Verbal Ability - Comprehension - Discussion

The casual horrors and real disasters are thrown at newspaper reader without discrimination. In the contemporary arrangements for circulating the news, an important element, evaluation is always weak and often wanting entirely. There is no point anywhere along the line somewhere someone put his foot down for certain and says, "This is important and that does not amount to row of beans; deserves no ones attention, and should travel the wires no farther". The junk is dressed up to look as meaningful as the real news.


In the above passage, the phrase "amounts to a row of beans" means that the news

[A]. is weak and often wanting entirely
[B]. deserves no one's attention
[C]. should travel the wires
[D]. is junk dressed up as real news

Answer: Option B


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Udit said: (Jan 19, 2014)  
In question phrase asked is ''amounts to a row of beans'' and answer B is for ''doesn't amount to row of beans''.

Sarah said: (Nov 28, 2014)  
Option B.

The idiom row of beans means very little, or of no use. And in the options only B does justice to its meaning.

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