Welcome to the Organic Social Media Mock Exam from The Online Advertising Guide.
In this mock exam, you will be asked to answer 50 questions about organic social media that only top Social Media Marketers should know. Use this mock exam to practise for the Organic Social Final Exam. It draws questions from the same pool as the Final Exam, and so it’s a great way to practise for it.
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#1. What is an individual blog called on Tumblr? ? It's a group of short-form blogs
#2. Why should people say where they work on LinkedIn? ? It is a hunting ground for recruitment agents
#3. According to The Online Advertising Guide, how often should you post on Facebook? ? Strike a balance between informing and annoying your followers
#4. What are the benefits of Trending on Twitter? ? There is nothing definite in this world, and you can trend for negative reasons
#5. What was the movie about Facebook called? ? It starred Jesse Eisenberg
#6. When you embed a YouTube video, how do you ensure the "Related Videos" at the end come from your own channel? ? This is helpful
#7. Can you stop people from commenting on your posts on LinkedIn? ? Commenting is an integral part of social networking
#8. How do you disable comments on a video in YouTube? ? Not all videos need comments. Especially if the video includes children or vulnerable people
#9. Which type of employee would be best to manage your social media? ? Social networking works best when it's done by someone who is genuinely interested in what they are posting about
#10. How many accounts can you follow per day on Twitter? ? This is a technical limit - Twitter will stop you if you are aggresively following and unfollowing people in order to inflate you follower count.
#11. How does Facebook calculate Engagement Rate? ? Facebook's Engagement Rate is slightly different to everyone elses'
#12. What is a "Boomerang"? ? They can be pretty cool when done right
#13. How often is optimum to post an update on LinkedIn from your business page? ? Weekends are pretty dead on LinkedIn
#14. How many Instagram accounts you can you follow or unfollow in a day? ? No-one likes people who game the system by following and unfollowing accounts
#15. What is the so-called "Cool Ratio"? ? The Cool Ratio is a pretty terrible measure of anything in real life
#16. What is a shortcut to Like a post on Instagram? ? Try them and find out
#17. Which Social Network is based around networking with people in your local area? ? It is not very popular
#18. How many times can you Tweet per day? ? There is a limit
#19. What is an InMail on LinkedIn? ? You have probably received one of these
#20. What is Facebook's Video on Demand service called? ? Facebook Live is actually the name for when you live stream video to a post
#21. What is a live streaming post on Facebook called? ? Facebook Watch is actually the name for Facebook's Video on Demand service
#22. Who founded Twitter? ? Matt Damon?
#23. In the The Online Advertising Guide, how often should you post on Instagram? ? Insta is an always-on kinda deal
#24. What types of devices can you post directly to Instagram from? ? It started as an app
#25. What is the maximum number of characters for a video description on YouTube? ? Be descriptive, but don't write a novel for no reason
#26. What are the six reactions on LinkedIn called? ? Most people don't use most of these
#27. Why is Influencer marketing so successful? ? People who follower influencers think of them as someone they know personally
#28. How many options can you have on a Poll on Twitter? ? I would like more
#29. Should you interact with your community in comments on your posts? ? Community building is a big part of social media management
#30. What is the hashtag limit for Instagram posts? ? About 11 hashtags is thought to be optimum for Instagram
#31. How many characters can you use in an Instagram post before it adds a "see more" link? ? Using this limit to your advantage can boost your engagement
#32. How do you restrict who can see a video you upload to YouTube? ? Sometimes a video is not meant for the public
#33. What is the code called that tracks website stats through Facebook? ? It is also used to track conversions from Facebook Ads
#34. When is an impression recorded on YouTube? ? Google like viewable impressions
#35. What length are tags on YouTube allowed to be? ? Super long tags won't get you anywhere
#36. How many characters can you use in your bio on Twitter? ? Describe yourself briefly
#37. What advice do we give on how often you should you post on TikTok? ? Be constant but not overwhelming
#38. What is Crossposting? ? Shouldn't it be called acrossposting?
#39. When is an impression recorded on LinkedIn? ? LinkedIn has its own version of viewable impressions
#40. To make the most out of Quora, how often should you answer a question? ? Each answer should be the best you can give. Don't wear yourself out.
#41. What is YouTube Studio? ? It might also be the famous people one for all I know
#42. Where can you find how many followers a Twitter account has? ? Useful for when you are researching your competitors
#43. How many options can you have on a Poll on LinkedIn? ? I would like more
#44. What was Google's (now-closed) social network called? ? It's also a shame about Google Wave
#45. Is social networking for a business the same as in your personal life? ? Respect your social media manager
#46. What is a subtweet? ? Not an official Twitter term
#47. How much of a YouTube video's description is visible in Google search results? ? More than an old Tweet
#48. How much of a YouTube video's description is visible in YouTube search results? ? Cram the important info into the start of your description
#49. What is a shortcut to the analytics section of YouTube Studio? ? Try them and find out
#50. What is the maximum number of characters for a video title on YouTube? ? Be descriptive, but don't write a novel for no reason