 modules in this course with 3-4 lessons in each module.
Module 1 – Digital music rights on YouTube
Module 2 – Music assets
Module 3 – Claims and policies
Module 4 – Delivery and data management
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