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Seabrz57
06-02-2005, 12:29 PM
http://www.nikwax.net/quiz/quizwelcome.asp

Everyone taking the test may have different questions.
Here are my questions and answers.

Question 1 Environmental
Which of the following will you not find on a Nikwax WaterBased product?

Avoid contact with eyes

Keep out of the reach of children

Product contains no propellant gases which contribute to global warming

**CAUTION – DANGER Keep away from sources of ignition.

Question 2 Shoes/Boots
You need to re-waterproof a pair of La Sportiva reversed leather Makalů boots. Which of the following products should you use?

Nikwax Aqueous Wax

Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel

**Nikwax Nubuck and Suede

Nikwax Conditioner for Leather

Question 3 Shoes/Boots
What should you use to clean a pair of nubuck shoes?

Nikwax Nubuck and Suede

Nikwax Aqueous Wax

Nikwax Fabric and Leather

**Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel

Question 4 Fabric
You need to reproof your Regatta breathable coat. Which of the following would be suitable?

Non-biological washing powder

Biological washing powder

Nikwax Loft Tech Wash

**Wash-in TX.Direct

Question 5 Fabric
Which Nikwax product would be most suitable to waterproof a PU coated, non-breathable jacket?

Spray-on TX.Direct

Wash-In TX.Direct

Loft Tech Wash

**Texnik Tent and Gear Proof

Question 6 Equipment
Nikwax GloveProof

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

Question 7 Equipment
Nikwax GloveProof

Can be applied to wet or dry gloves

Is especially formulated to enhance grip in wet conditions

Can be applied to all fabric and leather gloves

**All of the above

Question 8 How it works
Nikwax WaterBased products are far more concentrated than equivalent solvent based aerosols and sprays. How many times more concentrated are they?

Up to one and half times more concentrated

**Three to five times more concentrated

Over ten times more concentrated

Over twenty times more concentrated

Question 9 Directional Textiles
How much sweat can an adult produce in an hour, when working hard in the outdoors?

1 pint

1/2 litre

**1 litre

1/2 pint

Question 10 Directional Textiles
If you puncture a Nikwax Analogy waterproof garment with pins, what would you have to do?

Have it professionally repaired

Throw it away

**Nothing

Repair it yourself with a puncture repair kit
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Quote:
You have won a free 60ml bottle of Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel.

It will be sent to you at the address you have supplied within the next 28 days.

Alternatively you can play and win again immediately if 5 of your friends register and play the quiz.
We have sent you an email for details on how to do this.

Thank you for taking part, we hope that you have enjoyed it.

Don't forget you can play as many times as you like,
(although you can only win a maximum of one free product every 3 months.)
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Here are some more questions and answers.

Question : Which combination of Nikwax products/accessories could you use on a pair of dried out, mud encrusted, full grain leather boots?
*Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel + Nikwax Conditioner for Leather + Nikwax Aqueous Wax

Question : What should you use to clean a pair of nubuck shoes?
*Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel


Question : 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?
* Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel


Question : You have recently bought a pair of full grain leather walking boots. They are very stiff and you would like to soften them a little. Which Nikwax product should you use?
* Nikwax Conditioner for Leather

Question : Your blue wax cotton jacket is loosing its colour and needs re-waterproofing. Which of the following Nikwax products is most suitable for this?
* Blue Spray-On Cotton Colour Wax

Question : You wish to re-proof a Henry Lloyd down-filled jacket. Which of the following would be suitable for this job?
* TX.10 DownProof

Question :Which Nikwax Waterproofing product should be used to revive a pair of leather boots that have been left to dry in front of a gas fire?
* Nikwax Conditioner for Leather

Question : Which Nikwax product would you use to waterproof a tent with single walls made of a breathable fabric such as Gore-Tex® or Sympatex®?
* Spray-On TX.Direct

Question: Which of the following gases contribute to global warming?
All of the above

Question: You have a pair of fabric and leather boots lined with Sympatex® fabric. How would you waterproof them?
Use Nikwax Fabric and Leather

Question: Which of the following products would you use to waterproof a pair of suede shoes?
Nikwax Nubuck and Suede

