Stan’s Triviabits


n The Beatles tune “All You Need Is Love” contains excerpts from five other tunes: the French national anthem, a Bach piano piece, “In the Mood,” “Greensleeves” and the Beatles’ own “She Loves You.”

n The main ingredient in chewing gum was chicle (the gum of a tropical tree), but nearly all chewing gums manufactured today are made from polyvinyl acetate, a synthetic plastic.

According to the latest Census Bureau statistics, the five most common surnames in the United States are (in order) Smith, Johnson, Williams, Jones and:

A) Brown

B) Martinez

C) Jackson

D) Chang

Monday’s answer: The Tonka division of Hasbro sells more vehicles (toy trucks) each year than any other vehicle manufacturer in the world.