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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 Patagonian Hare; what else is The Patagonian Hare known as:

Clue
The Mara
The Guanaco
The Desert Rat
The Guinea Pig
   
 

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The correct answer is : 1
The Mara

Question 3 Equipment
Which Nikwax product would you use to waterproof a canvas tent?

Clue
Nikwax Cotton Proof
Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On
Nikwax Tent and Gear SolarProof
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
   
 

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The correct answer is : 1
Nikwax Cotton Proof

Question 4 Footwear
You wish to waterproof a pair of full-grain leather deck shoes to minimise water staining. Which product should you use?

Clue
Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On
Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
Use Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel
   
 

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The correct answer is : 3
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

Question 5 Garment
Which of the following would be a suitable maintenance routine for your down filled ski jacket that has a Durable Water Repellent outer fabric?

Clue
Non-biological washing powder + spray on water-proofing
Nikwax Down Wash + Nikwax Down Proof
Nikwax Down Wash + Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-In
Biological washing powder + Nikwax Down Proof
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Nikwax Down Wash + Nikwax Down Proof

Question 6 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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Sponge off with a solution of Nikwax Tech Wash

Question 7 Garment
You want to re-waterproof your down-filled jacket. Which of the following would be suitable for this job?

Clue
Nikwax Down Wash
Nikwax Down Proof
Nikwax Cotton Proof
A solid wax based product
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Nikwax Down Proof

Question 8 How Nikwax Works
2 parts of Nikwax Concentrated Tent & Gear SolarProof should be added to how many parts of water to dilute?

Clue
1 part water
2 parts water
5 parts water
10 parts water
   
 

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The correct answer is : 3
5 parts water

Question 9 How Nikwax Works

Fleece is a lightweight, insulating fabric. Which Nikwax product will prolong the life of your fleece items by adding DWR and inhibiting pilling?



Clue
Nikwax Polar Proof
Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-In
Nikwax Cotton Proof
Nikwax Tech Wash
   
 

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The correct answer is : 1
Nikwax Polar Proof

Question 10 Travel Solutions
Which Nikwax product can be used to dry yourself and actively dries itself when packed correctly?

Clue
Nikwax does not make such a product
Nikwax Travel Towel
Nikwax Polar Proof
Nikwax BaseWash
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Nikwax Travel Towel