Question: Which of the following would be a suitable maintenance routine for your down filled ski jacket that has a Durable Water Repellent outer fabric?
Loft Down Wash + TX.10 DownProof

Question: You wish to waterproof a cotton fisherman’s style smock. Which Nikwax Product would be the most suitable?
TX.10 CottonProof

Question: You wish to waterproof a pair of SPRAYWAY three layer Gore-Tex® over-trousers. Which of the following would be the most suitable?
Nikwax Wash-in TX.Direct

Question: Which Nikwax product could be used to waterproof a nylon rucksac?
Texnik Tent and Gear Proof

Question: Which product would you use to clean a tent with single walls made of a breathable fabric such as Gore-Tex® or Sympatex®?
Dilute solution of Nikwax Loft Tech Wash

Question: Why is Nikwax dedicated to WaterBased formulations?
All of the above

Question: You have a waterproof coat with a zip-in fleece layer. How would you wash it?
Both sections in Nikwax Loft Tech Wash

Question: You need to reproof your Regatta breathable coat. Which of the following would be suitable?
Wash-in TX.Direct

Question: You need to wash a fleece before waterproofing it. Which of the following is suitable to use for this task?
Nikwax Loft Tech Wash

Question: Which Nikwax product should you use to recondition a leather horse saddle that is dried and stiff?
Nikwax Conditioner for Leather

Question: Which Nikwax product would you use to waterproof a tent with single walls made of a breathable fabric such as Gore-Tex® or Sympatex®?
Spray-On TX.Direct

Question: Why should you remove dirt before waterproofing fabric or leather?
All of the above

Question: What is Global Warming?
Temperature rise at the earth's surface caused by greenhouse gases in the atmosphere trapping excess heat

Question: You need to clean a pair of Scarpa reversed leather boots. Which of the following should you use?
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel

Question: Why is the use of Nikwax products such as Loft RugWash and Canvas RugProof kind to your horse?
All of the above

Question: Which of the following countries are among the top five carbon polluters in the world per head of population?
all of the above

Question: You have a pair of fabric and leather boots lined with Gore-Tex® fabric. How would you waterproof them?
Use Nikwax Fabric and Leather

Question: How would you clean suede boots that have not had any treatment since you bought them, prior to application of a waterproofing product?
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel

Question: Which of the following would you use to restore the water-repellency of a Páramo windproof jacket?
Nikwax Wash-In TX.Direct

Question: You wish to wash a down filled Henry Lloyd jacket. Which of the following would be suitable for this job?
Loft Down Wash

Question: How would you care for a 2-season down-filled sleeping bag with a non-breathable fabric shell?
Machine wash with Nikwax Loft Down Wash, waterproof down and shell fabric with Nikwax Down-Proof Wash-In

Question: You have a pair of leather motorcycle boots. How would you re-waterproof them?
Use Nikwax Aqueous Wax

Question: Which Nikwax Waterproofing product should be used on a pair of Nubuck boots?
Nikwax Nubuck and Suede

Question: Treating synthetic ropes with Nikwax RopeProof will
all of the above

Question: Nikwax GloveProof
Can be applied to wet or dry gloves
Is especially formulated to enhance grip in wet conditions
Can be applied to all fabric and leather gloves
*All of the above*

Question: The primary active ingredient in Nikwax fabric and footwear waterproofing treatments is:
Patented TX.10i water repellent elastomer polymer

Question: Nikwax WaterBase products are safe to use. Which warnings will you find on a Nikwax WaterBase footwear product?
Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of the reach of children. Not to be taken internally

Question: Which Nikwax Waterproofing product could be used to protect but not soften full grain leather riding boots?
Nikwax Aqueous Wax

Question: You have a pair of fabric and leather boots lined with Gore-Tex® fabric. How would you waterproof them?
Use Nikwax Fabric and Leather

Question: Which of the following gases contribute to global warming?
Temperature rise at the earth's surface caused by greenhouse gases in the atmosphere trapping excess heat

