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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
   
 

correct
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incorrect answer

The correct answer is : 4
Any of the above

Question 2 Environmental
Nikwax supports the World Land Trust which protects Puma habitats. Pumas are sometimes known by other names, which is the incorrect one?

Clue
Mountain Lion
Desert Cat
Cougar
Puma Concolor
   
 

correct
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incorrect answer

The correct answer is : 2
Desert Cat

Question 3 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

   
 

correct
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incorrect answer

The correct answer is : 2

Nikwax Rope Proof

Question 4 Equipment
Nikwax Glove Proof:

Clue
Can be applied to wet or dry gloves
Is especially formulated to enhance grip in wet conditions
Can be applied to all fabric and leather gloves
All of the above
   
 

correct
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incorrect answer

The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 5 Footwear
After a week walking in muddy conditions, what should you do to your waterproofed full grain leather boots before storage?

Clue
Allow to dry naturally, shake off mud, put away
Allow to dry in front of fire, shake off mud, put away
Rinse off mud, clean with dishwashing liquid, dry naturally, put away
Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel, stuff with paper, treat with Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather, dry naturally, put away
   
 

correct
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incorrect answer

The correct answer is : 4
Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel, stuff with paper, treat with Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather, dry naturally, put away

Question 6 Footwear
After a week walking in muddy conditions, what should you do to your waterproofed full grain leather boots before storage?

Clue
Allow to dry naturally, shake off mud, treat with Nikwax Sandal Wash, put away

Rinse off mud, clean with dishwashing liquid, dry naturally, put away

Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel, stuff with paper. Treat with Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather, dry naturally and put away
Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel, dry in front of the fire, put away
   
 

correct
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incorrect answer

The correct answer is : 3
Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel, stuff with paper. Treat with Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather, dry naturally and put away

Question 7 Garment
On a soft-shell garment without a wicking lining, which of the following Nikwax products should you use? 

Clue
Nikwax Tech Wash and Nikwax SoftShell Proof Wash-In
Nikwax Tech Wash and Nikwax SoftShell Proof Spray-On
Nikwax BaseWash and Nikwax SoftShell Proof Spray-On
Nikwax BaseWash and Nikwax SoftShell Proof Wash-In
   
 

correct
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The correct answer is : 1
Nikwax Tech Wash and Nikwax SoftShell Proof Wash-In

Question 8 Garment
You want to re-waterproof a Polartec fleece. Which of the following would be a suitable waterproofing product?

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

correct
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incorrect answer

The correct answer is : 3
Nikwax Polar Proof

Question 9 Garment
Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-In will:

Clue
Add / renew water repellency
Revive breathability
Prolong the life and performance of gear
All of the above
   
 

correct
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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 10 How Nikwax Works
Nikwax Polar Proof is suitable for

Clue
Hand wash only
Machine wash only
Both hand and machine wash
Specialist use only
   
 

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The correct answer is : 3
Both hand and machine wash

Question 11 How Nikwax Works
Nikwax Cotton Proof can be used on:

Clue
Cotton clothing and equipment
Polycotton clothing and equipment
Canvas equipment
All of the above
   
 

correct
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incorrect answer

The correct answer is : 4
All of the above