• Question: What is on the top of a match ?

    Asked by reggie99 to Arlene, Colin, David, Eugene, Paul on 20 Nov 2012.
    • Photo: David McKeown

      David McKeown answered on 20 Nov 2012:

      The top of matches are made from sulphur!

    • Photo: Arlene O'Neill

      Arlene O'Neill answered on 20 Nov 2012:

      Any material that can be ignited by frictional heat, which would be generated by striking the match. There are a load of materials, phosphorus is another example

    • Photo: Paul Higgins

      Paul Higgins answered on 21 Nov 2012:

      Only use with adult supervision!