Question: After a week walking in muddy conditions, what should you do to your waterproofed full grain leather boots before storage?
Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax cleaning gel, stuff with newspaper, treat with Nikwax Aqueous Wax whilst wet, dry naturally, put away

Question: What combination of Nikwax products/accessories could you use on a pair of suede shoes that have white water marks across the front?
Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel + Nikwax Suede Brush + Nikwax Nubuck and Suede

Question: You have a North-Face Vaporator jacket with a wicking lining. Which of the following would be the most suitable to use to re-waterproof it?
Nikwax Spray-on TX.Direct

Question: Your wax cotton jacket needs re-waterproofing. Which of the following Nikwax products is most suitable for this?
Non-tack wax

Question: Breathable membrane fabrics work because
Water vapour evaporating from the body is smaller than the holes in the fabric and so can pass through to the outside

Question: Nikwax WaterBase products are safe to use. Which warnings will you find on a Nikwax WaterBase footwear product?
* Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of the reach of children. Not to be taken internally

Question: Which Nikwax Waterproofing product could be used to protect but not soften full grain leather riding boots?
* Nikwax Aqueous Wax

Question: You need to re-waterproof a pair of La Sportiva reversed leather Makalů boots. Which of the following products should you use?
*Nikwax Nubuck and Suede

Question: You wish to waterproof a pair of SPRAYWAY three layer Gore-Tex® over-trousers. Which of the following would be the most suitable?
*Nikwax Loft Tech Wash

Question: You wish to waterproof a Berghaus Typhoon Gore-Tex® jacket. Which of the following would be the most suitable?
* Nikwax Wash-in TX.Direct

Question: Why is the use of Nikwax products such as Loft RugWash and Canvas RugProof kind to your horse?
* All of the above

Question: Why should you remove dirt before waterproofing fabric or leather?
* All of the above

Question: What is the main danger of having moisture in your clothing when you are active outdoors?
*Sudden and rapid cooling when you stop and rest

Question: Parameta S is a reversible fabric - in cold conditions, which face should be worn next to the skin?
*Fleecy, air-containing face

Question: Nikwax WaterBase products are safe to use. Which warnings will you find on a Nikwax WaterBase footwear product?
*Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of the reach of children. Not to be taken internally

Question: You need to re-waterproof a pair of La Sportiva reversed leather Makalů boots. Which of the following products should you use?
* Nikwax Nubuck and Suede

Question: Which Nikwax Waterproofing product should be used on a pair of Nubuck boots?
* Nikwax Nubuck and Suede

Question: Which of the following will you not find on a Nikwax WaterBased product?
* CAUTION – DANGER Keep away from sources of ignition.

Question: Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel is a powerful WaterBased cleaner which can be used on:
All types of footwear including those with breathable linings

Question: You wish to waterproof a Berghaus Typhoon Gore-Tex® jacket. Which of the ollowing would be the most suitable?
Nikwax Wash-in TX.Direct

Question: You have just spent a weekend in late autumn camping in a wet and muddy field. What should you do to your single wall nylon tent before storing it for the winter?
Clean by sponging off with a solution of Nikwax Tech Wash and water to remove any dirt then treat by applying Nikwax Texnik Tent & Gear Proof while the fabric is still damp

Question: Which product would you use to clean a nylon tent?
Nikwax Loft Tech Wash

Question: Which of the following statements is true?
Nikwax Conditioner for Leather is water-based and therefore will not over soften as it can only be absorbed where needed

Question: Conventional breathable waterproof textiles can only cope with:
20% of sweat produced

Question: What is Global Warming?
Temperature rise at the earth's surface caused by greenhouse gases in the atmosphere trapping excess heat

Question: Which Nikwax waterproofing product should be used on a pair of Gore-Tex® lined Nubuck boots?
Nikwax Nubuck and Suede

Question: You wish to waterproof a pair of SPRAYWAY three layer Gore-Tex® over-trousers. Which of the following would be the most suitable?
Nikwax Wash-in TX.Direct

Question: You need to clean a wax cotton jacket before waterproofing it. Which of the following methods is suitable to use for this task?
Sponge off with a solution of Nikwax Loft Tech Wash

