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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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Any of the above

Question 2 Environmental
Why does Nikwax not use Fluorocarbons in its products?

Clue
The process of manufacturing Fluorocarbon based products is too easy & Nikwax like to make complicated products
Nikwax firmly believes in producing safe products and wherever possible, will not use components that have health or environmental concerns
Because there are too many fluorocarbon based products out there already
Fluorocarbons is a long word that cannot be translated into other languages easily
   
 

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Nikwax firmly believes in producing safe products and wherever possible, will not use components that have health or environmental concerns

Question 3 Equipment
Which Nikwax product would you use to waterproof a tent with single walls made of a breathable fabric such as Gore-Tex®?

Clue
Nikwax Cotton Proof
Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof
Nikwax Wool Wash
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
   
 

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Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof

Question 4 Equipment
Which product would you use to clean a waterproofed horse rug?

Clue
Nikwax Polar Proof
Nikwax Rug Proof
Nikwax Wax Cotton Proof
Nikwax Rug Wash
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
Nikwax Rug Wash

Question 5 Footwear
Nikwax Sandal Wash deodorises sandals by:

Clue
Preventing the rubber / plastic from warming up
Preventing a chemical reaction between your skin and the rubber / plastic
Removing bacteria which digest dead skin cells and body oils left behind on the sandal
Cleaning your smelly feet!
   
 

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Removing bacteria which digest dead skin cells and body oils left behind on the sandal

Question 6 Garment
Which of the following would you use to clean your windproof jacket?

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

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The correct answer is : 4
Nikwax Tech Wash

Question 7 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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Nikwax Down Wash + Nikwax Down Proof

Question 8 Garment
You have recently bought a Gore-Tex® lined jacket with a Durable Water-Repellent outer and have dropped tomato sauce down the front. Which of the following is a recommended way of removing the stain?

Clue
Wash in a washing machine with biological washing powder
Wash in a washing machine with non-biological washing powder
Apply household washing up liquid to the stain, then machine wash with non-biological washing powder
Apply Nikwax Tech Wash directly to the stain, then machine wash with Nikwax Tech Wash
   
 

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Apply Nikwax Tech Wash directly to the stain, then machine wash with Nikwax Tech Wash

Question 9 How Nikwax Works
Nikwax Down Proof will:

Clue
Add / renew water repellency
Revive breathability
Maintain insulation, keeping you warm
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 10 How Nikwax Works
Complete the following statement: Down Wash

Clue
Is biodegradable & contains no persistent detergents
Can be used as a prewash for other Nikwax products
Will not remove existing DWR coating
All of the above are true
   
 

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All of the above are true