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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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Any of the above

Question 2 Environmental

Nikwax supports the World Land Trust which protects the Jocotoco Antpitta; which of the FundaciĆ³n Jocotoco reserves was set up to protect its only known territory?



Clue

Yanacocha

Tapichalaca

Buenaventura

Rio Canande

   
 

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The correct answer is : 2

Tapichalaca

Question 3 Equipment
Nikwax Ski Skin Proof is suitable for

Clue
Natural ski skins only
Both natural and synthetic ski skins
Synthetic ski skins only
Down filled ski jackets
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Both natural and synthetic ski skins

Question 4 Equipment

You need to waterproof an area of approximately 1615 ft2 of cotton canvas used as a bimini on a boat. Which Nikwax product could you use?



Clue

Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-In

Nikwax Polar Proof

Nikwax Cotton Proof

Nikwax Fabric & Leather

   
 

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The correct answer is : 3

Nikwax Cotton Proof

Question 5 Footwear
After a day walking in muddy conditions, what should you do to your waterproofed suede boots before storage?

Clue
Rinse off mud, clean with dishwashing liquid, dry naturally, put away
Allow to dry in front of fire, shake off mud, put away
Allow to dry naturally, shake off mud, put away
Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax cleaning gel, stuff with newspaper, treat with Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof while wet, dry naturally, put away
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax cleaning gel, stuff with newspaper, treat with Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof while wet, 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

   
 

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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
You want to re-waterproof a Gore-Tex® jacket. Which of the following would be the most suitable?

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

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The correct answer is : 1
Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-in

Question 8 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
   
 

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All of the above

Question 9 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 10 How Nikwax Works
Which Nikwax product safely revitalizes the look and feel of leather, removing dirt, grease, mold and insects?

Clue
Nikwax Wool Wash
Nikwax Leather Cleaner
Nikwax Down Wash
Nikwax Tech Wash
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Nikwax Leather Cleaner

Question 11 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