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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
Nikwax supports the World Land Trust which protects several regions of critical habitat in Paraguay. What type of habitat is the Chaco-Pantanal?

Clue
Dry Grassland
Lowland forest
Wetland
A transition zone from Dry Grassland to Wetland
   
 

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A transition zone from Dry Grassland to Wetland

Question 3 Equipment
Which Nikwax product would you use to waterproof a tent with single walls made of a breathable fabric such as Gore-Tex®?

Clue
Nikwax Cotton Proof
Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof
Nikwax Wool Wash
Nikwax Waterproofing Wax for Leather
   
 

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The correct answer is : 2
Nikwax Tent & Gear SolarProof

Question 4 Equipment
Nikwax Rope Proof will

Clue
Add water repellency
Maintain strength, prolonging the life and performance of all synthetic ropes
Reduce weight gain in wet weather
All of the above
   
 

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The correct answer is : 4
All of the above

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
You have a pair of fabric and leather boots lined with Sympatex® fabric. How would you waterproof them?

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

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The correct answer is : 3
Use Nikwax Fabric & Leather Proof

Question 7 Garment
Nikwax Wax Cotton Proof is available in which colors?

Clue
Neutral only
Black and neutral
Black, neutral and green
Neutral and green
   
 

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Neutral and green

Question 8 Garment
You want to re-waterproof a Polartec fleece. Which of the following would be a suitable waterproofing product?

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

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The correct answer is : 3
Nikwax Polar Proof

Question 9 Garment
Nikwax SoftShell Proof Wash-In is recommended for

Clue
All soft-shell garments
Soft-shell garments with a wicking liner only
Soft-shell garments without wicking liners
Fleece garments
   
 

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The correct answer is : 3
Soft-shell garments without wicking liners

Question 10 How Nikwax Works
Once diluted, approximately what volume of Nikwax Concentrated Tent & Gear SolarProof will sufficiently treat 10.8ft2 of fabric?

Clue

1.7 fl.oz

3.4 fl.oz

6.8 fl.oz

17 fl.oz

   
 

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1.7 fl.oz

Question 11 How Nikwax Works
Complete the following statement: Tech 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