Are You Smarter Than a College Student? XXII

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

What brewed beverage most commonly comes from beans of the arabica or robusta type? 
Dustin won an Oscar for 'Rain Man'. Phillip Seymour won an Oscar for 'Capote'. What surname do they share? 
Which US President, who first won election in 1800, appears on the nickel and the $2 bill? 
Which African animal, the tallest living quadruped, has a long neck and a blotchy coat? 
What city in Upstate New York is on Lake Erie and is home to both the Bills and the Sabres? 
What landmark, the tallest structure in Paris, is the most visited paid monument in the world? 
What batter-based breakfast food is also a word for 'to be indecisive'? 
What name is shared by a TV vampire slayer and Tom Hanks' drag persona on 'Bosom Buddies'? 
What black cartoon bird, first appearing in 1937, often is the archrival or best friend of Bugs Bunny? 
What is a term, originally from the Italian, for usually unauthorized writing or drawing on a public surface? 
What spice, common in Middle Eastern cooking, comes from a crocus and imparts a yellow color to its foods? 
What dish, from the French for 'to puff up', is made from whipped eggs mixed with a sauce? 
What is both the capital and the largest city of Wales? 
What term is used for a minor officer in a US courtroom or UK official who can serve writs or make arrests? 
What 8-letter term, which is often confused with pain or distress, means the right of voting? 
What ancient mythical creature has the body, legs and tail of a lion, but with the head and wings of an eagle? 
What flower of the narcissus genus, which is often yellow and trumpet shaped, was honored in a Wordsworth poem? 
What game uses long-handled cues to shove disks into a scoring area painted on the floor? 
What was the name of the aerial branches of the Nazi military forces lead by Hermann Göring? 
What fictitious paper company does the US version of 'The Office' take place at? 
What Shakespearean character appears in 3 plays, Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 and The Merry Wives of Windsor? 
What term applies to the number in front of a variable in an expression or equation? 
What painter, famed for her flowers and southwestern US landscape, was married to photographer Alfred Stieglitz? 
What 6-letter term is given to the lighting electrician on a TV or movie set? 
What French-German composer wrote Orpheus in the Underworld, which features the Infernal Galop which is used for the can-can? 
What band, named after a term for your child, sang 'Come Out and Play' and 'Pretty Fly (For a White Guy)'? 
Which son, the eldest of Cersei Lannister, becomes king after the death of Robert Baratheon in the George R.R. Martin works? 
What famed family featured Charles Lewis who founded a NY high-end jewelry company and Louis Comfort a famed Art Nouveau glassworker? 
What plot device, often used in thriller films, refers to something, like the Maltese Falcon, that is a usually unexplained motivator or goal for the protagonist? 
What name is shared by a 2000 Michael Douglas movie about the drug trade and a Hall of Fame band featuring Steve Winwood? 
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