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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
Nikwax Map Proof is recommended for use on:

Clue
USGS Contour maps
Marine charts
Golf score cards
All of the above
   
 

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All of the above

Question 4 Equipment
You wish to waterproof an acrylic awning. Which of the following would be a suitable cleaning / waterproofing regime?

Clue
Dishwashing liquid + Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-on
Nikwax Tech Wash + Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof
Dishwashing liquid + a solid wax-based product
Nikwax Tech Wash + Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On
   
 

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Nikwax Tech Wash + Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof

Question 5 Footwear
How would you clean Gore-Tex® lined boots that have not had any treatment since you bought them, prior to application of a waterproofing product?

Clue
Nikwax Tech Wash
Household soap and water
Dishwashing liquid and water
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel
   
 

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Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel

Question 6 Footwear
Which Nikwax product would you use to clean your sandals?

Clue
Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof
Nikwax Sandal Wash
Nikwax Rug Wash
Nikwax Tech Wash
   
 

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Nikwax Sandal Wash

Question 7 Garment
Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On will:

Clue
Replenish the water repellency of tired and worn waterproof clothing
Overcome the problem of gear 'wetting-out'
Prolong the life of gear, optimize performance in wet weather and maintain breathability
All of the above
   
 

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All of the above

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
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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Nikwax TX.Direct Wash-in

Question 10 How Nikwax Works
Which of the following statements are true? Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather:

Clue
Is suitable for all types of smooth leather
Is WaterBased
Contains no fluorocarbons
All of the above
   
 

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All of the above

Question 11 How Nikwax Works
A 300ml bottle of Nikwax Leather Restorer will restore how many items on average?

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1-2
3
5
10
   
 

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