Question: Treating synthetic ropes with Nikwax RopeProof will
Enhance the durability of the rope
Add abrasion resistance
Reduce water absorption
* All of the above

Question: Which Nikwax product would you use to waterproof a tent with single walls made of a breathable fabric such as Gore-Tex® or Sympatex®?
*Spray-On TX.Direct

Question: How much sweat can an adult produce in an hour, when working hard in the outdoors?
1 litre

Question: Conventional breathable waterproof textiles can cope with….
Moisture vapour only

You wish to waterproof a pair of full leather deck shoes to minimise water staining. Which product should you use?
--Nikwax Aqueous Wax

Which Nikwax waterproofing product should be used on a pair of Gore-Tex® lined Nubuck boots?
--Nikwax Nubuck and Suede

Which Nikwax product would you use to waterproof a canvas tent?

1. **TX.10 CottonProof
2. Spray-On TX.Direct
3. Texnik Tent and Gear Proof
4. Waterproofing wax

How it works
Breathable waterproof membrane and coating based fabrics no longer work in the rain when

1. The Durable Water-Repellent layer has worn off
2. The fabric is dirty
3. The outer layer is wetting out
4. **Any of the above

What is the best way to care for garments made from Nikwax Directional Analogy Fabrics?

1. With water alone
2. With soap and water
3. With Nikwax Aftercare products
4. **Do nothing

What are the Parameta range of fabrics primarily designed to do?

1. Keep out the rain
2. Keep you warm
3. **Effectively and rapidly move sweat
4. Keep out the wind

Complete the following statement: Loft Down Wash

1. Is biodegradable & contains no persistent detergents
2. Can be used as a prewash for other Nikwax products
3. Will not remove existing DWR coating
4. **All of the above are true

Nikwax WaterBased products are far more concentrated than equivalent solvent based aerosols and sprays. How many times more concentrated are they?

** Three to five times more concentrated

You wish to waterproof a cotton fisherman’s style smock. Which Nikwax Product would be the most suitable?

**TX.10 CottonProof

You have recently bought a Gore-Tex® lined jacket with a Durable Water-Repellent outer and have dropped tomato sauce down the front. Which of the following is a recommended way of removing the stain?

**Apply Nikwax Tech Wash directly to the stain, then machine wash with Nikwax Tech Wash

Conventional breathable waterproof textiles can only cope with….

**20% of sweat produced

Patented TX.10i will

**All of the above

Complete the following statement: Loft Tech Wash

**All of the above are true

After a weekend walking in muddy conditions, what should you do to your waterproofed fabric and leather boots before storage?
*Rinse off mud, clean with Nikwax cleaning gel, stuff with newspaper, treat with Nikwax Fabric and Leather whilst wet, dry naturally, put away

You wish to waterproof a Polartec fleece. Which of the following would be a suitable waterproofing product?
*Nikwax PolarProof

Nikwax GloveProof
1. Can only be applied to wet gloves
*2. Can be applied to wet or dry gloves <-- answer
3. Is not suitable for fabric gloves
4. Is not suitable for leather gloves

How could you maintain the waterproofing on a leather saddle?
1. Liquid Nikwax or Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel
*2. Nikwax Waterproofing Paste Wax or Nikwax Aqueous Wax for Leather <-- answer
3. Nikwax Waterproofing Paste Wax or Nikwax Fabric and Leather
4. Nikwax Aqueous Wax or Nikwax Footwear Cleaning Gel

In which conditions will Analogy Directional Fabrics not work as effectively?
1. In high humidity
2. In very cold conditions
3. In very hot conditions
*4. Works in all climatic conditions <-- answer

HOPE THIS HELPS, POST YOUR QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS IF THEY ARE NOT ALREADY POSTED.

marnec
06-02-2005, 02:46 PM
THis has been around for at least 2 years, the bottles really do come. :)

I started doing this quiz a long time ago, and it is a great product!

Seabrz57
10-20-2006, 08:32 AM
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marnec
10-20-2006, 10:37 AM
I have done this several times in the last 5 years....never got my bottle. :(

Seabrz57
09-11-2007, 10:08 AM
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