A point of confusion where many tend to go wrong.
A small trick would be helpful to remember here although a list which you ask so would not be all that helpful if once the usage is klnown.
When a collective is used to mean together or in bunch, the verb is singular.
for eg:- The staff is in a meeting.
Here the word staff
is used for all staff members and since it is used to mean all here, the verb is singular.
When the collective noun is used to consider in parts, then verb is plural
for eg:- The staff are in disaggrment over the findings.
Here the word Staff
is used to express opinion which would be different from one another and hence when expressed together the verb is plural.
The important part to consider here is the word Staff
is acting as seperate individuals.
A stilll better way to remember would be like your examples:
Wherein, one uses singular verb when the collective noun is preceded with the article the
and use plural noun when the collective noun is preceded with of the