Are You Smarter Than a College Student? XIV

Can you name the answers to these general trivia questions intended for a college audience that all share a theme?

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Which avian Peanuts character shares its name with a famed 1969 music festival? 
What punctuation mark is made of two periods, one above the other? 
What equestrian sport, often called the 'Sport of Kings,' traces its roots back to ancient Persia and shares its name with a Ralph Lauren brand? 
What fiber grows in bolls that have to be ginned to remove the seeds before making fabric? 
What painful head garment was placed on Jesus Christ as part of the Passion before his crucifixion? 
What children's playground game is played with a grid of numbered spaces that one jumps into as an object is retrieved? 
What type of grid puzzle created by Arthur Wynne was first published in the New York World newspaper in December of 1913? 
What chemical element has the symbol B? 
What special administrative region of China was reverted to them in 1997 from the United Kingdom? 
What surname of a Stalin-era foreign minister is combined with the word 'cocktail' to make a throwable incendiary device? 
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Which elementary particle is the smallest quantum of light and can describe a type of Star Trek torpedoes? 
What breed of cattle lends its name to the sports teams of the University of Texas at Austin? 
What 2003 Will Ferrell/Vince Vaughn vehicle features the creation of the ΛΕΩ fraternity at Harrison University? 
What Colorado-based beer lends its name to the stadium where the Rockies play? 
What Swedish auto giant still makes trucks and other large vehicles, but sold its car division to Ford in 1999? 
What army post in Kentucky is home to the gold reserves of the United States? 
What city, the capital of Sweden, hosted the 1912 and portions of the 1956 Olympics? 
What is the name of the Native American companion of the Lone Ranger? 
What TV show, which has been on the air since 1963, follows the travails of a Time Lord? 
What chemical used to 'knock out' people on a rag has the chemical formula CHCl3? 
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What Scottish body of water is known lyrically from its 'bonnie, bonnie banks?' 
What book of the Old Testament shares its name with a book by Toni Morrison? 
What Swedish tennis star won 5 consecutive Wimbledons and 6 consecutive French Open tournaments? 
Which of Goldfinger's henchmen uses his throwable bowler hat against James Bond? 
What Bill Amend comic strip shares its name with one of the NATO radio alphabet codes? 
What name is missing from this literary set: ___, Athos, Aramis? 
What actor, once married to Melanie Griffith, starred in both Miami Vice and Nash Bridges? 
In Greek mythology, Stheno, Euryale, and Medusa are what monster that can turn living things to stone? 
What 2005 biographical movie about an influential group of skateboarders starred Heath Ledger and Emile Hirsch? 
What city is the capital of the west African country of Benin? 
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