Week 3 – Crafting data stories – Shuffle Q/A 2

21. A data analyst wants to save stakeholders time and effort when working with a Tableau dashboard. They also want to direct stakeholders to the most important data. What process can they use to achieve both goals?

  • Pre-filtering
  • Pre-sorting
  • Pre-sizing

22. Fill in the blank: An effective slideshow guides your audience through your main communication points, but it does not repeat every word you say. A best practice is to keep text to fewer than _____ lines and 25 words per slide.

  • 2
  • 10
  • 5
  • 15

23. A data analyst has multiple points to show with the same visualization. What should they do to communicate these points effectively to their audience?

  • Save some of the points to use in another presentation
  • Create a new visualization for each point they need to make
  • Limit the number of points to only a few that are the most relevant
  • Identify each point on the same visualization using arrows

24. A data analyst wants to tell a story with data. As a first step, they consider who will be listening to the data story and focus on capturing and holding their audience's interest. Which step of data storytelling does this describe?

  • Assemble word clouds
  • Tell an interesting narrative
  • Engage your audience
  • Create compelling visuals

25. You are preparing to communicate to an audience about an analysis project. You know that audience engagement is a crucial part of getting them to listen to what you have to say. You compile a list of the insights from your work and review it to identify both the key takeaways and the details that are less relevant. What process does this describe?

  • Narrative
  • Spotlighting
  • Discussion
  • Takeaways

26. A data analyst is designing a dashboard. They make sure that the charts, graphs, and other visual elements are balanced and make good use of available space. What dashboard best practice does this describe?

  • Detail
  • Completeness
  • Cohesion
  • Labeling

27. You are sharing your Tableau dashboard with stakeholders. What process can you implement so the stakeholders do not need to filter the dashboard themselves?

  • Pre-sizing
  • Pre-filtering
  • Pre-filtering
  • Pre-building

28. You want to include a visual in your slideshow that will update automatically when its original source file updates. Which of the following actions will enable you to do so?

  • Copy and paste the visual into the presentation
  • Take a screenshot of the visual and paste it into the presentation
  • Link the original visual within the presentation
  • Embed the visual into the presentation

Shuffle Q/A 3

29. An analyst is designing a dashboard. In order for it to be effective, they make sure that the charts, graphs, and other visual elements are balanced. What else should they do to make the dashboard design cohesive?

  • Fill it with color.
  • Make good use of space.
  • Put in lots of detail.
  • Make sure the dashboard is complete.

30. Fill in the blank: When a data analyst notices a data point that is very different from the norm in a scatterplot, the best course of action is to _____ the outlier.

  • investigate
  • move
  • remove
  • hide

Devendra Kumar

Project Management Apprentice at Google

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