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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
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
Which Nikwax product is ideal for waterproofing horse rugs and blankets with breathable linings?

Clue
Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-In
Nikwax Softshell Proof Spray-On
Nikwax Rug Proof
They don't need waterproofing
   
 

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Nikwax Rug Proof

Question 4 Equipment
Which Nikwax product should you use to recondition a leather horse saddle that is dried and stiff?

Clue
Nikwax TX Direct Wash-In
Nikwax Leather Restorer
Nikwax Brown Waterproofing Wax for Leather
Nikwax Waterproofing wax for Leather
   
 

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Nikwax Leather Restorer

Question 5 Footwear
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel is a powerful WaterBased cleaner which can be used on:

Clue
Full grain leather footwear only
All types of outdoor footwear except those with breathable linings
All types of waterproof footwear including those with breathable linings
Sneakers only
   
 

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All types of waterproof footwear including those with breathable linings

Question 6 Footwear
Which combination of Nikwax products/accessories could you use on a pair of dried out, mud encrusted, full grain leather boots?

Clue
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel + Nikwax Conditioner for Leather
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel + Suede Brush + Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof
Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof + Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel + TX.Direct Spray-On
   
 

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Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel + Nikwax Conditioner for Leather

Question 7 Garment
You have a Gore-Tex® jacket with a wicking lining. Which of the following would be the most suitable to use to re-waterproof it?

Clue
Nikwax Tech Wash
Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On
Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-In
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax For Leather
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On

Question 8 Garment
Which Nikwax product should you use to re-waterproof a soft-shell garment that doesn't have a wicking liner?

Clue
Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof
Nikwax SoftShell Proof Wash-In
Nikwax SoftShell Proof Spray-On
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
   
 

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Nikwax SoftShell Proof Wash-In

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
   
 

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All of the above

Question 10 How Nikwax Works
Before applying Nikwax Leather Restorer, how should you prepare your gear?

Clue
Clean using Nikwax Tech Wash
No need to do anything
Clean using Nikwax Leather Cleaner
Clean using Nikwax Sandal Wash
   
 

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Clean using Nikwax Leather Cleaner

Question 11 How Nikwax Works
How should Nikwax BaseFresh be used?

Clue
Instead of your regular detergent
In combination with your regular detergent, in place of a fabric conditioner
In a pre rinse before using your regular detergent
As a hand wash solution only
   
 

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In combination with your regular detergent, in place of a fabric conditioner