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Answer the multiple choice questions below and click 'submit' to complete. To get a hint, click on the 'CLUE' button. An answer cannot be changed after it has been checked.

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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
Nikwax supports the World Land Trust which protects the Jocotoco Antpitta; which of the Fundación Jocotoco reserves was set up to protect its only known territory?

Clue
Yanacocha
Tapichalaca
Buenaventura
Rio Canande
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Tapichalaca

Question 3 Equipment
Nikwax Glove Proof:

Clue
Can only be applied to wet gloves
Can be applied to wet or dry gloves
Is not suitable for fabric gloves
Is not suitable for leather gloves
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Can be applied to wet or dry gloves

Question 4 Footwear
You need to re-waterproof a pair of reversed leather walking boots. Which of the following products should you use?

Clue
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel
Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof
Nikwax Conditioner for Leather
   
 

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The correct answer is : 3
Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof

Question 5 Garment
You have a Gore-Tex jacket with a wicking lining. Which method would be the most suitable to wash it?

Clue
In non-biological washing powder
In Nikwax Tech Wash
In Nikwax BaseWash
It is not washable
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
In Nikwax Tech Wash

Question 6 Garment
Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On is suitable for:

Clue
Clothing with wicking liners
Hydrophobic PU coatings
Membrane based waterproof clothing
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 7 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 8 How Nikwax Works
Using Nikwax Leather Cleaner will:

Clue
Clean dirty, tired leather clothing and equipment lifting out dirt that can attract water and mask water repellent finishes
Revitalise the look and feel of leather without oversoftening
Not strip off the manufacturer’s water repellency
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 9 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

Question 10 Travel Solutions
Which of the following does Nikwax BaseWash Travel Gel NOT do?

Clue
Cut odours
Speed up drying
Waterproof your base layer
Keep you cool
   
 

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The correct answer is : 3
Waterproof your base layer