# Creating Dashboards and Storytelling with Tableau Week 2

Course Name: Data Visualization with Tableau

Sub-course: Creating Dashboards and Storytelling with Tableau

Course Link: Data Visualization with Tableau

Sub-course Link: Creating Dashboards and Storytelling with Tableau

### Module 2 Quiz

Q1. When building KPIs in Tableau, the following is the most fundamental skill:
A deep understanding of complex statistical techniques.
Understanding the difference between a worksheet and a story.
Being comfortable with using calculations.
An artistic flair to do beautiful KPIs.

Answer: Being comfortable with using calculations.

Q2. Which of the following is a poor way to design a KPI?
Through discussion with decision makers.
Using the data that are available and not worrying about whether it is essential because just getting data out there is important.
Designing KPIs through evaluation of an organization’s strategic plans.
Getting feedback from stakeholders on early drafts of the KPIs.

Answer: Using the data that are available and not worrying about whether it is essential because just getting data out there is important.

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Q3. Which of the following Tableau function is used to set thresholds in your visualization?
Totals
Story points
Actions
Parameters

Q4. Indicate the correct calculated field code for when you want to set a threshold in Tableau to indicate if profit is above or below a benchmark.
SUM([Profit field])/SUM([Sales field])
if [Profit Field] > 125000 then “Above benchmark” else “Below benchmark” end
if sum([Profit Field]) > 125000 then “Above benchmark” else “Below benchmark”
if sum([Profit Field]) > 125000 then “Above benchmark” else “Below benchmark” end

Answer: if sum([Profit Field]) > 125000 then “Above benchmark” else “Below benchmark” end

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Q5. The way you set colors based on your KPI is by?
Using the drop downs in Tableau and selecting “KPI category colors”
Creating a calculated field with an if…else…end statement.
Using Tableau’s highlighting feature.
Creating a trend line in the analytics tab.

Answer: Creating a calculated field with an if…else…end statement.

Q6. Indicate which of the following would NOT be an appropriate KPI from the Sales Superstore dataset.
A bar chart that shows how quickly products were sent.
A table of names and addresses used by staff to mail products.
A table of values that show a sales forecast based on last year’s and this year’s sales.
A map of the United States illustrating weak and strong profits by regions.

Answer: A table of names and addresses used by staff to mail products.

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Q7. A KPI can be used to evaluate ________________. (Select all that apply).
Large nonprofit organizations.
Fully qualitative information that is not expressed as data.
Performance based on a single employee’s goals.
Performance based on a department within a corporation but not the corporation itself.

Performance based on a single employee’s goals.
Performance based on a department within a corporation but not the corporation itself.

Q8. A Net Promoter Score is _________?
A way to gauge loyalty to your products or company.
The percentage of defects in your manufacturing process.
A way to quickly see the profit ratio.
The amount it costs to acquire a new promoter.

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Q9. To get the “shapes” marks card to show up in Tableau, what do you need to do?
There is no “shapes” marks card.
Nothing. It should be there already.
Use the drop-down, click on worksheets, select actions, then add a shapes “action”.
Click on the down arrow under “Marks” and select “Shape”.

Answer: Click on the down arrow under “Marks” and select “Shape”.

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Q10. KPIs cannot be __________.
The sole way to measure success
For an individual to check one’s own progress.
Used to measure customer loyalty.
Based on a set of measurable criteria.

Answer: The sole way to measure success

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Q11. What’s a poor way to choose KPIs?
Based on the SMART goal criteria.
Based on a vague notion of what a KPI is.
Chosen through examination of a firm’s strategic plan.
Based on understandable, meaningful, and measurable criteria.

Answer: Based on a vague notion of what a KPI is.

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