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Question 1 Base-layers
Which Nikwax product is ideal for cleaning synthetic base layers & socks, running Kit and travel clothing?

Clue
Nikwax Tech Wash
Nikwax Polar Proof
Nikwax BaseWash
Nikwax Sandal Wash
   
 

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The correct answer is : 3
Nikwax BaseWash

Question 2 Base-layers
Nikwax BaseWash is ideal for next-to- the-skin synthetic Base Layers because:

Clue
It stops you sweating.
It masks body odour smells with a fragrance.
It removes odours and stops odours from building up in the fabric, making your base layers smell fresh
It makes your base layers water-repellent
   
 

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The correct answer is : 3
It removes odours and stops odours from building up in the fabric, making your base layers smell fresh

Question 3 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 4 Environmental
Nikwax is a member of EOCA. What is EOCA?

Clue
Eastern Ontario Chess Association
European Outdoor Conservation Association
Eastern Oriental Cooking Academy
European Outdoor Climbing Acadamy
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
European Outdoor Conservation Association

Question 5 Equipment
Nikwax Visor Proof:

Clue
Enhances clear vision by shedding water.
Is suitable for motorcycle visors
Is suitable for ski goggles
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 6 Footwear
You have a pair of boots that have an oiled nubuck finish (i.e. smoothed). Which Nikwax waterproofing product would be best to use on them?

Clue
Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof
Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof
   
 

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The correct answer is : 3
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

Question 7 Garment
You need to clean a wax cotton jacket before waterproofing it. Which of the following methods is suitable to use for this task?

Clue
In the washing machine with non-biological washing powder
In the washing machine with Nikwax BaseWash
Sponge off with a solution of Nikwax Tech Wash
Sponge off with a solution of washing-up liquid
   
 

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The correct answer is : 3
Sponge off with a solution of Nikwax Tech Wash

Question 8 How Nikwax Works
Patented TX.10i will

Clue
Coat fabric fibres and provide tear resistance
Coat fabric fibres with a network of water repellent molecules
Coat fabric fibres but not block the spaces between them
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 9 How Nikwax Works
Why should you remove dirt before waterproofing fabric or leather?

Clue
Do not want to waterproof the dirt
Dirt encourages the growth of microbes which will lead to rotting
Dirt becomes ingrained in the fibres and so will lead to abrasion between the fibres
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 10 Travel Solutions
Which product would you use to clean your synthetic base layers when away from home?

Clue
Nikwax BaseWash Travel Gel
Nikwax Tech Wash Travel Gel
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
   
 

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The correct answer is : 1
Nikwax BaseWash Travel Gel