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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 Patagonian Hare; what else is The Patagonian Hare known as:



Clue

The Mara

The Guanaco

The Desert Rat

The Guinea Pig

   
 

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The Mara

Question 3 Equipment
Nikwax Glove Proof:

Clue
Can only be applied to wet gloves
Can be applied to wet or dry gloves
Is not suitable for fabric gloves
Is not suitable for leather gloves
   
 

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Can be applied to wet or dry gloves

Question 4 Equipment

You have just spent a weekend in late Fall camping in a wet and muddy field. What should you do to your single wall nylon tent before storing it for the winter?



Clue

Clean by sponging off with a diluted solution of dishwashing liquid to remove any dirt. Allow to dry naturally before putting away.

Wash in the washing machine on cold wash then drip dry

Roll it up & put it away

Clean by sponging off with a solution of Nikwax Tech Wash and water to remove any dirt then treat by applying Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof. Allow to dry naturally before putting away.

   
 

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Clean by sponging off with a solution of Nikwax Tech Wash and water to remove any dirt then treat by applying Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof. Allow to dry naturally before putting away.

Question 5 Footwear
What combination of Nikwax products could you use on a pair of suede shoes that have white water marks across the front?

Clue
Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof + Nikwax Leather Restorer
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel + Nikwax Conditioner for Leather + Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel + Nikwax Suede Brush + Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof
Nikwax BaseWash + Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof
   
 

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Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel + Nikwax Suede Brush + Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof

Question 6 Footwear
You have a pair of boots that have an oiled nubuck finish (i.e. smoothed). Which Nikwax waterproofing product would be best to use on them?

Clue
Nikwax Nubuck & Suede Proof
Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof
   
 

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Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather

Question 7 Garment
Nikwax TX.Direct Spray-On is suitable for:

Clue
Clothing with wicking liners
Hydrophobic PU coatings
Membrane based waterproof clothing
All of the above
   
 

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All of the above

Question 8 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 9 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 10 How Nikwax Works
What should you do if your Nikwax product has frozen?

Clue
Throw it away
Thaw, shake and use as directed
It can’t freeze
Thaw but do not disturb the settled out particles, then use
   
 

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Throw it away

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
   
 

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All of the above