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People with Fishy Names
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Bass is the non-technical name of many different edible fresh- and saltwater bony fishes. Which Bass wrote the science-fiction novel "Half Past Human" (1971)?
Ronald Jay Bass
A trout is a cold-water game fish similar to but smaller than a salmon. Which Trout was a U.S. broadcaster (a colleague of Edward R. Murrow) who announced the end of World War II?
Steven Russell Trout
Jennie Kidd Trout
Robert (Bob) Trout
Monroe Trout, Jr.
A catfish is a freshwater bottom fish with barbels around its mouth which look like whiskers. Which Catfish won the Cy Young Award for pitching in professional baseball in 1974, and died of Lou Gehrig's Disease in 1999?
George "Catfish" Metkovich
James W. "Catfish" Cole
Jim "Catfish" Hunter
A minnow is a small fish sometimes used as bait for other fishes. Who was Newton Minow?
The scientist who discovered the law of gravity
Olivia Newton John's first husband
A former chairman of the FCC (USA) who described television as "a vast wasteland"
The inventor of the fig Newton cookie
Whose portrait appeared on the last $10,000 bill issued by the United States Treasury?
Salmon P. Chase
Petre P. Carp
Which of the following was an Archbishop of Canterbury?
Richard A. Whiting
Edwin Taylor Pollock
Hake is a saltwater food fish related to the cod. Which Hake was a 19th Century English poet who studied medicine but abandoned it for literary pursuits?
Thomas Gordon Hake
Roach is a small freshwater food fish native to Europe and Eurasia. Which Roach was a famous American movie and television producer who lived to be a hundred?
Harold Eugene "Hal" Roach, Sr.
Clifford Archibald Roach
The Northern Pike is a lean, torpedo-shaped freshwater fish which lives in North America, Europe and Eurasia. After which Pike was Pike's Peak named?
Kenneth L. Pike
Lipman Emanuel Pike
Rays are batoids (fish which look like bats) and are related in many ways to sharks. They live mostly in salt water and are dispersed around the world. Which Ray made 37 films and was honoured by the Motion Picture Academy with a lifetime achievement award in 1992?
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