Are You Smarter Than a College Student? XXI

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

Who was the first US president not born in what is now the continental United States? 
What art form literally comes from the Japanese for paper and fold? 
What many-sided shape is used universally for stop signs? 
What author wrote 'Animal Farm' and 'Nineteen Eighty-Four'? 
In which European capital city are the Nobel Peace prizes given out? 
What institution of higher learning is the oldest in the United Kingdom? 
What US state has Salem as its capital? 
What is the only number that divides evenly into every prime number? 
What peak is the home to the gods such as Hera, Hermes and Hestia? 
What constellation, named after a hunter, contains the stars Rigel and Betelgeuse? 
What type of animal is King Louie in 'The Jungle Book' cartoon? 
What sports team name is shared by the defunct NFL team from Houston and the current NHL team in Edmonton? 
What 1960 movie was remade in 2001 replacing Frank Sinatra with George Clooney? 
What Rodgers and Hammerstein musical features the songs 'Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'' and 'Kansas City'? 
What is the more common name of the Academy Award for Merit? 
What penalty based on relative player vs. puck/ball positions in hockey or soccer, results in either a face-off or indirect free kick to restart play? 
What vegetable, that comes as a pod, is essential for making gumbo? 
What board game, featuring black and white sided circles, is named for a Shakespearean play? 
What band was formed in 1991 with the brothers, Liam and Noel Gallagher? 
What sultanate has its capital in the city of Muscat? 
What letter comes between xi and pi in the Greek alphabet? 
What adjective is the opposite of oriental, directionally? 
What critically acclaimed Canadian TV series stars Tatiana Maslany playing a variety of identical looking characters? 
What Dutch Royal House was begun by William I in 1544? 
What chemical element's name comes from the Greek root for odor? 
What minor prophet tells the story of a prophetic vision concerning the fall of Edom? 
What title wind instrument is featured in the 1998 Legend of Zelda game? 
What short story writer is probably most famous for his 'The Gift of the Magi?' 
What 1330 mile long river flows through Colombia and Venezuela? 
Which lobe of the brain contains the visual cortex? 
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