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Question 1 Breathability
Breathable waterproof membrane based garments/fabrics no longer work in the rain when

Clue
The Durable Water-Repellent layer has worn off
The fabric is dirty
The outer layer is wetting out
Any of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
Any of the above

Question 2 Environmental
Some manufacturers of waterproofing aerosols claim their products are environmentally friendly. Which of the following raises issues with this claim?

Clue
Solvents and propellants used in so-called environmentally friendly aerosols are very powerful greenhouse gases.  Weight for weight these solvents and propellents contribute far more to global warming than carbon dioxide
There are no issues with this claim.
Some aerosol manufacturers use products that are made from recyclable packaging
CFCs are no longer used therefore aerosols do not pose a threat to the ozone layer.
   
 

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The correct answer is : 1
Solvents and propellants used in so-called environmentally friendly aerosols are very powerful greenhouse gases.  Weight for weight these solvents and propellents contribute far more to global warming than carbon dioxide

Question 3 Equipment
Nikwax Rope Proof will

Clue
Add water repellency
Maintain strength, prolonging the life and performance of all synthetic ropes
Reduce weight gain in wet weather
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 4 Equipment

Which Nikwax product would you use to add water repellency to your synthetic ropes?



Clue

Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof

Nikwax Rope Proof

Nikwax Polar Proof

Nikwax Sandal Wash

   
 

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The correct answer is : 2

Nikwax Rope Proof

Question 5 Footwear
After a day walking in muddy conditions, what should you do to your waterproofed suede boots before storage?

Clue
Rinse off mud, clean with washing up liquid, dry naturally, put away
Allow to dry in front of fire, shake off mud, put away
Allow to dry naturally, shake off mud, put away
Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel, stuff with paper, treat with Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof whilst wet, dry naturally, put away
   
 

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Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel, stuff with paper, treat with Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof whilst wet, dry naturally, put away

Question 6 Garment
Which Nikwax product should you use to re-waterproof a soft-shell garment that doesn't have a wicking liner?

Clue
Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof
Nikwax Softshell Proof Wash-In
Nikwax Softshell Proof Spray-On
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Nikwax Softshell Proof Wash-In

Question 7 Garment
Which of the following would you use to clean a fleece item?

Clue
Nikwax Tech Wash
Nikwax BaseWash
Non-biological washing powder
Biological washing powder
   
 

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Nikwax Tech Wash

Question 8 Garment
Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On will:

Clue
Replenish the water repellency of tired and worn waterproof clothing
Overcome the problem of gear ‘wetting-out’
Prolong the life of gear, optimise performance in wet weather and maintain breathability
All of the above
   
 

correct
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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 9 How Nikwax Works
A 300ml bottle of Nikwax Leather Restorer will restore how many items on average?

Clue
1-2
3
5
10
   
 

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1-2

Question 10 How Nikwax Works
What happens when water hits a Durable Water Repellent coating with force e.g. hard rain?

Clue
Upon hitting the surface, water droplets distort but won't enter the fabric
Water beads up and runs off the fabric
Water is repelled by the chemicals in the coating and so can't enter the material
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above