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Tableau Desktop Specialist Exam Practice Questions

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What is Tableau Desktop Specialist Exam?

The Tableau Desktop Specialist Certification is a $100 exam which if passed entitles you to a 'Desktop Specialist' title. There is no expiration of the title. The exam duration is 1 hour and the exam consists of 30 questions in total. The required passing percentage is 71%.

How to Prepare for the Desktop Specialist Exam?

Before answering the sample questions, it is advisable to go over the exam topics that are to be covered for the exam. The document for the same is available on Tableau's official website. There are various free as well as paid resources online to help you prepare for the same.

Tableau Desktop Specialist Practice Questions

Q1. Mark true or false. In Tableau, when you join tables, the fields that are used to join tables, they can be of different data types. (Select one)

  • True
  • False

Q2. Mark true or false. Boolean data type can be continuous. (Select one)

  • True
  • False

Q3. If you need to add Desktop layout to a dashboard (Select one)

  • You do it manually
  • It happens automatically

Q4. Each individual sheet in a story is called a (Select one)

  • Story point
  • Story dot
  • Story line
  • Story stop

Q5. A .tds format should be used if (Select one)

  • everyone using the data source has access to the underlying file or database defined in the connection information
  • everyone using the data source does not have access to the underlying file or database defined in the connection information

Q6. Select the correct statement(s) (Select more than one)

  • In a join, a unioned table can be used
  • Union tables should be from within the same connection
  • The number of columns in the tables used for Union can be different
  • Column names should be the same in tables used for Union

Q7. In which of the join types, the resultant table is the one that contains values that have matches in both tables. (Select one)

  • Inner Join
  • Left Join
  • Right Join
  • Outer Join

Q8. Which of the following tabs are available while creating a set: (Select more than one)

  • General
  • Form
  • Condition
  • Top

Q9. The fixed set is based on (Select more than one)

  • Single Dimension
  • Multiple Dimensions
  • None of the above

Q10. Mark true or false. The IN/OUT feature is present in a group. (Select one)

  • True
  • False

Q11. Mark true or false. To add trend lines to a view, both axes must contain a field that can be interpreted as a number. (Select one)

  • True
  • False

Q12. Which of the following are dashboard objects? (Select more than one)

  • Web Page
  • Blank
  • Button
  • Extension

Q13. Mark true or false. Union is a type of join. (Select one)

  • True
  • False

Q14. Mark true or false. String data type cannot be continuous. (Select one)

  • True
  • False

Q15. You can add reference line to which of the following. (Select more than one)

  • Table
  • Pane
  • Cell

Tableau Desktop Specialist Practice Questions' Answers

Q1. False

Q2. False

Q3. You do it manually

Q4. Story point

Q5. everyone using the data source has access to the underlying file or database defined in the connection information

Q6. In a join, a unioned table can be used; Union tables should be from within the same connection; Column names should be the same in tables used for Union

Q7. Inner Join

Q8. General; Condition; Top

Q9. Single Dimension; Multiple Dimensions

Q10. False

Q11. True

Q12. Web Page; Blank; Button; Extension

Q13. False

Q14. True

Q15. Table; Pane; Cell

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