In each of these questions, two sentences are given. These two sentences are to be combined into a single sentence without changing their meaning. Three probable starters of the combined sentence are given as (A), (B) and (C). Any one or more of none of them may be correct. Find out the correct starter(S) and accordingly select your answer among the given five answer choices.
Madhuri has been consistent in her studies. Her performance in the examination was nothing else but excellent.
A. Despite being consistent in her studies…
B. Madhuri’s performance in the examination was not excellent, because…
C. Because Madhuri was only consistent and not intelligent, her performance…