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A $3$ m high vertical earth retaining wall retains a dry granular backfill with angle of internal friction of $30^{\circ}$ and unit weight of $20  \: kN/m^3$. If the wall is prevented from yielding (no movement), the total horizontal thrust (in kN per unit length) on the wall is

  1. $0$
  2. $30$
  3. $45$
  4. $270$
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