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. Which Social Network is based around asking other members questions? ? It's like Yahoo! Answers but with more expert answers
#2. How do you restrict who can see a video you upload to YouTube? ? Sometimes a video is not meant for the public
#3. Where can you find Facebook Analytics? ? Does it still exist?
#4. What is Crossposting? ? Shouldn't it be called acrossposting?
#5. How do you block comments with specific words in them from appearing on posts from a Facebook page? ? SPECIFIC words
#6. How do you string multiple Tweets together? ? It's unofficially called a Tweetstorm, which is probably why they're like that
#7. What does LinkedIn recommend you should do to improve engagement for a post (which you shouldn't do)? ? It is incredibly annoying when misused. Don't do it
#8. What is the maximum number of characters for a video title on YouTube? ? Be descriptive, but don't write a novel for no reason
#9. 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.
#10. Where can you find how many followers a Twitter account has? ? Useful for when you are researching your competitors
#11. Who founded Twitter? ? Matt Damon?
#12. What is superzoom on Instagram? ? Superzooms are pretty fun
#13. What are the six reactions on LinkedIn called? ? Most people don't use most of these
#14. How often should you add content to Pinterest to get the best results? ? People are always looking for more pins
#15. What is the code called that tracks website stats through Facebook? ? It is also used to track conversions from Facebook Ads
#16. Which social network is based around knitting? ? It's a niche interest, but going strong
#17. How can you sort comments on LinkedIn? ? It's similar to Facebook
#18. What is a shortcut to Like a post on Instagram? ? Try them and find out
#19. What is the nickname for people who read Reddit regularly but don't login? ? It sounds pretty creepy
#20. If you upload a PDF to LinkedIn in a post, how do people navigate it? ? You may have seen these and not realised.
#21. What is a subtweet? ? Not an official Twitter term
#22. What does Facebook call the page stats it provides? ? Facebook Analytics is actually much more in-depth, and covers the Facebook Pixel too
#23. What is the so-called "Cool Ratio"? ? The Cool Ratio is a pretty terrible measure of anything in real life
#24. How can you see how many people Like or Follow a page in Facebook? ? Useful for when you are researching your competitors
#25. What are the benefits of Trending on Twitter? ? There is nothing definite in this world, and you can trend for negative reasons
#26. In the The Online Advertising Guide, how often should you post on Instagram? ? Insta is an always-on kinda deal
#27. How do you disable comments on a video in YouTube? ? Not all videos need comments. Especially if the video includes children or vulnerable people
#28. What is an InMail on LinkedIn? ? You have probably received one of these
#29. When is an impression recorded on YouTube? ? Google like viewable impressions
#30. Why should medium-large businesses have more than one person running their social media? ? Social media management can be relentless and if your business has unexpected exposure, then the workload can grow quickly and exponentially
#31. What is the character limit for Instagram posts? ? No-one should hit this limit
#32. What is YouTube Studio? ? It might also be the famous people one for all I know
#33. How much of a YouTube video's description is visible in Google search results? ? More than an old Tweet
#34. How often you should you post on Twitter? ? Mixing up live and scheduled Tweets keeps your followers interested
#35. How many options can you have on a Poll on LinkedIn? ? I would like more
#36. What is a live streaming post on Facebook called? ? Facebook Watch is actually the name for Facebook's Video on Demand service
#37. How many times can you Tweet per day? ? There is a limit
#38. What is the hashtag limit for Instagram posts? ? About 11 hashtags is thought to be optimum for Instagram
#39. What are the options for who can see one of your posts on LinkedIn? ? Choosing your audience can make a big difference to the success of your post
#40. 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
#41. Where can you find out when your Facebook pages fans are online? ? This can help you plan your post times better
#42. Should you interact with your community in comments on your posts? ? Community building is a big part of social media management
#43. For marketers on Reddit, how should you plan your posts? ? Be more helpful than you are annoying
#44. What was the name of the default friend you had on MySpace called? ? He's very rich now
#45. What advice do we give on how often you should you post on TikTok? ? Be constant but not overwhelming
#46. What is generally thought of as the minimum level to be classed as an Influencer? ? The truth is more nuanced, but this is a good rule of thumb
#47. 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.
#48. What sort of demographics can you see for visitors to your LinkedIn page? ? It's a B2B focussed set of demographics
#49. What are Facebook's reaction options called? ? You likely use one of these every single day
#50. What types of devices can you post directly to Instagram from? ? It started as an app