GATE | GATE-CS-2014-(Set-1) | Question 3

In a press meet on the recent scam, the minister said, “The buck stops here”. What did the minister convey by the statement?

(A) He wants all the money
(B) He will return the money
(C) He will assume final responsibility
(D) He will resist all enquiries


Answer: (C)

Explanation: ’The buck stops here’ means – Responsibility is not passed on beyond this point.
See http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/the-buck-stops-here.html
Option (C) is correct.

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