If the query “Seattle plumbers” is entered into Google, Google will use the location term that is part of the query to show ads:

If the query “Seattle plumbers” is entered into Google, Google will use the location term that is part of the query to show ads:

  • Targeted to areas surrounding the city of Seattle.
  • That have included “Seattle” as an exact match in keyword lists.
  • Targeted to Seattle, regardless of the user’s location as long as they are in the US.
  • To that user based on IP (Internet Protocol) address.

The Correct Answer is:
Targeted to Seattle, regardless of the user’s location as long as they are in the US.
Explanation: Advanced location targeting options allow you to reach:

  • People in, searching for, or viewing pages about your targeted location (default)
  • People in your targeted location
  • People searching for or viewing pages about your targeted location

You can read more here: https://support.google.com/partners/answer/1722038?hl=en