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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
Some manufacturers of waterproofing aerosols claim their products are environmentally friendly. Which of the following raises issues with this claim?

Clue
Solvents and propellants used in so-called environmentally friendly aerosols are very powerful greenhouse gases. Weight for weight these solvents and propellents contribute far more to global warming than carbon dioxide
There are no issues with this claim.
Some aerosol manufacturers use products that are made from recyclable packaging
CFCs are no longer used therefore aerosols do not pose a threat to the ozone layer.
   
 

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Solvents and propellants used in so-called environmentally friendly aerosols are very powerful greenhouse gases. Weight for weight these solvents and propellents contribute far more to global warming than carbon dioxide

Question 3 Equipment
Treating synthetic ropes with Nikwax RopeProof will

Clue
Enhance the durability of the rope
Maintain strength
Reduce water absorption
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 4 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 5 Footwear
Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof is suitable for use on footwear made from:

Clue
Nubuck and fabric combinations only
Suede and fabric combinations only
Reversed leather and fabric combinations only
All fabric and leather combinations
   
 

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All fabric and leather combinations

Question 6 Footwear
Which of the following statements are true: Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather:

Clue
Is solvent free
Is VOC (volatile organic compound) free
Is WaterBased
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 7 Garment
Nikwax Wax Cotton Proof will:

Clue
Replenish the water repellency of tired, waxed cotton clothing
Overcome the problem of gear 'wetting-out'
Prolong the life of your gear and optimize performance in wet weather
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 8 Garment
Which Nikwax Product is suitable for adding water repellency and maintaining breathability of soft-shells with wicking liners?

Clue
Nikwax SoftShell Proof Wash-In
Nikwax BaseWash
Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof
Nikwax SoftShell Proof Spray-On
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
Nikwax SoftShell Proof Spray-On

Question 9 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
   
 

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Nikwax Tech Wash and Nikwax SoftShell Proof Wash-In

Question 10 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
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

Question 11 How Nikwax Works
Nikwax Conditioner for Leather will:

Clue
Soften leather
Revive breathability
Waterproof
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above