‘Appraise’ or ‘apprise’?


It does make a difference whether you ‘apprise‘ or ‘appraise‘ someone.
Find out why. Then test yourself with the quiz below.

Which of the following is correct?
He watched me appraising the car.
🙂 Correct!
He watched me apprising the car.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
The jewels were appraised at $12 million.
🙂 Correct!
The jewels were apprised at $12 million.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
Keep us apprised of your progress.
🙂 Correct!
Keep us appraised of your progress.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
She stood back to appraise the effect.
🙂 Correct!
She stood back to apprise the effect.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
I gave him an appraising look.
🙂 Correct!
I gave him an apprising look.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
He told officers to apprise the court of this.
🙂 Correct!
He told officers to appraise the court of this.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
Her expression was cool and appraising.
🙂 Correct!
Her expression was cool and apprising.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
I had the property appraised in May.
🙂 Correct!
I had the property apprised in May.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
He appraised the grim situation.
🙂 Correct!
He apprised the grim situation.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
The PM was apprised of the situation.
🙂 Correct!
The PM was appraised of the situation.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
John will appraise your antiques.
🙂 Correct!
John will apprise your antiques.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
I wasn’t fully apprised of the risks.
🙂 Correct!
I wasn’t fully appraised of the risks.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
They appraise each other’s performance.
🙂 Correct!
They apprise each other’s performance.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
She apprised him that she was getting married.
🙂 Correct!
She appraised him that she was getting married.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
I kept you apprised at every stage.
🙂 Correct!
I kept you appraised at every stage.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
He appraised the tree from all angles.
🙂 Correct!
He apprised the tree from all angles.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
She accepted the house’s appraised value.
🙂 Correct!
She accepted the house’s apprised value.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
Can you appraise this artefact?
🙂 Correct!
Can you apprise this artefact?
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
I’m apprised that buses are few here.
🙂 Correct!
I’m appraised that buses are few here.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
A home appraised at £2m was sold for £2.5m.
🙂 Correct!
A home apprised at £2m was sold for £2.5m.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
I’ll appraise the poem as best I can.
🙂 Correct!
I’ll apprise the poem as best I can.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
We weren’t apprised of the facts.
🙂 Correct!
We weren’t appraised of the facts.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
Staff should be appraised yearly.
🙂 Correct!
Staff should be apprised yearly.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
You were fully apprised about the law.
🙂 Correct!
You were fully appraised about the law.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
They failed to apprise him of his rights.
🙂 Correct!
They failed to appraise him of his rights.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
How should this research be appraised?
🙂 Correct!
How should this research be apprised? 
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
This was a matter for you to appraise.
🙂 Correct!
This was a matter for you to apprise.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
I was apprised that this was a pilot study.
🙂 Correct!
I was appraised that this was a pilot study.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
I kept him apprised of the discussions.
🙂 Correct!
I kept him appraised of the discussions.
😦 Incorrect!
Which of the following is correct?
He cast an appraising eye over the room.
🙂 Correct!
He cast an apprising eye over the room.
😦 Incorrect!