Are You Smarter Than a College Student? XXVII

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

What chronic lung disorder, which features recurring episodes of airway obstruction, is often mediated by inhalers? 
What U.S. state has cities such as Flagstaff, Mesa, and Phoenix? 
What term is used in biology for an appendage (usually on the head) of an insect that is used to sense? 
What Hawaiian word can be used for both 'hello' and 'goodbye'? 
What Greek letter would come next in this series … epsilon, delta, gamma, beta, ___? 
What is the largest artery in the human body, that leads blood away from the heart? 
What field of mathematics, which comes from the Arabic meaning 'reunion of broken parts', is split into an elementary and an abstract part? 
For a triangle, what can be found by multiplying one-half by its base times its height? 
Which continent is home to the most independent countries? 
What Swedish supergroup and Eurovision winners had hits with 'Dancing Queen' and 'S.O.S.'? 
Which character from '1001 Arabian Nights' was able to open the secret cave with the phrase 'open sesame'? 
What compound with the formula NH₃, is the main component of a common household cleanser and smelling salts? 
Who is the Greek goddess of wisdom? 
What leader, who ruled the Hunnic Empire from 434 to 453, was a constant invader of both the Eastern and Western Roman Empires? 
What actor, who now serves as the host of Scientific American Frontiers, played Hawkeye Pierce on TV's 'M*A*S*H'? 
What is the scientific term for a fear of open or public spaces? 
What is the name of the princess who Disney refers to as Sleeping Beauty or Briar Rose? 
What common legume is one of the most common feed grasses for cattle and haymaking, and shares its name with a member of 'The Little Rascals'? 
What two-word musical term is used to denote music from a singing group without accompaniment? 
What domesticated South American animal is prized for its hair and looks like a small verison of a llama and is known to spit? 
What body of water separates Italy from Croatia and Albania? 
What country is the only country in the world named after a chemical element, specifically silver? 
What founding member of the English Premier League is based in Birmingham and has a lion as their symbol? 
What breed of large, often brown and white dog shares its name with a Japanese prefecture? 
What constellation, also called the 'Chained Lady,' is found in the fall in the skies of the Northern Hemisphere? 
What is the name of the luxury car division of the Honda Motor Company? 
What is the capital city of Ethiopia? 
In what Shakespearean play, do both title characters die, one by the sword and one by an asp? 
What novel by Leo Tolstoy features characters such as Count Alexei Vronsky and Konstantin Levin? 
What common Catholic prayer, usually called the Hail Mary, was also the inspiration for the title of a famed Franz Schubert song? 
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